Frequently Asked Questions About The 2021 Ford F-150

Get Answers To Your Questions About The 2021 Ford F-150 at Landmark Ford Trucks East in Springfield, IL

Ford F-150 FAQs for Springfield, IL Shoppers

The Ford F-150 is the most popular truck on the road thanks to its advanced engineering and reliability. For those that are in the market for a new truck, there are many questions that can come up in the research process. At Landmark Ford Trucks East, we have put together a list of a few frequently asked ones for your benefit.

FAQ 2021 Ford F-150

1. How much does the Ford F-150 cost?

The Ford F-150 base model has a starting MSRP under $30,000. There are a variety of trim levels, cab configurations. and accessories that are available as well, which cause the price to vary.

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2. How many different trim levels does the Ford F-150 have?

There are seven trim levels available to Auburn shoppers:

  • The XL is the base model that includes SYNC® 4 technology, an eight-inch touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ along with a selection of safety features.
  • The XLT offers optional seat upgrades and the Ford Co-Pilot360™ 2.0 suite of driver-assist features for added confidence on the road.
  • The Lariat comes with 2.7-liter Ford EcoBoost® engine, an upgraded sound system, 12-inch center stack screen, and many comfort features found on the inside.
  • The King Ranch offers perks on the inside such as heated and ventilated seats, heated steering wheel, and unique exterior accents as well.
  • The Raptor offers a stylish exterior with a focus on performance, with an EcoBoost® V6 engine that puts out 510 pound-feet of torque. The Raptor also comes with Fox shocks, a Terrain Management system, and selectable driving modes to enhance traction and performance around Auburn.
  • The Platinum comes with a standard 400-horsepower 5.0-liter V8 to go with attractive styling cues like real wood interior trim and 20-inch polished wheels.
  • The Limited offers power and luxury in the F-150 with many interior upgrades, enhanced safety features, and up to 14,000 pounds of towing capacity. The available dual-pane sunroof, premium sound system, and leather seats offer even more comfort and style.

Ford F-150 FAQ

3. How much can the Ford F-150 tow or haul?

The new 2021 Ford F-150 has a maximum payload capacity of 3,250 pounds and a maximum tow rating of 14,000 pounds, making it an excellent choice for jobs around the worksite or fun items for the weekend.

4. How much is the gas mileage on a Ford F-150?

Depending on the powertrain and configuration of the truck, the F-150 can get up to an EPA-estimated 25 MPG combined city/highway, 25 MPG in the city, and 26 MPG on the highway.   

5. What type of gas does the Ford F-150 use?

While most of the F-150 engines will run on regular gasoline, there is an available turbo-diesel to increase your torque and an all-new hybrid option to increase fuel efficiency.


6. How longs does a Ford F-150 last?

The Ford F-150 has a regular mileage span of anywhere from 150,000 to 300,000 miles, so you can count on your truck to provide excellent performance for a long time to come.

7. How much does a Ford F-150 weigh?

Depending on the trim level and additions, the F-150 weights from 4,021 to 5,014 pounds.

8. What type of oil does a Ford F-150 use?

The Ford F-150 2021 should use SAE 5W-30 synthetic motor oil under most driving conditions, ideally Motorcraft® brand oil.

9. What is EcoBoost® on the Ford F-150?

The Ford EcoBoost® engines are designed to deliver power and torque similar to larger engines. The EcoBoost® allows the F-150 to get roughly 30% better fuel efficiency and produces about 15% fewer greenhouse gas emissions.

10. Where can I buy the 2021 Ford F-150 near Riverton, IL?

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