For 2013, the most fuel efficient and capable light duty pickup on the market continues to push forward with updated design and advanced technologies. Ford F-150 also adds even more breadth to its expansive lineup with a new Limited luxury model and availability of the groundbreaking EcoBoost engine, powerful 6.2-liter V8, electronic-locking rear axle and Hill Descent Control.
Outside, the Ford F-150 lineup gets bold new grilles combining fresh designs with instantly recognizable F-Series cues highlighted on the XLT model revealed today. New HID projector headlamps are available as a segment-first technology to deliver improved visibility and increase driver confidence. HID technology provides exceptional lighting performance while contributing a distinctive look with stylish L-shaped lamps. Ford F-150 style also is enhanced with new 18 and 20 inch wheels offered in various trim packages. Segment-exclusive power-telescoping and power folding trailer tow sideview mirrors add flexibility and convenience when operating in tight quarters, while enabling class-leading visibility. Ford F-150 pickups are available in three new hues including Blue Jeans Metallic, Kodiak Brown Metallic and Ruby Red Clearcoat Metallic.
The 2013 Ford F-150 adds Ford’s award-winning SYNC voice-activated communications and entertainment system with 911 Assist and Vehicle Health Report as standard equipment in XLT series and above. This enables hands-free, voice-activated control of enabled mobile devices. Buyers may choose from an optional suite 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. Ford F-150 also introduces SYNC paired with a new 4.2-inch LCD center-stack screen that provides enhanced displays of audio and climate-control functions. In addition, the instrument cluster contains a 4.2-inch driver-configurable LCD productivity screen including menus for gauge setup, trip computer, fuel economy and towing/off-road applications.
The 2013 F-150 offers a range of interior updates. The new 4.2-inch multifunction display and MyFord Touch interfaces gave designers the opportunity to deliver a more modern center stack and control layout. Several new environment colors include a Steel Gray interior on Lariat and a Black interior for King Ranch. Both of these series receive upgraded wood grain appliqués to enhance premium style. The aggressive FX Appearance Package now adds Alcantara seat inserts that amplify its sporty persona. The Platinum series synonymous with high-end trucks offers new choices of Black or Pecan leather seating. Ford F-150 continues to offer a wide array of models and packages, allowing buyers to tailor their Ford pickup to their individual needs and preferences.