Who knew mustangs have been a pure enemy of moose?

The Ford Mustang Mach-E fared poorly throughout a latest “moose test” in Sweden, which simulates a automobile’s potential to make fast evasive maneuvers if one thing steps in entrance of it on the street.

The analysis was carried out by the Teknikens Värld information outlet utilizing a Mustang Mach-E AWD Long Range and located that the automobile was unable to barter the left-right flip on the benchmark pace of 72 kph, or 44.7 mph, with out dropping some management and leaving the designated path. The testers chalked the difficulty as much as the tuning of the Mach-E’s stability management system and thought its steering was too gradual and its suspension too delicate.

The most pace that the Mach-E might get via the course cleanly at was 42.3 mph, whereas a Hyundai Ioniq 5 had no hassle on the 44.7 mph pace.

A Tesla Model Y that was additionally examined set the quickest pace of 46.6 mph. Reporter Linus Projtz described the Tesla was “really good” and the Mach-E “really bad.”

The moose check is notoriously difficult and has tripped up many popular models through the years, together with the Toyota Rav4 Prime and Porsche Macan.

A Ford spokesman mentioned the automaker has scheduled a gathering with Teknikens Värld to debate the check.

“While we cannot yet explain the results of this specific test, we remain confident that the Mach-E performs to the very highest standards set globally by Ford including our extensive stability and Electronic Stability Control tests without issue,” he mentioned.

The Mach-E did lately impress throughout a special monitor check within the U.S., the place the Michigan State Police gave it a passing grade throughout its annual pursuit automobile evaluations.

Ford would not presently supply a police model of the Mach-E, however retail variations have been transformed into patrol vehicles.

As far as security is anxious, the Mach-E scored a second-best Top Safety Pick designation from IIHS, falling wanting the Top Safety Pick+ solely because of the efficiency of its headlights on some trims.

This story has been up to date with remark from Ford