The 2013 Ford F-450 is offered in just one stop: a cab crew mated to an 8-foot cargo bed, four-wheel drive two rear wheels . Customers, however, get to choose between five trim levels are also available on the 2013 Ford F-250 and 2013 Ford F-350 models: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum. Standard on the basis 2013 Ford F-450 XL are 17-inch wheels alloy, a black grill Persi, running boards, roof lights permission, manual-telescoping trailer-tow mirrors, air-conditioning, vinyl Upholstery and helmets floor, a 40/20/40- split before bench, a 60/40 split-folding rear bench seat, tilt wheel-and-telescoping steering and a two-speaker AM/FM radio.
Stepping to the 2013 Ford F-450 XLT adds a grill chrome Persi, outdoor heated mirrors, cruise control, full power accessories, the Ford Sync voice activation system, entry key-less, integrated trailer brake controller, carpeted floor, cloth Upholstery, lockable in the second row under-seat storage with power point , and a four-speaker sound system with CD player and auxiliary jack audio.
The 2013 Ford F-450 Lariat trim level features fog-lights, power telescoping mirrors, rear parking sensors, power rear to the window with defrost, rear-view camera, chrome tubular step bars, the dual-zone automatic climate control and leather interior Upholstery. More standard equipment on the Lariat includes a 4.2-inch LCD multifunction screen, MyFord Touch, wood-grain trim, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, pedals and power-adjustable and an eight speaker audio system with satellite radio. The center console features and 10-way power seats for driver and passenger.
The piles of the King Ranch on power-folding and telescoping tow mirrors, two-tone paint, a grill red body with Chrome Insert, lighted running boards, external badging and a unique interior, remote start, the better Chaparral leather Upholstery, navigation system, heated and air seats and driver seat memory. Top-of-the-line Platinum includes all the features of Lariat and adds more chrome trim on the outside, fine -20 inch wheels alloy, unique wood-tone interior trim, improve skin and Upholstery, -10 way power front seats, heated seats and air, wheel heated steering, driver memory seat and pedals and power-adjustable.
Some of the features of the higher trims are available on the lower trims as options. Some of the add-on include a bed extender stowable, power transmission take-off, the fifth wheel mounting points, a drop or spray bedliner -in, a sunroof and integrated switches accessory. The available Ford Work Solutions package is offered 2013 Ford F-450 XL and 2013 Ford F-450 XLT models and adds an in-dash computer that is customizable to suit commercial users and fleets. Some of the options related to the project include a snow plow camper PrEP packages and FX4 Off-Road package that offers skid plates and Rancho-brand shock absorbers.
2013 Ford F-450 Interior
The 2013 Ford F-450 has an industrial-themed interior and it looks a little dated compared to the heavy-duty trucks from GM and Ram, especially in the lower levels of the hard plastic trim remains. Choosing the upper trims provide youth with a more upscale, though the skin is rich in amenities added. Options for storage and utility for the Ford F-450 include a lockable bins under the front and rear seats. The bin rear accept things like a hunting rifle provides a 12 volt power point to charge a computer or cell phone. The available front seat console can be configured to accommodate a laptop, hanging files and other mobile office. It includes 110 volt household-style outlet.
A large multifunction display in the instrument cluster that standard on Lariat, King Ranch and the Platinum models allows the driver to customize settings and relays trip computer, towing and off road information. Platinum models feature a storage area on the dash includes two USB ports, audio-video communication, an SD card slot and an extra-volt charging port 12. One PRANK of the Platinum trim is MyFord Touch, Touchscreen includes an 8-inch phone controls, climate control, entertainment and navigation features and includes an expanded voice control vocabulary. This version of the MyFord Touch includes physical buttons for the audio and climate controls that allow the use of those wearing work gloves.
2013 Ford F-450 Engine
A turbocharged 6.7-liter diesel V8 is the only engine available in a pickup F-450. It packs a healthy 400 horsepower, with 800 pound-feet of peak torque. The F-450 and features of the engine exhaust braking to help maintain control on downhill grades while carrying. A six-speed automatic and four-wheel drive are standard. Well equipped, the 2013 Ford F-450 can be said that up to 17,500 pounds with a conventional trailer setup. When configured for the fifth-wheel towing, this figure increases to the class-leading 24,700 pounds. Maximum payload capacity is also impressive, measuring a stout 5,880 pounds.
2013 Ford F-450 Safety
The 2013 Ford F-450 comes standard with anti-lock brakes, trailer sway control, hill start assist, front and side airbags, side curtain airbags and SOS post-crash alert system. Stability control is not available.