Transmission upgrade cost for the 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Ford Transit are now $2,500.
That’s a $1,500 savings over what it would cost the average American, according to the Consumer Reports study.
The average cost of the transmission upgrade is now $3,000, a savings of $400.
Ford will sell the transmission upgrades for $3 to $4, depending on the trim level and the model.
Tesla’s Transmission Upgrade Program for the Escape will cost $2.50 for the new engine and $1.25 for the transmission.
Tesla is offering $100,000 in cash incentives to the first 500 customers who buy the upgraded Escape and Transit.
The program has been running since February 2018 and has saved the automaker $200 million since the program began in January 2019.
The first transmission upgrade for the 2018 Ford Escape, which starts at $21,995, is available starting in December 2019.