Ford Electric Vehicle Charging
Full Charge Ahead
Between at-home charging and access to the Blue Oval™ Charge Network, you’re never too far from a power source for your Ford all-electric vehicle.
Charging all-electric vehicles is easy — just plug them in. Watch this video or, if you would like, read on to find out just how simple it is to take charge of your all-electric vehicle’s power.
Power at Home
At-home charging is as simple as charging your cell phone or computer. Just plug in for a quick and easy way to charge as you go about your day.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Plug & Charge?
With Plug & Charge technology, you can automatically pay for charging by simply plugging in at a participating public charging station, eliminating the need to use smartphones or credit cards (Plug & Charge feature is available at most Electrify America stations). To get started, all you need to do is activate your access to the Blue Oval Charge Network at Ford.com/ConnectedServices and use the FordPass App to find and activate chargers. After you turn on your Plug & Charge feature in the FordPass App, participating stations will be able to communicate with your electric vehicle and bill you accordingly.
How do I get my 250 kWh of Electrify America DC charging?
Ford electric vehicle owners receive 250 kWh of complimentary charging through Electrify America. The credit is applied at time of purchase through FordPass Rewards.
How do I know if my Ford Connected Charge Station is working?
First, make sure it is installed by a licensed electrician. Visit qmerit.com to find installation services in your area. When you are charging, make sure the charger is flush with the charge port.
Why is my car saying it’s 100% charged but the range isn’t what I expected?
The vehicle may be 100% charged while the Intelligent Range displayed is higher or lower than your expectations. Several factors can affect the estimated range that is displayed, including outside temperature, your driving behavior and more. Check out this article for tips on how to maximize your range.
What charge level should I set my vehicle to?
For most Ford electric vehicles, the recommended charge level is 90%. Avoid charging to 100% when you don’t need that range, though 100% charge is recommended for longer trips.
How do I order and install a Ford Connected Charge Station?
There are several ways to order and install your Ford Connected Charge Station. When you purchase your Ford all-electric vehicle, simply add to your order and finance it with your vehicle. You also have the option to order directly through your dealer before, at or after the time of purchase. Requires installation by a licensed electrician. Visit Qmerit Charging† to find installation services in your area.
What do I do if I am storing my all-electric vehicle long-term?
Make sure you start your vehicle at least once every 15 days. When away, leave it plugged in to allow the 12-volt battery to maintain charge and ensure it always has a minimum charge of 50%.
- aBased on original equipment manufacturers (OEM)/automotive manufacturers that sell all-electric vehicles and have publicly announced charging networks. Department of Energy data used.
- bFordPass, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available via a download. Message and data rates may apply.
- cThis is an independent company and is solely responsible for products and services it provides.