Review: 2016 Ford F-150

 
The 2016 Ford F-150 just arrived at George Waikem Ford with even more advanced technology. This year's model builds off the success of last year's redesign. We think it will be America's Best-Selling for a record 40th year. 
So What's New?
In 2015, the F-150 was completely rebuilt inside and out. It was highlighted by a new aluminum body, new technology and revolutionary engine choices. That all carries over in the 2016 Ford F-150, along with great new technology options. 
The Ford F-150 features a new Pro Trailer Backup Assist that makes backing up to a trailer or boat easier than ever. Identify where you're trying to hook the hitch, and by simply turning a knob left and right, you can easily hitch your truck to a trailer. Ford has been working on this new technology for more than a decade and they hold more than 15 patents on this technology. 
It's much cooler than we've described above. Come in and play around with it yourself to see how great this technology really is. 
The 2016 Ford F-150 also features a new Special Edition XLT and Lariat Package. This includes 20-inch dark-painted alloy wheels, black running boards, smoked headlamps, red and black interior seats, blacked out grille and red inserts. 
The new F-150 also features Ford's new SYNC 3, the best way to connect your phone to your truck. This all-new SYNC features the best voice recognition of all time. The touch screen buttons are bigger and more responsive, and the screen is laid out logically so you can quickly and easily get where you need to be. 
Ford SYNC includes integration with the top Smartphone apps as well, including Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio, MLB at Bat, and even the Dominoes app -- order lunch from the driver's seat!
Ford SYNC lets you make hands-free calls and dictate text messages through voice recognition, controls your navigation and even has point of interest logic. That means your F-150 will guide you right to the nearest ATM, bakery, gas station, Ford Dealership, Mexican restaurant or wherever you need to get. 
The 2016 Ford F-150 also offers both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for even more advanced Smartphone capabilities. 
The Ford F-150 offers two new color choices as well -- Shadow Black and Lithium Gray. 
 
Aluminum Body
The Ford F-150 is highlighted by its all-aluminum body. High strength, military grade aluminum reduced the Ford F-150's body weight by more than 700 pounds, leading to improved fuel economy and best in class towing and payload. 
The Ford F-150 can tow up to 12,200 pounds and carry more than a half ton on its back. 
Thanks to the aluminum body, the F-150 will never rust and it will always look great. 
Safety 
The Ford F-150 is the only truck in the industry to earn both an IIHS Top Safety Pick and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's five-star safety rating. 
Engines and Fuel Economy
The Ford F-150 offers four engine choices and the highest EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings for gas-powered pickups. 
The 2.7L EcoBoost V6 produces up to 26 highway MPG and produces up to 325 horsepower. 
The 3.5L EcoBoost V6 reaches up to 24 highway MPG and produces up to 365 horsepower
A 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine gives you up to 25 highway MPG and produces up to 382 horsepower. 
The fourth engine option is a 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine gets 22 highway MPG and produces up to 382 horsepower. 
It comes in five wheelbases -- 122.4 inch, 141 inch, 145 inch, 156.8 and 163.7 inch.  It comes in both four wheel drive and two wheel drive. 
 
Build for anyone
There's a Ford F-150 for every taste. It's a great vehicle on the job site thanks to LED lights on in the bed and on the side mirrors, providing extra light for those who work beyond the 9-5 schedule. 
Class-Exclusive Box Link is a universal pickup box interface system that allow for various kinds of cargo to be attached and tied down. You can use whatever Ford or aftermarket tie down, loading ramp or storage bin out there and it will fit in Ford's Box Link System. 
The Ford F-150 offers all the luxury items inside as well. You'll get options for heated and cooled leather seats, panoramic sunroof, backup camera, Bluetooth, USB capabilities, navigation, and a whole lot more to offer. 
There are endless configurations of a new 2016 Ford F-150, and we can easily help you build the right one for your needs. Contact us and view our inventory to see how the best truck on the road can be yours today. 

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