Ford’s best-selling F-150 pickup truck guarantees vital upgrades for 2021, together with improved trip high quality, an out there hybrid powertrain, and a extra refined inside with a huge touchscreen. Now, Ford is lastly revealing how a lot the brand new truck will price. The 2021 Ford F-150 will probably be priced from $30,635 when it goes on sale later this 12 months, a mere $195 greater than the 2020 mannequin—not unhealthy contemplating the F-150 is claimed to be 92 p.c new or revised.
CarsDirect reported the bottom worth this week, which we have been in a position to verify with Ford. At that beginning worth, the F-150 stays aggressive with key rivals. Whereas Chevy hasn’t introduced costs for the 2021 Silverado, the 2020 model begins at $30,095; in the meantime, the 2020 Ram 1500 is priced from $33,840.
There are some caveats with the Ram comparability, nonetheless. Ram’s latest 1500 isn’t supplied in two-door, regular-cab guise (they’re all four-door Quad or Crew cabs) as are its Chevy and Ford counterparts. To fill that void, Ram nonetheless sells the previous-generation 1500 because the “Basic,” and that mannequin is priced barely extra affordably and is available in extra commercial-friendly regular-cab configurations, however presents restricted variants and—once more—is the previous 1500, not the somewhat glorious new mannequin. New-truck-to-new-truck, the Ford is cheaper than the Ram, a minimum of when it comes to base pricing, however we’ll have to attend for the 2021 F-150’s full lineup pricing to reach to check the extended-cab mannequin to Ram’s equal 1500 Quad Cab and see how issues shake out.
Ford additionally confirmed that the new PowerBoost hybrid option will command a $4,495 worth premium over the bottom, carryover 3.3-liter V-6. The hybrid F-150 combines a 1.5-kilowatt-hour battery pack with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6. Output has not but been introduced, however Ford expects this mannequin will boast extra horsepower and torque than any light-duty full-size pickup available on the market (which by our rely, means a minimum of 450 horsepower). Drivers will have the ability to drive round 700 miles on a single tank of fuel, Ford says. The hybrid additionally comes with an inverter for powering a job or campsite.
In accordance with CarsDirect, the hybrid is a $2,500 stroll up from the 5.0-liter V-Eight or 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6. Ford has but to launch full pricing data, however we’ll study extra data quickly. The Blue Oval says an early construct and worth web site will go dwell subsequent month.
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