Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Top Ten Reasons the Ford F-150 is #1 Selling Truck

10.  High-Strength, Military-Grade, Aluminum-Alloy Body
 Ford’s objective was to reduce weight and increase strength. The F-150 is the only truck in its class* that has this combination; making it up to 700 lbs. lighter than the previous model. Lighter and stronger!
(* Class is Full-Size pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR.)

9.  12,200-LB. Max Tow Rating*
When properly equipped with available 3.5L EcoBoost V6, 4x2. That’s over six tons!
(*Class is Full-Size pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR.)

8.  The Best-in-Class Payload*
Equipped with the 5.0L V8, 4x2, it can carry 3,270 lbs. and the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 can haul up to 2,210 lbs. That’s more than every other full-size pickup in its class!
(* Class is Full-Size pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR.)

7.  Highest Gas Mileage
            In the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 4x2, an EPA-estimated rating of 19 city/
            26 hwy/22 combined mpg
(* Actual gas mileage may vary.)

6.  The Safest F-150
The 2016 F-150 is the only truck to earn a NHTSA 5-Star safety rating and IIHS Top Safety Pick on the SuperCab and SuperCrew models equipped with optional Forward Collision Warning. Also, the F-150 received a 5-Star rating from the NHTSA* on every side, for every cab configuration. Safe to say, they aced those tests!!
(*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program ( Tests include driver and passenger front, side and barrier and pole tests.)

5.  No Body Rust on the Aluminum Panels
Military-grade aluminum. They put this truck through some extensive testing! Watch the video here,

4.  Available Pro Trailer Backup Assist
The F-150 is the first pickup truck to offer this feature. With just a simple turn of a knob you can make the trailer go where you need it. They really thought of it all!

3.  Ten Million Miles of Testing
              Ford put these trucks through everything imaginable! Check out the 

2.  More than 100 Patents
              From front to rear, top to bottom, and inside and out, Ford engineers out 
              did themselves!

1.  The F-Series has been the Best-Selling Brand of Trucks for 39 Years Straight!!
              Why? I think we already said why!

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