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Cons: Gas mileage
Advice: Shop around prices varied from dealer to dealerI LOVE my f-150 Supercrew Lariat. 3 months old now. Absolutely no problems. People always stopping and asking me about the truck. Rides like a luxury auto.
Pros: 4 door double cab.
Cons: no gas door lock,no dual sunvisors,like Toyota Tundra.
Advice: check the 2004 Toyota Tundra Double Cab also.3 days after taking delivery the alternator started to overcharge,@19 plus volts which caused most of the electrical system to shut down.This 3 day old 2004 Ford F-150 Supercrew Lariat sat at Peninsula Ford in Palo Alto for 10 days as they had to order an alternator from Texas as none were availabile in California.Is this Ford quality ?Maybe I should have gone back to a Toyota Tundra 4 door Limited like I had before!
Pros: the super crew cab with 4 full doors and an eight foot bed
Cons: color options
Advice: look into the after market options with seller, options not 'available' really areI test drove this vehicle from Sayville Ford in Suffolk County. I fell in love with the style and design of both the exterior and interior. The truck itself rode smooth and quiet. I can't stop thinking about the test drive!
Pros: The feel and ride of a comfotable car.
Cons: gas mileage
Advice: get the 5.4 litre engineExcellent truck for my main purpose to purchase (towing our boat). I purchased 5.4 litre v-8 with higher differential, it pulls the boat out of the water with no pressure on excellorator pedal. In my opinion, I would consider this truck very capable (especially with overdrive off) to keep up with any traffic situations one might encounter,also i would consider this truck quite fast for its size. Interior is more than adequate and quite comfortable,(I would like to have this interior in a restored 1948--1956 ford truck). only complaint is gas mileage, but pros outweigh cons in big numbers.
Pros: The roomy enterior
Cons: The short bed
Advice: Spend the extra money and get an XLTUpon driving this truck for the first time it was a little awkward. I was previously driving a 1995 F-150 4x4 shot bed and the difference was somewhat of a shocker. Great comfortable ride, with little to no road noise.
Pros: The body design is really stylish.
Cons: Acceleration wasn't what I hoped for. It's still a truck.
Advice: Good truck if you don't want to crawl in the slow lane going up steep mountain passes. But stay out of the passing lane.It's got good acceleration for a pickup, but it just doesn't compete with medium to high end sports cars and sedans. Off the line, a Subaru WRX was much quicker. The SVT lightning was no match for my neighbor's A4. Handling is excellent, for a pickup. Still, I slow down for the curves on our canyon roads. Almost lost control once when my attention drifted.
Pros: The large choice of Mags
Cons: not sure
Advice: buy it because it's at a good price and lots cheaper then GMThis truck is the best truck ever