The 2015 Ford F-150 comes with a few changes from its previous model, the 2014 Ford F-150. The 2014 model had different trim levels, buyers could choose from, for instance, FX2 and FX4. In the 2015 range FX2/FX4 come as extra packages that can be added to any of the available 2015 trims. FX2/FX4 basically refers to the wheel drive option. FX2 refers to a two wheel drive, and FX4 refers to a four wheel drive.
2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4 Engine Options
There are different engine options that truckers can choose from in the 2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4. The first engine found under the hood is a V6 3.5 liter engine. The engine is famous for delivering power that comes from a V8 engine and fuel efficiency from a V6 engine. The engine has an output of 360 hp and 420 pound – feet of torque. The second engine is a 5.0 liter V8; this is the same engine that is found in the 2014 F-150. The 5.0 litre engine has an output of 360 hp and 380 pound – feet of torque. The first engine is standard across all models. Some trim models come with 3.5 liter engines and the new 2.7 liter EcoBoost engine. The new engine is likely to be fuel efficient both on road and off road. The engine will be mated to a 6 speed automatic transmission; a 10 speed gearbox can be expected from the 2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4.
2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4 Changes in Design
Although the 2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4 won’t have many changes to its styling and design, it’ll more than make up for it in off-road performance. The 2015 Ford F-150 model that has the FX2/FX4 package added to it will be defined by the unique logo that’ll be placed on the rear of the bedside. Black trims on the inside and outside of the pickup truck are part of the FX2/FX4 appearance package. The exterior will have black tubular side step bars that are 4 inches, a black fender that is unique to the package, tailgate badging, the sides of the truck and the hood will have dark stripes, 20 inch rims that are black, a black grille and head light bezels. All these exterior features work together to give the new 2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4 a sporty look.
The interior of a 2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4 will have an exclusive steering wheel; throughout the cabin there will be surfaces that are painted distinctively, a centre console that is easy to use, and distinctive leather seats that represent a sport theme.
Since the FX2/FX4 package is built on off-road performance. The pickup truck with the package will have hill descent control, a rear axle that can be locked electronically, shock absorbers that can be tuned off road, as well as underbody skid plates. These features will make the 2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4 be able to perform on any terrain, e.g. sandy, snowy, muddy, gravel, stony, etc.
2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4 Release Date and Price
The truck, along with all of its trim levels was released later in 2014. The different models that buyers can choose from are; XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum. The 2015 Ford F-150 FX2/FX4 base model has an approximate starting price of $26,000. A FX2/FX4 package will need an additional $2,400. The pickup truck was released at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, which happened in January.