1979 Ford F-150 User Reviews

1979 Ford F-150 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 27 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"build quality" 4 reviews
"body" 3 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews

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Kenneth writes:
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5

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I Love It — Fast smooth and easy to drive

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sadiemaeb9 writes:
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Good Old Truck — The 73-79 Ford trucks were my first trucks. I'm restoring a 79 Supercab 4x4 now...I love the looks, 4x4 ability, and ease of repairs to these trucks..They just have a great look

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Al writes:
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5

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looked nice and always was readey to work

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terrible gas mileage

35

Great Old Truck — three engines later some decent body work and lots of cans of tremclad paint made this a fun beast that was a joy to own

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Craig writes:
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5

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tough runner

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bad on gas

35

Durable, Well Built Truck — my dads is 4WD with locking hubs. it has the bedside toolbox. long wheel base. gray in color with full chrome. no lift currently.

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Alex writes:
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4

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looks power capability

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gas prices

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Great — I bought this truck a year ago, and me being 14 i didnt have alot of money but now this truck is painted and i drive it in mmy woods sometimes, it a very durable and powerfeul truck, and all my friends love it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Shawn writes:
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its the funest truck ive ever drivin powerful, tough and full of torque =]

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the mpg is like 9mpg so i dont really drive it too offten =[

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Orverall I Love My Old Rust Bucket Lol — my truck is one tuff ass truck. it has 4X4 and 4 on the floor with a 351m putting the power out. short bed step side, has 456 running gear's. truck has lots of low end torque, first is quit useless lol unless your pulling something and sometimes even then ill start in 2nd. lmao

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cody writes:
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Best Trucks Ever — it has a big ass not to good on gas good for hauling or going off roading or just a every day truck if you have a lot of money for gas but it is made to last becouse it was maded in the usa

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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2014 Ford F-150 Reviews

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2013 Ford F-150 Reviews

I Love It! By gyorek

I love my truck, very comfortable ride and nice looking! Gas mileage a little disappointing but I still love it! I can't wait to get my boat to pull behind it! Plan on keeping it a long long while! No... Read More

Good By acebyrd

Runs great! Very Fast. Can really spend some money customizing this kind of vehicle, but that's what I wanted to do anyway. Took it to the beach when brand new...never had a four wheel drive....alm... Read More

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2012 Ford F-150 Reviews

Love It! By Jeffo83221

I really loved the power, fuel mileage, towing capabilities, and the comfort and spacious room of this truck! Absolutely a great truck overall and would recommend it to anyone looking for a 1/2 ton go... Read More

Would Buy This Model Again By c5coupe

Love the automatic running boards Great ride. Wonderful space in the back seat. (almost like a limo) Low gas mileage. ecco boost V6 has averaged just under 14 mpg. But some of the poor gas ... Read More

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2011 Ford F-150 Reviews

Awesome Vehicle By debwhite57

I love my ford f-150 lariate, beautiful, extra comfortable, roomy. Ford makes the best looking truck anywhere. I would recommend this vehicle to everyone, especially if you have a large family or memb... Read More

I Love This Truck! By Freyguy08

I got my first F-150 in 2009 when the body style was changed. I loved that one and decided I will always have the 150's as long as they don't change too much. The power is incredible, the room in the ... Read More

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2010 Ford F-150 Reviews

Fast, Fun And Handy To Have. By Dyeautos

You will always loose fuel economy when you can comfortably get your family up for the day skiing with all your gear or do a little landscaping on Sunday around the house. However, to be stuck in lit... Read More

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