Differences between Mach-E GT and GT Performance Edition?

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I think they held it back because the all-season tires on the GT couldn't handle anymore torque...the summer tires on the GTPE could.
I think they held back to squeeze an extra $5k out of me.

It worked.

GTPE spins the summer tires too fwiw. From a stop up to a 30 mph roll and any speed in between. Punch the throttle and it spins.

I’m looking forward to replacing the stock rubber with something Stickier.

 

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The bounciness of the Mach-E models, with the exception of the GTPE, is due to the shocks not having enough damping...the viscosity of the oil in the shocks is too light. The GTPE's Magneride use sensor-controlled shocks to continuously adjust the viscosity up or down for various conditions, automatically, while you're driving. No bounciness on the GTPE and less on the GT.
I looked at the location for a couple of people who said "no bounciness" versus those who complained about bounciness. Those with no complaints seemed to be further north. That might explain the difference. In very hot climates the viscosity of the oil is too low. Just a thought.
 

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The GTPE comes with summer tires. I don’t want to deal with the hassle up here in the NE. That was a major factor for me to choose GT over GTPE. That and I wasn’t big on the GTPE seats.
Curious about the GTPE seats, I get mine in January, and I worried about the seats. I'm 6'-2" and I've seen all the negative comments regarding the seats. Anyone have some insight? Honestly I didn't pull the GT build because of the rims
 

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Curious about the GTPE seats, I get mine in January, and I worried about the seats. I'm 6'-2" and I've seen all the negative comments regarding the seats. Anyone have some insight? Honestly I didn't pull the GT build because of the rims
What negative comments? Only complaints seem to be that some people think the GT seats look better and one person wishes they had more leg bolster.

The good news is you shouldn’t have to look too far to find a dealer with one you can sit in.

Comfort is a personal preference thing.
 

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What negative comments? Only complaints seem to be that some people think the GT seats look better and one person wishes they had more leg bolster.

The good news is you shouldn’t have to look too far to find a dealer with one you can sit in.

Comfort is a personal preference thing.
For me, I have wide shoulders, im worried about the fit. All I can find around here are the regular GT, not performance models
 


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Curious about the GTPE seats, I get mine in January, and I worried about the seats. I'm 6'-2" and I've seen all the negative comments regarding the seats. Anyone have some insight? Honestly I didn't pull the GT build because of the rims
I'm also 6'2", and they fit me great. The only complaints I've seen are from GT owners who never sat in a GTPE.
 

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I'm 6'1", love the GTPE seats and don't even know the shoulder bolsters are there.
 

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Curious about the GTPE seats, I get mine in January, and I worried about the seats. I'm 6'-2" and I've seen all the negative comments regarding the seats. Anyone have some insight? Honestly I didn't pull the GT build because of the rims
I have the GTPE and I'm 6' 3" about 300 lbs. long torso. I hit my head climbing in every time (seat bolsters). Unfortunately, the shoulder bolster hits me right in the scapula's (mid shoulder blades). Very uncomfortable. Forces me to lean the seat back at an angle or sit way forward on the seat bottom so my shoulders can line up better on the bolster. I've seriously thought about buying a new seat and having it installed. Any thoughts from anyone?
 

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The only problem I have with my GT-PE seats is that the headrest forces my head too far forward when I have a helmet on. 6-1 here with a torso longer than my friends who re 2-3 inches taller than me. ??
 

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Hi I am considering these two models and am trying to figure out the differences.

I know the GTPE is faster.
I think the GTPE is the only one that has Magneride - is that correct?
The website says the GTPE gets 235 miles vs 270 for the GT, but I have read in this forum that its actually 260 vs 270, is that correct?

I dont really care about which is faster, and wouldnt really want to trade off any meaningful range difference for that attribute alone.

I would love if anyone can advise me on other differences between the two that would help my decision?

Thank you.
My PE was getting 260m before winter set in, it’s now reading 210m. What I like most about the PE is the handling. It is amazing. I have 6 traffic circles on my way to work and enjoy every one of them. It’s a 480hp go cart! The seats are racing buckets. I’m not all in on the looks but they hold you tight in the turns. The 0-80 is exhilarating but then your 5 seconds of fame ends (Fords limiting max battery demand to 5 seconds). Overall, I think I’d been disappointed without the PE option.
 

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For me, I have wide shoulders, im worried about the fit. All I can find around here are the regular GT, not performance models
I sat in one at the dealership and I'm 6' 0" tall wide everything and I thought the seats were nice. Mine is almost here.
 

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After you ride in the PE with MagRide you will.
i test drove a GT before deciding on placing an order for one. Was always on the fence between a GT and GTPE. Placed an order for a GT two days ago but after reading more and more I decided to go ahead with the GTPE. One of my boys gets carsick so I would feel bad not doing what I could to limit that. Plus I’ve always been about performance and really wanted the rims/suspension upgrades over the GT anyway.

 

 
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