All Details, Performance & Acceleration of 2023 Ford F-150
2023 Ford F-150 probably comes to mind when you think “pickup truck”. This perennial best-seller has evolved according to the norms of modern era. With an aluminum body, turbocharged powertrains, a hybrid option, an all-electric spinoff and all of Ford’s best tech. For consumers wanting a work truck, the entry-level XL has everything one will need. And nothing you don’t but move up the trim ladder and you’ll find a lengthening list of desirable features; and price tags to match, of course. For those who want to venture into the wilderness there’s the spunky Tremor model. While the more premium Platinum and Limited trims pamper occupants with Lincoln-level of luxury. The F-150 does not ride as good as the Ram 1500 or handle as accurately as the Chevy Silverado, but it’s highly capable, multi-configurable, and competitive enough. In simple words, it’s accomplished enough to keep up the kind of loyalty.
Ford has added the off-road-oriented Rattler trim to the F-150 lineup for 2023. Based on the XL FX4, the Rattler features unique 18-inch wheels, a dual-exhaust system, hill-descent control, a locking rear differential, and an off-road suspension system. Along with distinctive rattle-snake-inspired logos throughout the styling. The Rattler’s presence in the F-150 lineup provides a more affordable option for buyers who want additional off-road capability but don’t want to throw cash for the more expensive Tremor or Raptor models.
Engine & Performance
The 2023 F-150 is available with several engines—a 290-hp 3.3-liter V6; a 400-hp 5.0-liter V8; a 325-hp twin-turbocharged 2.7-liter V6; a 400-hp twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6; and a 250-hp 3.0-liter diesel V6. No matter which engine you choose, the F-150 comes paired with a 10-speed automatic. For the first time, the F-150 is also offered with a hybrid powertrain. Ford claims that the new 400-hp hybrid powertrain; which consists of a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6, a 35 kW electric motor, and a 10-speed automatic transmission will offer up to 700 miles of driving range per cycle. And can also power an onboard generator for keeping the power flowing at job sites or during power outages. Buyers will be able to choose between rear– and four-wheel drive with any of the F-150’s available powertrains.
|2023 Ford F-150 Mileage||City||Highway|
|2.7L V6||20 mpg||26 mpg|
|3.5L V6||18 mpg||24 mpg|
|Hybrid||25 mpg||26 mpg|
The EPA estimates the F-150 with the turbocharged 2.7-liter V6 will earn up to 20 mpg city and 26 on the highway. The twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 is rated up to 18 mpg city and 24 on the highway. The hybrid version has estimated as high as 25 mpg city and 26 on highway.
|2023 Ford F-150 Dimensions|
|Cargo Volume||77.4 Cu. Ft|
A sequence of the series shows the results as the base 3.3-liter V-6 engine’s towing capacity maxes out at 8200 pounds. Models equipped with the 400-hp twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6 can tow up to 14,000 pounds. Going with the venerable 5.0-liter V-8 means the maximum towing capacity is just 13,000 pounds.
|2023 Ford F-150 Trims||Price (USD)|
The F-150 is available with multiple body styles and bed lengths. While the XLT model is a step up from the base XL truck. We would recommend the additional luxuries on the Lariat. It costs almost $10,000 more than the XLT, which may put it out of reach for some buyers, but it has the best mix of features and affordability.
Specifications & Top-Speed
|2023 Ford F-150 Specifications||Specs|
|Engine||twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6|
|0-60 MPH||5.4 sec|
|0-100 MPH||13.7 sec|
|1/4 Mile||13.9 sec|