The real reason to choose the EcoBoost is the big bucket of available torque, all 420 lb. Under load, if you listen carefully, you can just hear the whisper of the twin turbos spooling up. Very smooth at all speeds. The 2012 Ford F-150 looks to continue that trend, as it offers nearly a dozen trim levels, special-edition models, impressive towing and fuel economy numbers and innovative new technologies. It offers superb backseat comfort thanks to abundant legroom, a flat floor and a seatback angle that's pleasantly reclined. Traditional V8 enthusiasts can get a 360-hp 5.
The sunroof could use a better deflector to quell wind noise when open, and the mirrors could be more aerodynamic to reduce what little wind noise they produce. Most are available in the base and midlevel trims, while the versatile and spacious SuperCrew dominates the luxury trims and special editions. Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options The 2012 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck is available in three body styles: regular cab, extended cab SuperCab and crew cab SuperCrew. In Edmunds performance testing, this engine propelled the F-150 from zero to 60 mph in a decent 8. However, please bear in mind that this is an imperfect science. Finally, the Sync system gains expanded capabilities AppLink for smartphones. Buyers have a choice between two- and four-wheel drive on all versions of the F-150 except the Raptor, which has four-wheel drive as standard equipment.
All F-150s feature simple controls and good-quality materials by full-size truck standards. It has developed a crack in the grille surround that even the dealer has said looks like a stress crack. Had it back to dealer, nothing wrong with it. It can tame some of the toughest terrain around, but it's also a bit trickier to drive around town due to its wide body and higher ride height. Equipped with the much-lauded EcoBoost engine, the four-door was white, spotlessly clean and loaded to the teeth, including a 6. At least this one does! Power sliding rear window with defrost. Reverse-opening rear doors are standard on SuperCabs for easier cab access, while SuperCrews have four full-size doors.
Its rear-hinged clamshell doors are also less useful than the traditional front-hinged doors of the competitive Tundra Double Cab and Ram Quad Cab. Everyone is encouraged to call with questions or concerns. We are proud to offer you competitive financing rates from top rated banks and local credit unions. . Every engine comes paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. All controls are within easy reach and the Sync Blue Tooth system is fantastic. All inventory is listed for sale locally, therefore all are subject to sale at any time and may not be available.
But the rest of the interior is properly assembled, with legible gauges, ample storage pockets, a massive middle bin and an integrated radio, phone and navigation system still working off the much simpler Sync system, rather than the busy MyFord Touch in most other Fords. The EcoBoost, while still being the engine I would choose if buying an F-150, is only marginally more efficient than the 5. Ultimately, it is up to the potential buyer to do their due diligence. Everyone is encouraged to call with questions or concerns. This truck is also 2 wheel drive the 5. Please do not assume and allow us to put our answers to your specific concerns in writing. However, please bear in mind that this is an imperfect science.
Maximum payload with the proper towing package is 2,310 lbs. But the rest of the interior is properly assembled, with legible gauges, ample storage pockets, a massive middle bin and an integrated radio, phone and navigation system still working off the much simpler Sync system, rather than the busy MyFord Touch in most other Fords. Ford makes plenty of noise about how fuel efficient the EcoBoost engine is but I can assure you much of that is hyperbole. We often do acquire trucks that have these performance enhancing equipment already installed. When you purchase any pre-owned vehicle it is not a new vehicle.
Ford still needs to swap the amount of plastic in the F-150 interior and opt for a wider variety of soft-touch materials. Even the base V6 produces strong acceleration, while the turbocharged V6 offers a compelling combination of power, capability and efficiency. The black leather seats are clean and odor free and the silver trim is just enough to brighten up the cabin. Ford still needs to swap the amount of plastic in the F-150 interior and opt for a wider variety of soft-touch materials. The full-size truck market is more competitive than most segments because capability is easily compared with horsepower, tow rating and payload numbers.
Also, you must note that often truck owners may choose to alter factory emissions and or exhaust to enhance performance or fuel economy. The work was well done and we encourage you to inspect it in person. You won't believe your eyes with this truck. Its reputation for low cabin noise at speed has almost become a trademark of the F-150. A clean and clear Carfax Vehicle History Report is important to you.
Message Seller Get a Trade Appraisal Schedule a Test Drive Get Directions Exterior Sterling Gray Metallic Interior Black Leather Engine 3. The front thrones are extremely comfortable, too, and the commanding view of the road makes the driver feel fully in charge, just like a site boss should. The locking rear diff is very nice when pulling boat out of the water, or driving through mud. We hand select each vehicle we put on eBay. Leather seats and premium rubber floor mats.
Not only is it quite quick, but it returns 18 mpg combined, hauls more than 3,000 pounds and tows up to 11,300 pounds. Ford makes plenty of noise about how fuel efficient the EcoBoost engine is but I can assure you much of that is hyperbole. The 2012 Ford F-150 continues to offer a wide range of cab and cargo bed combinations in two- and four-wheel drive. Which sensor is Bank 1 Sensor A? This equipment may alter original emissions equipment or void factory warranties. But the other bonus that comes from the V6 Turbo development is the unbelievable smoothness and silence. During our inspection, we did find work done to the left fender.