Ford F-150 Frequently Asked Questions

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Here's What You Need to Know about the 2019 Ford F-150

If you're currently deciding on whether to take the plunge on the 2019 Ford F-150, it's important to have all the facts before making a decision. If there's anything you're unsure about, consider the following FAQ your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about Ford's award-winning pickup truck.

Does the Ford F-150 need premium gas?

According to company spokesman Paul Seredynski, the Ford F-150 does not require premium fuel even on their advanced EcoBoost engines. It is recommended that you don't go below an octane rating of 87, "but all modern engines simply adapt to whatever fuel you put in."

What kind of towing capabilities can I expect out of the F-150?

The base level towing capacity on the Ford F-150 is 5,000 pounds, but depending on the model and equipment, you can get as much as 13,200 pounds, a number that is best-in-class.

Which F-150 model is best for towing?

If you're looking to get the best towing capacity, the SuperCrew model when equipped with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, 156.8 inch wheelbase, and 4x2 drive type will get you that best-in-class towing capacity.

What is the price of the F-150?

It ranges. The base XL trim level starts at $28,155 and goes as high as $67,135 on the Limited trim level.

What is the best F-150 trim level?

It's mostly a matter of opinion, but the mid-level Lariat trim level is considered to be the most well-rounded of the trim levels.

Is the F-150 expensive to maintain?

It depends on your issue. Annual costs can range anywhere from $70 to over $4,000 and are typically lower early in the life of the F-150, but the average cost across a 12-year lifespan is about $555 a year.

How much does the F-150 weigh?

Depending on the mode, the Ford F-150 can have a curb weight ranging from 4,069 pounds to 5,697 pounds.

What is the F-150 EcoBoost?

The Ford F-150's EcoBoost engine is uniquely designed engine that combines turbocharging and direct-fuel-injection to produce a better fuel economy that doesn't negatively impact engine power.

What is the lug pattern of the F-150?

6x135.

What does "XLT" mean?

While many might joke that XLT stands for "Xtra Large Truck," it's actually just the name for the Ford F-150's second trim level. The XLT is a step up from the base XL trim level and comes standard with a 3.3-liter V6 engine. It can be upgraded to a 5.0-liter V8, a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6, or a high output 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6.

Why is the Ford F-150 so popular?

Ford is consistently recognized as one of the premier truck manufacturers in the world and as a result, they've taken home numerous awards and accolades as the truck of the year. Over the last 20 years, Motor Trend has awarded the F-150 as its truck of the year on a consistent basis, cementing the pickup's longevity as always being at or near the top of the line.

Does the F-150 need special oil?

The F-150, like with everything else, has been very consistent in terms of its motor oil needs. In almost all cases, you can expect to need 5W-20 oil. However, if you upgrade to the high output 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine, you will need to make sure you buy 5W-30 motor oil.

What's the difference between the F-150 and F-250?

The Ford F-150 is the standard (if you can call it that) full-size pickup that Ford offers its customers. However, for experienced truck owners whose needs require more power, the Ford F-250 is the entry model of the company's Super Duty lineup. The F-250 can be outfitted with the high-level 6.7-liter Power Stroke Diesel that can produce 450 horsepower and 935 pounds-foot of torque.

How much leg room does the F-150 have?

Every model in the Ford F-150 lineup has 43.9 inches of leg room in the front of the cabin. SuperCab models feature 33.5 inches while SuperCrew models come with 43.6 inches of rear leg room.

How big is the F-150 bed?

There are three different truck bed sizes with the Ford F-150 and depend upon the model you choose to buy. The 5.5-foot style side cargo box has 52.8 cubic feet of space, while the 6.5-foot model widens it to 62.3 cubic feet, and the 8.0-foot version maxes out at 77.4 cubic feet.

Does the F-150 have All-Wheel-Drive?

All-wheel-drive is an optional upgrade on all F-150 models except for the Raptor.

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  1. Liccardi Ford

    1615 Route 22 West
    Watchung, NJ 07069

    • Sales: (908) 561-7500
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