Used Car Dependability

One of the main worries of used car shoppers is how dependable the vehicle is.  Understandable, considering cars are one of the most important purchases people will ever encounter.  Everyone wants to get the most out of this major purchase and a car that has already been used can be intimidating.  JD Power lists the dependability of car brands since the 2008 model year.

Used Ford F-150 Overview

The F-150 is Ford’s full-size pickup truck and the bestselling vehicle in America over the last 30 years. This heavy duty hauler is best-in-class with its trailer towing capability. The Ford F-150 is Built Ford Tough to endure the toughest of punishments and provide consistent dependability. The Ford F-150 has an attractive interior and exterior, allows for a spacious and quiet ride, and offers a variety of trim and special-edition choices.

The F-150 is available in three body styles. The regular cab comes with a choice of a 6.5-foot or 8-foot cargo bed. The extended cab (“SuperCab”) adds the option of a slightly smaller 5.5-foot cab. Lastly, the crew cab (“SuperCrew”) comes with either the 5.5-foot or 6.5-foot bed.

The Ford F-150 has been available in a multitude of trim levels over the years, including: XL, STX, XLT, FX2, Lariat, FX4, SVT Raptor, King Ranch, Platinum, Lariat Limited, and Harley-Davidson.

2011 Ford F-150

  • 302-horsepower 3.7-liter V6
  • 360-hp 5.0-liter V8
  • 365-hp twin-turbo (EcoBoost) V6
  • 411-hp 6.2-liter V8

2009 – 2010 Ford F-150

  • 248-hp 4.6-liter V8
  • 292-hp 4.6-liter V8
  • 310-hp 5.4-liter V8
  • 400- hp 5.4-liter V8 (Raptor)

2004 – 2008 Ford F-150

  • 202-hp 4.2-liter V6
  • 231-hp 4.6-liter V8 (upgraded to 248-hp in 2007)
  • 300-hp 5.4-liter V8
  • 450 hp Supercharged V8 (Harley-Davidson)