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Ford F-150 2006 crew cab
Trim Shown: SuperCrew Cab
The F-150 is one of the better full-sized pickups. Handling is fairly responsive. It rides soundly and has a roomy cab. Neat features include moveable overhead storage bins, a spring-assisted tailgate, and a power-opening rear-window center panel. The four-wheel-drive system is part-time only. The powertrain is not as smooth as that in the Toyota Tundra or Nissan Titan, but it delivered reasonable acceleration and fuel economy. Braking performance was just adequate, with long stops in our tests.

See Reliability page for the latest 2006 Ford F-150 recalls.

Safety Equipment

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

Road Test

This 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 power sliding rear...


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


  • Braking, access.


3 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
4WD , AWD , 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 (300 hp)