The Ford F-150 is a full-size pickup truck that ranges from a basic two-door work truck to a four-door luxury leisure liner loaded with leather. EPA has rated the 2021 F-150 with the turbocharged 2.7-liter V-6 at 20 mpg in city, 26 mpg in highway and 22 mpg combined. The twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6 Ford F150 is rated with fuel economy of 18/24mpg in city/highway and 20 mpg for combined. The hybrid version has estimates as high as 25 mpg for city and 26 mpg for highway.The fuel tank capacity of Ford F150 2021 ranges from 23-26 gallons. It runs on regular gasoline with 5.0 gallons fuel per 100miles. With a full tank on this vehicle, you can run 414-468 miles in the city and 552-624 miles in the highway.The 2021 Ford F150 models are available in seven trim levels and for the first time ever, the F-150 is also offered with a hybrid power-train.
|Variants of 2021 Ford F150||City||Highway||Combined|
|Ford F150 XL / XLT 2WD||20 mpg||24 mpg||21 mpg|
|Ford F150 XL / XLT 4WD||20 mpg||27 mpg||23 mpg|
|Ford F150 Lariat 2WD||20 mpg||26 mpg||22 mpg|
|Ford F150 Tremor 4WD||18 mpg||23 mpg||20 mpg|
|Ford F150 Limited 2WD/4WD||18 mpg||23mpg||20 mpg|
|Ford F150 Platinum /King Ranch 2WD||17 mpg||24 mpg||20 mpg|
|2021 Ford F150 Platinum /King Ranch 4WD||16 mpg||22 mpg||20 mpg|
Comparing the others in the category, we have2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, which is one of the few with the similar features as the F150.The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado1500 is rated with 23mpg city/33 mpg highway, 27 mpg combined by the EPA. It runs on diesel with 3.7 gallons fuel per 100 miles. Next, we have the 2021 GMC Sierra, which is rated with mileage of 23mpg city/30mpg highway, 26 mpg combined by the EPA. It also runs on diesel, unlike the Ford F150 with 3.8 gallons fuel per 100 miles. The 2021 Ram 1500 is another one in the same category. The EPA fuel economy rating is 22mpg city/32mpg highway, 26 mpg combined. Both Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra runs on diesel with 3.8 gallons fuel per 100 miles. Compared to Ram and Chevy, the 2021 Ford F-150 has the most diverse engine lineup for the customers to choose from with the most efficient fuel economy.
The updated and refreshed 2021 Ford F-150 is a revolutionary full-size truck that delivers a formidable look with a diverse range of engine options. Ford offers the 2021 F-150 in XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited trims in addition to the traditional 2WD and 4WD, bed-length, and cab-size options.It comes with the newly available high-tech safety and convenience features, including Ford’s Active Drive Assist system that allows a hands-free driving experience on more than 100,000 miles of divided highways across the United States and Canada.Tech wise, the 2021 F-150 will come standard with an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display and 12.0-inch display available higher trims onwards. The wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are included on all models. Running Ford’s newest infotainment software, Sync 4, the F-150 will also have the capability for over-the-air updates. The updated 2021 F-150 boasts solid powertrains, a near endless range, impressive tech, and a great value rating that customers definitely need to look out to.
The 2021 Ford F150 starts at $28,940 in the US, which is one of the highest base prices among midsize SUVs as of April, 2021.
Specifications of Ford F150
The 2021 Ford F150 has a diverse range of engine options. Besides the hybrid, other powertrains include three regular gasoline-fed V-6s, including a base naturally aspirated 3.3-liter V-6, a twin-turbo 2.7-liter “EcoBoost” V-6, and a twin-turbo 3.5-liter “EcoBoost” V-6. Furthermore, the entry-level 3.3-liter makes 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque, and the 2.7-liter packs 325 hp and 400 lb-ft. The 3.5-liter EcoBoost is now rated at 400 hp and 500 lb-ft. Here’s the detailed information on the specs of 3.3-liter V-6 Ford F150, in the table below:
|Vehicle Specification Items||Details|
|Wheel base||122.8 in|
|Cargo Capacity, all seats in place||N/A|
|Gross Weight||6,070 lbs|
|Curb Weight||4,025 lbs|
|Heating and cooling||AC|
|Horsepower||290 hp @6,500rpm|
|Torque||265 [email protected],000 rpm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||23.0 gallons|
|Turning Radius||47.8 ft|
The 2021 Ford F-150 is an excellent full-size pickup truck with a competitive price tag and a strong value. It has a diverse lineup of potent powertrains, including V6, V8, and diesel engine options, as well as a brand-new hybrid. For a large vehicle with a formidable look, the F-150 is fairly easy to drive. It will feel composed on winding roads, with good steering feel and not much body lean. Furthermore, it provides a smooth ride, with the suspension absorbing road imperfections without issue that none of its classmates can tow or haul as much.
This review on Ford F150 mpg, gas mileage or fuel economy along with specifications and rivals was submitted by Rashmita T. on May 2021.