1997 Ford F-150 4.2L V6 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Good Truck
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1997 Ford F-150 - Consumer Review

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Base Extended Cab Pickup (4.2L V6 5-speed Manual)

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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1997 Ford F-150 3dr Extended Cab SB

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I bought this new in 1997 and put on 151,000 miles on it in 9 years. It is well built and reliable. The only unscheduled repair was when the transmission broke at 98,000 miles. It was rebuilt for $2,000. Otherwise, absolutely no problems. Now at 151,000 miles it needs some repair but it shouldn't be too bad considering the low repair history so far. I'd say investing $2,000 now would buy me another 3 years of trouble free driving. Don't be afraid to grab one of these used if it has a clean bill of health. It will last you a long time.

Favorite Features

Smooth ride, nice styling. Decent standard options. Peppy engine (4.6 L V8).

Suggested Improvements

No real gripes. It's well designed.
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