The Ford F-150 has long been at the top of its game, and if you’re looking for a used pickup truck, then it only seems natural to look for the best truck around. The F-150 gives you the technology that modern day life requires, along with a powerful engine, a comfortable interior, and plenty of space for tools or luggage. Even the look of a used F-150 is enough to get you excited, which is saying something when it comes to the boring designs of its competitors. There is also the possibility of finding multiple different configurations and trim levels with a used F-150, and that just means a bigger variety of trucks to choose from. If you’re looking for the most capable and dependable used pickup truck, then the Ford F-150 is the perfect match for you!
What engines are available with a used F-150?
You will find multiple different engines under the hood of a used F-150. The base engine that you’ll come across is the 3.5-liter V6, creating 153 pound-feet of torque and 282 horsepower. This engine works with either rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. Another engine is the 2.7-liter turbocharged V6, producing 375 pound-feet of torque and 325 horsepower. Both RWD and 4WD are available. The 5.0-liter V8 engine is also available, generating 387 lb-ft of torque and 385 horsepower. The same drivetrain options are offered with this engine, too. The highest engine is the 3.5-liter turbocharged V6, rated up to 420 lb-ft of torque and 365 horsepower. All of these engines work with a six-speed automatic transmission.
What safety features come with a used F-150?
Many safety features are included with use Ford F-150s. Some of these features include trailer sway control, antilock brakes, full-length side curtain airbags, stability control, automatic crash notification, and traction control. Further features that you may come across include a rearview camera, Ford's MyKey system, rear parking sensors, a blind-spot monitor, inflatable rear seatbelts, a surround-view camera, and lane-departure prevention.
What are some of the trim levels available with a Used F-150?
While you may come across many different used F-150s, many come with one of three different cab styles (regular, supercab, and Supercrew), and one of the three-bed lengths (6.5-ft, 8-ft, or 5.5-ft). You’ll also come across six different trim levels! The base model is known as the XL, and offers a four-speaker radio, Bluetooth, a 4.2-inch central display screen, manual crank windows, air-conditioning, a 2.3-inch driver information screen, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a cloth-upholstered 40/20/40-split front bench, vinyl flooring, pre-wired trailer connections, trailer sway control, automatic headlights, and 17-inch steel wheels. The Lariat trim comes with cooled front seats, leather upholstery, driver memory settings, dual-zone automatic climate control, an 8-inch driver information screen with expanded capabilities, keyless entry and ignition, puddle lamps, power-folding mirrors, front tow hooks, and 18-inch wheels. The King Ranch trim comes standard with a Supercrew configuration, and if you come across it, it’s perfect for those with a taste for the westerns as it has a Western styling theme both inside and out. The King Ranch also includes heated rear seats and an integrated trailer brake controller.
Whether you're looking for a truck that can tow or a truck that is just perfect for the family to pile into, a Used Ford F-150 fits the bill! This amazing piece of engineering gives you the best technology has to offer but never skimps on the toughness that you love about a truck. For more information give us a call!