seat & steering wheel heaters - not included in base Select FYI

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I took delivery of my Select AWD-SR 2/26/21....

and was concerned to be missing seat and steering wheel heaters. There is no toggle on screen where manual shows, and I thought seat/steering heat was standard on all trims....

second issue is I ordered Black Onyx ActiveX material.... and I got a very gray leatherette... Turns out this IS ActiveX.

I generally prefer cloth because it's not cold in winter and not sticky in summer. Getting leather WITHOUT seat heater bugging me a little. I'm wondering why heat is not even showing up on my console as in the manual....

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it turns out, thanks to all the people that researched the fabric before they ordered, I know now that 'ActiveX' is indeed a leatherette material, not cloth at all.... and that 'Black Onyx' is more of a charcoal gray... and that heated Seats and steering are not available unless you buy the 'comfort package' for $2600 or there abouts was it?

so..... I guess I got what I ordered!
and if I really want heated seats, I'm sure I can figure it out for less than $2600. ;)





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and seem to be missing seat and steering wheel heaters.
Did you get the Comfort and Technology package? It's $2600.


Ford Co-Pilot360 Active 2.0 Prep Package: Active Drive Assist Prep Kit, Active Park Assist 2.0 ; 360-Degree Camera with Split View and Front Washer ; Cargo Area Cover ; Hands-Free, Foot-Activated Power Liftgate ; Heated Front Row Seats ; Heated Steering Wheel ; Memory Driver Seat and Sideview Power-Folding Mirrors ; 6-way Manual Passenger Seat
 

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I took delivery of my Select AWD-SR 2/26/21....

and seem to be missing seat and steering wheel heaters. There is no toggle on screen where manual shows, and I thought seat/steering heat was standard on all trims?

second issue is I ordered Black Onyx ActiveX material.... and I got a very gray leatherette... unless this is ActiveX ? I generally prefer cloth because it's not cold in winter and not sticky in summer. Getting leather WITHOUT seat heater is really bugging me, and I'm not sure what my options are.... Possible for Dealer to replace/recover seats and connect heaters? I'm wondering why heat is not even showing up on my console....
What packages did you add to your Select?
 

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Your window sticker would list if included in your car.
 

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second issue is I ordered Black Onyx ActiveX material.... and I got a very gray leatherette... unless this is ActiveX ? I generally prefer cloth because it's not cold in winter and not sticky in summer. Getting leather WITHOUT seat heater is really bugging me, and I'm not sure what my options are.... Possible for Dealer to replace/recover seats and connect heaters? I'm wondering why heat is not even showing up on my console....
ActiveX is a synthetic leather-like material
 
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Did you get the Comfort and Technology package? It's $2600.


Ford Co-Pilot360 Active 2.0 Prep Package: Active Drive Assist Prep Kit, Active Park Assist 2.0 ; 360-Degree Camera with Split View and Front Washer ; Cargo Area Cover ; Hands-Free, Foot-Activated Power Liftgate ; Heated Front Row Seats ; Heated Steering Wheel ; Memory Driver Seat and Sideview Power-Folding Mirrors ; 6-way Manual Passenger Seat
I did not add ANY packages. Only thing I added was clear coat on the infinite blue...

So I guess that explains it, but I'm wondering why I got leatherette instead of Black Cloth?! I'd be fine without heated seats if they were cloth....
 

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So I guess that explains it, but I'm wondering why I got leatherette instead of Black Cloth?! I'd be fine without heated seats if they were cloth....
Because there's no such thing as a Mach-E with cloth. Every one gets Active-X synthetic leather. I don't want to sound rude, but did you not research this before making the purchase?
 

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Because there's no such thing as a Mach-E with cloth. Every one gets Active-X synthetic leather. I don't want to sound rude, but did you not research this before making the purchase?
Unfortunate that the OP is dissatisfied with the seat material, but Ford has used ActiveX on other vehicles for a few years.
 

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I took delivery of my Select AWD-SR 2/26/21....

and seem to be missing seat and steering wheel heaters. There is no toggle on screen where manual shows, and I thought seat/steering heat was standard on all trims?

second issue is I ordered Black Onyx ActiveX material.... and I got a very gray leatherette... unless this is ActiveX ? I generally prefer cloth because it's not cold in winter and not sticky in summer. Getting leather WITHOUT seat heater is really bugging me, and I'm not sure what my options are.... Possible for Dealer to replace/recover seats and connect heaters? I'm wondering why heat is not even showing up on my console....
on the Select, you can get heated seats etc with either option package....
 
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ActiveX is a synthetic leather-like material

ohhhh, maybe that IS what I got. I was expecting more of a regular 'cloth' fabric. Ah well, not a huge deal.... Certainly not going to return it or raise too much of a stink. Just part of the risk of ordering sight-unseen.
 

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ohhhh, maybe that IS what I got. I was expecting more of a regular 'cloth' fabric. Ah well, not a huge deal.... Certainly not going to return it or raise too much of a stink. Just part of the risk of ordering sight-unseen.
I'm sure it's what you have because it's literally the only available seating material in a 2021 Mach-E. 🙂
 
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Unfortunate that the OP is dissatisfied with the seat material, but Ford has used ActiveX on other vehicles for a few years.
Last new vehicle I bought was 2012, and it wasn't a Ford.... Seat covering quite frankly was NOT something I researched or really care about. The only thing in the 'packages' that I would value at all is the heated seats, and they are not worth $2600 to me. I might replace the seats anyway with some fixed buckets for better side bolster and a firmer seat, and I could add a heating pad at the same time. ;)
 

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