2005 Ford F-150 Consumer Review: 10K miles, only one gripe
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2005 Ford F-150 - Consumer Review

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XLT SuperCrew (4.6L V8 4-speed Automatic 5.6 ft. Bed)

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10K miles, only one gripe
By frank on

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr SuperCrew XLT Rwd Styleside 5.5 ft. SB (4.6L 8cyl 4A)

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I've had this Texas edition SuperCrew for just under a year and the ONLY complaint I have is with the gas mileage. The mileage is just fine on the highway (about 20 mpg as near as I can figure) but in-town I can just about see the needle falling when I sit in traffic or at red lights. And this is with the 4.6L v-8. I've not found this engine to be underpowered at all even with a heavy load in the bed. The interior design is just about perfect, seating front and rear very comfortable with more than adequate leg room in the back. The 6 cd premium sound system ROCKS. It's a nice looking PU that delivers more than just looks.

Best Features

The quiet ride, low end torque, the interior design, the exterior design. Go for the premium sound system if you like your music.

Worst Features

Perhaps a MDS on both v-8 engines. I can live with the highway cruising mileage, but for city driving it's just ridiculous. Nice truck tho!
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