The Ford F-150 is one of the most trucks out on the road today… and just as you’ve guessed it, for 2012 the F-150 has gotten even better. Costing between $23,000 and $49,000, the F-150 provides a wide range of cab and cargo options. The truck comes equipped with a 36-gallon fuel tank, as well as neutral tow capability. The bottom line is that the Ford F-150 simply meets the needs of the consumer. It is a reliable and functional truck that has stood up to the test. The fact that it has been so consistent over the years can only mean that Ford is doing something right when it comes to this model.
There are over 15 different models and trims for the F-150 which means that there is something for just about everyone. If it is your first truck, however, you may want to look at the XL which is one of the lower models. The XL costs about $23,000 and has a 3.7L V6 engine.
The models that are considered to be middle of the road are the XL, the XLT, and the Lariat. All of these models have unique features that set them apart from each other. The XL costs around $27,000 and has a big 5.0L V8 engine whereas the slightly more expensive XLT has a 3.7L V6 engine. However, the XLT has some additional features that the XL does not have such as an option for an MP3 player. The Lariat is the most expensive middle of the road model as it comes with a 5.0L V8 engine as well as satellite radio and navigation. It should be noted that with all of these additional upgrades the Lariat costs around $35,000.
The highest priced Ford F-150 in 2012 is the Harley Davidson edition.
The 2012 Ford F-150 XL comes with a 3.7L V6 engine or an optional big 5.0L V8 engine—while the XLT model has a 3.7L V6 engine. Also keep in mind, the XLT also comes with satellite radio and touch screen navigation. The performance of the F-150 varies between models as all of the engines are different sizes. However, no matter which engine is in question, all of them perform well across the board as they are considered best in class.
The Harley Davidson model comes with a big 6.2L V8 engine which is ideal for hauling and towing the biggest loads imaginable. The great thing with the Harley model is that you will get every upgrade that you can think of. Things such as in dash navigation, Bluetooth and satellite radio will be included in the car when you make the purchase. The Harley Davidson F-150 is considered by many to be the cream of the crop when it comes to high quality, functional and luxurious accommodations in a truck.
The 2012 Ford F-150’s engine is big enough for most people as it will allow you to haul just about anything needed to be. In addition, the XL will also come equipped with four-wheel drive. For being one of the more basic models of the 2012 Ford F-150 you certainly get a lot of features if you decide to make the purchase.
The new Ford F-150 is perfect for anyone that needs to haul a thing or two around. If you are the outdoorsy type that is in a need of transporting different things, then the F-150 is for you. When compared to the Dodge Ram or Chevy Silverado, the Ford F-150 has many features that make it quite unique.
Also, there are many standard safety features that come with all F-150’s. AS you could imagine, there are a full complement of airbags in addition to anti-lock brakes, stability control and trailer sway control. At the end of the day you can feel comfortable that the 2012 Ford F-150 is giving you top of class performance as well as safety features.