2009 Ford F-150 Trims

FX4
SuperCab 4WD
Avg. Price: $22,347

Offered in only the part-time, shift-on-the-fly, four-wheel-drive (4WD) configuration, and with no regular cab availability, the higher-midlevel 2009 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCab 4WD styleside trim is the next step above the F-150 XLT lineup. In addition to offering six-passenger seating and four doors, the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCab 4WD features such additional standard performance, appearance, comfort, and convenience accoutrements as a standard rear limited-slip locking differential, skid plates, an auxiliary transmission cooler, 18-inch alloy wheels with all-terrain tires, and a trailer hitch with three-pin wiring harness. As well, the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCab 4WD features digital keypad locks to go along with a six-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, dual-zone air conditioning, cruise control with wheel-mounted buttons, and Sirius/XM satellite radio. Options for the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCab 4WD include the FX4 Luxury Package, featuring heated, 10-way power-adjustable sport leather captain's chairs, upgraded leather accents, memory driver’s seat and mirrors, SYNC voice-activated audio and hands-free communication technology, a USB connection, and a 6-CD changer with 7 speakers. An in-dash DVD-based navigation system, power moonroof, 20-inch aluminum-spoke wheels, Trailer Brake Controller, and the in-dash computer with wireless mouse are also available in the ’09 F-150 FX4 lineup.

The 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 engine, capable of 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, is the standard powerplant for the ’09 F-150 FX4 trim, including the SuperCab 4WD. These ponies are harnessed to a six-speed automatic transmission, and altogether this potent drivetrain can tow up to 11,300 pounds, tote 1,680 pounds of payload, and get 14/18 mpg burning E85 unleaded gasoline.

SuperCab 5.5ft Bed
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $22,249

Take the 2009 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCab 5.5ft Bed into the city and discover how easy it is to maneuver this four-wheel-drive (4WD), six-passenger, four-door full-size pickup in city traffic, and, better yet, find a parking spot. With rear-hinged aft doors and room for six, the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCab 5.5ft Bed also has power to spare, with its standard 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 and six-speed automatic transmission putting out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque.

Other than having less cargo capacity due to its 1-foot shorter bed, the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCab 5.5ft Bed styleside has all the bells and whistles common to the FX4 SuperCab 4WD trim, including part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly 4WD, a standard limited-slip rear differential, and 18-inch alloy wheels mounting all-terrain tires. Options also reflect the rest of the FX4 trim level.

SuperCab Flareside 4WD
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $22,969

Want the retro look of flareside styling? The 2009 Ford FX4 SuperCab Flareside 4WD is delivered with all the standard accoutrements of the FX4 SuperCab line and features the narrow bed and wheel wells outside the bed wall that are common to this distinctive look. Part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD) is standard on the ’09 F-150 SuperCab Flareside 4WD, as is a limited-slip rear differential, skid plates, all-terrain tires, six-passenger seating, and four doors for easy entry and exit. Options are identical to those for the rest of the FX4 trims, including 20-inch aluminum-spoked wheels, a power rear sliding window, heated leather captain's chairs, and an in-dash, voice-activated DVD navigation system.

The ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCab Flareside 4WD, reflective of the FX4 breed, is equipped with the standard 310-hp, 365-lb-ft/torque 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 engine, along with the standard six-speed automatic transmission. The EPA estimates 14/18 mpg with this combo. Though the narrow bed cuts a bit of cargo capacity, the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCab Flareside 4WD can still haul some 11,300 pounds of trailer, when properly equipped, and do it with flair.

SuperCrew 4WD
Avg. Price: $24,936

Room for six, four-wheel drive, and four independently opening doors - all this comes with the 2009 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCrew 4WD styleside pickup. Additionally, all the creature comforts and options common to the 6.5-foot-bed FX4 trims are also part of the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCrew 4WD package, including the split-folding rear bench seats.

Of course, the 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 is also standard equipment aboard the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCrew 4WD. This engine, in combination with the standard six-speed transmission, will pound out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, and is capable of towing 11,100 pounds at an EPA-estimated 14/18 mpg.

SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD
Avg. Price: $23,353

When you tire of the backcountry, take the styleside 2009 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD back to the city and find a parking place, just 'cause you can. Carrying all the same standard accoutrements and options as the rest of the FX4 lineup, the ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD shifts back and forth, backwoods to big city, as easily as its auto-locking hubs, limited-slip rear differential, and electronic shift-on-the-fly configuration let it shift from four-wheeling to two-wheeling and back.

The versatile ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD is powered by the standard 310-hp, 365-lb-ft/torque, 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8, harnessed to the (also standard) six-speed automatic transmission. This short-bed pickup is long on towing, capable of some 11,200 pounds, when properly equipped with an optional Class III/IV Trailer Tow Package.

SuperCrew Flareside 4WD
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $25,486

Turn some heads with the stylish 2009 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCrew Flareside 4WD regular-bed pickup with its retro-look narrow bed and outside-the-bed rear wheel-wells. This distinctive exterior is, of course, complemented by the standard amenities and safety features, as well as the option packages, carried by the entire FX4 trim level, including 18-inch alloy wheels, chrome front tow hooks, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, ABS, traction and stability control, six airbags, skid plates, and 20-inch polished aluminum wheels.

The ’09 F-150 FX4 SuperCrew Flareside 4WD offers part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive, and a standard 5.4-liter, E85-capable Flex Fuel V8 with a six-speed automatic. This pairing puts out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, with an EPA rating of 14/18 mpg.

King Ranch
Base
7 national listings
Avg. Price: $25,143

The 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch, the penultimate trim level in the F-150 lineup, packs all the standard features of the King Ranch LWB, including the multi-level heated, premium leather, 10-way adjustable front captain’s chairs, into a more compact configuration with its 5.5-foot bed. The styleside, full-size ’09 F-150 King Ranch, available only with the four-door SuperCrew cab, is a bit easier to maneuver and park downtown than its LWB (6.5-foot bed) sibling. Options and standard safety features, of course, match those for the LWB King Ranch trims as well, including a Max Trailer Tow Package, ABS, and traction and stability control.

Standard with the ’09 F-150 King Ranch is the 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode. This matchup is capable of 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, and willing and able to haul some 11,300 pounds of trailer, when properly equipped. Gas mileage is estimated at 14/20 mpg.

