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2013 Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks

Highlights of Features and Options on 2013 F-150 Trucks

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Full Front Photo of the 2013 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck

Full Front Photo of the 2013 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck

© Ford Motor Co.
Ford gave its popular F-150 pickup truck a facelift for 2013, redesigning the truck's front end and adding (optional) high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps, which are whiter and brighter than halogen counterparts. Also new on board the F-150 -- enhanced high-tech information systems with voice-activated driver controls.

A new luxury truck, called Limited, also joins the 2013 F-150 lineup (about the Limited truck).

F-150's Exterior Appearance

F-150 Truck Engine Choices

3.7-liter V6 Engine

  • 302 horsepower at 6,500 rpm
  • 278 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm
  • 17 mpg city and 23 mpg highway (for 4x2 trucks)
  • 6,100 pounds maximum towing capability

5.0-liter V8 Engine

  • 360 horsepower at 5,500 rpm
  • 21 mpg highway, 15 mpg city (for 4x2 trucks)
  • 10,000 pounds maximum towing capability

6.2-liter V8 Engine

  • 411 horsepower at 5,500 rpm
  • 434 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,500 rpm
  • 13 mpg city, 18 mpg highway (for 4x2 trucks)
  • 11,300 pounds maximum towing capability

3.5-liter EcoBoost Engine

  • 365 horsepower at 5,000 rpm (regular fuel)
  • 420 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,500 rpm
  • Up to 90% peak torque available from 1,700 rpm to 5,000 rpm
  • 11,300 pounds maximum towing capability
  • 3,120 pounds payload
  • 16 mpg city, 22 mpg highway

F-150 Truck's Fuel Saving Capabilities

F-150 truck engines are mated to a fuel-saving electronic six-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode. STX trucks and above are equipped with fuel-saving SelectShift® capability.

F-150 Trim Packages & Interior

As always, F-150 pickup trucks are available in numerous configurations. Special trim packages include Lariat, King Ranch®, Platinum and the new Limited model. All trucks in those packages are equipped with SYNCH with MyFord Touch.

SYNC is a voice-activated communications and entertainment system (standard on XLT trucks and above) that provides hands-free control for mobile devices, 911 Assist and a vehicle health report. The system also offers an optional subscription service that gives drivers traffic updates, along with turn-by-turn directions, maps from Google and MapQuest, news, sports happenings, weather and more.

SYNC paired with a new 4.2-inch LCD screen in the center stack enhances displays of audio and climate-control functions. Drivers can set up menus for gauges, a trip computer, fuel economy, towing and off-roading.

SYNC with MyFord Touch increases communications capabilities even more. An 8-inch LCD color touch screen is mounted in the center stack, and the package includes a hub with two USB ports, an SD card reader and audio/video input jacks. A voice-activated navigation system is available, along with integrated SiriusXM Travel Link.

New Interior Colors

    A Steel Gray interior is available on Lariat trucks.
  • Black interiors are available for King Ranch pickups.
  • Lariat and King Ranch pickups both have wood grain appliqués.
  • Platinum edition F-150 trucks have two new choices for their leather seats -- Black or Pecan.
  • The FX Appearance Package now includes Alcantara seat inserts for a sportier appearance.

Ford introduced the new F-150 at a gathering of Future Farmers of America (FFA) in Bruceville, Texas. Ford has sponsored the FFA since 1948, the first year its F-Series truck went on the market.

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