Today on 2009 Ford F-150 First Drive

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The 2009 Ford F-150 lands amid deep trouble in the pickup truck market, but Ford’s best-seller remains a champion in its segment and a long-running heavyweight in the entire automotive market (the recent ascendance of the Honda Civic not withstanding).

Our pals over at recently test-drove the new F-150 on Ford’s Michigan Proving Grounds, where the truck was developed. Covering everything from the new-and-improved transmission to a segment-best towing capacity of 11,300 pounds, their full report is now available.

First Drive Review: 2009 Ford F-150 (

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