4WD
Avg. Price: $27,113

Take the 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4WD from downtown streets to mountain trails using its part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive for added traction and stability. This 5.5-foot bed, four-door, five-passenger, full-size pickup features all the bells and whistles common to the King Ranch lineup, including 18-inch painted alloy wheels and a 6-CD changer. Auto-locking hubs and electronic hi-lo gear selection will keep each of the four all-terrain tires churning through mud and snow, and available skid plates add serious off-roading capability to the ’09 F-150 King Ranch 4WD short-bed pickup.

Though cargo capacity is marginally cut back by its 5.5-foot bed, engine power in the ’09 F-150 King Ranch 4WD remains strong, with the standard 310-hp, 365-lb-ft/torque, 5.4-liter EFI Flex Fuel V8 and its sturdy six-speed automatic with tow/haul mode. Mileage suffers just a little with the 4WD configuration with a rating of 14/18 mpg.

LWB
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $25,265

Notched one slot below the top-shelf Platinum trim, the 2009 F-150 King Ranch trims are available only in the SuperCrew configuration. The rear-wheel-drive, four-door, styleside ’09 F-150 King Ranch LWB, with the standard 6.5-ft bed, offers many of the options available with the lower-level trims as standard equipment, including a universal garage door opener, 18-inch painted alloy wheels, step running boards, premium leather, multi-level heated front captain's chairs (which obviously drop seating capacity to only five passengers, instead of the typical six), simulated wood and leather trim on the steering wheel, dashboard, and doors, a premium-leather-trimmed console, power adjustable front driver and passenger lumbar supports, dual-zone climate control, the SYNC system, and a 6-CD changer with four speakers. Options for the ’09 F-150 King Ranch LWB are typical of all the higher-end F-150 trims, with the addition of 20-inch machined aluminum wheels with jewel gold painted accents that are unique to the King Ranch trim.

The ’09 F-150 King Ranch LWB offers the 5.4-liter EFI Flex Fuel V8 as its standard powerplant, which combines with the standard six-speed transmission to produce 310 hp and 365 lb-ft torque, good to tow 11,300 pounds with the available Class IV Max Trailer Tow Package. The EPA rates the 5.4-liter V8 at 14/20 mpg, and the Flex Fuel feature allows the '09 F-150 King Ranch LWB to burn unleaded E85-ethanol gasoline.

LWB 4WD
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $27,042

Take the boatload of standard features and options offered with the F-150 King Ranch lineup, stick them on the styleside, five-passenger, four-door 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch LWB 4WD, with its part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive, and haul the crew or the family safely and comfortably through all sorts of weather and terrain. Multi-level heated seats, 18-inch painted alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, and leather captain's chairs in front are but a few of the standard offerings included with the ’09 F-150 King Ranch LWB 4WD full-size pickup. Auto-locking hubs, electronic hi-lo gear selection, and all-terrain tires, along with available skid plates and 3.73 limited-slip axle ratio, make the ’09 F-150 King Ranch LWB 4WD a formidable off-road vehicle.

For 2009, the F-150 King Ranch LWB 4WD is powered by the standard 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 and its standard six-speed automatic transmission. This combo puts out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, good for a towing capacity of 11,100 pounds and payload capacity of 1,500 pounds, at an EPA-estimated 14/18 mpg.

Lariat
SuperCab
Avg. Price: $21,121

The rear-wheel-drive 2009 Ford F-150 SuperCab Lariat styleside pickup steps up a notch from the FX4 trim level. Along with the standard safety features of the entire F-150 lineup, the six-passenger, four-door ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCab offers such extra standard amenities as leather upholstery, front fog/driving lights, wheel-lip moldings, 18-inch polished alloy wheels, multi-level heated front seats, 10-way power adjustable driver and passenger seats, memorized settings for driver’s seat and outside mirrors, height-adjustable pedals, steering-wheel-mounted cruise and audio controls, Bluetooth hands-free communication technology, and a USB connection. Additional options for the ’09 F-150 SuperCab Lariat include a Sony 6-CD changer with 700 watts of power and 5.1 surround sound, as well as the Lariat Chrome Package, which includes 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels, turn signals mounted on the external mirrors, and 5-inch tubular chrome running boards.

The ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCab features the 310-hp, 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 that, along with its standard six-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode, pounds out 365 lb-ft of torque at an EPA-estimated 14/20 mpg. Payload capacity for the ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCab is 1,770 pounds, and towing capacity is 11,300 pounds when properly equipped.

SuperCab 4WD
11 national listings
Avg. Price: $23,465

When the going gets tough, get the crew to the site or the family safely home with the 2009 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab 4WD styleside pickup with part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD). As with all of Ford’s SuperCab trims, the ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCab 4WD has rear-hinged back doors that can be opened only in conjunction with the front doors. Though the standard six-passenger seating configuration for the F-150 SuperCab and SuperCrew trims includes bench seats front and rear, if the optional front bucket seats or captain's chairs are selected, only five passengers can be accommodated. All standard Lariat amenities and options, including available heated premium-leather captain’s chairs, are offered with the ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCab 4WD.

In addition to the standard 310-hp, 365-lb-ft/torque, 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 and six-speed automatic transmission, the ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCab 4WD offers auto-locking hubs, a limited-slip rear differential, electronic hi-lo gear selection, as well as available skid plates and all-terrain tires, making this full-size pickup a more-than-competent off-road vehicle.

SuperCab 5.5ft Bed
1 national listing

The rear-wheel-drive, styleside 2009 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab 5.5ft Bed offers a cargo bed that’s a foot shorter than those on the regular 6.5-foot-bed trim levels. This can be a boon to maneuvering and parking this full-size rig in the confines of the city. The ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCab 5.5ft Bed comes with the standard E85-capable 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 that, in combination with the standard six-speed transmission, puts out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque.

The ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCab 5.5ft Bed's shorter box means fewer cubic feet of cargo capacity, but all other standard Lariat appearance, safety, and creature-comfort features, as well as options packages, are intact, including ABS, leather seating for six passengers, and a rear backup camera system.

