The F-150 body is made of high strength, military-grade , aluminum alloy and is now up to 317 kg (700 lbs.) lighter than the previous generation. Not aluminum in the household sense, but heat-treated and hardened aluminum alloy — the same high-grade 6000-series used in big military and industrial applications. Beneath this aluminum-alloy body is a fully boxed frame made of up to 78 percent high-strength steel.
The F-150 can tow more than any other pickup in its class* with the powerful 3.5L EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6 with port fuel and direct injection (PFDI). This second-generation EcoBoost is rated at 375 horsepower and best-in-class* 470 lb.-ft. of torque, beating out all gas and diesel competitors.*
* Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew®, 6.5’ box, 3.5L EcoBoost, 4X2 and Max Trailer Tow Pkg. Not shown. Class is full-size pickups under 8,500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
In addition to the voice-activated benefits of SYNC®, SYNC® adds convenience to your driving experience with its 8-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and easy-to-use interface. Discover the system’s quick reactions to your conversational commands and experience the smartphone-like touchscreen with impressive responsiveness. You’ll also find a sleek user-friendly interface to help you connect to and control your compatible smartphone via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Locate your favourite places with simple destination entry via optional navigation. SYNC AppLink™ lets you use your voice to control some of your favourite compatible mobile apps while driving.