With the F-150, Ford has advanced the design of a full-size truck beyond what its competitors are doing, including use of an aluminum body, a 10-speed transmission and tech features that make it easier to tow a trailer. There are plenty of appealing upscale trim levels, including the King Ranch, Platinum and Limited. Even trucks equipped with the new 3. New grilles, headlights and wheel designs help differentiate the different trim levels. The tailgate is available with a pull-out step that makes it much easier to get into the bed to manage payload. Hill-start assist and Trailer Sway Control are standard, as are Curve Control, 17-inch wheels and air conditioning.
The 2018 F-150 is the first pickup truck to offer this breakthrough feature. With the F-150, variety is the name of the game: three cabs and beds, a variety of engines including a diesel coming later in the model year , and trims that run the gamut from a simple work truck to the luxurious Limited to the off-road-ready Raptor. The rest use a 10-speed automatic, including the 2. It's not blazing fast, but it's easy to get to and stay at freeway speeds. As far as resale value goes, the 2018 Ford F-150 holds its own among its competitors, with the Toyota Tundra being the standard bearer of the bunch. The 2018 Ford F-150 will be available with six engines, one of which is a new 3.Next
The F-150's SuperCrew cabin is roomy, offering excellent legroom and a comfortable ride. Bonus Content: See what the Ford F-150 is like put up against the competition. The Blind Spot Information System covers truck and trailer. On the safety front, the 2018 Ford F-150 is offered with inflatable rear seatbelts and a blind-spot information system. When it comes to the battle for truck supremacy, it's down to Ford, Chevy and Ram, which are also the three top-selling vehicles in America.Next
However, thanks to a new towing package and other changes, you can now tow up to 13,200 pounds with a 3. Because the F-150's floor is flat, even the dreaded middle rear seat is comfortable. The 2018 F-150's interior is rugged and attractive, but above all, it's easy to use. Factors that will affect your rate include your age, marital status, credit history, driving record, and the garaging address of your vehicle. A variety of towing assist and safety systems are offered, as are adaptive cruise control and side steps that deploy when a door is opened and retract when the door closes. Ford's full-size pickup continues to use a military-grade aluminum body, but for 2018 that body has been restyled to emulate the looks of the big-brother Super Duty lineup. It's a good base engine with enough get-up-and-go for the daily drive and carrying payload.Next
Suspension and brakes were designed so that whether the truck is loaded or unloaded, the ride doesn't suffer and brakes feel confident and strong. The new base engine is a 290-horsepower, 3. . There are also pop-out steps on the sides that help with the same purpose. Aside from the truck's new look, much about the design was born from necessity.Next
Ford stays at the top of the heap thanks to constant innovation that makes it easier to get work done while increasing luxury and comfort. The 360-degree camera eases the task of connecting a trailer. The SuperCrew crew cab is extremely roomy, with rear-seat legroom that bests some full-size sedans. While this information is specific to vehicle make, model, model year and body type, your personal information is not taken into consideration and could greatly alter the actual premium quoted by an insurer. For the 2018 Ford F-150, there are plenty of engine choices: a traditional V8, a new base V6, and three EcoBoost engines that deliver plenty of power for towing and hauling as well as respectable fuel economy. Simply rotate the knob left or right in the direction you want the trailer to go.Next
The premium has been determined based on annual premium data for defined coverages liability, comprehensive and collision from a major insurer. The Ford F-150's best-in-class towing capacity is now up to 13,200 pounds. Its combination of speed, efficiency and capability makes it our favorite of the lineup. It's the sweet spot in the lineup and the best-selling engine. A forthcoming a turbodiesel V6 will round out the power offerings. For 2018, the F-150 receives a more powerful, more efficient base engine; a turbodiesel option; new exterior styling; more power and more efficiency; expanded availability of a 10-speed automatic transmission; new safety features; and an increased towing capacity now 13,200 pounds , still the highest in its class.Next
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