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Tough, smart and safe 2019 Ford F-150

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Edward Green ▼ | March 21, 2019
Tough, smart and capable, Ford F-150 from America’s truck leader enters 2019 with exciting new upgrades.
2019 Ford F-150
Cars   Range-topping F-150 Limited gets a serious power upgrade
2019 Ford F-150A 3.3-liter V6 with 6-speed automatic remains the standard powerplant. The 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6, 5.0-liter V8, 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V6 and 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 are all paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Trim levels include XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum trucks. Range-topping F-150 Limited gets a serious power upgrade with the high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine previously only available on F-150 Raptor, plus a new high-flow dual-exhaust system and redesigned interior.

2019 Ford F-150F-150’s Navy Pier interior color scheme changes to Camel Back two-tone. FordPass Connect is now standard for F-150 XLT, while the CD player is deleted. XLT Sport Appearance Package gets new five-inch angular step bars. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released test results showing that among all light-duty crew cab pickups measured in small overlap front crash testing for both driver and passenger, the 2019 Ford F-150 is the only truck to earn its top-tier good rating in all categories.

2019 Ford F-150Among 11 pickups, F-150 is also on top as the best performer in passenger-side small overlap front crash testing. To manage crash forces in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety small overlap front crash test, Ford created a system of innovations that work together to help achieve this result. These include a patented extruded aluminum roof crossmember and additional frame crossmember that work to improve crash resilience.

2019 Ford F-150A cross-functional group of Ford truck veterans worked thousands of hours to help improve durability, capability, fuel economy and safety for F-150. The team created 31 safety-related innovations including structures that manage crash forces, plus joining methods that were tested virtually with computer simulations then retested in Ford’s advanced laboratories. This accolade follows National Highway Traffic Safety Administration testing that gave F-150 crew cab a five-star overall vehicle score and a five-star rating for driver and passenger for all crash test modes.