2005 Ford F 150
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180,000 miles!

by from AZ on December 22, 2011

I bought my XLT 4.6L super cab in 2004.5 when they changed the body style. To date the only issue I had was a bad pulley that was replaced within warranty as well as a rattle in my AC fan. My truck ha...
I bought my XLT 4.6L super cab in 2004.5 when they changed the body style. To date the only issue I had was a bad pulley that was replaced within warranty as well as a rattle in my AC fan. My truck has towed a camper from AZ to Yellowstone and back and all over Az. While the 4.6 is weaker than the 5.4 it still tows nice (spark plug replacement is much cheaper too). I took it to a dealership for a checkup and I got green lights all around. Only minor things that have broke are auto window motor on two doors, and the 3rd break light seal seems to wear out and let the water in but online tips have fixed that. Overall super satisfied with my purchase. I think ill put on another 100,000 miles before I get another vehicle, most likely another f 150!
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Built Ford Tough

by 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...
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 little more horsepower but it doesn't have as many mechanical issues that the 5.4's run into so I am happy about that. It has been a solid work horse, Daily driver, and off road beast. I would def recommend this truck to anyone I know!
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great truck

by from Carson City, NV on September 22, 2008

I have owned several trucks in my 30 plus years of driving, this Super cab has been the best. Comfort is great, steering wheel controls plus the power adjustable pedals are great and add to the safty ...
I have owned several trucks in my 30 plus years of driving, this Super cab has been the best. Comfort is great, steering wheel controls plus the power adjustable pedals are great and add to the safty of watching the road. This truck is super quiet, most cars that I have owned make more road and wind noise than this F150. Tough truck plus car like quiet. Try one youll love it.
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An EXCELLENT ride!!!!

by from Eastern Montana, USA on June 17, 2014

A great pickup for the price! Overall we are highly impressed with the King Ranch - styling, performance, and comfort are top notch. Our King Ranch was well taken care of and has been mistaken for a M...
A great pickup for the price! Overall we are highly impressed with the King Ranch - styling, performance, and comfort are top notch. Our King Ranch was well taken care of and has been mistaken for a MUCH newer model! We purchased this pickup for our primary "dressy" car, and are well satisfied with our decision. We have noticed an improvement in the average mpg as well - began at 14.5 now up to 15.2. Our King Ranch rides smoothly whether we are on paved roadways or on gravel/dirt county roads. We drove over 500 miles to take delivery on the pickup - it handled the trip home VERY well. Would we make this purchase again if we could go back in time - YES, without hesitation!
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Great Truck

by from Seminole, FL on March 31, 2011

I used to have this truck and I miss it very much! I love the hard leather that cover the seats! It is a great deal for me because I work in construction business and I don't have to be worry about th...
I used to have this truck and I miss it very much! I love the hard leather that cover the seats! It is a great deal for me because I work in construction business and I don't have to be worry about the seat if get dirty or not! It is very comfy as well!
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TOUGH truck BUT....

by from on August 26, 2013

When it was time for a tune up the dealer told me $800-$1000 because the plugs break off in the block and need to be drilled out, no guarantee that they wont have to replace the motor.$5000.00 for a n...
When it was time for a tune up the dealer told me $800-$1000 because the plugs break off in the block and need to be drilled out, no guarantee that they wont have to replace the motor.$5000.00 for a new motor. NOT A WARRANTY OR RECALL PROBLEM. hmmm....cant tune up an engine?
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Best truck ever

by from Cleveland OH on May 6, 2007

I bought a 05 F150 Super cab STX. It was a great value for the features I got. I love the styling and the way Ford put the truck together. Mine has the monochromatic paint sceme for a sleek street loo...
I bought a 05 F150 Super cab STX. It was a great value for the features I got. I love the styling and the way Ford put the truck together. Mine has the monochromatic paint sceme for a sleek street look. I have pulled a lot with it - 7000lbs with the 4.6L V8. I have the limited slip diff and that helps a lot in the snow. I had that 7000 lb trailer sunk up to its axles in mud and pulled right out in 2WD! This truck isn't the fastest truck out there - but it will keep up with traffic quite nice. I put a Cold Air intake on mine to help the gas mileage and it makes this truck sound really tough like an upset Cobra Mustang. The nice thing about the F150 - you can buy as much truck as you need or want - all the way from a cheap work truck to a completely tricked out Off Road machine. And you're buying a truck from someone that knows how to build a truck right. I would definiatly recommend this truck to anyone!
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Better than I than expected.

by from CA on December 16, 2007

After thinking about buying a friends 03 f150 I settled on a 05 4x2 lariat. Best thing I ever did. I have been very happy with the appearence as well as the realiablity. It is very stylish and my wife...
After thinking about buying a friends 03 f150 I settled on a 05 4x2 lariat. Best thing I ever did. I have been very happy with the appearence as well as the realiablity. It is very stylish and my wife enjoys driving it as well. Plan on upgrading it with the 08 navigation radio to keep it looking stock. A great buy.
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I LOVE IT

by from Pikeville,KY on February 9, 2007

MY stepdad purchased a 2005 Ford F150, and it rides so smooth and everything is just perfect for me.. I have drove it, and I was like WOW!!! I am def. buying me one soon!!!
MY stepdad purchased a 2005 Ford F150, and it rides so smooth and everything is just perfect for me.. I have drove it, and I was like WOW!!! I am def. buying me one soon!!!
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horrible reliability

by from ozark mo on January 5, 2014

great looks, great interior styling,,,,horrible reliability,,,ford did so many screw-ups on the 5.4 motor design....
great looks, great interior styling,,,,horrible reliability,,,ford did so many screw-ups on the 5.4 motor design....
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