SuperCab 5.5ft Bed 4WD
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $23,251
SuperCrew
Avg. Price: $23,389

Four independently opening doors and, of course, the ubiquitous rear split-folding seatbacks, along with a 6.5-foot bed characterize the 2009 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew styleside pickup. This full-size workhorse packs the standard 5.4-liter Flex Fuel engine and six-speed transmission with its unique tow/haul mode and generates 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque at an EPA-estimated 14/20 mpg.

The ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCrew comes with all the standard bells and whistles of the Lariat trim level, as well as the option packages, such as unique chrome accents and 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels, that give the lineup its unique style.

SuperCrew 4WD
Avg. Price: $26,049

Tote a load, a trailer, and up to six people just about anywhere in style and comfort with the 2009 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4WD. Part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD) is facilitated and enhanced with auto-locking hubs, a mechanical center differential, electronic hi-lo gear selection, a limited-slip rear differential, and available skid plates, as well as all-terrain tires. Cabin comfort and appearance features, along with option packages, mirror those on all the Lariat trims.

Powered by the standard 5.8-liter Flex Fuel V8, and the standard six-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode, the ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4WD is capable of 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. That translates to 11,100 pounds of towing capacity and 1,500 pounds of payload.

SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed
7 national listings
Avg. Price: $21,428

When it’s time to go into town, the rear-wheel-drive 2009 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed styleside pickup will take the family to the mall or the movies in Lariat style and comfort. Parking and maneuvering this shortened version of the regular-bed Lariat SuperCrew in the city is a breeze, yet all the standard creature comforts and options of the Lariat lineup aren't compromised.

The ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed carries the standard E85-gas-capable, 310-hp, 365-lb-ft/torque 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 and its accompanying six-speed automatic transmission, which get 14/20 mpg.

SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD
Avg. Price: $26,045

Though labeled a full-size pickup, the 2009 Ford Lariat SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD with part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD) offers a shorter cargo box (by a full foot), yet retains all the numerous standard appearance, comfort, and convenience features of the Lariat trim level. Of course options still include a power-sliding rear window, two Trailer Tow Packages, DVD navigation, and 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels mounted with all-terrain tires, among many others.

Power for the ’09 F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD is provided by the standard 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8, with its 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque harnessed to a standard six-speed automatic transmission featuring a potent tow/haul mode. This powerplant gives the ’09 Lariat SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD the oomph to tow 11,200 pounds just about anywhere it’s needed.

Platinum
Base
Avg. Price: $26,674

For 2009, the Ford F-150 Platinum, the pinnacle of the F-150 lineup, offers a 5.5-foot bed to keep it at least somewhat nimble in city traffic. This four-door, five-passenger, styleside, short-bed pickup is available only in the SuperCrew cab configuration, so cutting 1 foot of bed length eases finding a parking spot in a crowded mall lot or even along Main Street. All the standard amenities and available options, including premium leather upholstery, 20-inch polished alloy wheels, a 6-CD changer, dual-zone air conditioning, rear-seat DVD entertainment, a power-tilt Vista Roof, and a Class IV trailer hitch with seven-pin wiring harness, are offered with the ’09 F-150 Platinum.

Additionally, the standard 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 engine and six-speed automatic transmission give the ’09 F150 Platinum plenty of oomph, with 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, to haul 11,300 pounds of trailer when properly equipped. EPA estimates for the rear-wheel-drive '09 F-150 Platinum are 14/20 mpg.

4WD
Avg. Price: $28,473

When the snow flies, take the 2009 Ford F-150 Platinum 4WD short-bed pickup out on the road with the assurance that its part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel-drive (4WD) traction will get the crew or the family wherever they have to go. Its standard 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 and six-speed automatic provide 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque and can power through just about anything while delivering 14/18 mpg.

Four independent doors, five-passenger seating – in standard leather heated captain's chairs, no less - all the standard toys, as well as auto-locking hubs, electronic hi-lo gear selection, a limited-slip axle, and a mechanical center differential, will provide seamless 4WD performance in mud and snow, while a 1 foot shorter bed (5.5 feet) allows easier manuvering and parking in the city. Add the available skid plates, and the ’09 F-150 Platinum 4WD short bed can handle all the off-road shortcuts back to town as passengers enjoy its spacious and well-appointed cabin.

LWB

Standing at the top of the F-150 heap is the just-introduced 2009 Ford F-150 Platinum LWB rear-wheel-drive (RWD), full-size, 6.5-foot-bed, styleside pickup. The ’09 F-150 Platinum trims are available only in the four-door, five-passenger SuperCrew configuration, which includes standard front, multi-level heated captain’s chairs. Additional standard appearance, comfort, and convenience features over those in the King Ranch trims include 20-inch polished alloy wheels, power-folding step running boards, and a rear backup camera system. Options for the ’09 F-150 Platinum LWB mirror the higher-end F-150 trim levels, including a power moonroof, a DVD/ROM navigation system with an in-dash screen, a Trailer Brake Controller, and a power-sliding rear window.

In keeping with its top-shelf status, the ’09 F-150 Platinum LWB offers the 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 engine as standard equipment. Mated with the standard six-speed automatic transmission featuring a tow/haul mode, the ’09 F-150 Platinum LWB churns out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque at 14/20 mpg, and is able to tow some 11,300 pounds when properly equipped with the available Class IV Max Trailer Tow Package.

LWB 4WD
Avg. Price: $28,425

Take the family to the theater over snowy roads or the crew to the jobsite through backwoods muck with the 2009 Ford F-150 Platinum LWB 4WD. Offering the roominess of the SuperCrew cabin configuration with the 6.5-ft bed and the elegance of the standard high-end amenities and options, the ’09 F-150 Platinum LWB 4WD is at home just about anywhere. Part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD) assures traction and safety in any conditions.

The ’09 F-150 Platinum LWB 4WD comes equipped with the standard 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 that’s E85-capable and, when paired with the standard six-speed transmission, pushes out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. Alas, mileage suffers marginally with the four-wheel drivetrain, dropping to a still-reasonable 14/18 mpg.

STX
Base
Avg. Price: $14,519

The rear-wheel-drive, regular-cab 2009 Ford F-150 STX styleside pickup is a step up from the XL trim level, offering three-passenger seating and a 6.5-foot bed. Additional standard appearance, comfort, and convenience features over the XL trim include cloth seats, 17-inch alloy wheels, painted-finish bumpers, and a single-CD player with four speakers and MP3 capability. Additional options include Sirius/XM satellite radio and the STX Décor Package, including 18-inch machined aluminum wheels and polished, 4-inch tubular nerf bars. Standard safety features for the ’09 F-150 STX mirror those for the XL trims.

