2005 Ford F-150 Consumer Review: It lived up to all claims

2005 Ford F-150 - Consumer Review

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Lariat SuperCab (5.4L V8 4x4 4-speed Automatic 6.6 ft. Bed)

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
It lived up to all claims
By John F. Paul on


2005 Ford F-150 4dr SuperCab Lariat 4WD Styleside 6.5 ft. SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


I started to research the new Ford F150 in February, 2004. By April I was convinced that Ford had made some significant changes to the interior, exterior and most importantly to its safety ratings. I traded a 2000 Chev Silverado, LT Z71. Good truck, but nothing compared to the 2004 F150. Much more room in the bed and cab; love the floor shifter, much better air circulation with great vents, glad I did not get the moonroof, extra space in the overhead rail compartments very handy; best riding vehicle, ca

Best Features

road visibility, head light coverage area, interior design, lots of storage, impressive looks, handling, you name it - this vehicle has it! rear windows that fully open are great too; fuel economy is around 22 on trips - not bad for a big V-8; the silverado couldn't match it.

Worst Features

front head rests are at a weird angle; hits the back of the head and neck wrong - uncomfortable; front driver's floor mat should cover entire upper floor space, too narrow on the left side; put in a bed light or lights under tonneau cover.
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