The 2019 Ford F-150 promises to be the truck of the year. It will feature a premier powertrain and can be outfitted for pretty much every job. Ford is arguably one of the best manufacturers of the most functional and hardy full-size pickups.
So it comes as no surprise that Ford’s F-150 series is one of the top-selling trucks in the Americas – and Ford intends to keep it that way. This latest model has been also extensively redesigned and aluminized and the automotive industry cannot wait to see just how far Ford would go in the battle for supremacy – full-size pickup trucks edition.
2019 Ford F-150 Body Design
The 2019 Ford F-150’s body is constructed using military-grade aluminum. A little tweak has been done to the body frame, making it slightly different from its predecessors. The latest F-150 also sports new headlamps and grilles not to mention all-new wheel designs for different trim levels. A pull-out step at the tailgate makes getting into the bed much easier. Pop-out steps on the side are also an added convenience.
2019 Ford F-150 Interior
The interior of the 2019 Ford F-150 is rugged, as expected, very roomy and also attractive. The new interior colors will make their debut with the 2019 model. Ford has included some high techs features such as an active park assist, high-end Bang & Olufsen audio system, 4G LTE WIFI hotspot, an interactive Sync 3 infotainment system and also a adaptive cruise control.
2019 Ford F-150 Engine and Performance
The 2019 Ford F-150 comes with plenty of engine choices –six to be exact. Owners will be able to choose from the traditional 5-liter V8, three Eco-Boost engines, 3.3-liter V6, and the premier 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 that debuts later with this model. Here is a detailed breakdown of the engine types:
- 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 with 325-horsepower and 400 lb-ft torque
- 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 with 375-horsepower and 470 lb-ft
- 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 (Raptor) with 450-horsepower and 510 lb-ft
- 3.3- liter V6 with 290-horsepower and 265 lb-ft torque
- 5.0-liter V8 with 395-horsepower with 400 lb-ft torque
- 3.0-liter V6 turbo-diesel
The EcoBoost engines are notable for their fuel economy while delivering a good deal of hauling and towing power. The 3.3-liter V6 is the only one in the line with a 6-speed automatic transmission – all the other engines have a 10-speed automatic transmission. All F-150 engines will now have Auto Start/Stop engine technology to help save fuel.
2019 Ford F-150 Hybrid Version
The manufacturer is also working on the new Hybrid version that will be launched in the upcoming years. There is a little information about the engine that will be used in it. As per rumors, it will come with the package with more-than-10-kWh battery. This battery can be recharged in less than an hour. More news soon.
2019 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity
Furthermore, it is important to note that the upcoming F-150 has an increased towing capacity of 13,200 pounds and this figure is among the highest in its class.
2019 Ford F-150 MSRP and Release Date
The 2019 Ford F-150 has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of slightly under $30,000 for the regular cab XL. The price goes a notch higher for the XLT, beginning at $34,265. The Lariat has an MSRP of $42,000. The Raptor, King Ranch and Platinum clock in at $ 51,080, $53,000 and $55,450 respectively. Industry reports suggest that this latest line of F-150 will be released sometime later in 2018 as a 2019 model.
It is clear that some serious attention has been given to the upcoming Ford F-150’s powertrain line-up. While the biggest news has been the introduction of the diesel engine, overall, this much anticipated new Ford model has undergone a great deal of change making it more powerful and efficient. Needless to say, the iconic F-150 is one of the most compelling and complete full-size pickups.