Simply complete the entry form below to be entered to win. If you can make the case for a diesel, go for it. Needless to say, the truck was put to the task, hauling stuff from the waterlogged basement to the town dump. From the manufacturer side, Ford for supplying the 2011 F-150 with the 3. And it was not just once but aired frequently like so many top 40 hits. Definitely not a dealership that I would recommend. The F150 EcoBoost shined throughout its test period, as we endured the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.
The place offered good food, decent prices and an ambiance that could not be beat. Entering New Mexico just before dark. Take your grandkids there to show how it used to be. Our test unit was equipped with the optional limited-slip 3. Even the burger was hand patted and cooked on a real grill! The big guys will ride in comfort. Microsoft Sync is standard, with all the Bluetooth and media integration goodness that entails.
No argument here … Diesels rock. When we took the car for a ride the dashboard lit up like a Christmas tree. . For more on the EcoBoost engine from the durability perspective, consider reading Mike Rowe: 2011 F-150 with the 3. The turbocharged, direct-injected EcoBoost engine rewrites the rules of the game. The standard 26 gallon fuel tank provides plenty of highway driving range.
Your entry constitutes that you have read and agree with the Official Rules. Interstate highway testing temperatures were in the low-eighties. And the inverter of the car was in ruff shape. We covered over 600 miles in our Sterling Gray Metallic 4×4 Supercrew F-150 EcoBoost Lariat review unit and verified the official mileage estimates, achieving a respectable average of 22. All 2011 F-150s are designed to run on regular unleaded gasoline. The turbocharged V6 engine ushers in the beginning of the end of the V8 half-ton pickup truck era. Media Fleet Rep, Kristin Jankowski, Marketing Communications Manager at Johnson Outdoors and parent to Eureka! We were able to squeak in just enough time to get our footage shot.
The seed was planted during a road trip to the in 2008, but it grew into a more definitive concept last year during the ride and more recently during the. The F-150 carried 300 pounds of payload in its bed during the highway fuel economy testing session. He has 15 years of experience as an auto journalist discussing all aspects of clean automotive technology. Not too shabby for a 4×4 Supercrew. But the idea itself has been germinating for several years.
Guess the final fuel economy for the F-150 to the nearest hundredth mpg for example, 29. A manual transmission is not available. Additional power outlets can be found inside the center console and at the back of the console, along with a 110-volt outlet, which for the record, was not capable of powering a sump pump. All 2011 F-150s are exclusively fitted with electronic six-speed automatic transmissions with overdrive. The closest guess wins a new ScanGauge e. One entry per person, please! I called the salesman the following morning to remind him that we were coming in that afternoon and to ensure that it was reserved.
Reply to this thread with your guess to enter. While the 2011 Ford F-150 is available with four different engines — from a 3. Orginally I had concerns about the cooling abilitys of the v6 compared to the higher surface area of the v8. The well-appointed cab offered a welcome respite from the clean up work, with optional leather trimmed bucket seats equipped with two-way power lumbar support. All kinds of woarning lites. Our test unit was delivered with under 9000 miles on the odometer.
Three-level heating and cooling helped keep the back pain and humidity in-check. He is an Eagle Scout and enjoys both camping and exploring Chicago with friends. Temperatures ranged from the low-sixties through the high-eighties. Fords next option should be an F-100 with a smaller ecoboost and 17-24 4×4 mpg with a sticker of 30k Leave a Comment Name Mail Website. Extended trips, whether on-or-off road, may call for the optional 36 gallon tank.
So what vehicle met the basic requirements? A 10-minute unplanned stop when taking Jill to the airport. Then they had to run it up the street to get fuel. With gasoline prices stuck in a zone of pain, a surprising number of new F-150 buyers are opting for the new EcoBoost engine. Went in that afternoon and they had transferred the vehicle to another location and it was no longer available. They couldn't find the keys for the car. Combine that with the fact that most of the drivers would be high-fuel-economy enthusiasts, and the vehicle also needed to be uniquely fuel-efficient throughout the fully laden trek.