On the left the sun is rising behind a mountain in the background and highlighting a man as he steps into the bed of a 2022 Ford F-150 blue truck parked on grass near a silver airstream trailer as a woman walks up.  On the right a red 2021 Ford F-150 forges through the snow in the mountains, hauling ATVs behind on a trailer

How do you choose between the 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F-150 trucks in Denver? You must look at a complete 2022 F150 Vs. 2021 F150 review to determine what each has. Our F-150 comparison looks closer at the trim levels, prices, features, and performance. Visit Phil Long Ford of Denver to learn more.

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Price and Trim Levels | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

You will spend slightly more to drive a 2022 Ford F-150. However, both the 2022 and 2021 F-150 trucks have a variety of trim levels to choose from.

Price & Trim Levels | 2022 Ford F150

  • XL | $29,640
  • XLT | $35,750   
  • Lariat | $45,760
  • Tremor | $49,855
  • King Ranch | $56,230
  • Platinum | $59,010
  • Limited | $73,455

Price & Trim Levels |2021 Ford F150

  • XL: $28,940       
  • XLT: $35,050     
  • Lariat: $44,695 
  • King Ranch: $56,330
  • Platinum: $59,110
  • Limited: $70,825
  • Hybrid: $41,145 (XL trim)

Release Date | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

The 2022 Ford F-150 and 2021 Ford F-150 are available in Denver today. You can find both models at Phil Long Ford of Denver. 

On the left a red 2022 Ford F-150 hauling a speed boat backs down a paved loading ramp to the water as the sun shines on the hills and suspension bridge in the background.  On the right a dark blue 2021 Ford F-150 hauls a silver airstream on a curving mountain highway

Exterior Styling & Colors | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

The dimensions of the 2022 Ford F-150 are rated at 209-250″ L x 80-87″ W x 75-80″ H. You can also customize the F-150 with 17" to 22" wheels, and these are the same dimensions as the 2021 Ford F-150. While there are many colors to pick from, the 2022 F-150 now offers a Black Appearance package and a new Atlas Blue hue.

Engine | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

Both F-150 models come with a variety of powertrain options. You can choose a 3.3-liter V6 engine, the powerful 5.0-liter V8, or the twin-turbo 2.7-liter V6. There's also a 3.5-liter V6 and a 3.0-liter diesel powertrain.

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Performance & MPG | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

The 2022 and 2021 Ford F-150 both come with various ratings, depending on which engine is included. With the 2.7-liter turbo V6 engine, you can expect 20/26 mpg. However, the 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 earns 18/24 mpg. With the hybrid powertrain, you might see 25/26 mpg instead.

Horsepower | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

With all of the engine options, you can find a variety of horsepower ratings. Choose from 250 to 400 horsepower, depending on which powertrain you put in your 2022 or 2021 F150. 

On the left is an interior shot of the cabin of a 2022 Ford F-150 trimmed in dark and light gray showing the digital dash. On the right, an interior shot of the 2021 Ford F-150 trimmed in gray and camel colored leather, showing the large touchscreen interface mounted in the center of the dash

Transmission | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

It doesn't matter what powertrain you choose on the 2022 or 2021 F150; they all have a ten-speed automatic transmission paired to the engine. This transmission is smooth-shifting, allowing for a great ride.

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Payload | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

The payload capacity of the 2022 and 2021 F150 remains the same. Depending on the equipment, you can haul between 1,840 and 3,250 pounds of gear.

Curb Weight | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

Additionally, the F-150 curb weight hasn't changed from the 2022 Vs. 2021 models. It is still rated at 4,021 to 5,014 pounds, depending on the trim, configuration, and powertrain option.

Towing Capacity | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

Towing capacity remains the same between the 2022 Ford F150 and 2021 F150. The 3.3-liter V6 can tow up to 8,200 pounds, while the 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 is rated at 14,000 pounds. The 5.0-liter V8 is rated at 13,000 pounds, while the diesel V6 can handle 12,100 pounds. Additionally, the hybrid powertrain provides up to 12,700 pounds of towing power. 

On the left is a view of the large gray trimmed cabin looking out the windshield of the 2022 Ford F-150 with digital dash, large infotainment screen and a center console with two drink holders. On the right is a similar view of the interior cabin of a brown-trimmed 2021 Ford F-150 with digital dash, large infotainment touchscreen interface, and 2 cup holders in a large center console

Safety Features | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

All 2022 and 2021 Ford F150 models have lots of standard safety equipment, including pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking. You can also choose adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, and lane departure warning.

Seating & Interior Design | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

You can choose from three F150 configurations with the 2022 and 2021 lineups. The smallest of the three is the Regular Cab, with seating for three. There are also four-door trucks, known as the SuperCab and SuperCrew, meant to hold up to six people.

Infotainment & Technology| 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

Both F150 models also have an immense amount of standard technology included in the cabin. You can anticipate the standard Wi-Fi hot spot, an eight-inch touch screen, the SYNC 4 system, Bluetooth, USB ports, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto with either Ford truck.

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Ratings & Reviews | 2022 Ford F150 Vs. 2021 Ford F150

The 2021 Ford F-150 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick. The newer 2022 Ford F-150 hasn't been evaluated yet, but considering there are no significant changes, we expect the same rating. Additionally, Car and Driver has a lot to say about both models. Car and Driver has said the 2021 model has a "nicely outfitted cabin, quick acceleration from hybrid model [and] novel productivity features." Additionally, Car and Driver says the 2022 F-150 has a "deluxe interior on high-end models, well-rounded lineup [and] available hybrid powertrain."

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You can buy a new Ford F-150 in Denver. At Phil Long Ford of Denver, you can find all the latest F-150 models at the lowest prices.

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Browse our pre-owned Ford F-150 inventory to find a quality pickup in Colorado Springs. Our finance team can also get you the lowest financing rates.

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Lease a New Ford F-150

We can offer a Ford F-150 lease to lower your monthly payments. You can drive a new truck from Phil Long Ford of Denver without breaking the bank.


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