As with the XL trims, the ’09 F-150 STX is equipped with the standard 4.6-liter SOHC V8 that puts out 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque when coupled with the standard four-speed automatic transmission. The ’09 F-150 STX can carry up to 1,690 pounds of payload and is capable of towing 5,900 pounds when properly equipped with the available Class IV trailer hitch.

4WD
Avg. Price: $17,429

Driving the 2009 Ford F-150 STX 4WD full-size styleside pickup through wintry weather is considerably less stressful with its shift-on-the-fly, part-time four-wheel drive (4WD). Curiously, skid plates aren’t offered with the ’09 F-150 STX 4WD, making it chancy to take off-road. All other standard STX amenities and options are included with the ’09 F-150 STX AWD, with the addition of a mechanical center differential, manual hi-lo gear selection, and auto-locking hubs.

As with the rear-wheel drive ’09 STX, the F-150 STX 4WD comes standard with the 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8 and four-speed automatic transmission, with the combo capable of hauling up to 8,600 pounds of trailer. The 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8 engine, putting out 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, is an option with the ’09 F-150 STX 4WD trim. This engine also mates with the standard four-speed automatic. The 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8, however, is not available in the ’09 STX 4WD.

Flareside
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $15,024

Looking for a little flair? Look to the 2009 Ford F-150 STX Flareside. This stylish regular-cab, rear-wheel-drive SXT trim cuts down payload capacity by a measly 30 pounds, with its narrower bed, but all else remains the same as with the styleside STX trims, just a tad retro.

Again, powered by the 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8, with the standard four-speed automatic transmission, the ’09 F-150 SXT Flareside can haul a 5,900-pound trailer when properly equipped.

Flareside 4WD
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $20,221

Laugh at winter weather - well, at least smile a little - with the regular-cab 2009 Ford F-150 STX Flareside 4WD. Part-time, shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD) adds extra traction to the stylishly retro STX Flareside’s appeal. The ’09 F-150 Flareside 4WD packs all the standard amenities and available options as the rest of the STX 4WD lineup, including the mechanical center differential, mechanical hi-lo gear selection, and auto-locking hubs.

The ’09 F-150 STX Flareside 4WD packs the same standard 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8 and four-speed automatic as its STX siblings, and also offers the optional 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8, in case 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque are needed. Mileage suffers marginally with the four-wheel-drive configuration of the ’09 F-150 STX Flareside 4WD.

SuperCab
Avg. Price: $19,276

Along with the standard 248-hp, 4.6-liter SOHC V8 and four-speed automatic, the 2009 Ford F-150 STX SuperCab styleside offers six-passenger seating and four doors (with rear-hinged “suicide” back doors). This is as roomy as it gets for the ’09 SXT cabin, however, as no SuperCrew trim is offered.

Rear-wheel drive and a 6.5-foot bed are standard accoutrements with the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab, as are the other SXT standard and optional amenities and appearance features (the available captain’s chairs, with center console and floor shifter, cut passenger capacity from six to five, however). Additionally, the 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8 engine, with its 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque and four-speed automatic tranny, is available with the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab.

SuperCab 4WD
Avg. Price: $19,284

For 2009, the Ford F-150 STX SuperCab 4WD offers the 6.5-foot bed, six-passenger seating, standard features and options, as well as the styleside configuration of the rear-wheel-drive STX SuperCab, with the additional roadworthiness of part-time, electric shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive. A mechanical center differential, auto-locking hubs, and manual hi-lo gear selection are featured with the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab 4WD.

The traditional 4.6-liter SOHC V8 engine comes standard with the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab 4WD, managed by the standard four-speed automatic transmission. This V8 puts out 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque at an EPA-estimated 14/18 mpg. The 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8, with its 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, is also available for the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab 4WD, again combined with the four-speed automatic.

SuperCab 5.5ft Bed
Avg. Price: $16,522

Still roomy enough for six passengers, the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) 2009 Ford F-150 STX SuperCab 5.5ft Bed cuts a foot off of the standard bed length to make it a bit easier to maneuver and park in town. Still standard is the 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8 that characterizes the STX lineup. The 292-hp, 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8 powerplant is also an option with the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab 5.5ft Bed. Both these V8s are mated with the standard four-speed automatic transmission.

Standard features with the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab 5.5ft Bed still mirror the rest of the STX lineup, including air conditioning and 17-inch alloy wheels. Option packages and standard safety features, including four-wheel ABS, stability and traction control, and supplemental side curtain airbags, also reflect all other RWD STX trims.

SuperCab 5.5ft Bed 4WD
Avg. Price: $15,715
SuperCab Flareside
Avg. Price: $17,700

A narrower bed with the six-passenger, four-door, rear-wheel-drive (RWD) 2009 Ford F-150 STX SuperCab Flareside emphasizes its retro-bulging rear fenders while eliminating the inside wheel-well humps that characterize the styleside STX trims. Though this narrower bed with the STX Flareside configuration cuts down marginally on payload capacity, the look is very distinctive. Standard safety features, amenities, and options are, of course, the same as with the rest of the ’09 F-150 STX line.

Also standing pat in the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab Flareside are the standard 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8 and four-speed automatic transmission. The 24-valve 4.6-liter EFI V8 that pounds out 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, combined with the standard four-speed automatic, is also available with the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab Flareside.

SuperCab Flareside 4WD
Avg. Price: $18,586

Take five friends to a party, or to work, in any weather and do it with flair, with the 2009 Ford F-150 STX SuperCab Flareside 4WD. Four doors, part-time, mechanical shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive, all-terrain tires, and six-passenger seating make it all happen while keeping everyone entertained, with a standard single-CD/MP3 player and four speakers. All the other standard safety features, amenities, and options common to the ’09 F-150 SXT trims are also along for security, comfort, and convenience.

Standard with the ’09 F-150 STX SuperCab Flareside 4WD is the 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8 engine managed by the standard four-speed automatic transmission. The EPA estimates 14/18 mpg with this standard combo. As with all the STX trims, the 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8 and standard four-speed automatic, putting out 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, are available, too.

