Heavier-duty F-250 and F-350 pickups are listed separately in the Cars. A King Ranch version, which includes Castano leather upholstery and special badging, is available for the Lariat SuperCrew model. The brakes feel solid, with a firm pedal, but stopping distances are still longer than most of the F-150's competition. Carrying three passengers in the backseat is still possible if you get a SuperCab, though legroom will be noticeably less generous. Unfortunately, the truck's beefy curb weight is too much for the 4. I have 81,000 miles and have not had any mechanical problems. A new Lariat package, Lariat Limited, adds 22-inch wheels, a billet-style grille, stainless steel running boards and unique interior upholstery patterns.
Show full review Vehicle Overview Ford redesigned its F-150 pickup truck for 2004 by giving it a new look, a wider track and new rack-and-pinion steering. The former adds two-tone exterior paint, exclusive western saddle-like leather upholstery and wood-grain interior accents. The latter includes the Cargo Management system which allows one to secure virtually anything in the bed and a rearview camera. Without this console, though, the F-150 is a little short on storage space. Safety Four-wheel antilock brakes and front seat belt pretensioners are standard. The latter includes the Cargo Management system which allows one to secure virtually anything in the bed and a rearview camera.
A full-length floor-mounted console with a shift lever is available. Skip to details on the: Exterior Some F-150 styling touches were borrowed from the Mighty F-350 Tonka concept truck. After fixes, this thing runs really smooth and has plenty of towing abilities and cargo space to suit our family needs. The system automatically activates when the vehicle is put into Reverse. Stepped-design side windows improve mirror visibility and enhance the tough-truck look. The 2008 Ford F-150 sees incremental changes. A chrome surround and honeycomb insert go on the Lariat trim level.
An optional overhead console features interchangeable modules so owners can customize it as they see fit. That said, frontal-impact testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration resulted in a perfect five-star rating. Properly equipped, an F-150 with the 5. A four-speed automatic transmission is standard with V-8 power, but V-6 models can team with a four-speed automatic or a five-speed manual. A dashboard switch activates an optional electrically engaged transfer case. I intend to go through more in-depth once it warms up and swap all the fluids.
I live in Arizona and the truck is rust free, but the winter rain and summer monsoons we get collects in the bed forward towards the cab. A chrome surround and honeycomb insert go on the Lariat trim level. The cargo management system is dealer-installed and includes lockable storage bins that can hold 60 pounds. Driving Impressions Thanks to its stiff frame, double-wishbone front suspension and rack-and-pinion steering, the 2008 Ford F-150 delivers impressive ride and handling dynamics for a full-size truck. A new Lariat package, Lariat Limited, adds 22-inch wheels, a billet-style grille, stainless steel running boards and unique interior upholstery patterns.
Imperfect surfaces can produce quite a bit of body motion, though it's not bad for a truck. Heavier-duty F-250 and F-350 pickups are listed separately in the Cars. They recover quickly from bumps. This is one of the easiest half-ton pickups to live with on an everyday basis, and with the wide range of available body styles, trim levels and equipment, you're sure to find one that meets your needs. Granted, those sales figures include not only the F-150 but also the Super Duty rigs and even commercial-use chassis cabs. My truck has the 4.
There is a bed liner, but the factory bed liner has large access holes on the sides near the bottom. Ford's F-150 trucks have a half-ton rating. The ride is comfortable, and my gas mileage is not too bad. There is a need cover so plenty of protected storage in the bed but it would have been nice to have room in the cab. It has side steps so it's easy to get access and the storage bin is huge between the front seats. The SuperCrew is only available with a 5.
The rake on the truck tilts forward, and rain collects in the bed of the truck. Runs smooth after my repair and I'm super careful now. It's substantial and not a tiny space behind the front row which I really like, although in hindsight I would prefer to have the larger back seating area with the fold down bench seat. The F-150 SuperCrew is only offered with a 5. Oh, and the dizzying variety of body styles, trim levels and options that it offers. The reason I bought my truck with a 4. There is no back bench seat on my model, just enough room for tool boxes, golf clubs, etc.
For 2008, little has changed beyond the addition of options and packages. The Limited tops that by featuring a monochrome White Sand paint scheme, 22-inch alloy wheels with body-color accents, polished running boards, smoked taillights, two-tone leather upholstery and unique instrument cluster trim. For 2008, little has changed beyond the addition of options and packages. This vehicle rides well and is very quiet on the inside. Last revamped for 2004, the F-150 caters to the contemporary pickup consumer.