Consumer Reviews

Read or write a review.

2012 Ford F 150

2012 Ford F150

Change Year
4.5
Average based on 68 reviews
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability
1-10 of 68 reviews

Ford Eco-boost engine seems like a winner!

by from Phoeni, AZ on November 7, 2012

My truck --New 2012 F150 4x4 crew cab with 6.5' bed. Drove first 800 miles in mixed city/highway -- 18.4 MPG. Added an ARE MX canopy (extends height about 4" over cab height), loaded the truck up with...
My truck --New 2012 F150 4x4 crew cab with 6.5' bed. Drove first 800 miles in mixed city/highway -- 18.4 MPG. Added an ARE MX canopy (extends height about 4" over cab height), loaded the truck up with moderately heavy load (moving from Seattle to Phoenix) and drove 1600 miles through all weather conditions and a fair amount of winding, mountainous, terrain. Mileage was 21.6 MPG. Only have 2500 miles on truck, so mileage should improve slightly by around 7000 miles. The eco-boost twin turbo has unbelievable low-end torque, so it should be good for towing as well as pretty impressive mileage. Truck is still new, so we'll have to see how things are with the turbo after 150,000 miles. So far, I'm really impressed!! Other things -- Ford Sync is very nice (it can do way more than I've yet figured out, but on the road you just plug in your iPod or phone and go!), and overall driver comfort is very good (I put in several 10 hour driving days on my trip -- and for being 68, still felt great). Yes, there are several really good trucks out there, but for me, this package looks like it's going to be ideal.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car

18 out of 18 people found this review helpful. Did you?

My New Ford f-150

by from on July 2, 2012

I just bought a 2012 F-150 Crew Cab 4x4. My truck has the 5.0 V-8. This truck has tons of POWER and is very smooth riding. The crew cab has lots of room even in the back seat. Depending on how you dri...
I just bought a 2012 F-150 Crew Cab 4x4. My truck has the 5.0 V-8. This truck has tons of POWER and is very smooth riding. The crew cab has lots of room even in the back seat. Depending on how you drive it I have been geting between 17 and 21 MPG. Wonderful truck.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

12 out of 12 people found this review helpful. Did you?

Best selling for 34 years for a reason

by from Charleston, SC on May 25, 2012

I knew I needed a truck after having a small SUV and car that just couldn't do thing a truck does. What I got was an F-150 XLT Crew Cab 4X4 with Eco-Boost. Almost immediately we drove the truck from M...
I knew I needed a truck after having a small SUV and car that just couldn't do thing a truck does. What I got was an F-150 XLT Crew Cab 4X4 with Eco-Boost. Almost immediately we drove the truck from Montana to South Carolina. The SYNC system is great. I would probably not get the Ford Touch just because of the bugs I have heard it has, but SYNC works just fine. The ride as extremely comfortable. After 10 hours of driving there was no back ache at all. The backseat also has more room than anything else I have ever been in. The MPG is a bit lower than advertized, but I still average 19 from both city/highway. That is still a lot better than the V-8 you would need for the same power. Speaking of power, boy does this truck have it. Towing 6,000 lb car on a flatbed trailer is a cinch. There is no difference in the drive, you step on the gas and surge ahead. There is such authority when driving this with a trailer. It is amazing how much the little things make a difference. The tailgate steps and box side steps make getting into the bed no problem at all. A lot of time instead of putting things over the side of the bed like you have to do with most trucks, I just use the tailgate step and hop on up. Though the flat load floor in the cab means unless my family is going along also, I can put just about anything in the cab. This truck is everything I had hoped for and more. If you get anything else you are just wasting your money.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

12 out of 12 people found this review helpful. Did you?

Never thought I would buy a Ford. Glad I did.

by from Austin, TX on May 30, 2012

Bought a 2012 FX2 with every upgrade possible. Truck was still cheaper than my last Tundra, TRD Sport, and it has Nav, Blue Tooth, Camera, Stereo Upgrade, etc. I swore I would never buy an American v...
Bought a 2012 FX2 with every upgrade possible. Truck was still cheaper than my last Tundra, TRD Sport, and it has Nav, Blue Tooth, Camera, Stereo Upgrade, etc. I swore I would never buy an American vehicle then I rode in this. Also everyone on reviews are correct; pay the $1100 extra for the V6 Eco Boost. Was quicker and smoother than the V8 with more towing and torque!!!!
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

7 out of 7 people found this review helpful. Did you?

best selling VEHICLE 34 years for a reason!

