Resale: $20,175
Value: Above Average Above Average
MPG: 16 city/21 hwy

2013 Ford F-150 Style side ShortBed Regular Cab Truck

2013 Ford F-150 Review

(0 Stars)  America’s favorite vehicle.

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New For 2013
Most of the changes are concentrated at the top of the range. A new Limited model—it features unique 22-inch wheels; body-color front and rear bumpers, sideview mirror caps, upper fascia, and grille surround; HID headlamps; and a full-grain leather interior—tops the lineup. Hill-descent control is standard in the FX4. New options include power telescoping-and-folding trailer-tow sideview mirrors.
Overview
America loves trucks, and the truck America loves the best is the Ford F-150. Whether you need a vehicle to haul a trailer or one that can race off-road, the F-series has a model to fill the bill. Having updated the F-150 in the last few years with new powertrains and styling tweaks, Ford has seen fit to mostly leave well enough alone for 2013. As it has for the past two years, the F-150 has four engine options: a 3.7-liter V-6, 5.0- and 6.2-liter V-8s, and a 3.5-liter twin-turbo EcoBoost that can tow up to 11,300 pounds when properly equipped. All four engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. As always, the F-150 is available in a multitude of configurations, with regular, SuperCab, and SuperCrew cabins, regular and extended bed lengths, and trim levels that range from the workhorse XL to the top-of-the-line Limited model. The Limited is new this year, and it brings greater levels of luxury and sophistication to the F-series lineup—along with a sticker price that tops the $50,000 mark. In addition, there’s the SVT Raptor, a high-performance, off-road F-series powered by a brawny 411-hp, 6.2-liter V-8. With so many versions to choose from, the F-series represents a near-perfect meld of utilitarian practicality and indulgent user-friendliness—which explains why it’s the best-selling vehicle in America.

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2013 F-150 Styleside Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.7L V 6 DOHC and variable valve timing
E85 / unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 12 MPG city, 15 MPG highway, 13 MPG combined and 338 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
26.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 302 hp @ 6,500 rpm; 278 ft lb of torque @ 4,000 rpm
Secondary fuel economy:

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'13 Ford Style side ShortBed Regular Cab Truck Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Compass
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Windows
  Drive  
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Electronic Transfer Case
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
  Safety  
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Driver Air Bag
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Passenger Air Bag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
  Technology  
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GPS/Satellite Communication
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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Full Spare Tire
  Trucks and Towing  
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Tow Hooks
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