Driven: 2012 Ford F150 Ecoboost

2012 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4

Base price: $40,590
Price as tested: $46,620

Standard Equipment:
5.0-liter V-8 engine
6-speed automatic transmission
Electronic shift-on-the-fly 4-wheel drive
Electric power-assisted steering
Power four-wheel vented disc brakes
Hill start assist
AdvanceTrac with roll stability control
Trailer sway control
18-inch bright aluminum wheels
Tilt, telescoping steering column
Power door locks with remote
SecuriCode driver's-side keypad
Power windows including rear sliding window
Power-adjustable pedals
Power front seats
Heated front seats
Leather-trimmed seats
40/20/40 bench front seat
60/40 flip up bench rear seat
Dual-zone automatic climate control
AM/FM/XM/CD audio system
Sync voice controls
Message center/trip computer
Cruise control
Power side mirrors w/memory, integral spotter mirror, heated, with exterior turn signals
Trailer tow package

Options on this vehicle:
Ecoboost V-6 engine - $750
3.73 ratio limited slip axle - $300
Power moonroof - $995
Sony navigation radio - $2495
Max trailer tow package, chrome - $565

Max trailer tow
Power heated/signal manual folding/telescoping mirrors
Trailer brake controller
Lariat plus package - $950
Universal garage door opener
Remote start system
Rear-view camera
Reverse sensing system
Leather trimmed bucket seats, heated + cooled - $975

Key options not on vehicle:
Lariat chrome package - $1495
20-inch chrome clad aluminum wheels - $995

Fuel economy:
(city/highway) 15/21 mpg

Engine:
3.5L V-6 turbo
Horsepower: 365 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque: 420 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm

Drive:
Four-wheel

Transmission:
6-speed automatic

Curb weight: 5615 lb

Wheels/tires:
18-inch wheels
275/65R18 tires

Competitors:
Chevrolet Silverado
Dodge Ram
GMC Sierra
Nissan Titan
Toyota Tundra

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second or third owners may regret buying a turbo. They need care and feeding much more so than a non-turbo motor. regular synthetic changes are a must and would cancel out any gas mileage advantages.

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