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2018 Ford F-150

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 Editors' Pick
Autoblog Rating
8

Solid tech, good fuel economy and a wide variety of powertrains. So-so styling and an aging interior leave it trailing newer competition.

Industry
9
The F-Series pickup trucks are Ford's golden goose, having just marked an incredible 41 straight years as the top-selling pickup in the U.S. in 2017 and the 36th year as the best-selling vehicle of any kind. It's a remarkable streak for one of the longest-running models in the automotive world, with the F-Series dating back all the way to 1948. The F-150 is the star, representing about two-thirds of F-Series sales. It's available in three cab styles — regular, super and crew — with either a rear- or four-wheel drive configuration and three pickup box lengths. There are seven trim levels, depending on the cab style and including the off-road Raptor variant, that bring added features. Ford famously gave the F-150 an aluminum body and a steel chassis that benefitted from some nifty weight-savings tricks for 2015, the last time Ford gave the pickup a full redesign, to shed more than 700 pounds (in certain configurations) and help it meet tougher fuel-economy standards. The updates for 2018 are relatively minor, with new styling cues on the grille, headlights and tailgate, a rearview camera and dynamic hitch assist, more power and torque, and improved fuel efficiency. Inside, there are new materials and available interior colors, plus optional new active safety features, which are becoming more and more common on all new vehicles. This buyer's guide aims to give you all the information you need to make an educated decision. It covers the F-150's safety and reliability ratings, engine specs, horsepower, fuel economy ratings and pricing. And we'll include a summary of the latest Autoblog test-drive review of the 2018 F-150. Is the 2018 Ford F-150 safe? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued full reviews for only the 2018 Ford F-150 Super Crew in 4x2 and 4x4 drive trains, giving them an overall crash-test rating of five stars, earning top marks for protecting the driver and passengers against injury. It gives the F-150 five stars for both frontal and side crash protection, and four stars for rollover resistance tests. NHTSA reviewed six configurations of the 2017 model-year F-150 with identical results. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the 2018 F-150 qualifies as a "Top Safety Pick" for 2017 by virtue of its early release date, but not for the tougher criteria of the 2018 award. It earned "good" ratings for five of six crashworthiness tests but was not rated for the newer passenger-side small overlap crashes, which replicate crashes involving the front corner of a car. IIHS gives the 2018 F-150 a "superior" rating for front crash prevention but a "poor" rating for headlights, another of its new areas of measurement, and a "marginal" rating for the ease of use of its LATCH anchors for child seats. Ratings may differ for the F-150 from other model years, so be sure to visit the NHTSA and IIHS websites to review ratings on the specific vehicle you're researching. As of this writing, the 2018 Ford F-150 has not been included as …
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The F-Series pickup trucks are Ford's golden goose, having just marked an incredible 41 straight years as the top-selling pickup in the U.S. in 2017 and the 36th year as the best-selling vehicle of any kind. It's a remarkable streak for one of the longest-running models in the automotive world, with the F-Series dating back all the way to 1948. The F-150 is the star, representing about two-thirds of F-Series sales. It's available in three cab styles — regular, super and crew — with either a rear- or four-wheel drive configuration and three pickup box lengths. There are seven trim levels, depending on the cab style and including the off-road Raptor variant, that bring added features. Ford famously gave the F-150 an aluminum body and a steel chassis that benefitted from some nifty weight-savings tricks for 2015, the last time Ford gave the pickup a full redesign, to shed more than 700 pounds (in certain configurations) and help it meet tougher fuel-economy standards. The updates for 2018 are relatively minor, with new styling cues on the grille, headlights and tailgate, a rearview camera and dynamic hitch assist, more power and torque, and improved fuel efficiency. Inside, there are new materials and available interior colors, plus optional new active safety features, which are becoming more and more common on all new vehicles. This buyer's guide aims to give you all the information you need to make an educated decision. It covers the F-150's safety and reliability ratings, engine specs, horsepower, fuel economy ratings and pricing. And we'll include a summary of the latest Autoblog test-drive review of the 2018 F-150. Is the 2018 Ford F-150 safe? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued full reviews for only the 2018 Ford F-150 Super Crew in 4x2 and 4x4 drive trains, giving them an overall crash-test rating of five stars, earning top marks for protecting the driver and passengers against injury. It gives the F-150 five stars for both frontal and side crash protection, and four stars for rollover resistance tests. NHTSA reviewed six configurations of the 2017 model-year F-150 with identical results. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the 2018 F-150 qualifies as a "Top Safety Pick" for 2017 by virtue of its early release date, but not for the tougher criteria of the 2018 award. It earned "good" ratings for five of six crashworthiness tests but was not rated for the newer passenger-side small overlap crashes, which replicate crashes involving the front corner of a car. IIHS gives the 2018 F-150 a "superior" rating for front crash prevention but a "poor" rating for headlights, another of its new areas of measurement, and a "marginal" rating for the ease of use of its LATCH anchors for child seats. Ratings may differ for the F-150 from other model years, so be sure to visit the NHTSA and IIHS websites to review ratings on the specific vehicle you're researching. As of this writing, the 2018 Ford F-150 has not been included as …
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$39,635 MSRP / Window Sticker Price
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Engine 3.3L V-6
MPG 18 City / 23 Hwy
Seating 6 Passengers
Transmission 6-spd w/OD
Power 290 @ 6500 rpm
Drivetrain four-wheel
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