2018 Ford F-150 Earns 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Award

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford F-150, Ford News on Monday, December 4th, 2017 at 7:18 pm
Cowboy Putting a Saddle on a Horse next to 2018 Ford F-150

With its bold new design, impressive capabilities, high fuel economy and many class-exclusive technologies, the 2018 Ford F-150 is an outstanding choice for a full-size pickup truck. The experts at Motor Trend agree, for the 2018 F-150 just earned the 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year award. 

Ford F-150 and Multiple Truck of the Year Awards 

With this year’s honor, the Ford F-150 has won the coveted Motor Trend Truck of the Year award an incredible five times. This marks the second year in a row that a Ford truck has won the award, for the Ford Super Duty was named the winner in 2017. With a crowded field of full-size pickup trucks, the F-150 faced stiff competition, but it unanimously came out on top, with the Motor Trend judges citing its powerful engines, towing capabilities and state-of-the-art technologies.  

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Features of 2018 Ford F-150 

A big reason why the F-Series has been a pickup leader over the span of four decades is that it has evolved to stay continuously ahead of the competition. This is certainly the case with the 2018 Ford F-150, which received a pleasing redesign. The exterior has a bold new look, with new headlights, grilles, bumpers and wheels, while the cabin features higher-quality materials and new color choices. On the technology front, F-150 buyers can get the newly available B&O PLAY audio system and in-truck Wi-Fi hotspot. 

Blue 2018 Ford F-150 Parked next to ATVs

2018 Ford F-150 Capabilities 

The 2018 F-150 delivers exceptional performance with its powerful engine choices. This includes the 3.3L V6 with direct-injection, 2.7L EcoBoost, 3.5L EcoBoost and the 5.0L V8. Also, the F-150 now offers a diesel engine — the 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel. With the V8 engine, the F-150 can tow up to 13,200 pounds, while towing is aided by the standard Trailer Sway Control and available Integrated Trailer Brake Controller. 

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