The 2021 F-150 Is a Complete Upgrade
In 2021 Ford F-150 news, Ford Motor Company recently released the new Ford truck for 2021. With the new generation, the vehicle is improved with better handling and suspension to give the truck a smoother road feel and reduce the bounce many body-on-frame vehicles experience. It also adds a new hybrid model for buyers looking for sustainable options in the pickup market.
New Ford F-150 2021
With the new changes to the lineup, the cabin of the F-150 is quieter compared to the 2020 Ford F-150 engines. The seating, door panel, and dash materials also received an upgrade for a slicker, more stylish look. One the exterior, changes were made to improve aerodynamics while preserving the classic chiseled look of the Ford pickup.
The Ford 2021 F-150 also brings added functionality to the lineup. While the center console can transform into a mini desk, the tailgate can also double as a workbench, which is especially useful for worksite needs. With electricity to run power tools off of the truck, it also has truck bed lighting and special angles to improve illumination. Finally, the new model comes standard with forward collision and automatic emergency braking.
Versatility of the new Ford F-150 Lineup
With the new comprehensive lineup, buyers have plenty of options for whatever they’re looking for. With models for tradespeople who use their truck to jobs with the need to haul tools, equipment, and supplies, the lineup also has a model for customers looking for a high-end truck with a luxury interior and space to carry up to five passengers for recreational activities, like towing a boat for a lake getaway.
It has had plenty of different pricing options for every type of buyer. The standard cab XL two-wheel drive model starts at $28,940, with a $1,595 delivery fee, whereas the more luxurious Limited trim level with many premium features starts at $70,825, plus the same delivery fee. For those eyeing the hybrid option, it will add an extra $4,495 for the XL and XLT models, while the additional costs drop to $3,300 and $1,900 for other configurations and trims.
Top Choice of the 2021 Ford F-150 Lineup
If you’re looking for the best all-around choice of the new F-150 lineup, it is the XLT model with the PowerBoost Hybrid powertrain option. Boasting impressive performance numbers, the 2021 F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid has a maximum towing capacity of 12,700 pounds with the ability to carry 2,120 pounds of cargo. While the two-wheel drive model has yet to be tested, the four-wheel drive model has an EPA fuel economy rating of 24 mpg for both highway and city driving.
The PowerBoost Hybrid powertrain includes an all-new 3.5-liter turbocharged gas engine connected to a 35-kilowatt electric motor and 10-speed automatic transmission. Thanks to all of this, the new Ford F-150 produces 430 horsepower and 570 lb.-ft. of torque.
Visit us at Smith Ford in Lowell today to learn more about and test drive an all-new Ford F-150 truck today!