2016 Ford f150 King Ranch Review, Release, Price

 

Dating back to 2001 when the first Ford F150 ‘King Ranch’ was unveiled, this truck has a rich history and ties to the ‘King Ranch’ in Texas, USA where it derives its name from. The 2016 F-150 King Ranch is truly special. Not only has it lived up to the hype surrounding Ford’s elite F series. Of course there is nothing special about the above mentioned features, but just what makes the next King Ranch so special?

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2016 Ford f150 king ranch Exterior and Interior Design

The front and rear chassis are redesigned and look more attractive with chrome finishes. The truck promises to be lighter and more powerful with the new 5.0L VCT V-8 engine. The 2016 model looks more streamlined at the front and is definitely more futuristic than its predecessors. The remote tailgate release feature is new to the King Ranch, and an added after-sale accessories example ramps, dividers and storage bins.

Both the front and rear bumpers are all chrome, giving the car a shiny front and back fascia. The front grille is chrome surrounded also. The handles; both door and tailgate, are also chromed up, with the tail gate having an additional power-lock feature with remote release. Running boards automatically deploy when the door opens. The model has Quad Beam LED headlamps, with daytime running lamps, and LED tail lamps that provide effectual illumination. In misty or foggy situations the rectangular fog lamps assist with navigation. The rear window power slides, automatically tints for privacy and also defrosts automatically. The model also comes with adjustable storable loading ramps. The wheels are 18’’ in diameter and 7.5’’ wide and have the King Ranch logo.

The 2016 F-150 King Ranch has more space especially the passenger cabin. The gauges and meters indicate fuel levels, transmission and engine coolant temperatures, the speedometer, tachometer and odometer. A 360-degree camera display shows all sides of the truck, with a dynamic hitch assist. This model has an 110v/400watt output for additional power outlet options. The steering wheel is leather bound equipped with the power-tilt feature. An adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping system, inflatable seat belts and collision warning with brake support sums up the safety features. The seats are King Ranch leather trimmed, all being heated and cooled. The radio and audio systems are Sony branded, with an additional 8’’ utility screen.

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2016 Ford f150 king ranch Engine and performance

The King Ranch is powerful. 6 speed electronic transmission with tow mode. The Advance-Track with roll control enhances stability. This model will come with two engine power alternatives to choose from; the 3.5 liter V6 EcoBoost and a 5.0 liter Ti-VCT V8 engine. They are all automatic transmissions with progressive range select. It has a 365-385 horse power with a towing capacity of 8,900 to 9,000 lbs. This vehicle will do up to 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 on the highway.

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2016 Ford f150 king ranch Release Date and Price

This luxury super car is set to be released during the first half of 2016 and it will retail at an average price of $50,000.

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