2023 Ford F-150 Rattler: Features, Specs, and Overview of the Off-Road Truck

Are you drawn to the off-road capabilities of the Ford F-150 Tremor and Raptor pickup trucks, 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. Here’s what to expect for the release date, price, specs, features, and color options of the new 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler.

2023 Ford F-150 Rattler: Off-road features

Blue 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler diving up a hill, highlighting its release date, price, and features
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The 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler package has many of the same features as the FX4 package, allowing it to travel off-road effectively. 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 

Dashboard and front seats in 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler, highlighting its release date, price, and features
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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
  • Avalanche
  • Iconic Silver
  • Carbonized Gray
  • Antimatter Blue
  • Stone Gray
  • Agate Black
  • Rapid Red TriCoat

2023 Ford F-150 Rattler: Engine options and specs

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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

The new 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler off-road pickup truck will be available soon, with a release slated for Fall 2022. Also, since 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, we expect a starting cost in the $40,000-$45,000 range for the 2023 F-150 Rattler.

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