XL
Base
Avg. Price: $13,954

The popular Ford F-150 lineup begins with the base Ford F-150 XL in 2009. This base F-150 trim is a rear-wheel-drive (RWD), three-passenger, regular-cab, full-size pickup that’s a pleasure to drive, long on safety, and priced right. The ’09 F-150 XL is powered by a 4.6-liter SOHC V8 that puts out 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque when hooked up with the standard four-speed automatic transmission. The ’09 F-150 gets an EPA-estimated 14/19 mpg and is capable of hauling some 5,900 pounds of trailer, as well as 1,690 pounds of payload.

Standard appearance, comfort, and convenience amenities with the ’09 F-150 XL are not overwhelming, but include a 6.5-foot bed, 17-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, tilt-wheel steering, and an in-dash AM/FM radio with two speakers. Options and safety features for the ’09 F-150 include a Class IV Trailer Tow Package, power accessories, a CD player, cruise control, SYNC/Bluetooth hands-free communications, a sliding rear window, 18-inch aluminum wheels, an in-dash computer with DVD navigation, a tailgate step, four-wheel ABS with electronic brakeforce distribution, traction and stability control, dual front side-mounted airbags, head airbags, side door beams, and a post-collision safety system.

4WD
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $15,763

The regular-cab 2009 Ford F-150 XL 4WD, as the name implies, is equipped with part-time, mechanical shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD) to go along with the same 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque, 4.6-liter V8 and four-speed automatic that power the base rear-wheel-drive ’09 XL trim. Mileage with the ’09 F-150 XL 4WD suffers marginally at 14/18 mpg, but trailering capability increases to 8,600 pounds.

Along with the usual XL features, the ’09 F-150 XL 4WD offers auto-locking hubs, manual hi-lo gear selection, and a mechanical center differential. The ’09 F-150 XL 4WD is available with an electric shift-on-the-fly transfer case for easier 4WD shifting, and skid plates for a little off-roading when the spirit is willing.

8ft Bed
Avg. Price: $11,563

Have a bit more payload than the standard 6.5-foot bed can handle? Consider the regular-cab 2009 Ford F-150 XL 8ft Bed, with, obviously, an 8-foot bed and 1,890 pounds of payload capacity. Additionally, the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) ’09 F-150 XL 8ft Bed comes with not only the standard 4.6-liter V8, but is also available with a 4.6-liter 2V EFI V8 capable of 292 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque or a 5.4-liter V8 Flex Fuel EFI V8 that’ll pound out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. This ethanol-blend-capable engine, with a standard six-speed automatic, offers more than 11,300 pounds of towing capacity when properly equipped.

The ’09 F-150 XL 8ft Bed offers such additional options as all-terrain tires and Trailer Brake Control. Of course, this is in addition to the usual XL standard appearance, comfort, and convenience features and options.

8ft Bed 4WD
Avg. Price: $14,633

All the V8 power, capacities, and engine choices of the rear-wheel-drive ’09 F-150 XL 8ft Bed are available in the four-wheel drive 2009 Ford F-150 XL 8ft Bed 4WD regular-cab trim, with the added traction capabilities of part-time, mechanical shift-on-the-fly 4WD. Standard with the ’09 F-150 8ft Bed 4WD is a 4.6-liter V8 with a four-speed automatic. Then there’s the option of either the 292-hp 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8 or the 310-hp 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 (still rating 14/20 mpg).

For hauling that extra load of cargo through wintry weather, the mechanical center differential, manual hi-lo gear selection, and auto-locking hubs of the ’09 F-150 XL 8ft Bed 4WD offer the traction and power to do the job. As with the 6.5-foot-bed XL AWD, optional skid plates are available for the ’09 F-150 XL 8ft Bed 4WD if off-road capability is needed.

SuperCab
Avg. Price: $15,259

For 2009, the rear-wheel-drive Ford F-150 XL SuperCab offers four doors (including rear-hinged “suicide doors”) and bench rear seats to provide room for six passengers. In addition to the standard 4.6-liter SOHC V8 putting out 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque with the standard four-speed automatic, the ’09 F-150 SuperCab is available with the 292-hp, 320 lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter V8, as well as the 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8 that’s capable of 310 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque. Each engine choice couples with a six-speed automatic, and they get 14/19 and 14/20 mpg, respectively.

The ’09 F-150 XL SuperCab adds such standard amenities as rear bench seats, and options include captain’s chairs with a center console and a floor shifter. Standard side head airbags, front and rear, are among the added safety features with the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCab.

SuperCab 4WD
Avg. Price: $20,258

If your work involves wintry travel conditions or is a bit off the beaten path, get the crew to the job with the 2009 Ford F-150 XL SuperCab 4WD trim, with its electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel-drive (4WD) capability. The standard 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter V8 is mated with the standard four-speed automatic transmission to provide 14/19 mpg. As with the rear-wheel-drive XL SuperCab, the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCab 4WD offers the optional 4.6-liter EFI V8 or the 5.4-liter Flex Fuel EFI V8, with 292 hp and 310 hp respectively. Both these engines are also mated with the six-speed automatic.

Standard safety and appearance features, standard comfort and convenience offerings, as well as options with the '09 F-150 XL SuperCab 4WD remain the same as those for the rear-wheel-drive XL SuperCab. Manual hi-lo gear selection, a mechanical center differential, and auto-locking hubs put the ’09 XL SuperCab 4WD in snow-and-mud-busting four-wheel-drive mode for easy traveling on-road or off.

SuperCab 8ft Bed
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $13,419

When the guys need a couple of feet of extra cargo room, the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCab 8ft Bed fits both the cargo and the crew. This six-passenger, four-door, rear-wheel-drive workhorse offers either the standard 248-hp, 4.6-liter SOHC V8, the 4.6-liter EFI V8 putting out 292 hp, or the 310-hp, 365-lb-ft/torque 5.4-liter FlexFuel EFI V8, each of which is managed by either the four-speed, or six-speed automatic transmission.

Offering the identical amenities as the rest of the XL SuperCab lineup, the ’09 F-150 SuperCab 8ft Bed is also available with part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD).

