CHANGES FOR 2014:
– New F-150 Tremor model fills sport truck niche.
– XLT and above trims get HID lights and bolder grille styling.
– FX appearance package features new grille.
– 17-inch machined aluminum wheels with painted accents now standard on XLT and STX.
– New Marina Blue leather on Limited.
– STX now available with SuperCrew cab.
– Compressed natural gas prep available from the factory.
Another model joins the F-150 range for 2014 using a new combination of bits from the existing parts bin. Named Tremor, the new regular cab, short wheelbase sport truck combines the FX appearance package with Ford’s 3.5L EcoBoost V6, an incredibly short 4.10 electronically locking rear axle for massive burnouts, 20-inch flat black wheels, and bespoke interior bits. For those looking to purchase for fleets, Ford will now sell you the F-150 prepped to burn compressed natural gas. Or, if you are just a normal Joe looking for an affordable pickup with lots of room to haul the family around, the F-150 in STX trim is now available with a SuperCrew cab, the largest cab offered by Ford.
Going into 2014, almost everything else is a carryover, save standard HID headlights on certain trims and other light packaging changes.
The F-150 comes with a choice of four engines: a 3.7-litre V6, a twin-turbo 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6, 5.0-litre V8, and 6.2-litre V8. All use a six-speed automatic transmission that includes tow/haul mode.
The F-150 comes in 4×2 or 4×4 configuration, as a Regular Cab with 6-foot-6 or 8-foot box; SuperCab, with 6-foot-6 or 8-foot box; and SuperCrew, with 5-foot-6 or 6-foot-6 box. Trim lines are the XL, STX, XLT, FX2/FX4, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited, and SVT Raptor.
Features on the XL include 3.7L V6 engine, six-speed automatic transmission, 17-inch grey styled steel wheels, regular cab, air conditioning, display centre, tilt steering wheel, vinyl floor, Easy Fuel capless fuel filler system, AM/FM audio, cloth 40/20/40 front seats, 60/40 flip up rear seat (SuperCab/SuperCrew), lift assist lockable tailgate, driver’s side integrated spotter mirror, cargo lamp, 6-1/2′ box, underframe spare tire, 98 litre fuel tank, trailer sway control, TPMS, airbags (front, front seat, side curtain), four wheel disc brakes with ABS, and SOS post crash alert system.
STX trim adds 17-inch machined aluminum wheels, information display, outside temperature display, Ford MyKey, auxiliary input, AM/FM/CD audio, satellite radio, and body colour grille with black insert.
XLT trim adds 17-inch machined aluminum wheels with painted accents, remote keyless entry, fade-to-off interior lighting, power locks, cruise control, steering wheel mounted controls, overhead console with two bins, carpeted floor, chrome grille, power mirrors, automatic headlights, power windows with one-touch down, and tinted rear glass.
FX2 and FX4 trims add SuperCab, 5.0L V8 engine, 18-inch machined aluminum wheels, trailer tow package, 110-volt inverter, reverse sensing system, leather-wrapped manual telescoping steering wheel, auto-dimming rearview mirror, flow-through centre console, 4.2-inch productivity screen, front bucket seats, 6-way power driver seat, body colour grille with black insert, body-colour door and tailgate handles, 6-inch angular grew step bar, body colour power heated mirrors with integrated turn indicators and driver’s side self dimming function, fog lights, rear window defroster, and SecuriCode keyless entry keypad.
Lariat trim adds 18-inch bright aluminum wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, universal garage door opener, colour-coordinated leather-wrapped steering wheel, power-adjustable pedals with memory, remote start, woodgrain-style interior trim, 10-speaker Sony audio, SYNC with MyFord Touch, leather seating, 10-way power driver and front passenger seats, chrome grille surround with black mesh insert, mirror position memory, power sliding rear window, and two-speed four-wheel drive (when equipped).
King Ranch trim adds SuperCrew cab, 5-1/2′ box, four-wheel drive, 18-inch 7-spoke aluminum wheels with King Ranch painted accents, rearview camera, ambient lighting, King Ranch leather seats and trim, King Ranch floor mats, navigation system, heated second row seats, body colour grille surround with accent colour mesh insert, tailgate step, PowerFold side mirrors, HID headlights, two-tone exterior paint, 136 litre fuel tank, power moonroof, and trailer brake controller.
Platinum trim adds 20-inch polished aluminum wheels, leather-wrapped steering wheel with wood accent, satin finish grille with chrome mesh insert, body colour exterior handles with chrome strap, power-deployable running boards, chrome side mirrors, single-tone paint; removes King Ranch specific interior and exterior look.
Limited trims adds 3.5L EcoBoost engine, 22-inch polished aluminum wheels, two-tone leather wrapped steering wheel, unique floor mats, chrome grille with body-colour surround and chrome mesh insert, body colour side mirrors, and electronic locking rear differential.
Features on the Tremor include Ford’s 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine, 4.10 rear axle ratio, FX Appearance Package, 20-inch flat black wheels, bucket seats with black leather seating surfaces and red piping, and available in two-wheel and four-wheel drive.
Features on the SVT Raptor include 17-inch alloy wheels with 35-inch tires, unique front and rear styling, Fox Racing internal triple-bypass shocks, electronic locking differential, power-folding mirrors, remote starter, perimeter alarm, heated and cooled seats, second-row middle-seat head restraint, telescopic steering wheel, and unique interior accents.