The Ford F-150 has been updated for 2013, getting a fresh new nose and some new technology and interior appointments.
The look of the truck has changed only in the front end, getting a new grille that mimics the grille found on Ford’s lineup of heavy duty trucks. New high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps complete the look with the classic ‘L’ shape found on all new F-series pickups. 18- and 20-inch wheels are now available as well along with three new color options; blue jeans metallic, kodiak brown metallic and ruby red clearcoat metallic.
MyFordTouch infotainment system is now available in the cab of the F-150 along with SYNC, displayed on a new 8-inch LCD color touch screen. Other tech goodies powered by SYNC include turn-by-turn directions, business search, send to SYNC from Google maps and mapQuest, news, sports, weather and horoscopes.
Under the hood, the F-150 gets four engine options. The 3.5-liter EcoBoost, arguably the most popular Ford engine right now, which makes 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, a 3.7-liter V6 that makes 302 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque, a 5.0-liter V8 capable of producing 360 hp, and finally the most powerful in the lineup 6.2-liter V8 that produces 411 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.
A wide array of trim levels are available for the F-150, making it easy to get luxury appointed pickup are a bare bones model.
No pricing was announced. Expect to see the new F-150 in dealers by late summer.
Watch the video below to see the F-150 marketing manager explain the update.
GALLERY: 2013 Ford F-150
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