Aluminum-Alloy Body and Fully Boxed Steel Frame
The F-150 body is made of high strength, military-grade60 , aluminum alloy and is now up to 317 kg (700 lbs.) lighter than the previous generation. Not aluminum in the household sense, but heat-treated and hardened aluminum alloy — the same high-grade 6000-series used in big military and industrial applications. Beneath this aluminum-alloy body is a fully boxed frame made of up to 78 percent high-strength steel.
The F-150 can tow more than any other pickup in its class* with the powerful 3.5L EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6 with port fuel and direct injection (PFDI). This second-generation EcoBoost is rated at 375 horsepower and best-in-class* 470 lb.-ft. of torque, beating out all gas and diesel competitors.*
* Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew®, 6.5’ box, 3.5L EcoBoost, 4X2 and Max Trailer Tow Pkg. Not shown. Class is full-size pickups under 8,500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
In addition to the voice-activated benefits of SYNC® 6 , SYNC® 390 adds convenience to your driving experience with its 8-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and easy-to-use interface. Discover the system’s quick reactions to your conversational commands and experience the smartphone-like touchscreen with impressive responsiveness. You’ll also find a sleek user-friendly interface to help you connect to and control your compatible smartphone via Apple CarPlay111 or Android Auto110 . Locate your favourite places with simple destination entry via optional navigation. SYNC AppLink™ 93 lets you use your voice to control some of your favourite compatible mobile apps while driving.
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