The 2022 Ford E-Series Cutaway has some big shoes to fill with over 2.7 million E-Series vehicles on the road today after six decades of production. The Cutaway has proudly served the needs of millions of customers around the country as shuttle buses, ambulances and medical rigs, RVs, equipment haulers, and so much more. So, does the 2022 E-Series Cutaway live up to the hype? In a word, yes. Ford has gone out of its way to design and build the most powerful, reliable, and versatile Cutaway yet. With numerous configurations, capable engine options, and easy upfitting, the 2022 E-Series Cutaway is ready to power your business to new heights.
Ford knows that drivers who get behind the wheel of a 2022 E-Series Cutaway expect a truck that won’t let them down when it’s time to perform. That’s why Ford offers two powertrains on the Cutaway – a 7.3-liter V8 Premium-Rated engine and a 7.3-liter V8 Economy-Rated engine – both paired with a Ford TorqShift 6-speed automatic transmission. The 7.3-liter premium engine is ideal for hauling heavy loads since it delivers 468 lb-ft of torque at 3,900 rpm. If hauling heavy loads isn’t a requirement, the 7.3-liter economy engine is a more efficient option that produces 300 horsepower and 425 lb-ft of torque.
Thanks to the V8 engines and the TorqShift transmission that offers an integrated tow/haul mode, the 2022 E-Series Cutaway is a capable hauler whether drivers opt for the E-350 single-rear-wheel, the E-350 dual-rear-wheel, or the E-450 dual-rear-wheel model. The E-350 Cutaway sitting on single rear wheels is a popular option for commercial businesses since it offers a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of up to 10,050 lbs. Drivers who need to haul heavier loads will find that the E-350 on dual rear wheels is a great choice since its GVWR reaches up to 12,500 lbs. This configuration gives drivers a maximum payload of 7,210 lbs.
The most capable truck in the lineup is the E-450 sitting on dual rear wheels. This configuration offers an available GVWR of 14,500 lbs and a Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) of up to 22,000 lbs. The E-450 also offers an impressive payload of up to 8,980 lbs, the largest in the Cutaway fleet. If your business requires heavy upfits, serious towing power, and the best Ford can offer, the E-450 is the truck for you.
The E-Series Cutaway is designed for work, and that’s why Ford ensures drivers have all the tools they need at their fingertips with an impressive suite of driver-assist features. These features include Adaptive Cruise Control, which enhances standard cruise control by using radar and cameras to maintain a set speed and distance from the traffic ahead. When the traffic ahead slows, the tool automatically adjusts the Cutaway’s speed without the need for driver intervention as required in conventional cruise control.
Forward Collision Warning is also available on the 2022 E-Series Cutaway and is designed to sense potential collisions ahead of the vehicle and automatically precharge the brakes to minimize the potential impact or prevent the collision altogether. Post-Collision Braking works in conjunction with tools like Forward Collision Warning since it engages the brakes following the initial collision to limit the potential or reduce the severity of a second collision. Other driver-assist tools include Lane Departure Warning, Automatic High-Beam Headlamps, Automatic Emergency Braking, Hill Start Assist, Traction Control, and Electronic Stability Control.
The reason why so many businesses choose the Ford E-Series for their transportation needs is because of its incredible versatility. Because of its rugged frame and heavy-duty construction, the E-Series Cutaway can be configured to meet a variety of needs, acting as everything from a shuttle bus to a bucket truck. How does Ford make this versatility possible?
Ford makes upfitting the 2022 E-Series Cutaway easy with a factory-installed programmable upfitter interface model. For drivers who have aftermarket tools like refrigeration units, generators, cranes, or lift-buckets installed on the rig, they can easily connect the electrical equipment to the CAN buses or ports to program the corresponding switches by using a laptop or tablet. This is huge since it gives businesses even more options to customize the truck with aftermarket equipment.
Ford also takes the guesswork out of upfitting the 2022 E-Series Cutaway with several prep packages. For instance, the Ambulance Prep Package includes dual 78 amp-hour heavy-duty batteries, a 240-amp alternator, and a limited-slip axle, making it ready for heavy-duty use. On the other hand, the motorhome prep package comes with additional comfort features for private drivers, such as power locks and windows, cruise control, and cloth sun visors. Additional upfit prep packages are available for school bus or shuttle bus use.
Productivity Made Easy
Ford knows that customers who purchase the E-Series Cutaway are making an investment in their business and putting a lot of trust in the Ford brand. That’s why Ford ensures the E-Series Cutaway is outfitted with a comfortable interior and plenty of technology to ensure drivers can stay productive even when they’re on the road. This translates to better business practices, safer operations, and confidence the moment the driver gets behind the wheel.
The E-Series Cutaway interior boasts a simplified and comfortable design with supportive and firm seating, intuitive controls, and a conveniently located instrument panel. Drivers can customize their time behind the wheel using the tilt and telescoping steering wheel. To maximize safety, the E-Series offers Bluetooth capability, which means drivers can sync their smartphones to make and answer calls, follow navigation, or listen to music without taking their hands off the wheel. Of course, Ford knows that this type of connectivity can easily deplete a smartphone battery, which is why the Cutaway comes with dual USB ports that make it convenient to charge phones and tablets when you’re on the road.
Businesses who operate Ford vehicles not only benefit from the reliability of the 2022 E-Series Cutaway, they can also benefit from Ford’s Telematics software. This software is designed to help your business succeed by delivering vital information, insights, and solutions to your fingertips. For example, the software can improve how you use your Cutaway fleet through GPS tracking to ensure you’re getting the most out of the vehicle.
The Telematics software takes these insights even further by monitoring the fleet to ensure the vehicles are fueled and up-to-date on their service, which maximizes the availability and longevity of the trucks. The system also allows you to monitor driver behavior, which can give business owners greater insight into driver activity as well as ways to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness. Owners can also use the system to set notifications for each vehicle to ensure an oil change or tire rotation is never missed.
Take Your Business to the Next Level
Are you ready to take your business to the next level with the 2022 Ford E-Series Cutaway? From its powertrain and capability to its many upfit options, there’s no question why the E-Series Cutaway is one of the most popular commercial vehicles on the road today. With Ford at the helm, you can rest assured that the truck is reliable, rugged, and capable of getting any job done, whether you need a delivery truck, a medical rig, an equipment hauler, a shuttle bus, a school bus, or a motorhome. The E-Series Cutaway can do it all.