The Ford-150, Still The Best Selling Vehicle In America

by | Mar 21, 2017 | Auto Repair

There are many reasons why the Ford F-150 has been America’s bestselling vehicle since the early 1980s. The F-150 has been mechanically refreshed for model year 2017 and, Ford introduced the eagerly awaited Raptor version that will take on any and all competitors when it comes to off-road ability and performance

A quick overview of the F-150:

The Ford F-150 is a full size, half ton pickup that is engineered to do the job; it always has been and probably always will be the perennial best selling half ton pickup available, outperforming both domestic and foreign rivals. A Ford-F150 in Palatine is available in a number of variations; regular cab, super cab, supercrew cab, all available with bed lengths up to a full eight feet.

The Ford F-150 is available in a number of trim levels; the basic trim favored in the rough and tough construction environment is the XL but if you are in the market for a pickup that will comfortably rival Regardless of the trim, everyone is built on a high strength frame and the overall weight has been reduced considerably as the body is aluminum.

When you consider that the lightweight body is being propelled by either a 2.7 or 3.5 L V6 engine, you can quickly understand how the F-a50 has the highest payload and highest towing ratings of any pickup in the class.

And, the F-150 is safe:

Any Ford F-150 in Palatine is fitted with industry standard safety features such as ABS, traction control and trailer sway control it is available with a sophisticated forward collision warning system that is designed to help avoid accidents. Over, the F-150 has five start ratings from the NHTSA and is a top pick of the IIHS.

With the features available on any Ford F-150 is it any surprise that it can do double duty? It is a workhorse during the day and a comfortable family vehicle at other times.

If you see a sophisticated pickup truck in your future you are invited to look at the complete range of Ford F-150 in Palatine by visiting Arlington Heights Ford.

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