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AutoGuide: New 2016 Ford-150 Has More Power, New "Pro Trailer Backup Assist" Feature

A year after the debut of the all-aluminum body for the Ford F-150 pickup truck, it's clear Ford's engineers haven't been resting on their laurels. The new 2016 Ford F-150 gets a power boost, tighter handling and an innovative new feature to handle trailers.

.Click "play" in the video clip below to watch a demonstration of Ford's new Pro Trailer Backup Assist.

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The Pro Trailer Backup Assist is a new system that allows the driver to control the movement of a trailer using a dash-mounted knob. AutoGuide reports this works great, taking the crossed wires...

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2016 F-150 SuperCrew and SuperCab are Safest Yet

The IIHS has rated the 2016 Ford F-150 pickup truck its Top Safety Pick for SuperCrew and SuperCab configurations, making it the only large pickup to earn this distinction. Similarly, it is the only full-size, light-duty truck to earn NHTSA's highest rating, a five-star Overall Vehicle Score and five-star rating for drive and passenger in all crash-test modes and cab configurations—SuperCrew, SuperCab, and RegularCab.

 

 

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PickupTrucks.com Names F-150 EcoBoost the Winner of Fuel Economy Challenge

This morning, we learned the exciting news that PickupTrucks.com named the 2016F-150 EcoBoost the winner of its Texas Truck Showdown Max MPG fuel economy challenge. Going head-to-head against the likes of Silverado and Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, F-150 EcoBoost emerged victorious thanks to impressive performances in mileage, payload, and capability tests...

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