The Ford F-150 is well known throughout the truck world. Not only does it show off with its "Built Ford Tough" personality, but it also comes with the strength, reliability, and affordability Fairhaven MA and beyond drivers are looking for. Now, in the 2022 model year, the Ford F-150 is getting ready to make an even bigger splash in the automotive world. It's introducing the all-new, all-electric 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning!

Why You'll Want a Ford F-150 Lightning in Your Grasp

Yes, you read that right. The Ford F-150 Lightning is completely electric but still ready to tackle any task. Plus, it comes with a plethora of added benefits, including being more environmentally safe. Here are five reasons why the Ford F-150 Lightning will make its way to the top of your want list.

1) Electric Power for the Win!

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning comes with two inboard motors, a standard 4X4 system, an advanced lithium-ion battery pack, independent rear suspension, and many other outstanding off-roading features that will have you conquering your daily tasks and weekend adventures. This combination allows for an EPA-estimated pure electric range of 230 miles with an available extended-range battery that gets you to 300 miles. You can charge either battery at both a Ford Charge Station Pro or with a traditional 120-volt or 240-volt outlet.

2) Ford Intelligent Backup Power

While not necessarily for your drive, this feature is impressive nonetheless. If you have an 80-amp Ford Charge Station Pro installed on your house, you can use the power grid to charge your truck. If the power goes out, you can then use your Ford F-150 Lightning as a generator to power your home. Up to 9.6 kilowatts of peak energy can off-board into your house, providing full-home power for up to three days or rationed power for up to 10 days. Then, once the power comes back on, you can recharge your truck.

3) Available SYNC® 4 Technology and 15.5-Inch Portrait Touchscreen Device

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning also comes with the latest in SYNC® infotainment technology. The SYNC® 4 tech includes a large 15.5-inch portrait touchscreen and enhance voice recognition that provides easy access to your truck's technological advancements, phone, navigation, and entertainment apps.

4) Easy Software Updates

When it's time to upgrade the technology in your Ford F-150 Lightning, you won't need to bring your truck to a dealership or service center. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning allows over-the-air software updates that you can download at your greatest convenience.

5) Other Technological Advancements

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning also comes with a long list of new tech for Ford vehicles in general. These include:

  • FordPass™ Power My Trip - This program lets you plan your trip, taking into consideration your truck's charge levels and charging locations. It will also have navigation, show the payload and towing status, and much more.
  • Phone As A Key - Use your phone to unlock/lock your truck and even start it up.
  • BlueCruise - With cameras and driver assistance technology, certain spots on North American roads are considered Hands-Free Blue Zones. When you're in one of these zones, you can relax and let your Ford F-150 Lightning handle the drive.

Pre-Order A New 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Today!

If you'd like to get a new Ford F-150 Lightning as soon as possible, you'll want to pre-order one right away! Contact our Empire Ford of New Bedford dealership for more details.