Flash Drive

2021 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

Model Tested: 2021 Ford V-150 4×4 Supercrew Platinum Hybrid

The all-new 2021 Ford F-150 SuperCrew pickup is handsome, rugged, luxurious, spacious, and technically advanced.

Engine:3.5-liter twin turbo V-6 plus 35 kW electric motor, 430 horsepower combined 570 lb-ft torque combined

Transmission: 10-speed automatic, four-wheel-drive

EPA Rating: 24-mpg city, 24-mpg highway, 24-mpg combined

Base Price: $63,535

As Tested: $72,105


Impressive acceleration with electric motor assist

Good fuel economy for a big crew cab—our best was 20.0-mpg

The F-150 is an ideal tow rig, especially when equipped with all the available high-tech trailering features.

Seamless electric activation—we got 47 miles all electric in 350 miles

Very smooth 10-speed transmission

Gauge on dash notes downshifts more than engine sounds

Pro Trailer Backup feature

Drive modes: 2 High, 4 High, 4 Auto, and 4 Low

Pleasant, compliant highway ride

Excellent in snow and slush


The cabin is completely redesigned with more comfort, technology and functionality for truck customers along with more premium materials, more color choices and more storage. Shown here is the interior of the all-new F-150 Platinum.

First class room and comfort for all occupants

Super stretch-out legroom—I moved seat forward

Power adjustable pedals

Heated and ventilated front seats (three temps)

Very roomy back seat

Flat floor

Outboard seats heated (2 temps)

Heated steering wheel

Power tilt/telescopic column

Lots of well-marked auxiliary controls

The new Interior Work Surface makes living and working in the cabin easier with a large, ßat deployable surface ideal for signing documents, using a laptop or just enjoying your lunch break. .

Panoramic sunroof brightens interior

Power rear window


Power open/close tailgate

Excellent trailer towing rig

Huge console bin

Trick console bin lid folds into a big “desk” surface for laptops

Shifter handle power folds for desk

Automatic running boards

Sturdy grab handles on A-pillars

Big, full-length door bins

The back seat is great for passengers and its easily accessed flat load floor allows customers to carry large items inside the cab.

Split rear seat folds up for cargo

Extra storage under seat

WOW Factors:

Impressive high-tech drivetrain

Ample power and good economy

Handsome styling

Trick trailer backing system

Huge infotainment screen


Door bins and glovebox door cheap plastic

Sticker shock

The F-150 Hybrid has great economy and up to a 700 mile range per fill-up.

Challenging to park in typical “compact” spaces

Bottom Line:

The 2021 Ford V-150 4×4 Supercrew Platinum Hybrid is a super truck in that it does almost everything. The truck is loaded with space, practicality and luxury. The F-150 was redesigned for 2021 and it shows in all the “wow” features. It’s amazing how refined and technically advanced the 2021 F-150 hybrid is. The new F-150 is the reason Ford is the truck sales champ.