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Ford F-150 2001 extended cab
Trim Shown: Regular Cab
New trucks from Chevrolet and Toyota have eliminated the F-150s competitive edge. The Ford handles nimbly for a truck and has a fairly composed ride (better with load). But the Chevrolet Silverado offers selectable full-time four-wheel drive that can be left engaged indefinitely, and the Toyota Tundra is quieter and rides better. As with all pickups, you can deactivate the passenger-side air bag. New for 2001: a crew-cab model called "SuperCrew" with four full-sized doors, and height-adjustable pedals on more models.

See Reliability page for the latest 2001 Ford F-150 recalls.

Safety Equipment

ABS available, standard from 2001. ESC standard from 2009.

Road Test

The F-150 SuperCrew has a large and versatile cab, but feels ungainly and uncomfortable compared with newer trucks. The powertrain performs well, although it isn't as smooth and quiet as some competing models, such as the Chevrolet Avalanche. However...


  • Relative ride and handling, quietness, light tailgate, fit and finish.<br/>


  • Braking, access, no ESC, crash-test results.<br/>


3 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
4WD , Rear

In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.

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Body Styles
extended cab
regular cab
crew cab
Transmissions Available
  • 5-speed Manual
  • 4-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 4.2-liter V6 (202 hp)
  • 4.6-liter V8 (248 hp)
  • 5.4-liter V8 supercharged (380 hp)
  • 5.4-liter V8 (260 hp)