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Ford F-150 2004 crew cab
Trim Shown: Super Cab
Redesigned for 2004, the F-150 rides more comfortably, handles more nimbly, and has a quieter, better-trimmed interior than the previous version, now sold as the Heritage model. New features include moveable overhead storage modules, a spring-assisted tailgate, and a power-opening rear window center panel. Crashworthiness has improved, with the F-150 scoring a Good in the IIHS offset-crash test. The four-wheel-drive system is part-time only. The powertrain is not as smooth as that in the Toyota Tundra, but delivered reasonable acceleration and fuel economy. Braking performance was just adequate, with long stops on wet surfaces in our tests. Climbing in and out of the F-150's tall cabin is a little difficult.

See Reliability page for the latest 2004 Ford F-150 recalls.

Safety Equipment

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

Road Test

The redesigned for 2004 Ford F-150 represents a significant improvement over the previous model. It rides more comfortably, handles more nimbly, and has a quieter interior with better fit and finish. Movable overhead storage consoles and an optional...


  • Ride and handling, quietness, light tailgate, fit and finish, crash tests.


  • Braking, access.


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
  • 4-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 4.6-liter V8 (248 hp)
  • 5.4-liter V8 (300 hp)
  • 5.4-liter V8 supercharged (380 hp)