If you’re looking for a full-size pickup truck to handle all of your heavy-duty jobs, then visit Lakeland Ford in Lakeland, FL and check out the 2015 Ford F-150. With its revolutionary aluminum body, rugged exterior and superior towing capability, the F-150 is one of the best full-size pickups in the market today. Lakeland Ford is located at 1430 West Memorial Blvd. and serves Tampa, Orlando and Bartow, FL with the best selection of new Fords in stock. Stop by our dealership for an enjoyable car-buying experience and put the new F-150 to the test.
A variety of automakers have put their best foot forward in the full-size pickup segment, so let’s see how the 2015 Ford F-150 does against the Ram 1500.
Both of these full-size pickup trucks come with a variety of engines to choose from. However, it’s the F-150’s engines that are more powerful and fuel-efficient than the 1500’s. The entry-level 1500 has a 3.6L V6 making 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. The next step up for the 1500 is a 5.7L HEMI V8 that makes 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. The range-topping 1500 has a 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 producing 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.
The base F-150 has a 3.5L V6 that makes 282 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque. The next step up is a 2.7L EcoBoost V6 producing 325 hp and 375 lb-ft of torque. The F-150 also has a 5.0L V8 making 385 hp and 387 lb-ft of torque for you to choose from. The range-topping F-150 packs a 3.5L EcoBoost V6 making 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque underneath its hood.
With four available engines for you to choose from, the F-150 allows you to cater the full-size pickup truck to meet all of your needs.
One of the defining characteristics of a full-size pickup truck is its towing and payload capability. The Ram 1500 can tow up to 10,650 lbs. and can carry 1,910 lbs. in its bed, which is enough to get a lot of jobs done. However, the F-150 can tow a staggering 12,200 lbs. and has a payload capacity of 3,300 lbs.! That’s 1,550 lbs. of towing capability in the F-150’s favor, along with 1,390 lbs. of carrying capacity, as well.
When towing up to 12,200 lbs., the last thing you want to worry about is something going wrong on the vehicle. With the F-150’s extensive warranty, you can worry about the job at hand. The F-150’s warranty is as follows:
When it comes to full-size pickup trucks the 2015 Ford F-150 reigns supreme. If you need the best full-size truck on the market today, stop by Lakeland Ford in Lakeland, FL see how the new F-150 can tackle your toughest jobs with ease.View Inventory