They also touted the fuel economy. Very versatile My truck came with a Pace Edwards retractable bed cover that locks as does the tailgate so it is just like me having a trunk. Pictured above is the route we took,. We took it on a almost 1,700 mile trip and everyone was comfortable. The Ecoboost turbo handles it with ease. Yes, you read that right. As you can see, our week behind the wheel netted us a 20.
Stand by later this week for our full review of the 2015 Ford F-150. During our run, we beat the highway by 1 mpg. It should be noted that driving for fuel economy is really difficult. Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Gray Average Vehicle Review: 4. So what should you expect from driving normally? A normal customer is going to look at, and trust, the computer when determining their fuel economy. By - March 17, 2015 When Ford announced the 2.
Some are way higher than expected while many fall in lower than expected. Of greater note is the F-150 SuperCrew 4×4 3. The 18-inch wheels and standard suspension play a role in its superiority. Great truck, wish I had bought it years ago. We are showing you the on-board computer data for one very specific reason. As expected it showed some normal signs of wear but also signs of good maintenance.
The axle ratio is 3. They touted the towing, the horsepower, and the performance. So while it may not be as accurate as the manual verification, it is the number most consumers will go by. The truck is equipped with the 2. Decent everyday mileage for a pickup, 17. This was a pre-owned company truck with 48,000 miles. Optioning up your F-150 to include a 2.
The rest would be considered highway. But it has over 100k miles, so stuff happens. Overall, very happy with it. Advertisements Moreover, nearly two-thirds of F-150s are now sold with EcoBoost V6 engines. The tank was completely full of fuel during the start of the run. Readings from different outlets are all over the map. Ride quality is much improved.
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. To settle the argument, at least for us, once and for all, we decided to do our own little fuel economy experiment. We attempted to get the best economy number possible without causing a hazard to driving. Timothy Cain is the founder of GoodCarBadCar. Follow on Twitter and on. . No two tests are identical.
In the same circumstances, the 3. They will praise or bash Ford based on that number. During the trip, the highway portion of the drive sat in the mid 23 mpg range. Put fresh tires and shocks, wash and polished - good to go! In our week-long tests, an F-150 3. Gas mileage when towing is 13-15 65-75mph more often 13 , solo 18-20 not often 20 though. We took it on a almost 1,700 mile trip and everyone was comfortable.
But it has over 100k miles, so stuff happens. Yet it must be said that, while the 3. Decent everyday mileage for a pickup, 17. Only drawback seems to be an occasional hard downshift at very low speeds, like going over speed bumps in parking lots. I use it to pull my small travel trailer and have put about 15,000 miles on it with out a problem. Put fresh tires and shocks, wash and polished - good to go! The Ecoboost turbo handles it with ease.
The route was driven both ways. Only drawback seems to be an occasional hard downshift at very low speeds, like going over speed bumps in parking lots. Great truck, wish I had bought it years ago. Yet in testing, the 2. You need to lightly accelerate down hills so you have enough momentum to not use the throttle to go up the next hill.
In the 12th-generation truck, an EcoBoost badge meant one thing: a 3. Until then, let us know what you think in the. Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. Four months later, as winter lingered in early April, this F-150 2. Manual verification came within 1 mpg of the on-board computer. With less power and torque, the 2.