2023 Ford F-150 Lightning in Cardston, AB
Electric vehicles are here and Ford intends to be on the cutting-edge of the technology. It only makes sense that our manufacturing partner would lean into the EV revolution by introducing its more popular platform with an electric powertrain. The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning uses a similar style of construction as the gas-powered model to provide owners with comparable capabilities. It is also equipped with many modern features that will put it well ahead of its coming competitors. Follow along with CSL Ford while we take a closer look at the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning.
The strength to get the job done comes from within the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning. That strength and capability starts with the fully-boxed high-strength steel frame for the new Ford electric truck.
Loading items into the cargo bed is easier than ever with the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning. A power tailgate is available that can be opened and closed using a button on the keyfob. It can also be used as a convenient workspace.
Not all of the work the 2023 F-150 Lightning does will happen during the day. When the sun goes down, users will be able to light up the area with several LED lighting solutions, including:
- Standard box lighting (plus enhanced zone lighting)
- LED projector dynamic bending headlights
- Exterior running boards with enhanced lighting
Ford engineers and designers also built the 2023 F-150 Lightning to be very comfortable for up to five passengers. The front passengers have highly adjustable seats and the people in the back can have generous legroom dimensions.
There is no telling what you’ll need while out on the road. The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning is equipped with a lot of small-item storage solutions to keep those things organized and easy to find. Even the rear seats can be flipped up to reveal additional storage space.
Trunk in the Front
The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning doesn’t have an engine under its hood. However, that space isn’t wasted. Ford engineered it to act as a so-called, ‘front trunk.’ It features 400 litres of storage space, four electrical outlets and two USB charging ports.
Every 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning uses a series of powerful electric motors to get the truck moving. The standard battery pack will produce 452 horsepower and the extended range setup produces 580 horsepower. Both battery packs will make up to 775 pound-feet of torque.
To be sure, people interested in the 2023 F-150 Lightning are going to be concerned about its range. The standard battery pack offers 386 km of range; the Platinum trim offers 483 km, and the extended range setup posts up to 515 km of driving range.
Towing & Hauling
The next most common question we hear about the electric truck is about its towing capacity. When properly equipped, the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning will be able to tow up to 4,536 kg (10,000 lbs.). Additionally, up to 885 kg (1,952 lbs.) can be hauled in the cargo bed.
The 2023 F-150 Lightning will be one of the first Ford models to feature the SYNC 4A infotainment system. The software hub features a large, vertically mounted touchscreen interface that will control the truck’s multimedia functions.
In addition to all of the features and capabilities offered by the Ford infotainment system, drivers and passengers will be able to do more. Both the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard equipment in the electric truck.
Phone-Based Key Fob
The Ford app is gaining more features and functions than ever. The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning will be one of the first platforms that will allow owners to use their compatible smartphone as a key fob, locking and unlocking the doors as well as opening the rear liftgate and front trunk.
Active Safety Technology
Stay safe on the road by avoiding collisions before they occur. The 2023 F-150 Lightning is equipped with the Ford Co-Pilot306 system that is comprised of the following sensors:
- Blind Spot Information System
- Lane-Keeping System
- Pre-Collision Assist (with Automatic Emergency Braking)
- Auto High-Beam Headlamps
- Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
- On-Demand Rear View Camera
- Pro Trailer Backup Assist (available)
- Hill Descent Control
- Connected Built-in Navigation
- Evasive Steering Assist (available)
- Active Park 2.0 (available)
2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Trim Levels
XLTStarting at $79,000*
– Signature front lighting
– 360-degree camera
– Interior work surface
LariatStarting at $90,000*
– Power tailgate
– Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist 2.0
– SYNC 4A
PlatinumStarting at $121,000*
– Ford BlueCruise
– Tow Technology package
– B&O Unleashed Sound System