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Old 05-09-2017, 03:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Mohican View Post
I rented an new Ford F150 for a one day work detail and it was just decidedly OK. And even with it's aluminum bed and "ECOBOOST" engine the fuel economy was way below what is advertised. I guess that's why they always say YMMV (Your Mileage May Vary)

I have an old (78) F250 farm truck, and talk about character........lo.

In the pickup debate I probably side with a one ton SRW pickup.

I own and drive one of those f150's with the ECOBOOST engine daily. It's got a ladder rack and tool boxes on it. I don't carry a ton of material or tools on my truck, but yeah, mileage is still not great. I like the power of the motor, but I think my next truck will be a Dodge. I drove a friends new one the other day and was impressed.

I do like the power for acceleration with the ford though. That turbo is nice.
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