Trivia numerologists: We’ve acquired the numbers, info and figures that may assure your workforce an enormous win ought to a 2021 Ford F-150 spherical come up in your subsequent Zoom Trivia session.
1,000/18,000/600—These are market analysis stats Ford racked up whereas planning the enhancements to the 2021 F-150: 1,000 hours spent with clients taking 18,000 images and 600 hours of video of them working with their vans. This helped Ford’s workforce determine what to maintain, what to refine, and the place to innovate.
33.3—The proportion of shoppers who repeatedly use a laptop computer within the cab of their F-150. Some even engineered their very own elaborate laptop computer stands, however Ford simplifies their life this yr with the power-folding console shifter that permits the middle armrest to flip over and kind a superbly flat floor on which to position a laptop computer, serve lunch, signal checks, no matter. Be aware that bench seat fashions present a slide-out extension to the folded middle seatback that emulates the identical function.
92—The proportion of new half numbers within the 2021 F-150. We should assume that the carryover engines and transmissions depend as one half quantity every, and a few elements—just like the windshield and roof—get new numbers as a result of whereas they’re formed the identical, they’re modified to just accept new driver-assistance options and antenna mounts. However most of what you see and contact is newer than it could seem at first look.
1.5 at 35—These are the vitality and energy specs for the Energy Increase hybrid’s briefcase-sized, frame-mounted battery pack: 1.5 kWh of vitality that may be allotted at a most price of 35 kW (matching the height output of the electrical motor mounted between the engine and transmission).
2.0/2.4/7.2 on 75—These are the three out there kilowatt outputs of the F-150’s Professional Energy onboard generator, offering 110-volt energy within the mattress at 15 or 20 amps, or 220-volt energy at as much as 30 amps. Gasoline fashions can solely get the two.0-kW model; hybrid Energy Increase F-150s get 2.4-kW era normal, whereas 7.2-kW is non-obligatory. Professional Energy will probably be out there on 75 % of F-150s (all however the 3.3-liter and the diesel). Be aware, the in-cabin 110-volt plug retains its lowly 400-watt inverter on all. In all fashions, it cycles the engine on and off mechanically as vital to supply the facility being drawn.
6—The entire variety of trim grades drops by one, because the Raptor is not going to be out there from the outset on the 2021 F-150 however will return later. The stroll begins with XL (on which an STX look bundle will probably be supplied with 18-inch aluminum wheels). XLT is subsequent, with chrome and sport look choices getting bumper, mirror caps, and accents in both chrome or physique shade. Lariat can also be supplied with chrome or sport look however provides leather-based and extra goodies. From there, the choices step up by means of King Ranch, Platinum, and Restricted. An FX4 off-road bundle is on the market all through the lineup.
11 from 5—The 2021 F-150 will probably be out there with 11 completely different grille designs, created from 5 completely different molds; one will get Four completely different finishes, one will get 3, one will get 2, and two are distinctive.
13 of 12—For 2021, 13 wheel choices will probably be produced from 12 designs. Probably the most primary 17-inch wheel is metal; two 18-inch alloy choices share the identical mildew with completely different finishes, the remaining are distinctive, stepping up in measurement to a most of 22 inches.
Three Cs—Three completely different headlamp choices use halogen, LED reflector, and LED projector expertise. The latter model on prime fashions animates the beams to comply with the steering. A C-clamp look created by accent LED define of the primary lamp and the fog lamp beneath helps determine all F-150s from a distance.
10/10/80—Share of anticipated powertrain gross sales combine: 10 % Energy Increase hybrid, 10 % base 3.3-liter V-6, 80 % EcoBoost, Energy Stroke diesel, and 5.Zero V-8 (notice that for 2020, EcoBoost accounted for 60 % of the combination)
8-18—The speaker depend in F-150s ranges from the Eight audio system within the base truck to an upgraded B&O Play that additionally options Eight audio system. True audiophiles will go for an 18-speaker B&O Play system that comes with audio system within the entrance headrests and within the headliner.
58-70 or 78-90/40-45/3—Aerodynamic enhancements embody an energetic air dam that deploys to cut back drag inducing airflow beneath the truck. Its form protrudes decrease within the corners than within the center, dropping 58mm within the middle and 70mm within the corners of the rear-drive fashions; 78mm within the middle and 90 mm within the corners of the 4x4s. The dam deploys between 40 and 45 mph. Mixed with the carryover grille shutters and revised shapes of the C-pillars and tailgate “spoiler” prime, they enhance aerodynamics by Three %.
810 to 840—Mainstream mannequin outdoors tire diameters improve from 810 to 840mm (32 to 33 inches) to cut back the looks of “air over the tire” within the wheel wells. However the engineers “re-gridded” the suspension (adjusted settings) to keep up carryover floor clearance and top. Be aware that base 17- and 18-inch wheel fitments carry over with smaller outdoors diameter.