The 2013 Ford F150 FX4 SuperCab

2013 Ford F150 FX4 EcoBoost Review: New technology makes America's bestselling truck even better

The Ford F150 is America’s bestselling truck and while there weren’t many changes for the 2013 model year F150, pretty much every change made for 2013 was featured on my F150 FX4 EcoBoost test vehicle – making for a very clear illustration of why this is America’s bestselling truck and how Ford keeps holds onto that title with new high tech features.

The most significant changes to the 2013 Ford F150 lineup are a new grille design, optional projection HID headlights and the inclusion of the MyFord Touch infotainment system – all of which were featured on my 2013 F150 FX4 SuperCab test truck. In fact, my 2013 FX4 test truck was fitted with pretty much every option shy of the sliding glass moon roof thanks to the inclusion of the 402A equipment group, the FX Appearance Package, navigation and the max trailer tow package. Add in the optional 3.5L EcoBoost twin turbocharged V6 and you have yourself one high tech, luxuriously appointed half ton F Series pickup that is ready to hit the trails with confidence, tow a big heavy trailer or offer the best combination of power and fuel economy in the class – all with a sporty appearance that (in my opinion) makes this particular F150 one of the best looking stock trucks on the market today.

The Exterior
The 2013 Ford F150 SuperCab FX4 is an offroad sport truck that packs an aggressive dark design that isnt quite as eye catching as the SVT Raptor but as standard trucks go – the modern FX4 package is one of my favorites. My test truck was also equipped with the FX Appearance package which adds more body colored and black features that truly hammers home the sport truck look. Seriously, I absolutely love the look of the 2013 FX4 with the optional appearance package and the 402A equipment group. This is a truck that stands out in any crowd with a sinister look that has a very aftermarket feel…a truck that looks like it has been customized.

2013 F150 FX4 front

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