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Ford F-150; Lightweight But As Tough As Ever

Ford F-150; Lightweight But As Tough As Ever

With an extensive use of high-strength aluminum, Ford has been able to shave about 700 pounds of the new F-150. Couple this weight loss with the introduction of a new 2.7 L turbo V6 and you are looking at impressive 17 mpg overall fuel economy; the powerful 3.5 L V6 does almost as good, 16mpg overall.

Not just increased payload and excellent fuel economy are drawing buyers to the new Ford F-150 in St. Charles. The truck boasts a comprehensive list of features that, in the face of stiff competition, continues to keep the truck positioned at the top of the heap; on the bestseller list, the F-150 is always at the top.

Standard and optional equipment:

  • The Ford F-150 is configurable in what seems to be thousands of ways. The truck can be had with a regular cab, extended cab and crew cab as well as three-bed lengths ranging from five and a half feet to eight feet along with the engine, trims, and options galore.
  • The F-150 is available in six trims; the base model is the XL there is the XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited. The base XL is an ideal work truck but for a few dollars more the XLT is more passenger-friendly. At the other end of the range, the Limited has 22-inch wheels, beautiful leather throughout, many unique styling details and most equipment, which is optional on the trim levels, is standard on the Limited.


  • A Ford F-150 in St. Charles is not only tough and handsome; it is safe. Standard safety equipment includes side curtain airbags, traction control, stability control, and daytime running lights. In crash tests; the F-150 got a five-star rating from the government and is a top safety pick from the IIHS.

There really is no argument, if you are looking for the best half-ton pickup truck a Ford F-150 in St. Charles must be on your list.

If you are looking for a Ford F-150 in St. Charles you will be pleasantly surprised at the number of trucks for sale at Hawk Ford of St. Charles.

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