Ford electric truck they pre-ordered went up in price with no price protection.“It kills all the excitement of getting a new vehicle and makes this whole process frustrating,” Jason Bean told Consumer Matters.Bean and his wife Melanie set their sights on owning a new 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck.
The Vancouver Island couple says this past January, they contacted their local Ford dealership and got the green light to come in and build their vehicle.“It was very exciting to do something like this where we could get new technology, new truck and also do something positive in terms of our carbon footprint,” said Bean.The couple signed a “preview order” form which also indicated it was not an invoice.
The paperwork also outlined a detailed description of the truck and its features along with the MSRP of $101,625. Leasing a vehicle?
Consider your options before handing back the keys Bean signed off on the paperwork and handed over a $2,500 deposit to reserve the vehicle.However, this past August, Bean said his Ford dealer informed him the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning couldn’t be delivered and he would be bumped to the 2023 model.Bean said he was told it would also mean a price hike. “The real kicker was when they said there would be a price change of $10,700 which was never discussed,” said Bean.There are reports Ford U.S.A.