The Ford F-150 Ranks High Based On Features And Performance

by | Jul 17, 2017 | Auto Repair Shop

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2017 saw the Ford F-150 get a mechanical refresh and, perhaps most important to many potential buyers, the anticipated arrival of the street legal Raptor. The Raptor is a world class off road vehicle, this year introduces new shocks on all four corners that provide a full two inches of additional travel to the suspension and a fuel efficient 3.5 L V6 that gives more torque than the previous 6.2 L, V8.

It’s not just the Raptor, the engine and 10 speed transmission will be shared with other F-150s in the lineup.

A quick peek:

The F-150 is a full size, half ton pickup; this truck has been a perennial favorite of truck buyers for many years. As a matter of fact, the Ford F-150 in Barrington has held the title “bestselling vehicle in the US” since the early 1980s. This pickup is available with a host of different cab and box configurations.

If all you want is a tough go anywhere pickup for your business the XL trim is ideal. If you want a truck that can do the business but is also at home pulling up in front of a fine dining restaurant, then the Limited is for you. Any F-150 has surprising performance considering it uses V6 engines that are extremely economical and fuel efficient. The secret is in the all aluminum body that saves a tremendous amount of weight without sacrificing strength or rigidity. The weight savings add up to additional payload and towing potential.

Any Ford F-150 in Barrington comes fully equipped with numerous safety features as well as ABS brakes, software that prevents the vehicle from rolling over and forward collision control. Even if the collision control feature doesn’t prevent an accident, the occupants are safe and sound. The F-150 has a five star safety rating and is top pick with the Insurance Institute for Highway safety.

If you are looking for the best pickup in the US then you will be looking for a Ford F-150 in Barrington. You are invited to visit the showroom of Arlington Heights Ford for the best choice available in the region.