2008 Ford F-150 Overview

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Trims

60th Anniversary
Avg. Price: $15,042
FX2
Avg. Price: $18,290
FX4
Avg. Price: $19,904
Harley-Davidson
Avg. Price: $22,653
King Ranch
Avg. Price: $17,624
Lariat
Avg. Price: $18,492
Limited
Avg. Price: $22,696
STX
Avg. Price: $12,571
XL
Avg. Price: $11,375
XLT
Avg. Price: $18,981

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4.65 stars

Based on 48 reviews

I Love It And Will Drive It Til The Wheels Fall Off by Devin
 — with only a 4.2 L V6 5 speed in it, its not the best performance, but it gets great gas mileage with the performance spark plugs and K&N air filter, not to mention the 40 series Flowmaster with dual e... Read More
Need To Tow And Have Fun At The Same Time? Can't Go Wrong With An F150! by Kory
 — The leading truck in the US for the last how many years? We've had 6 x F150's over the last 10 years and they just keep getting better and better. Gorgeous looking on the outside and inside, fun to ... Read More
Great Truck by Edward
 — It has great space will pull anything i need it to like a dream, good sound system, very comfortable seats. The limited slip isa almost so good i rarely need four wheel. At night it lights up the road... Read More

2008 Ford F-150 Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 48 reviews

2008 Ford F-150

If you could compare the U.S. automotive market to a high-school popularity contest, the Ford F-150 would compare pretty favorably to the starting quarterback of the football team. This half-ton pickup has held the title of America's best-selling vehicle for more than two decades and top-selling truck for nearly three decades. The 2008 Ford F-150 adds the XL SuperCrew trim as well as a new cargo management system so you can secure any cargo that might slide around in your bed. Not that this truck needed any more variety, since it offers nearly 60 different trims for your driving pleasure. Engine choices range from a low-end 4.6-liter, 202-hp V6 all the way up to a 5.4-liter, 300-hp Triton V8. Many trims offer a choice of four-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission.

Looking for some serious power to go along with all that variety? Maximum towing capacity for the Ford F-150 ranges from 6,000 pounds all the way up to 11,000 for the XLT Long Bed. When it comes to safety features, most of the 4WD trims offer standard ABS brakes. Rear-wheel-drive trims generally provide standard ABS brakes along with optional traction control. Unfortunately, the F-150 has no side airbags or stability control. As for passenger space and general interior room, keep in mind that any trim with the word "Super" in its name seats up to 6 passengers, while other trims seat up to 3. All trims have four doors.

So what do the experts have to say about the 2008 Ford F-150? This popular pickup gets mixed reviews. On the positive side, you can't deny the multitude of trims from which drivers get to choose. In addition, the F-150 offers a smooth ride with good handling. However, the F-150 does have some noticeable shortcomings. First, the lack of safety features takes some of the luster off all the power underneath the hood. In addition, aspiring adventurers should probably look elsewhere if they have a lot of cargo to bring along with them. Go with the Ford F-150 if you have to have a brand name; just make sure to pay a little extra attention once you hit the road.

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Ford F-150 Questions

Danhelen
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2008 F 150, 5.4 Turn Key On And Starter Engages, Truck Will Not Start And S...

I'm getting fuel, getting spark. When I turn the key, the starter stays engaged and the truck will not start. I removed the starter and bench tested it, it turns over and appears to be working fine....

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Iansdad
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Does The 2008 F150 Supercrew Have A Triton Motor?

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hamac
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If The Truck Sits For A Week, It Will Not Start As The Battery Is Dead. De...

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mac1953
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Hello, Is It Possible To Ruin The Radio/cd/navigation Unit In A F150 Superc...

leaving the truck run for 2.5 hours unattended. You see, we had freezing rain last Monday I walked out with some employees and thought I should start and let it warm up. I went back into the shop, got...

13 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)
bengland
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I Installed New Fog Lights And Afterwards All My Lights Worked Fine.. I Re...

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