Ford Hiked the price of the 2013 F-150 King Ranch


The 2013 Ford F-150 King Ranch has recently obtained a significant increase in price. The increase might have been triggered by the improvements and upgrades that Ford has implemented on the latest version of the F-150 King Ranch.

Based on the information provided by Ford, the 2013 Ford F-150 King Ranch which is considered as one of the most expensive models that are included on the latest lineup of the F-150 will be sold at a starting price of $44,510 including the destination charge of $995. The 2012 Ford F-150 King Ranch was priced at $43,820 and the current version’s cost reflects an increase of $690.

Although the 2013 Ford F-150 King Ranch is slated below the Platinum and the Limited models when it comes to price this is still regarded as an expensive F-150 since the difference between its price and that of the base model is around $9,845.

The latest version of the King Ranch is powered by a standard 5.0-liter V-8 engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. This V-8 is capable of generating a maximum power output of up to 360 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. The King Ranch which is powered by this engine is expected to obtain the fuel economy ratings that are similar to the 2012 model. The 5.0-liter V-8-powered 2012 Ford F-150 King Ranch achieved the EPA-estimated ratings of 15 miles per gallon in the city, 21 miles per gallon on the highway, and 17 miles per gallon combined.

The 2013 King Ranch is also offered with the 3.5-liter Ecoboost engine mated to the same 6-speed automatic transmission. This engine is equipped with twin turbochargers and could possibly generate up to 365 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. Based on Ford’s estimates, this version of the King Ranch will most likely achieve the mileage ratings of 16 miles per gallon in the city, 22 miles per gallon on the highway, and 18 miles per gallon combined.

Although most of the features that are found on the 2013 Ford F-150 King Ranch were also offered on its predecessor, Ford has also placed some features such as the three-bar grille and the optional 20-inch machined aluminum wheels to make the current version more attractive. In addition to this, the 2013 King Ranch can also be had with the King Ranch chrome package and the optional all-black interior as a replacement for the conventional Adobe interior.

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