Whether they’re towing, hauling or off-roading (or just planning to one day), Americans are flocking to pickup trucks in droves. The Ford F-Series attracts the largest customer base among competitors, hoarding the title of America’s bestselling pickup truck for a Ford-claimed 44 years. Its latest redesign was also popular among Cars.com editors, claiming the Best Of 2021 award. The 2021 F-150 saw substantial updates, but how does the previous generation (2015-20) stack up?
To find out what owners like and dislike about the F-150, we turned to Cars.com user reviews of 2015-20 models and compared them with our expert evaluations. While the F-150 is undeniably popular, even the bestselling vehicles come with their share of pros and cons — especially as competing pickups step up their game. Read on to see what the previous generation F-150 offers, along with feedback from owners.