Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle Package Now Available, Fulfilling
Fleet Customer Requests for Adaptability, Efficiency
Ford introduces a Special Service Vehicle (SSV) Package for fleet
customers making the F-150 pickup even more adaptable to unique
No-charge option package includes a high-capacity 220-amp alternator
and a special service-tailored interior layout
Recognizing diverse requirements among government and fleet
customers, Ford offers the SSV Package across varied powertrains and
DEARBORN, Mich., June 11, 2012 Ford Motor Company, the top-selling
commercial truck brand for 27 years, is now offering a new F-150
Special Service Vehicle (SSV) Package aimed at government, municipal
and commercial fleets.
"Our fleet customers have been asking us to create this option
for F-Series trucks," said Ford Government Sales Manager Tony
Gratson. "We're confident the current and updated 2013 F-150
equipped with the SSV Package will be of particular interest to our
government customers with rugged jobs such as law enforcement,
firefighting, and national and state park patrols."
Ford anticipates commercial buyers across a variety of businesses,
like their government fleet counterparts, will appreciate the value in
this no-charge package.
F-150 SSV content includes a high-capacity 220-amp alternator to
support fleet-class electrical needs.
To meet wide-ranging SSV applications, the package will be available
for both SuperCab and SuperCrew configurations, 4x2 and 4x4 models,
and with a choice of 5.0-liter V8 or 3.5-liter EcoBoostฎ engines.
When SSV-equipped, the F-150 interior is optimized for driver comfort,
maximum adaptability for aftermarket upfit of task-specific
accessories, and second-row seat durability.
The SSV seating package is 40/20/40, with the center 20 percent
omitted completely to maximize space for in-cab aftermarket equipment
such as law enforcement communications and firearms installations. The
central console is omitted also, creating even more space.
Individual driver and first-row passenger seating surfaces are
upholstered in easily cleaned cloth for comfort over the long haul.
The three-across, full-width second-row seat is covered completely in
rugged, durable vinyl, ideal for law enforcement use or work-crew
Ford places no restrictions on F-150 optional content so that fleets
both government and commercial have maximum flexibility in ordering
exact vehicle specifications. This enables F-150 SSV buyers to specify
such options as heavy-duty tires, 4x4 skid plates and interior
Along with the choice of 5.0-liter V8 and 3.5-liter EcoBoost engines,
SSV Package vehicles like all Ford F-150 pickups are equipped with
a fuel-saving six-speed automatic transmission.
5.0-liter four-valve dual-overhead-camshaft Ti-VCT V8
Best-in-class 360 horsepower at 5,500 rpm vs. standard V8
21 mpg highway, unsurpassed 15 mpg city (4x2)
Best-in-class 10,000 pounds maximum trailer tow vs. standard V8
3.5-liter Ti-VCT EcoBoost
365 horsepower at 5,000 rpm on regular fuel
Best-in-class 420 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,500 rpm vs. premium V8
Up to 90 percent peak torque available from 1,700 rpm to 5,000 rpm
Best-in-class 11,300 pounds maximum trailer tow vs. all competitors
Best-in-class 3,120 pounds payload vs. all competitor
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