2006 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Review
Six distinctly different trucks.
The Ford F-150 delivers a strong combination of style, interior comfort, performance, ride and handling. With six major trim variants and a choice of drivetrains and body styles, there's an F-150 for every type of pickup owner.
NewCarTestDrive.com correspondent Jim McCraw reported from Dearborn, Michigan, with Mitch McCullough reporting from Los Angeles.
Model Line Overview
|Model Lineup:||Ford F-150 XL regular cab 2WD ($18,790); STX SuperCab 2WD Flareside ($28,855); XLT SuperCrew 4WD ($33,160); FX4 SuperCab 4WD LWB ($33,495); Lariat SuperCrew 2WD ($32,995); King Ranch 4WD ($39,615); Harley-Davidson 4WD ($38,130)|
|Engines:||5.4-liter sohc 24-valve V8|
|Safety Equipment (standard):||ABS, smart front airbags|
|Safety Equipment (optional):||traction control, reverse sensing system|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Assembled In:||Kansas City, Missouri; Norfolk, Virginia; Dearborn, Michigan|
Specifications As Tested
|Model Tested (MSRP):||Ford F-150 4WD Flareside SuperCab XLT ($31,850)|
|Standard Equipment:||air conditioning, power steering, power disc brakes, power windows, power locks, console, cruise control, AM/FM/CD, remote keyless entry, premium cloth, 40/20/40 split bench front seat w/manual driver and passenger lumbar|
|Options As Tested (MSRP):||5.4-liter V8 ($895); electronic shift-on-the-fly 4WD ($160); 255/70R17 tires ($325); limited-slip rear differential with 3.55 axle ratio ($300); trailer tow package ($350); platform running boards ($250); AM/FM/6 CD stereo ($300); keyless entry keypad ($75); reverse sensing system ($245); power driver's seat ($285); two-tone paint ($300)|
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|Price as tested (MSRP)||36185|
|Horsepower (hp @ rpm):||300 @ 5000|
|Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm):||365 @ 3750|
|EPA fuel economy, city/hwy:||14/18|
|Head/hip/leg room, f:||40.9/66.5/41.3|
|Head/hip/leg room, m:|
|Head/hip/leg room, r:||39.6/NA/32.7|
|Suspension, f:||independent, double wishbones with coil springs over shock absorbers|
|Suspension, r:||live axle on leaf springs, outboard shock absorbers|
|Brakes, f/r:||disc/disc with ABS|
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