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New for 2013: Ford Trucks, Utilities and Vans

8/24/2012
2013 Ford Trucks, Utilities and Vans Model Overview

The big news for the 2013 Ford SUV, truck and van lineup is the debut of the redesigned 2013 Escape compact crossover SUV. Ford makes no changes to its E-Series and Transit Connect vans, while the F-Series full-size pickups receive minor enhancements including new luxury trim levels and MyFord Touch infotainment systems designed to be user-friendly for truck owners. The updated MyFord Touch technology is also available on the Edge, new Escape, and the Explorer. The 2013 Explorer is available with new safety features and gains a new Sport trim level complete with the Taurus SHO's twin-turbocharged all-wheel-drive powertrain.


2013 Ford E-Series
The Ford E-Series Van and Wagon are full-size cargo and people haulers sold in E-150, E-250 and E-350 series models with a standard- or extended-length body and up to 15-passenger seating capacity. The E-350 also offers multiple wheelbase choices. Wagons are available in XL and XLT trim, while vans can be outfitted with commercial or recreational equipment. The E-Series is due to be replaced soon by the all-new Ford Transit.

What's New:
  • Ford has announced no changes to the 2013 E-Series


2013 Ford Edge
The Ford Edge is a 5-passenger midsize crossover SUV equipped with front- or all-wheel drive. Buyers can choose SE, SEL, Limited or Sport trim levels, and the Edge is offered with three different engines, the most powerful of which is reserved for the Sport trim.

What's New:
  • Updated MyFord Touch technology is optional
  • New SEL Appearance package debuts
  • Three new colors


2013 Ford Escape
The Ford Escape is completely redesigned for the first time since it first debuted for the 2001 model year. From the tires to the roof, and the powertrains to the hands-free power tailgate, this compact crossover SUV is completely new. The lineup includes S, SE, SEL and Titanium trim levels with front- or all-wheel drive and a choice of three 4-cylinder engines, including two that are turbocharged.

What's New:
  • Active grille shutters improve aerodynamics and fuel economy
  • 68.1 cubic feet of maximum cargo capacity
  • Extensive use of recycled and plant-based materials in interior components
  • Optional panoramic sunroof
  • Optional hands-free power tailgate
  • Optional leather upholstery
  • Optional MyFord Touch technology
  • Optional navigation system
  • Optional premium sound system
  • Optional active park-assist system
  • Optional Intelligent 4WD with Torque Vectoring Control
  • Optional reversing camera
  • Optional front and rear parking sensors
  • Optional blind-spot monitoring system
  • Optional cross-traffic alert system


2013 Ford Expedition
The Ford Expedition is a full-size, 8-passenger SUV available in regular- and extended-length models. Built for hauling and towing, the Expedition can handle up to 9,200 pounds of trailer weight and provides up to 130.8 cubic feet of cargo capacity. Because it has an independent rear suspension, the Expedition's third-row seat folds into the floor and never needs to be removed.

What's New:
  • New trailer-brake controller included in optional Trailer Tow package
  • King Ranch and Limited trims available with chrome 20-inch wheels
  • King Ranch now includes chrome exterior trim
  • New rear-seat entertainment system optional on King Ranch and Limited
  • Three new colors


2013 Ford Explorer
The Ford Explorer is a 7-passenger crossover SUV sold in standard, XLT, Limited and Sport trim levels, the latter a new entry for 2013. Front-wheel drive is standard, with all-wheel drive optional. Buyers can choose a turbocharged 4-cylinder, V-6, or twin-turbocharged V-6 engine.

What's New:
  • New Explorer Sport trim with Taurus SHO drivetrain
  • Knee air bag added for front passenger
  • Next-generation MyFord Touch is optional
  • New inflatable rear seat belt option debuts
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Optional auto-dimming HID headlights


2013 Ford F-150
Ford refines its F-150 full-size light-duty pickup truck for 2013. The F-150 continues to be offered in three cab styles and bed lengths with a choice of four powertrains and eight trim levels. Maximum towing capacity is 11,300 pounds and maximum payload capacity is 3,120 pounds when properly equipped.

What's New:
  • Revised front styling with optional HID headlights
  • New luxury-themed F-150 Limited trim
  • Standard 4.2-inch information screen in center control panel
  • Optional MyFord Touch technology
  • New wheels, including beadlock-mount compatible wheels for SVT Raptor
  • Fresh colors and trim


2013 Ford F-Series Super Duty
The F-250, F-350 and F-450 pickup trucks are Ford's heavy-duty models, available in regular-, extended-, and crew-cab styles with a choice of bed lengths and single or dual rear wheels. Trim levels include XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and a new luxury-oriented Platinum version, powered by either a gasoline or turbo-diesel V-8 engine. Maximum towing capacity is 17,500 pounds with a conventional hitch, and maximum payload capacity is 7,110 pounds when properly equipped.

What's New:
  • New Platinum luxury trim
  • New MyFord Touch technology designed to be compatible with operators wearing work gloves


2013 Ford Flex
The Ford Flex is a large crossover SUV that can carry up to 7 passengers in three rows of seats. Sold in SE, SEL and Limited trim levels, the Flex can also be equipped with a Titanium trim package that provides a unique vehicle appearance. A 287-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine is standard, delivering power to the front wheels or all four wheels. A twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 engine with 365 horsepower is optional, and is equipped with all-wheel drive only.

What's New:
  • More powerful standard V-6 engine
  • New electric steering
  • New front styling
  • Redesigned wheel choices
  • New gauges and steering wheel
  • Optional MyFord Touch infotainment system
  • Optional Sony premium sound system
  • Optional keyless entry and push-button ignition
  • Optional Active Park Assist technology
  • Optional adaptive cruise control with forward-collision warning
  • Optional blind-spot monitoring system
  • Optional inflatable rear seat belts


2013 Ford Transit Connect
The Ford Transit Connect is a compact van designed for commercial use in cities. It is available in cargo and passenger variants. Buyers can choose between gasoline and electric versions, and the Transit Connect can be converted to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied propane gas (LPG). Electric versions provide an estimated range of 80 miles. Maximum cargo space measures 129.6 cubic feet with a 6-foot load floor, and the Transit Connect can handle up to 1,600 pounds of payload.

What's New:
  • No changes for 2013