The bed inside the truck was beat up by dry- wallers, so I put a liner in and it looks new now, and a Toneau cover. A look at the Fair Purchase Price shows the typical transaction price being paid for the F-150 in your area, so be sure to give it a look before you set out to buy. Over a five-year period, the F-150's projected residual value is expected to rate higher than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic and Dodge Ram, and be on par with the Nissan Titan but below the Toyota Tundra. Plus, the front seats in all F-150s have additional lateral bolstering this year. The F-150's silhouette is easy to spot, thanks to its tall bed wall about two inches taller than the previous generation F-150. If Ford does one thing better than building tough trucks, it's selling them.
We prefer the 300-horsepower 5. Both V8 engines are matched to four-speed automatic transmissions. Today i pulled it out of the drive way and drove it 1 minute from my house and as soon as i made a right hand turn onto a main street the entire truck started shaking and it almost seems like the drive shaft was hitting something or clunking on every single turn. I'll be looking for a Toyota or Honda next. Regular and SuperCabs come with reverse-opening rear doors for easier cab access, while SuperCrews have four full-size doors. It will be a long time before I could ever consider buying a Ford again.
Any ideas on what it could be. Without this console, though, the F-150 is a little short on storage space. The instrument panel cluster has gone bad, which I have not had fixed because of the cost. I took it to the dealers for the 2 part spark plug problem of which 3 of the 8 broke off. The F-150 carries on for 2007 with only minor exterior upgrades.
You can only imagine what that would sound like. I can't believe people have honestly rated it this high I suspect Ford had a hand in this. Now I would never buy another one! Another issue is that Ford's pickup truck still uses a four-speed automatic transmission, while most other automakers have switched to five-speed automatics for improved acceleration and fuel economy. It also happens in reverse. It also happens in reverse. Gone are the old power steering system and torsion bar front suspension; replacing them are a modern rack-and-pinion steering and front coil-over-shock suspension.
Interior Design and Special Features Cab accommodations are pleasant in the F-150, as all versions offers simple controls, solid materials and plenty of room to spread out. The V6 gets a standard five-speed manual, with the automatic available as an option. Base Regular Cab models are powered by a tepid but fuel-efficient for a big truck V6. Although this line of full-size pickups includes the larger Super Duty trucks and even commercial-use chassis cabs, most consumers end up with the entry-level F-Series truck, the half-ton Ford F-150. The F-150 is expected to retain a better-than-average residual value, with the SuperCab models at the top of the chart, followed by the SuperCrew and then the Regular Cab. Curb weight is the main culprit, as the F-150 significantly outweighs every one of its competitors. The Regular Cab features a set of small, rear-hinged doors that allow easy access to the narrow space behind the front seat.
Properly equipped, an F-150 with the 5. Carrying passengers in the backseat is still a viable option if you get an extended cab known as a SuperCab , and even regular cabs offer reverse-opening access doors for easy access to the storage area behind the seats. Not only is the new F-150 better-looking inside, it's also more quiet, safe and spacious. High-line F-150 Lariat models cater to buyers looking for an upscale ambiance with interior features like brushed aluminum and wood highlights, leather upholstery, a power driver seat, automatic climate control and a trip computer. The dash and interior design on the base models look good enough, but the addition of leather, wood, chrome and center console-mounted shifter found on the high-end models combine to raise the bar on the plush pickup concept. .
The rubber seal around the windshield has started falling apart and leaking. An optional overhead console uses interchangeable modules so owners can add whatever features they find most useful. Sense I bought this truck I have had to have the intake manifold replaced it cracked and leaked water all over the engine,shorting out the spark plugs. Powertrains and Performance There are three engine choices in the F-150 line: a 4. Ford has refused to acknowledge they have had any problems. Driving It Power is the name of the game when it comes to full-size trucks, and here Ford has made some significant advances.
We don't recommend this engine for towing or hauling heavy loads. I have had truck only 15 months, drove only 5K miles with it. If there's a downside to the Ford F-150, it's the truck's lackluster engine offerings. The starter motor went bad. The truck now has 108000 miles on it. Dont count me on it when i said the driveshaft, i only said that because thats what i think it was.
Plus, the front seats in all F-150s have additional lateral bolstering this year. My brother has an xpedition and his done the same thing out of no were. So, I kept it in hopes I can trade it off when the truck gets 65,000 miles on it. It is a great truck. Unfortunately, the truck's excessive curb weight bogs down the 4. The F-150's interior is as close to car-like as you'll find in any pickup. Determined to keep the F-150 America's best selling pickup, Ford continues to offer a dizzying array of configurations a total of 60 in all as well as a new 5.
Luckily I got this used after the spark plug problem. The gas mileage is around 15-19. Notable options include a 300-horsepower 5. Tranny man said its from puling the vehicle out of park when there is pressure on the gears as if you were parked on a slight incline. Lariat buyers can opt for power-folding mirrors with an auto-dimming feature on the driver side. The recently redesigned shapely Ford body, egg-crate grille and Blue Oval badging remain intact, surrounded by some new chrome trim and a crop of fresh new colors.