Are you drawn to the off-road capabilities of the Ford F-150 Tremor and Raptor, but want a more affordable option? Ford recently unveiled the F-150 Rattler package, which debuts as an entry-level off-road version of the F-150. Find out the release date, price, and specs of the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler.
When will the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler be released and available?
The release date of the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler will be in Fall 2022. The F-150 Rattler will be available to buy at Ford dealerships throughout the United States, as well as in select international markets.
How much does the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler cost?
Ford did not yet release the price information for the 2023 F-150 Rattler package. However, the Rattler package will likely cost slightly less than the F-150 FX4 package, according to Car and Driver. The F-150 Rattler is based on the four-wheel drive F-150 XL trim, which has a starting price of $39,200 for the 2022 model year. Also, buyers of the F-150 Rattler can only get it with either the SuperCab or SuperCrew configurations.
2023 Ford F-150 Rattler: Off-road features
The 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler package has many of the same features as the FX4 package, giving it the ability to effectively travel off-road. Notable off-road features include:
- Specially tuned off-road shock absorbers
- Hill descent control
- Skid plates
- Electronic rear-locking differential
- All-terrain tires
“Our new F-150 Rattler offers aspiring adventurers an off-road option with expressive looks and capability in one package. This truck builds off the F-150 off-road legacy while allowing us to introduce new customers to the right blend of styling and value in the F-150 lineup.”– Todd Eckert, Ford truck group marketing manager
Exterior and interior design features of the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler
To give it a distinctive look, the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler package has various unique design features. For the exterior, features include 18-inch aluminum wheels and an aggressively-styled dual exhaust system. Also, the F-150 Rattler has Rattler badging on the fender vents and rattlesnake-inspired graphics. Inside the F-150 Rattler, the cab has a desert theme via its Onyx seats with bronze accents and detailed stitching, which “match the trim on the instrument panel.”
Exterior paint color options for the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler include:
- Oxford White
- Iconic Silver
- Carbonized Gray
- Antimatter Blue
- Stone Gray
- Agate Black
- Rapid Red TriCoat
2023 Ford F-150 Rattler: Engine options and specs
Buyers of the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler have a choice of three engine options:
- Twin-turbo 2.7-liter V-6: 325 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
- 5.0-liter V-8: 400 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
- Twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6: 400 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque
With the upcoming release of the 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler, budget-minded off-road enthusiasts have a more affordably priced option for the F-150 lineup. The F-150 continues to stay true to form by adding to its already wide range of variants. Buyers of the F-150 have no shortage of options to choose a truck that’s most suitable for their desires and needs.