The Ford F-150 has been the best-selling truck in the US for over 40 years. The 2023 model year is back and better with the latest technology and industry-leading safety features. In honor of the 2023 Ford F-150 order banks opening this week, let’s explore what the new Ford Pickup model year has to offer.
Updates to the 2023 F-150 Model Lineup
The Ford F-150 is already a capable workhorse, but now it has even more to offer. New to the 2023 F-150 lineup is the Rattler package based on the entry-level XL trim with rattle-snake-inspired graphics throughout the bodywork. The Rattler offers impressive off-road capabilities compared to the Tremor and Raptor models and even comes with an attractive and far less expensive price tag.
The F-150 comes equipped with a suite of off-road enhancements, including hill-descent control, all-terrain tires, off-road shock absorbers, a locking rear differential, and 18-inch painted aluminum wheels. For the first time ever, the truck is available with a hybrid powertrain that combines a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 with an electric motor for 430 horsepower and 570 lb.-ft. of torque.
2023 F150 Towing Capabilities
The F-150 boasts best-in-class towing and payload capacities, making it the perfect work-to-play truck. The 2023 Ford F-150 has a towing capacity of up to 14,000 pounds and a payload capacity ranging from 1840 to 3250 pounds.
2023 F150 Performance & Powertrains Options
- 3.3-liter V6
- 290 horsepower
- 265 lb-ft of torque
- 5.0-liter V-8
- 400 horsepower
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- Twin-turbo 2.7-liter V6
- 325 horsepower
- 400 lb-ft of torque
- Turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel engine
- 250 horsepower
- 440 lb-ft of torque
- Twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6
- 400 horsepower
- 500 lb-ft of torque
2023 F150 Gas Mileage
The 2023 Ford F-150 offers superior fuel efficiency. Depending on the powertrain, it achieves 18 to 20 mpg in the city and 24 to 26 mpg on the highway. The hybrid variant delivers 25 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
2023 F150 Interior Features
Whether taking a road trip with your family or off-roading with friends, the F-150 cabin is the most comfortable and refined space one could ask for. Everything feels rugged and sturdy, and luxurious materials make the entire cabin feel expensive. The passenger space is sufficient with optional fold-flat front seats.
The 2023 Ford F-150 comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and Bluetooth. As you move up the trim levels, you can get a 12-inch touchscreen, a Bang & Olufsen audio system with navigation, and SiriusXM radio.
2023 F150 Safety Features
The Ford F-150 has various standard advanced safety features, including Rearview Camera, Automatic Emergency Braking, Pedestrian Detection, and Forward Collision Warning. Additional available features include:
- Ford’s BlueCruise Hands-Free System
- Evasive Steering Assist, Park Assist
- Intersection Assist
- Ford’s Active Drive Assist system
- A Surround-View Parking Camera
- Lane-Keeping Assist
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Reverse Automatic Emergency Braking
- Traffic Sign Recognition
- Blind-Spot Monitoring
- Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
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