Ford F-150 Offers Several Purchasing Options

by Laura Gallagher

The famed F Series is an ideal pick up truck to drive in and around Houston, Texas. Since 1948, this firm has produced these attractive, powerful and dependable utility vehicles. For no less than 34 years, the revered F has been the best-selling truck. There is a great choice of truck dealers in the area and its surrounds with Ford F-150 Houston offers, on both used and new models.

The maker has been making this excellent, reliable range of trucks for more than sixty years. The F Series is in its twelfth generation and it keeps on getting better. The super duty trucks were the best-selling of any kind of car for twenty-four years.

In 2008, the twelfth generation in Ford trucks was launched. Made in Kansas City, Missouri, the F-150 was an almost instant hit. It is rugged and good looking, with real power and great performance.

Evidently, when buying a pick-up or a ute, people look for the biggest possible payload. The 2012 models can offer up to 3100 lbs. It can tow as much as 11300 pounds.

With an automatic six-speed transmission, the F-150 still manages very good fuel economy, especially in models since 2009. The EcoBoost, 3.5 liter model with a V6 engine delivers up to 16mpg in the city and as much as 22 out on the highway. The 6.2L V8 still manages a very respectable 18 miles per gallon on the open road.

Choose from three-seater models or the six-seater SuperCrew or SuperCab. In terms of drive systems, there are both 4x4 or 4x2 drives, with long or short wheelbase options. The F-150 delivers as much as 411 in horsepower and 434 in torque. A Ford F-150 Houston is an ideal and versatile truck for the roads of the wider area of Texas.

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