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If the new Ford F-150 Raptor is priced a little too high, you can save with the 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor. Both versions of these F-Series trucks are for off-roading, but you can save thousands with the Tremor package instead of the Raptor. 

What comes with the 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor? 

The 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor off-roading
2021 Ford F-150 Tremor | Ford

The 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor begins at about $51,200. According to Autoblog, the Ford Raptor starts at about $65,840. So, you can save about $14,640 with the Tremor package. Also, these prices include the destination fee but not the dealership fees. 

Both the Tremor and Raptor are only offered with a SuperCrew cab, and they feature the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. The engine provides 400 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque, but the amount of horsepower the 2021 Raptor will have hasn’t been revealed yet. 

Also, the Ford Tremor will be offered in these three grades: 

  • Standard equipment group 400A. 
  • Mid equipment group 401A for $6,065.
  • High equipment group 402A for $13,445. 

The Tremor includes unique front hub knuckles and upper control arms, model-specific monotube and rear twin-tube shocks, 33-inch all terrain tires mounted on 18-inch wheels, a one-inch wider stance, and a front skid plate that’s similar to the Raptors. 

Suspension upgrades include a locking rear differential and an optional Torsen limited-slip differential. Extra upgrades such as the torque-on-demand transfer case are limited to higher trim levels. 

With the Tremor, the F-150 gains 1.5-inches of ground clearance in the rear and one inch upfront. This truck has a 27.6-degree approach angle, 21.2-degree break-over angle, and a departure angle of 24.3 degrees. 

Extra drive modes for the Ford F-150 Tremor include a one-pedal driving mode for trails. It’s a high-precision driving mode that automatically applies the brakes once you lift your foot off the accelerator. Also, the middle-path approach uses a three-grade strategy. 

What comes with the Ford Raptor? 

The 2021 Ford Tremor is described as a Ford Raptor-lite. The 2021 Ford Raptor has a totally redesigned, coil-based suspension and optional 37-inch factory tires. The rear suspension has a coil-sprung, five-link setup with extra-long trailing arms and a Panhard rod with Fox Live Valve internal bypass shocks. 

With the standard 35-inch tires, you get 12-inches of ground clearance, an approach angle of 31-degrees, a 22.7-degree break-over angle, and a 23.9-degree departure angle.

The 37-inch tires provide an extra inch of ground clearance. The Ford Raptor includes an electronic locking rear differential with an optional limited-slip in the front. It includes the one-pedal driving mode, too.

What about the 2022 Ford Raptor R? 

The 2022 Ford Raptor R might put the 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor and Raptor out to pasture once it comes out with a V8 engine to rival the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. The Ford Raptor R could have the 5.2-liter supercharged V8 that’s found in the Mustang Shelby GT500. 

A Black 2021 Ford Raptor parked in the dust
2021 Ford F-150 Raptor | Ford

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