2013 Ford F-150 unveiled, gets some design upgrades and new options

Here it is – the 2013 Ford F-150 and this time around it features an upgraded design (mostly on the front), some nice changes to the interior, MyFord Touch with SYNC, available high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps and well, that’s about it really.

“Like our hardworking customers, Ford is committed to getting the job done right with our industry-leading trucks,” said Mark Fields, Ford president of The Americas. “”he 2013 F-150 demonstrates our commitment to continuously improving our trucks with new features and capabilities, allowing F-Series owners to be increasingly productive.”

Ford will be offering its range of SYNC Services including, Traffic Information, Turn-by-Turn Directions, Business Search, Send to SYNC from Google Maps and MapQuest, News, Sports, Weather and Horoscopes – all which can be viewed on the 8-inch LCD color touch screen if you g odor the Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum or Limited Edition.

F-150 engine choices include:

3.7-liter four-valve Ti-VCT V6

  • Best-in-class 302 horsepower at 6,500 rpm
  • Unsurpassed 278 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm vs. V6 competitors
  • Best-in-class 17 mpg city and best-in-class 23 mpg highway (4×2)
  • Best-in-class 6,100 pounds maximum trailer tow vs. V6 competitors

5.0-liter four-valve dual-overhead-camshaft Ti-VCT V8

  • Best-in-class 360 horsepower at 5,500 rpm vs. standard V8 competitors
  • 21 mpg highway, unsurpassed 15 mpg city (4×2)
  • Best-in-class 10,000 pounds maximum trailer tow vs. standard V8 competitors

6.2-liter two-valve single-overhead-camshaft V8

  • Best-in-class 411 horsepower at 5,500 rpm
  • Best-in-class 434 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,500 rpm
  • 13 mpg city, 18 mpg highway (4×2)
  • Best-in-class 11,300 pounds maximum trailer tow

3.5-liter Ti-VCT EcoBoost engine

  • 365 horsepower at 5,000 rpm on regular fuel
  • Best-in-class 420 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,500 rpm vs. premium V8 competitors
  • Up to 90 percent peak torque available from 1,700 rpm to 5,000 rpm
  • Best-in-class 11,300 pounds maximum trailer tow vs. all competitors
  • Best-in-class 3,120 pounds payload vs. all competitors
  • Unsurpassed 16 mpg city, 22 mpg highway vs. all competitors

– By: Omar Rana


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