The 2015 F-150 features an aluminum-alloy body and high-strength steel frame. It is on sale now at Ford dealerships.
"Ford is honored to be named the best among such a strong field of competitors," said Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of The Americas, in a statement. "Ford employees and customers have a lot to be proud of with the innovative and award-winning F-150."
VW Golf variants, TSI, TDI and GTI, were "recognized for setting new benchmarks in their segments, including innovation, distinguished design and available driver-assistance features, as well as unmatched value," said Volkswagen of America in a statement.
The 2015 Golf is on sale now at Volkswagen dealerships.
The vehicles are judged in a number of categories, including innovation, design, safety, handling, comfort, value and driver satisfaction.
Edmunds says: These awards are important for car shoppers because they provide invaluable input from auto journalists who are test-driving new cars and trucks every day of the year.