The Ford F-150 can haul more cargo and tow a heavier trailer than any of its competitors.* And F-150 has a fully boxed frame that's the strongest in its class.* Engineered and tested to withstand more punishment than your most difficult tasks can subject it to, the F-150 is Built Ford Tough® to come through with the dependability you expect in this full-size pickup. And this, at the end of the day, is what capability is all about.
*When properly equipped. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR, non-hybrid.
Winning an impressive award? All in a day's work.
Toughness and rugged durability now merge with prestige and accolades. The Ford F-150 is the proud recipient of the 2012 Motor Trend Truck of the Year®.
When it comes to capability, power and performance, Motor Trend must have realized the competition didn't stand a chance. The F-150 offers best-in-class trailer-towing capacity (11,300 lbs.)1 It can haul more than any other truck in its class?up to 3,120 lbs1.
But there's more to the story than just sheer power. F-150 also has its focus on what's important to everyone these days: fuel efficiency. The F-150 3.7L TI-VCT V6 delivers not only best-in-class standard V6 power, but also class-leading2 fuel economy with an EPA-estimated 17 city/23 highway/19 combined mpg (4x2).
Motor Trend also found the available EcoBoost® engine that's designed with advanced technology and twin turbocharging to be beyond impressive. EcoBoost delivers a combination of efficiency and capability that's unequaled in its class.3 What's the experience like behind the wheel? Instantaneous low-end torque responsiveness with virtually no turbo lag.
The work may be tough, but inside F-150 it's comfortable, quiet and user-friendly. The F-150 SuperCrew even boasts a fully flat load floor---the most usable cab space in its class4. And proving that you don't have to work hard to be productive, F-150 offers an available class-exclusive2 driver configurable LCD productivity screen. Want to know your fuel economy, towing or off-road information? It's all at your fingertips. And to keep you connected with life on the road, F-150 features available Ford SYNC® and the available Navigation System. It all adds up to a full-size pickup that delivers power, efficiency and intelligence---just a few vital factors that must have influenced the truck lovers at Motor Trend.
"The Ford F-150's considerable strengths stood out in sharp relief against the competition. By offering high tech features like SYNC and EcoBoost, Ford has clearly taken a leadership position in the market and demonstrated a commitment to making the F-150 not just the best selling truck in America, but perhaps the most versatile. From a fuel sipping EcoBoost to a desert racing Raptor, the F-150 covers all of the bases," said Edward Loh, Editor-in-Chief of Motor Trend.
Information courtesy of Ford.com