The 2021 Ford F-150

2021 Ford F-150 exterior

Competition is fierce in the full-sized pickup truck arena as Ford launches its all-new warrior, the redesigned 2021 F-150. It’s clear that the popularity and profitability of this truck provides the motivation for a significant evolution with each generation.

This generation is no different as Ford looks to deliver with an interior upgrade, work-friendly innovations, a hybrid powertrain, and a generous roster of safety and driver assist features that rival a luxury vehicle.

The core principles carry forward with a lightly updated exterior, steel frame/aluminum body, three cab configurations, three bed lengths, and six engines to choose from. There are myriad configurations again, with six trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited. Digging deeper, there are many features and detail touches that could make this one of the most appealing F-150 generations ever.

The new truck boasts some big numbers, with a maximum of 430 horsepower, 3,250 lbs. cargo capacity, and 14,000 lbs. towing capability.

The F-150 will be made in America at two factories (the Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan and Kansas City Assembly in Missouri) and goes on sale this fall.

Here’s what we know so far.

What it competes with: Chevrolet SilveradoGMC SierraNissan TitanRam 1500Toyota Tundra
What it looks like: An evolution of the popular and distinct F-150, with sci-fi headlights and more features than many cars.
Powertrains: 290-hp, 3.3-liter V6, 2.7-liter turbocharged V6, 400-hp, 3.5-liter turbocharged V6, 430-hp, 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 hybrid, 400-hp, 5.0-liter V8, and 250-hp, 3.0-liter diesel V6; a 10-speed automatic transmission; rear- and four-wheel drive
Price: $29,000-$75,000 (estimated)
On-sale date: Fall 2020
2021 Ford F-150

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