When it comes to strength and durability, few trucks measure up to the Ford F-150. The F-150 works hard so you can work smart, delivering power and strength in a military-grade aluminum alloy package.
Drivers in Glen Allen, Midlothian, and Ashland can read our 2016 Ford F-150 review to learn more about its capabilities and design. Here's everything you should know about the F-150 before taking one for a test drive at Richmond Ford West.
Ford F-150 Overview
The F-150 shed 700 pounds and is leaner and lighter than ever. Its aluminum alloy body and steel frame improve its power-to-weight ratio, resulting in greater fuel efficiency, handling, and brake responsiveness.
Now in its 13th generation, the Ford F-150 delivers strength across each trim: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited. Shoppers have three bed lengths and cab styles to choose from. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but all-wheel drive is available.
Rear-wheel drive trucks get a standard electronic shift-on-the-fly system, which lets you shift into four-wheel drive for a sure-footed performance on wet roads, rugged terrain, and slick surfaces. Its drivetrain boasts strength and agility, and its engine lineup provides plenty of power.
Best-in-Class Power and Capabilities
Depending on how it's equipped, the F-150 offers best-in-class towing, payload, and fuel economy. The 2016 F-150 produces up to 385 horsepower with its 5.0-liter V8 engine, and its 3.5-liter V6 gets an 8,500-pound max towing rating.
A standard six-speed automatic transmission sends power to the wheels, though a SelecShift automatic with two operating modes is available.
No matter how it's equipped, the 2016 Ford F-150 is ready for almost anything.
2016 Ford F-150 Safety Features
The 2016 F-150 is fortified with advanced safety features to keep danger at arm's length. Some of these include standard trailer sway control, curve control, and safety belt pretensioners.
Even the critics are impressed with the F-150's safety features. In fact, 2016 Ford F-150 SuperCab and SuperCrew models with Forward Collision Warning are Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Picks. The F-150 also received a five-star overall crash test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration thanks to more than 30 safety-related design improvements.
The F-150 is designed to protect you in critical situations. With its strong frame and advanced safety features, you can have peace of mind while behind the wheel of a Ford F-150.
Test Drive a Ford F-150 at Richmond Ford West
The 2016 Ford F-150 is a workhorse that outlasts competing pickup trucks. Its winning combination of brains and brawn exceeds expectations and delivers the strength you need to get the job done.
If you're considering a new pickup truck, the Ford F-150 might be the right choice for you. Richmond Ford West has a full inventory for drivers in Glen Allen, Midlothian, and Ashland, so stop by our showroom to take a test drive today.
Richmond Ford West is conveniently located at 10751 West Broad Street, Glen Allen, VA 23060. If you have any questions, call our sales department at (804) 474-0571.