Six powertrain options are available for the 2021 Ford F-150. The most power it develops is up to 430 hp, the most it can tow is 14,000 pounds.
In addition to five powertrains inherited from the previous generation, the company adds a new 430-hp 570-lb-ft PowerBoost hybrid variant for the 2021 model year, most powerful in the lineup.
1. This powertrain comprises a new twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 engine, a 35-kW electric motor and a 1.5-kWh lithium-ion battery. Towing capacity – 12,700 pounds; maximum payload – 2120 pounds.
2. The base engine remains the same – a 3.3-liter V6 making 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. The base 2021 F-150 has a max payload of 1985 lbs and can tow up to 8200 lbs.
3. The trucks with a 2.7-liter 325-hp (400 lb-ft) EcoBoost V6 can tow up to 10,100 lbs with a max payload of 2480 lbs.
4. A 3.5-liter EcoBoost now makes 400 hp (25 more than before) and 500 lb-ft (up 30). The towing capacity of this version is up to 14,000 lbs (previously it was 13,200 lbs), a max payload is 3250 lbs.
5. The 2021 Ford F-150 with a 5.0-liter V8 produces 400 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque – 5 hp and 10 lb-ft over the 2020 model. It has a max payload of 3325 lbs with a 13,000-pound towing capability.
6. A 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 diesel modification delivers the same 250 hp and 440 lb-ft, and boasts 12,100 lbs it is able to tow, 1840 lbs of max payload.
The new model goes on sale this fall (November) priced from $30,635 to $75,945. Plants of Ford Motor in Dearborn and Kansas City are the facilities where the next F-150 pickups roll off the assembly line.
An all-electric Ford F-150 is expected within the next two years.