SuperCab 8ft Bed 4WD
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $16,349
SuperCrew
Avg. Price: $21,623

The 2009 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew is a true four-door, six-passenger pickup. The rear doors are front-hinged and able to open and close independently of the front doors. All that cabin space still allows the standard 6.5-foot bed as well. The same amenities are standard with the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew as with the SuperCab lineup, with power windows, locks, and mirrors, an added pair of rear speakers for the standard AM/FM stereo, and split-folding rear seats added. Options include 17-inch painted-aluminum wheels, and a limited-slip rear axle. There is no 8-foot bed available in the '09 F-150 XL SuperCrew trims.

For 2009, the F-150 XL SuperCrew offers the standard 4.6-liter SOHC V8 with the four-speed automatic that puts out 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque. As well, the 292-hp 4.6-liter 3-valve V8 is optional for the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew. This engine is combined with a six-speed automatic transmission to get 14/19 mpg.

SuperCrew 4WD
Avg. Price: $26,134

Part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive gets the 2009 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew 4WD through winter weather or off-road with the whole gang on board. The '09 F-150 XL SuperCrew AWD boasts a standard 4.6-liter 3V V8 engine, mated with a standard six-speed automatic transmission and capable of 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque. The 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 is not available with the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew 4WD.

Power accessories, a set of rear speakers, and split-folding rear seats are standard with the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew 4WD, while options, with the exception of no 4.6-liter EFI V8, remain identical to those of the XL SuperCab trims. Of course, the mechanical center differential, electronic hi-lo gear selection, and auto-locking hubs are standard, as well.

SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed
6 national listings
Avg. Price: $16,349

Ford’s rear-wheel-drive (RWD) 2009 F-150 XL SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed might be more commonly known as a short-bed pickup. The same roomy cabin as the 6.5-foot-bed XL SuperCrew takes about a foot of bed length, making the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed a bit easier to maneuver and park in the city. However, the ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed retains all the standard amenities, options, and safety features as the rest of the XL SuperCrew lineup.

The RWD ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed comes equipped with the standard 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8 with a four-speed automatic transmission. As with all other XL SuperCrew trims, the 292-hp 4.6-liter EFI V8 with the six-speed automatic is optional.

SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD
5 national listings
Avg. Price: $17,426

When city driving wears thin and a little off-roading is what you need, or when winter hits hard, the part-time, shift-on-the-fly four-wheel-drive 2009 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD comes in handy. Offering the standard 4.6-liter SOHC V8, capable of 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque, and the standard four-speed automatic transmission, the go-anywhere ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD is also available with the 292-hp, 320-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8 and six-speed automatic.

Available skid plates, electronic hi-lo gear selection, a limited-slip axle, and a mechanical center differential keep the spacious ’09 F-150 XL SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD on the straight and narrow in all weather and on all terrain.

XLT
Base
9 national listings
Avg. Price: $13,490

The lower-mid-level, rear-wheel-drive (RWD), three-passenger, regular-cab 2009 Ford F-150 XLT styleside full-size pickup offers a few more appearance upgrades and cabin amenities than its lower-level siblings, including cruise control with steering-wheel-mounted buttons, a fixed rear window with privacy glass, remote keyless entry, 17-inch painted alloy wheels, an outside temperature display and compass, chrome grille and bumpers, premium cloth upholstery with a driver’s-side manual lumbar support, and a single-CD changer with MP3 capability and four speakers. Additional options for the ’09 F-150 XLT include the XLT Convenience Package, with heated outside mirrors, foglights, and power-adjustable pedals, a rear window defroster, a 6-CD player with MP3 capability, and a rear backup camera, with or without additional backup sensors.

The ’09 F-150 XLT is equipped with the standard 4.6-liter SOHC V8 engine, capable of 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque. In combination with the standard four-speed automatic transmission, the ’09 F-150 XLT gets 14/19 mpg on regular unleaded gas and can tow some 5,900 pounds when properly equipped. Payload capacity with the standard 6.5-foot bed is 1,690 pounds. The 292-hp 4.6-liter 3V (per cylinder) V8 and six-speed transmission with tow/haul mode are also an option for the ’09 F-150 XLT trim.

4WD
5 national listings
Avg. Price: $16,516

Offering part-time, mechanical shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD), the regular-cab, three-passenger, 6.5-foot bed 2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD puts wintry miles behind it in safety and comfort. Available skid plates and standard mechanical hi-lo gear selection make the ’09 F-150 a capable off-road vehicle, as well.

All the standard amenities of the XLT lineup are, of course, offered with the ’09 F-150 XLT 4WD, which is powered by the standard 248 hp, 4.6-liter SOHC V8, with its four-speed automatic transmission. Additional options include the 292-hp, 4.6-liter VVT V8 with a six-speed automatic, all-terrain tires, and skid plates.

8ft Bed
Avg. Price: $13,346

The 2009 Ford F-150 XLT 8ft Bed styleside comes in handy when that extra-long piece of cargo won’t quite fit in the standard 6.5-foot bed. With a wheelbase of 144.5 inches, the ’09 F-150 XLT 8ft Bed is not designed for the crowded mall parking lot or the back alleys of the big city, but it’ll get three people and that lengthy cargo to the job site or the vacation spot with the same standard comfort and convenience features and options as the standard-bed XLT trims.

Again equipped with the standard 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8 engine and four-speed automatic transmission, the ’09 F-150 XLT 8ft Bed is also available with the 4.6-liter 3V EFI V8 that puts out 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, or the ethanol-capable 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8, which pounds out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. Each of these optional engines comes with a six-speed automatic transmission featuring a tow/haul mode.

8ft Bed 4WD
Avg. Price: $17,584

Hauling extra-long cargo through wintry weather or off-road is a job for the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT 8ft Bed 4WD styleside workhorse. Part-time, mechanical shift-on-the-fly, or available electric shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD) is complimented by a mechanical center differential, manual hi-lo gear selection, and auto-locking hubs. Standard features and options, of course, mirror those of all the ’09 XLT trims.

The ’09 F-150 XLT 8ft bed 4WD regular styleside-cab pickup comes with the standard 4.6-liter SOHC V8 and its 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque, as well as the standard four-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, the optional 292-hp, 4.6-liter 3V V8, or the 310-hp 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8, each with the six-speed tow/haul-mode-equipped automatic, is available with the ’09 F-150 XLT 8ft Bed 4WD trim.

