Ford F-150 Review
Ford F-150 Review
If you’re looking for a beast of a truck that continues to bring it year after year, then continue reading our Ford F-150 Review.
The Ford F-150 has been Ford’s (https://www.ford.com/trucks/f150/) top selling truck for over 20 years. With it’s aluminum body design and crazy amounts of options, it’s a very hard vehicle to beat. In Fact the Ford F-150 has taken several awards almost every year including Car and Driver’s Top 10 and Editors Choice awards, Edmunds Most Innovative Truck of the Year and few others
- 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year®
- 2018 Kelley Blue Book KBB.com Best Buy Award Winner**
- 2018 Truck of Texas – Texas Auto Writers Association
- 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick on Crew Cab/Extended Cab with optional front crash prevention
- 2018 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award – Best Pickup Truck
New For 2018 Ford’s F-150
For 2018 Ford did a bit of an external update to the F-150 including
- New Grille Design
- New Bumpers
- New Exterior Lighting
- New Tailgates
- New Wheel Design
While these updates are more esthetics, it does make it a little easier to spot a new 2018 model from earlier F-150 models.
Ford F-150 Engines
The base motor is now a 3.3 liter Ti-VCT V-6 vs the older 3.5 version. Ford also pairs the 3.3 with a 10-speed automatic transmission. For those looking for a little boost in power, upgrade options include a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6, and a heavily revised 5.0-liter V-8 with increased horsepower and torque. Not to be left out, is an optional diesel engine.
For the music lovers you can add a killer high-end Bang & Olufsen audio system and add 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity.
For the safety conscious, the Ford F-150 offers adaptive cruise control with stop and go functionality and a forward collision warning system.
Ford F-150 Choices
With so much to choose from, the Ford F-150 offers the truck buyer an almost limited less selection of options.
For those who are budget conscious, the entry level F-150 with it’s 3.3 liter V-6 might be just the ticket. Starting around $28,675 new and a few thousand less for slightly used, it’s still a heck of a truck.
Those who are on the opposite end of the spectrum, where money is no object, a completely decked out F-150 can be had for under $70k.
Those who live in a warmer or colder climates might want to add a few great options including
• Proximity-key entry with push-button start
• Dual-zone automatic climate control
• Heated and cooled front seats