2012 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Review: Introduction
Aside from the occasional horsepower or towing capacity battles, there often isn't a lot of new news to write about in the pickup truck segment. Enter the Ford F-150. With a completely new line-up of engines in 2011, the Ford F-150 gained a lot of attention, but it was the turbocharged EcoBoost engine that was the most interesting. As a matter of fact, this engine made such an impact on the truck market that the Ford F-150 EcoBoost was named the Autobytel 2012 Truck of the Year. Following this announcement, we had the chance to the put some serious miles on a 2012 Ford F-150 EcoBoost over a two-week period to see how the truck measured up in terms of everyday driveability, comfort, towing and hauling and, of course, fuel economy.