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How does the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator work?

How the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator was able to supply power for Texans in February 2021 

How does the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator work? You might be wondering how this feature works because you heard recently that many Texans were using it to keep power going after an unprecedented winter storm hit Texas last month in February 2021. Below, you can find your answer with text and video guides to explain the functions and features of the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator. Visit us here in Sherwood Park to view our Ford F-150 inventory. 


Frequently asked questions about the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator 

The easiest way to do this guide is to answer your frequently asked questions. The video guide below covers a lot of this information and shows you where the outlets are located in the bed. We recommend watching it and using these frequently asked questions to fill in anything you may have missed.  

How much power does the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator offer? 

Depending on the model that you get, you can have a power output of 2 kW, 2.4 kW, or 7.2 kW. The 2-kW output is the standard option on gas models. Let us know what you are looking for!  

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Can you leave the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator running? 

Yes, you can lock your vehicle while in generator mode and leave the vehicle running. Remember, don’t leave a vehicle running in an enclosed space, and check on the vehicle at regular intervals. Furthermore, don’t leave an unlocked vehicle unattended. Also, the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator does not require the engine to be running, unlike other trucks with this feature. 

How did the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator help Texans? 

Texans were able to power some much-needed appliances in their homes during power outages caused by the winter storms of February 2021. A power extension cord can be connected to the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator to power appliances that are out of reach. For Texans, this meant that they could power space heaters or keep their refrigerators running to prevent food spoilage. 

Can your phone connect to the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator? 

Your phone can help you check the status of the fuel, energy, and more. Remote functions are always being added with new models, so it isn’t surprising that you can check on the status of your vehicle from a distance. All you need to do is download an application to your compatible device. 

How much fuel does the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator use? 

Since the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator can run without the engine being on, fuel usage is minimal. You are using power converted from the battery with this generator system. Other models with similar features use up fuel the entire time the generator is in use, which is why the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator stands out.  

Here’s how 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator works for Texans video by Pickup Truck Plus SUV Talk 

In this video, you can see a visual representation of how the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid generator can be used to supply power. This is how some Texans were able to keep power going during the unheard-of winter snowstorm that shut down their power grid in February 2021. Check it out and thank Pickup Truck Plus SUV Talk on YouTube for the video.