by from Dallas texas on May 29, 2012

ABSOLUTELY love my 2012 XLT supercrew! I find any excuse to drive it and cant wait to get up in the morning for work JUST to drive it to work! This truck is SOLID yet has a car like ride. It makes you...
ABSOLUTELY love my 2012 XLT supercrew! I find any excuse to drive it and cant wait to get up in the morning for work JUST to drive it to work! This truck is SOLID yet has a car like ride. It makes you feel like you can do anything with it. I bought the truck with the base motor 3.7 V6... If you are looking at this motor KNOW that it does NOT get the advertised MPG until its fairly broken in. I was getting about 18 average when i first got it. Knowing a few things about cars I knew its a small motor for a 6,000lb truck so i figured it had to work a little harder. Now at 10,000 miles and I am averaging right at 20MPG which im fine with, hoping it goes a little higher. On a flat road this truck WILL SCREAM... getting you to 60 in about 6.9 seconds. Not bad for a small motor in a heavy truck. This engine is perfect and sounds really good. You cannot tell this motor is a V6 unless you give it a big hill or a steep incline. So if you are going to want to get the truck for just hauling 6 people around or a few loads back and fourth to home depot... its perfect! Anything more I would opt for the eco boost or V8. Other than that its the little engine that could! Love the truck my family has owned Ford trucks for decades and have done nothing but routine maintenance. No other truck can compare thats why this truck has been the best selling VEHICLE for 34 years! Get an F-150. 10 years and 200,000 miles down he road you will be glad you did! A wise investment indeed.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful. Did you?

solid truck

by from pikesville ,maryland on February 9, 2013

I JUST GOT A F150 5.0 4X4 ..DRIVES BETTER THAN MY 2010 5.4 WORK TRUCK ,ENGINE IS SMOOTHER AND SUSPENSION MUCH IMPROVED 1400 MILES AND AVERAGES 17MPG MIXED DRIVING W 3.55 REAR RATIO.I would have consid...
I JUST GOT A F150 5.0 4X4 ..DRIVES BETTER THAN MY 2010 5.4 WORK TRUCK ,ENGINE IS SMOOTHER AND SUSPENSION MUCH IMPROVED 1400 MILES AND AVERAGES 17MPG MIXED DRIVING W 3.55 REAR RATIO.I would have considered a eco boost but too much money for an option for a v6 ,and usually ordered with other options so is even more.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful. Did you?

Best pickup availible

by from ontaio on February 18, 2013

I finally made the leap into the Ford camp and I am happy every time I take my 2012 supercrew 4x4 xtr out for a drive. I got the 353 gears because I wanted a better fuel economy. People who want fuel ...
I finally made the leap into the Ford camp and I am happy every time I take my 2012 supercrew 4x4 xtr out for a drive. I got the 353 gears because I wanted a better fuel economy. People who want fuel economy need to stay away from 4x4 373 and 410 ratios. Build quality is excellent with a very pleasing and usefull interior. If you want a mans truck that will work all day then this vehicle is it. Man I love the 3.5 ecoboost. Quiet and power that embarrasses the V8s.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful. Did you?

Loving my F140 Crew Cab

by from Lake Elsinore, California on May 2, 2013

My Lariat F150 Crew Cab is everything I wanted in a vehicle, its a truck that drives like a car and is bigger than a passenger car with the Crew Cab. The riide is smooth and the handling is better. I ...
My Lariat F150 Crew Cab is everything I wanted in a vehicle, its a truck that drives like a car and is bigger than a passenger car with the Crew Cab. The riide is smooth and the handling is better. I couldn't ask for a better car/truck for my needs.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful. Did you?

F150 xls

by from Cleveland, oh on September 30, 2012

Eco boost twin turbo charger - 360 HP - 420 ft pounds torque - its a screamer. Pulls my 8600 pound fifth wheel easily. Rides smooth and solid. 4 wheel drive have not tried yet. Good gas milage but 36 ...
Eco boost twin turbo charger - 360 HP - 420 ft pounds torque - its a screamer. Pulls my 8600 pound fifth wheel easily. Rides smooth and solid. 4 wheel drive have not tried yet. Good gas milage but 36 gallon gas tank is a me an bite on my wallet. I love the truck-the end.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Towing

Does recommend this car

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful. Did you?

F150 2012

by from Marshfield, WI on February 7, 2012

I recently replaced my 2000 Ford Excursion with a Platinum F150 6 1/2 foot bed. It is so quiet that when I use the remote start when I insert the ingnition key to activate transmission, I thought engi...
I recently replaced my 2000 Ford Excursion with a Platinum F150 6 1/2 foot bed. It is so quiet that when I use the remote start when I insert the ingnition key to activate transmission, I thought engine killed. It is that quiet, the incredible Eco Boast V6. I was surprised when I reached 20 mpg during bad winter weather in January. The roads were icy and snow covered. I can't wait until better road conditions and even better mileage. Hats off to Randy Bluhm at V & H Ford and all the support staff. I have dealt with the business since 1978 and keep on going back.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful. Did you?
Our Expert Review: 2012 Ford F 150

Similar Models

Select up to three models to compare with the 2012 ford f150