The Ford F-150 is a full-size pickup truck that competes with the Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500.
The Ford F-series is the best-selling vehicle in the United States. Now in its 15th generation, the F-150 is available in six trims with six powertrain options, three cab configurations, and two- or four-wheel drive. Changes for the 2019 model year include new paint colors and technology upgrades for the XLT trim. Also new for 2019, the high-output EcoBoost V6 from the F-150 Raptor is available in F-150s with Limited trim.
Here is a summary of the F-150’s specifications:
- The 2019 Ford F-150 has a starting price of $29,650 including a $1,495 destination charge.
- The F-150 Limited SuperCrew has a starting price of $68,630 including the $1,495 destination fee.
- The 2018 Ford F-150 had a starting price of $29,200 including the $1,495 destination charge.
- The 2019 F-150 is available in six trims: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited.
- The F-150 is also sold as an off-road performance model called the Raptor.
- Three cab configurations are available: Regular, SuperCab and SuperCrew.
- The 2019 F-150 has a wheelbase that ranges from 122.4 inches to 163.7 inches depending on cab and bed configuration.
- The overall length ranges from 209.3 inches to 250.5 inches.
- The F-150 is 79.9 inches wide in all configurations.
- The 2019 F-150 comes standard with a 3.3-liter V6 engine that has 290 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque.
- The F-150 is available with five other engines: a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 that has 325 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that has 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque, a 5.0-liter V8 that has 395 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, a 3.0-liter diesel V6 that has 250 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque and a high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that has 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque.
- A six-speed automatic transmission is standard and a 10-speed automatic transmission is available.
- The 2019 Ford F-150 can tow up to 13,200 pounds in certain configurations.
- When equipped with the base 3.3-liter V6 engine and rear-wheel drive, the F-150 has EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 19 mpg in city driving, 25 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg combined. With four-wheel drive, the ratings change to 18 mpg city/23 mpg highway/20 mpg combined.
- When equipped with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 and four-wheel drive, the F-150 has EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 16 mpg in city driving, 21 mpg on the highway and 18 mpg combined.
- The 2019 F-150 comes standard with front/side/canopy airbags, roll stability control, trailer sway control, an SOS post-crash alert system and a passive anti-theft system.
- The F-150 is available with a reverse sensing system, a blind spot monitoring system, a 360-degree camera, adaptive cruise control, a pre-collision system and a lane-keep assist system.
- The F-150 can also be equipped with a trailer-assist reverse and rearview feature to quickly line up the truck with trailer hitches.
- The F-150 comes standard with the Ford SYNC system that includes a 4.2-inch color LCD screen.
- F-150 XLT models and above come with the Ford SYNC 3 system that has an 8-inch touchscreen, USB ports, 911 assist and app capabilities.
Comfort & Convenience
- The F-150 comes standard with power windows and door locks, cargo tie-downs and a quick-release tailgate.
- The 2019 F-150 is available with a spray-in bedliner, fog lamps, stowable bed extenders and stowable cargo ramps.
- Several packages are available that group popular options and appearance upgrades. They include sport packages, a chrome package, a snow plow prep package, trailer prep packages, a heavy-duty payload package and an off-road package.
Editor’s note: All photos courtesy of Ford.