J.D. Powers has named the Ford F-150 truck as an award recipient of its vehicle dependability study . In order to measure reliability the study analyzed problems faced within the past 12 months of vehicle ownership including engine and transmission, features and controls and overall driving experience.
The Ford F-150 is a full size pickup truck offering a large number of powerful engine choices, spacious seating and a large array of safety features. The base model is equipped with a 3.5 Liter V6 with 282 hp. Buyers have the option of choosing from the standard six-speed automatic transmission or the 10-speed automatic transmission which is available with select engines. Rear wheel drive is standard and four-wheel drive is optional. Towing capacity stands at 12,200 pounds maximum.
The Regular Cab model seats three passengers while the SuperCab and SuperCrew model seat five or six. Available optional features include dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth, a rearview camera system, push button start and satellite radio. Ford’s SYNC 3 infotainment system is available which comes with a touch screen and intuitive interface. Ford’s MyKey system is also available which lets parents place restrictions on audio volume levels and speed limits.
Safety features include air bags, night vision, brake assist, ESC, lane departure warning, child safety locks and traction control.
Contact us if you are interested in test driving the Ford F-150 near Dallas, DFW, TX at Sam Pack Auto.