2016 Ford F-150 Spotlight
If you’ve ever seen a Ford F-150, you’ll know that “power” should be part of its name. But there are other features that make the 2016 Ford F-150 a knockout, too. Let’s take a look at the interior to see what you’re getting inside this powerful pick-up.
Seating – Regular cab models seat three, but SuperCab and SuperCrew models seat up to six passengers. Comfortable cloth upholstery is standard. Leather seats are available, along with other convenient options like power adjustment, bucket seats and heat and ventilation.
Features – The standard tech features inside the F-150 include the voice-activated SYNC infotainment system uses a 4.2-inch display screen and has Bluetooth capability and smartphone app integration. The available features are endless, including a twin-panel moonroof, automatic climate control, 360-degree camera system, blind spot monitoring and lane keep assist, forward collision alert, curve control and active park assist. SYNC can be bumped up to SYNC 3 if you choose for a bigger screen, advanced voice recognition and Siri Eyes Free. Look below for a more detailed breakdown of some of these features.
U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Cars” give the 2016 Ford F-150 an impressive 8.3 on its interior. It’ll give you the space, comfort and technology you’ve been wanting.
Exterior features in the F-150 are generous, too. Check out
these exterior details that make the 2016 Ford F-150 a standout.
Style - A bold, aggressive three-bar style grille with black
nostrils make a statement. This truck boasts a powerful and sleek style, looking
sharp while doing heavy lifting.
LED security approach lamps on your side mirrors illuminate
the area at front doors and fenders. Fog lamps increase your visibility in
foggy and misty conditions. And the high-strength, aluminum-alloy body and
steel frame are military-grade, keeping you safe and earning the F-150 a 5-Star
overall crash test rating.
Power - Best-in-class towing and payload means that you can transport
just about anything with this truck. With different truck bed options, you’ll
find the right one for your needs. Hooks and cargo box tie-downs are strong
enough to hold down just about anything.
Ease - Tailgate step with tailgate lift assist will help you jump
up into the bed when loading, and lessen your physical
strain. Power adjust side mirrors let you adjust your mirrors perfectly without
having to reach out the window. Box side steps help you get up into the cab,
too, without struggling.
Technology is important in your truck, so let’s delve a bit
deeper into the generous technological features the F-150 has to offer.
Productivity Screen – This available screen gives you helpful information
about your truck like fuel economy and towing data. You can customize your home
screen, too, so you’ll see what matters most to you.
SYNC & SYNC 3 – SYNC
technology gives communication and convenience. With hands-free calling, you
can make important calls without taking your hands or eyes off the wheel.
Enhanced vocal recognition will let you play music, make calls, or send texts
all with your voice.
Radio – SiriusXM gives you access to tons of music, but you can also have
available Navigation, Traffic, and Travel Link to fit your travel needs.
Pro Trailer Backup
Assist – The 360-degree split-view backup camera gives you even more
assistance than a standard rearview camera, and is engineered to help you back
out with a trailer, which can be very tricky on your own.
Remote start and
tailgate release – Remote start gets your truck warm on those cold days and
cool on those hot days. You won’t be struggling to load cargo either, with the
2016 Ford F-150 Awards
U.S. News & World Report named the 2016 Ford F-150 as the Best Truck Brand of the year. That’s a prestigious award that looks at every aspect of a truck, not just its capability. Technology, safety, comfort, and convenience all come into in this award.
Kelley Blue Book named the 2016 Ford F-150 as the Best Buy of the Year among the full-size truck segment. The award looks at every truck in the segment for capability, technology, ease of use, and everything in between. The F-150 won handily and with an affordable price, it was an easy choice for the award.
Popularity speaks volumes in the auto market and the Ford F-150 is the bestselling vehicle line the United States. That prompted Edmunds.com to name it the 2016 Most Popular award winner. Given its technology, capability, durability, and value, it’s no surprise the F-150 nabbed the popularity award.
The 2016 Ford F-150 pulled out another award from Kelley Blue Book. Driving off with the 5-Year Cost to Own in its class, the F-150 Regular Cab has the lowest upkeep and cost to own among the full-size pickup segment. Factors include things like fuel and insurance, making the F-150 an easy choice for smart cost-conscious buyers.
2016 Ford F-150 Reviews
Citing the 2016 Ford F-150’s strong performance and extensive lineup, Edmunds.com gave the F-150 a perfect 5/5 rating. Packed with a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine, the full-size pickup brings power to the road with improved fuel economy. Designed with a lightweight aluminum body, this truck is still fully capable of towing, hauling, and heading off-road as any driver would expect. Equipped with an impressive set of comfort and safety features, there are plenty of reasons the F-150 drives off with the critic’s top rating.
Kelley Blue Book was a bit more critical of the Ford F-150, giving it a 9.2/10 rating, just shy of a perfect score. While the truck is designed to be a rough, tough workhorse, the critic also took notice of the high-quality King Ranch and Platinum trims. Maintaining the impressive towing and payload numbers drivers have come to expect, the F-150 also packs better fuel economy than its predecessors. With a strong engine line to choose from, the F-150 is still as work-ready as ever.
The Ford F-150 truly is a new and improved pickup as evidenced by The Car Connection’s review. Citing everything from the new Sync 3 infotainment system to the trailering assist system, the F-150 brings all the technology you need to the road. Packing a strong yet fuel efficient engine, this pickup manages to pull one over on the competition. Offering a great ride and lightweight body that doesn’t take away from the truck’s capability, The Car Connection gave the 2016 F-150 a 4.9/5 rating.