2021 Ford F-150 Review

If you’re in the market for a pickup truck, chances are, you’ve heard of the FordF-150. The F-150 is one of the most popular trucks on the road, having first come to the market over five decades ago. Built tough, the F-150 will prove capable of just about any task you have planned.

Check out this 2021 Ford F-150 review from our team at Friendly Ford of Hamilton to see how this impressive truck can help Hamilton, Madison, and Morrisville, NY, drivers.

Engine MPG1 Horsepower
3.3L Ti-VCT V6 20 city/24 highway1 290 HP
2.7L EcoBoost® V6 20 city/26 highway1 325 HP
5.0L Ti-VCT V8 17 city/24 highway1 400 HP
3.5L EcoBoost® V6 18 city/24 highway1 400 HP
3.0L Power Stroke® V6 20 city/27 highway1 250 HP
3.5L PowerBoost™ Full Hybrid V6 25 city/26 highway1 430 HP

Ford F-150 Power and Performance

The 2021 Ford F-150 comes stocked with the 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine that is able to produce 290 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. This setup will afford you adequate power and control behind the wheel.

Pair this engine configuration with the truck’s electronic 10-speed automatic transmission and you not only have a vehicle that wields impressive power but is also able to earn great efficiency. The 2021 F-150 earned an EPA-estimated 20 city/24 highway MPG.1


Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

Accompanying the F-150’s impressive engine setup is the truck’s ability to handle a wide array of tasks. The power under the hood of the 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 is able to tow up to 8,200 pounds with the proper packaging.2 This will enable you to haul jet skis to the lake, tractors to your next job, and just about anything in between.

If you find you need additional power, other engine configurations in the F-150 are able to afford you more towing capacity. Namely, the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6, which is able to earn a maximum towing capacity of 14,000 pounds when properly configured.2

A more in-depth look at engine configurations and corresponding towing capacity can be seen below:

Engine Max Towing Capacity2
3.3L Ti-VCT V6 8,200 pounds2
2.7L EcoBoost® V6 10,100 pounds2
5.0L Ti-VCT V8 13,000 pounds2
3.5L EcoBoost® V6 14,000 pounds2
3.0L Power Stroke® V6 12,100 pounds2
3.5L PowerBoost™ Full Hybrid V6 12,700 pounds2

Ford F-150 Space

Another area where the Ford F-150 proves its versatility is with its space. The truck comes with three different cab options: the Regular Cab, SuperCab, and SuperCrew®. Seating capacity breakdown by each cab can be seen below:

Cab Maximum Seating Capacity
Regular Cab 3
SuperCab 6
SuperCrew® 6

The F-150 comes equipped with the Regular Cab, which will enable you to seat up to three passengers with the following dimensions:

  • Headroom: 40.8 inches
  • Legroom: 43.9 inches
  • Shoulder room: 66.7 inches
  • Hip room: 62.5 inches

While the F-150 impresses with its interior space, the cargo box of this vehicle also proves to further enhance its versatility. The truck comes with three different cargo box configurations. The cargo box options and corresponding volume can be seen below.

  • 5.5-foot Styleside: 52.8 cubic feet
  • 6.5-foot Styleside: 62.3 cubic feet
  • 8.0-foot Styleside: 77.4 cubic feet

No matter which option you go with, you’ll be able to store large quantities of gear-ideal for your next job or family vacation.


Ford F-150 Technology

Now that you know that the 2021 Ford F-150 is powerful, spacious, and versatile, you’ll be happy to know that it also comes with impressive technology to enhance your experience behind the wheel.

The 8-inch touchscreen with SYNC® 4 will provide a high-quality multimedia experience, enabling you to remain connected on the go. Your connectivity will be improved even further with the FordPass™  Connect system with 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. These systems will prove beneficial, whether you’re looking to make personal or business-related calls.

Additional interior features include:

  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Single-zone manual air conditioning
  • 4-inch productivity screen
  • Fade-to-off interior lighting
  • Intermittent windshield wipers

Test Drive the 2021 Ford F-150

Now that you’ve reviewed the truck’s résumé in this 2021 Ford F-150 review, it might be time to put the truck to the road test. Scheduling a test drive with our team at Friendly Ford of Hamilton will allow you to see the vehicle up close and personal. This lets you make a more informed decision as to whether this is the right vehicle for you.

At our dealership, we’re proud to serve Hamilton, Madison, and Morrisville, NY, drivers and hope to assist you soon!

1 EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary. On plug-in hybrid models and electric models, fuel economy is stated in MPGe. MPGe is the EPA equivalent measure of gasoline fuel efficiency for electric mode operation.

2 Max towing of 14,000 lbs. available on SuperCab 8′ box 4×2 and SuperCrew® 4×2 configurations with the 3.5L EcoBoost engine and Max Trailer Tow Package (not shown). Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.