Flareside
Avg. Price: $14,762

The two-door, three-passenger, rear-wheel-drive (RWD) 2009 Ford XLT Flareside regular cab pickup is a pickup with, well, flair. The sort-of-retro ’09 XLT Flareside features a narrow bed that eliminates those pesky wheel-well humps, thus allowing cargo to lie flat and stable. Standard features and options packages match those in the XLT Styleside lineup.

Offering identical standard amenities and options to the rest of the XLT trims, the ’09 F-150 XLT Flareside features the standard 4.6-liter SOHC V8 engine, which in combination with the standard four-speed automatic transmission puts out 248 hp and 294 lb-ft of torque at 14/19 mpg. The 24-valve, 4.6-liter EFI V8 with its 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque is also available with the ’09 F-150 XLT Flareside.

Flareside 4WD
Avg. Price: $17,411

The three-passenger, two-door, regular-cab 2009 Ford F-150 XLT Flareside 4WD full-size pickup offers the identical narrow bed and bulging wheel-wells as the rear-wheel-drive Flareside, but with the added traction and safety benefits of part-time, mechanical shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD). Amenities and standard safety features match those of the rest of the regular-cab XLT trims.

The standard 248-hp, 294-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter SOHC V8 engine and four-speed automatic transmission with manual hi-lo gear selection, auto-locking hubs, a mechanical center differential, and available skid plates, as well as a limited-slip axle, keep the ’09 F-150 XLT Flareside 4WD moving smartly on the straight and narrow, off-road and on. Like its rear-wheel-drive sibling, the ’09 F-150 XLT Flareside 4WD has the 292-hp, 320-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter 3V (per cylinder) V8 and six-speed automatic, with its tow/haul mode, available.

SuperCab
Avg. Price: $18,603

The 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab is a four-door, rear-wheel-drive (RWD), styleside pickup that flexes a bit more standard muscle. This six-passenger workhorse is delivered with the 24-valve, 292-hp 4.6-liter VVT V8 engine that grinds out 320 lb-ft of torque with its standard six-speed automatic transmission, which boasts a tow/haul mode. Also available with the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab is the 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 and six-speed automatic transmission, which put out 310 hp and a massive 365 lb-ft of torque. The 5.4-liter V8 allows the XLT SuperCab to tow up to 11,300 pounds when equipped with the optional Max Trailer Tow Package and Trailer Brake Controller.

Additional standard features for the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab, over and above those of its regular-cab brethren, include rear “suicide” doors (they're rear-hinged and can’t be opened with the front doors closed), split-folding rear bench seats, and front/rear side curtain airbags. Optional add-ons over the regular-cab XLT trims include 20-inch chrome-clad wheels and a power-sliding rear window.

SuperCab 4WD
Avg. Price: $20,862

Need to get your crew to a job site in wintry weather or off well-traveled roads? The part-time, mechanical shift-on-the-fly, four-wheel-drive (4WD) 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab 4WD is just the pickup to get everyone there quickly and safely. Its standard 4.6-liter VVT 24-valve V8, when coupled with the standard six-speed transmission, with its tow/haul mode, produces 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque. That’s enough power to get 8,600 pounds of trailer to the job. There’s also the optional 310-hp, 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 that will burn ethanol-based gas and puts out 365 lb-ft of torque in combination with the standard six-speed automatic to haul an extra 2,700 pounds of trailer over any terrain, in all conditions.

Standard all-terrain tires, electronic hi-lo gear selection, a mechanical center differential, and auto-locking hubs get the four-door, six-passenger ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab 4WD through the mud and snow, especially if the available skid plates and electronic shift-on-the-fly transfer case are chosen. All the creature comforts of the entire XLT lineup are featured with the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab 4WD, and additional options include a limited-slip axle and 18-inch OWL all-terrain tires.

SuperCab 5.5ft Bed
Avg. Price: $15,798

When trying to drive (and park) in the city becomes a hassle during the commute or on the job, consider the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab 5.5ft Bed. This short-bed, styleside pickup features four doors, six-passenger seating, and all the comforts, conveniences, and options common to the rest of the XLT trims. It is, however, a foot shorter than the XLT styleside, with its 6.5ft bed.

The standard engine with the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab 5.5ft Bed is, like all the F-150 XLT SuperCab trims, the 4.6-liter, 24-valve variable-valve-timed (VVT) V8 that puts out 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque. These ponies are harnessed to the standard six-speed automatic transmission with its tow/haul mode. Additionally, the 5.4-liter, Flex Fuel V8, capable of 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, and six-speed automatic, are also available for the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab 5.5ft Bed.

SuperCab 5.5ft Bed 4WD
Avg. Price: $20,942

Maneuvering the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT 5.5ft Bed 4WD is just as easy off-road as in the city. This four-door, full-size, short-bed pickup is equipped with part-time, shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD), giving it the traction to take the crew to the job or the family to the mall in all conditions. Of course, the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab features all the creature comforts, appearance accoutrements, and options that are expected with the XLT lineup, including air conditioning, cruise control, and power accessories, as well as available 20-inch chrome-clad wheels and an in-dash computer with wireless mouse.

A mechanical center differential, electronic hi-lo gear selection, and auto-locking hubs are combined with the 292-hp, 320-lb-ft/torque 4.6-liter 3V VVT V8 and six-speed automatic to allow the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab 5.5-ft Bed 4WD to tow up to 8,600 pounds just about anywhere it’s needed – and at 14/18 mpg, no less. Plus, if a little more oomph is necessary, the 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 that runs just fine on E85 gasoline is available, as well, adding 73 hp and 45 lb-ft of torque.

SuperCab 8ft Bed
Avg. Price: $17,411

Showing some serious muscle, the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab 8ft Bed styleside pickup comes standard with the E85-capable, 310-hp, 5.4-liter Flex Fuel (FFV) V8 with its accompanying six-speed automatic transmission. This beefy engine puts down 365 lb-ft of torque, with a respectable (for a big V8) 14/20 mpg. The ’09 F-150 XLT 8ft Bed is capable of towing 11,300 pounds when properly equipped, and its extra foot and a half of bed space allows 2,650 pounds of payload capacity with its standard 3.73 non-limited-slip axle.

