2021 Ford F-150 Onboard Generator Explained

November 19th, 2021 by

The all-new 2021 Ford F-150 is available with Pro Power Onboard™, featuring more exportable power than any light-duty full-size pickup, giving you the ability to use your truck as a mobile generator. It is available with three levels of electrical output depending on engine choice. Your engine choice directly affects what you would be able to power with your onboard generator. Morrie’s Minnetonka Ford dealership is here to explain it all to you!

F-150 Engine Options and Generator Output

If you choose a 2.7-liter EcoBoost,® 5.0-liter V8, 3.5-liter EcoBoost / Outlets in bed: Dual 120V 20A for your 2021 Ford F-150, your onboard generator will be able to supply 2.0 Kilowatts of electricity, which could power:

  • 8 Inch Circular Saw
  • Reciprocating Saw
  • Portable Speakers
  • Battery Charger
  • Gang Charger
  • Pole Saw
  • Electric Heater
  • Television
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Blender

These items powered by the onboard generator can fix a fence, power a landscaping crew, and even provide enough power to throw the best football tailgate party of the year!

If you choose the standard on PowerBoost™ / Outlets in bed: Dual 120V 20A that provides an 85-hour maximum run time on a full tank, you will have 2.4 Kilowatts of electricity, enough to power:

  • 8-Inch Compound Miter Saw
  • Circular Saw
  • ½ hp Air Compressor
  • Battery Charger
  • Jackhammer
  • Compact Concrete Mixer
  • Loudspeakers
  • Popcorn Machine
  • Projector

This could power a crew building a deck, a cement.masonry crew, or even a drive-in movie night!

If you choose an optional PowerBoost / Outlets in bed: Four 120V 20A, one 240V NEMA L14-30R with a 32-hour maximum run time on a full tank, you will have 7.2 Kilowatts of electricity, enough to power:

  • 12-inch Compound Miter Saw
  • Circular Saw
  • Gang Battery Charger
  • Hammer Drill
  • ½ hp Air Compressor
  • Area Flood Lights
  • 120V Plasma Cutter
  • 120V TiG Welder
  • Chop Saw
  • 1.5 hp Air Compressor
  • Angle Grinder
  • Work Light
  • Two Electric Dirt Bikes
  • Electric Griddle

These items, used in unison or on their own, could power a crew that is framing a house, a mobile metal shop crew, or even a day at the ORV Park.

2021 Ford F-150 For Sale Near Minneapolis

If you are interested in seeing the onboard generator of the 2021 Ford F-150 in action, contact us at our Minnetonka Ford dealership to schedule a test drive!

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