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Ford F-150 2017 crew cab
Trim Shown: SuperCrew Raptor
Ford's big-selling pickup truck has an all-aluminum body, which saves about 700 pounds over steel. Engine choices include a 3.5-liter V6, 2.7- and 3.5-liter turbo V6s, and a 5.0-liter V8. For 2017 the 3.5-liter turbo gets an optional 10-speed automatic; other models use 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, 1 mpg better than the turbo 3.5. The 2.7 is also surprisingly quicker from 0 to 60 mph. The cabin is very quiet, but the ride is jittery and handling is rather ponderous. Safety offerings include forward-collision warning and blind-spot monitoring. Other notable features include a 360-degree-view camera and integrated loading ramps.

See Reliability page for the latest 2017 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 compared to rivals
  • Handling and ride comfort pale compared to the Ram's unique coil spring set-up

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. We'd also get Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system; this well-designed touch screen is a big improvement over the MyFord Touch system that it replaced. Unless y...


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
  • 10-speed Automatic
  • 6-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 2.7-liter V6 turbo (325 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 (282 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 turbo (425 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 turbo (375 hp)
  • 5-liter V8 (385 hp)