Best Bet
(4.1) 60 reviews
MSRP: $4,369$16,053
Body Style: Truck
Combined MPG: 16-17
Engine: 300-hp, 5.4-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Towing Capacity: 8,200 lbs.
2005 Ford F-150

Our Take on the 2005 Ford F-150

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort in city
  • Low-speed acceleration
  • Fuel economy
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Wet-weather traction with 2WD

Notable Features

  • V-6 or V-8 power
  • Manual or automatic
  • Three cab configurations
  • Variety of models
  • Available DVD player in SuperCrew

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.1

Average based on 60 reviews

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Built Ford Tough

by Jerry from Tallahassee, FL on March 23, 2011

I have had this truck since 2004 and it is AMAZING! I have the 4.6 V8 with 172K miles on it without any major issues at all! This truck has performed perfectly on and off road. I wish the 4.6 V8 had a... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 14 recalls for this car.


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