2018 ford f-150 performance spotlight

Vehicle Spotlight – 2018 Ford F-150 Performance Spotlight

If you’re a pickup truck driver, you know that the demands you put on your vehicle go beyond the demands of a simple daily commute. When considering the various pickup trucks on offer, you have to weigh your options and determine which truck will be the best companion on the worksite, and which truck will allow you to tow whatever you need – whether it be work-related or for family adventures. With the 2018 Ford F-150 and its unsurpassed performance and capabilities, you can rest assured that you’re making the right choice no matter what your demands are. Find out why the Ford F-150 is America’s best-selling vehicle when you visit Lakewood Ford in Lakewood, WA.

Best-in-Class Towing

The 2018 Ford F-150 offers best-in-class towing when equipped with the available 3.5-liter EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6 engine, surpassing previous F-150 models and all other pickup trucks in its class. This formidable engine delivers 375 horsepower, best-in-class 470 lb-ft of torque, and can tow up to a whopping 13,200 pounds when appropriately configured. With such towing capability, you’ll have all the power you need to get the job done.

Best-in-Class Payload

Not only does the 2018 Ford F-150 offer best-in-class towing and torque, but best-in-class payload as well. By constructing the F-150’s body with high-strength aluminum, the truck is capable of a greater payload capacity than ever before. When equipped with the Ford 5.0-liter V8 engine, the F-150 has a max payload of 3.270 pounds. The pickup bed makes usually strenuous jobs easier, offering available features like stowable loading ramps, class-exclusive integrated tailgate step with life assist, and a smart Box Link™ system.

Advanced Towing Features

If you foresee a lot of towing in your future, you’ll be happy to know that the 2018 Ford F-150 offers various smart towing features to make any job a breeze. It comes with standard trailer sway control and offers available features like Pro Trailer Backup Assist™, an 8-inch productivity screen with trailer information, and a Blind Spot Information System® with trailer coverage. These features make towing both simpler and safer.