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Ford F-150 2015 crew cab
Trim Shown: Super Crew King Ranch
Ford's big-selling pickup truck uses an all-aluminum body, which saves about 700 pounds over steel. Powertrain choices include a 3.5-liter V6, 2.7- or 3.5-liter turbo V6s, and a 5.0-liter V8, each paired with a six-speed automatic. We tested the 2.7- and 3.5-liter turbo engines, and each delivered abundant power. In our tests the 2.7 got 17 mpg overall, one mpg better than the turbo 3.5. The 2.7 is also slightly quicker from 0-to-60 mph. The cabin is quiet, but the ride is a jittery and handling is rather ponderous. New safety offerings include lane-departure warning and blind-spot detection. Other notable features include a 360-degree-view camera and integrated loading ramps.

See Reliability page for the latest 2015 Ford F-150 recalls.

Safety Equipment

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

Road Test

With the launch of the redesigned F-150, Ford broke all of the rules for pickup trucks. From its much-touted aluminum construction -- shaving about 700 pounds from the old model -- to available small-displacement twin-turbo V6 engines promising the p...


  • Effortless EcoBoost power, even from the 2.7-liter engine, especially when towing
  • Innovative aluminum construction manages to be both lightweight yet very solid feeling


  • For all the hype, the F-150 is not a revolutionary advance in fuel efficiency
  • Long-term questions about aluminum ownership, like corrosion/paint issues

Best Version to Get

We'd get a XLT or higher trim, as the basic XL work-truck version limits the availability of desirable comfort and safety features. Unless you're pulling a really large trailer and need the added tow rating, our first engine choice would be the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6. It doesn't sound as...


3 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
4WD , Rear

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Body Styles
extended cab
regular cab
crew cab
Transmissions Available
  • 6-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 2.7-liter V6 turbo (325 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 (282 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 turbo (365 hp)
  • 5-liter V8 (385 hp)