As with all ’09 F-150 SuperCab trims, the XLT SuperCab 8ft Bed has four doors, including rear-hinged “suicide” doors, and room for six passengers, unless cloth front bucket seats are chosen. Standard safety, appearance, comfort, and convenience features include the typical XLT amenities, such as four-wheel disc ABS, side curtain airbags, power accessories, cruise control, air conditioning, chrome accents and grille, and a single-CD player with four speakers. Options for the ’09 F150 XLT SuperCab 8ft Bed also mirror all those available with the XLT lineup. Additionally, the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab 8ft Bed is available with part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly 4WD.

SuperCab 8ft Bed 4WD
Avg. Price: $17,613
SuperCab Flareside

If you want a little bit of flair in a pickup, the semi-retro 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab Flareside has it. This four-door, six-passenger, rear-wheel-drive workhorse features the narrower, standard-length bed and bulging rear wheel-wells that make this style unique. Amenities and options for the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab Flareside match those of all XLT trims.

Of course, with the narrow bed, cargo space in the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab Flareside suffers marginally (by some 6 cubic feet), but performance doesn’t with its standard 4.6-liter, 3V V8 and six-speed automatic with a popular tow/haul mode. The standard V8 puts out 292 hp, and 320 lb-ft of torque, enough to tow some 8,400 pounds of trailer. The 310-hp, 365-lb-ft/torque 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 and six-speed automatic is optional for the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab Flareside.

SuperCab Flareside 4WD
Avg. Price: $26,084

Electronic shift-on-the-fly, part-time four-wheel drive (4WD) will take six passengers through any and all conditions in the retro-styled 2009 Ford XLT SuperCab Flareside 4WD full-size pickup. With the standard amenities and options common to the ’09 XLT lineup (with an available power-sliding rear window) and four doors, including rear-hinged “suicide” doors, the narrow-bed ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab Flareside 4WD also offers auto-locking hubs, electronic hi-lo gear selection, and a mechanical center differential for 4WD traction on wintry highways. Optional skid plates make the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab Flareside 4WD a more-than-competent off-road vehicle, too.

The ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab Flareside 4WD packs the standard 4.6-liter 3V (per cylinder) V8, capable of 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque when managed by the standard six-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode. The ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCab also offers the option of the beefy 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 with its standard six-speed automatic, which put out 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque to the tune of 14/20 mpg.

SuperCrew
Avg. Price: $19,085

Equipped with its standard 4.6-liter, 3V V8 and six-speed automatic transmission, the rear-wheel-drive, six-passenger, four-door, styleside ’09 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew full-size pickup pounds out 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, good for 8,400 pounds of towing capacity when properly equipped. The ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew is rated at 15/20 mpg by the EPA. The 5.4-liter, 310-hp, E85-capable Flex Fuel V8 is also available and boosts towing capacity to 11,300 pounds, with mileage at 14/20.

With independently opening doors front and rear, front and split-folding rear bench seating, the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew offers plenty of elbow room for the crew or the family. Safety features, creature comforts, and options with the ’09 XLT SuperCrew reflect the rest of the XLT trim level. Opting for the available front bucket seats obviously cuts the passenger capacity of the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew by one.

SuperCrew 4WD
Avg. Price: $23,321

Get the crew to the job or the family to grandma’s in any sort of weather with the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew 4WD styleside pickup. Part-time electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive (4WD), driven by the standard 292-hp, 320-lb-ft/torque, 4.6-liter, 24-valve V8 with its six-speed automatic ensures traction in snow or mud. The 310-hp Flex Fuel 5.4-liter V8 and six-speed automatic are also available with the ’09 XLT SuperCrew 4WD. This engine will tow 11,100 pounds of trailer, when properly equipped.

Options and standard features for the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew 4WD include those of the rest of the XLT trims: a trailer brake controller, 20-inch chrome-clad wheels, a Class III/IV trailer hitch, a rearview camera system, and the SYNC voice-activated audio and communications system. A mechanical center differential, electronic hi-lo gear selection, and auto-locking hubs combine with optional skid plates to make the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew 4WD a formidable off-road vehicle.

SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed
Avg. Price: $18,414

The 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed, more commonly known as the styleside short-bed, is designed to maneuver in city traffic and to be comfortably parked on city streets. Still accommodating six passengers with its four independent doors, the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed boasts the standard 4.6-liter 3V (per cylinder) V8 and six-speed automatic transmission. This combo gets 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque and can tow up to 11,300 pounds when properly equipped. Of course, the 5.4-liter EFI Flex Fuel V8, providing 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque with its accompanying six-speed automatic, is also available for the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed.

The ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed, despite its short-bed configuration, still maintains a respectable 1,690 pounds of payload capacity, thus continuing its workhorse pedigree. Of course, standard features and options for this short-bed pickup reflect those offered for the entire XLT trim level.

SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD
Avg. Price: $21,068

Although the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD short-bed pickup is a bit more city-friendly, it can tackle the back country admirably with its part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel-drive (4WD) configuration. The six-passenger, four-door styleside ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD features all the standard offerings and options of the XLT line and adds auto-locking hubs, electronic hi-lo gear selection, and a mechanical center differential.

The ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew 5.5ft Bed 4WD is equipped with the standard 292-hp, 320-lb-ft/torque, 4.6-liter 3V V8 and six-speed automatic, but also offers the option of the E85-capable 310-hp, 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8 with its six-speed automatic transmission. These engine choices are rated by the EPA at 14/19 and 14/18 mpg, respectively.

SuperCrew Flareside
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $17,613

A narrower bed and bulging rear wheel wells eliminate the inside wheel-humps in the bed of the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew Flareside. The retro look, though attractive, does cut a bit of payload capacity, to some 1,540 pounds. Towing capacity, however, remains strong at better than 8,300 pounds (when properly equipped) with the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew Flareside’s standard 4.6-liter 3V V8 with its 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, matched with a standard six-speed automatic transmission featuring the popular tow/haul mode. The hefty 310-hp, 365-lb-ft/torque 5.4-liter, E85-gasoline-capable Flex Fuel V8 is also available for the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew Flareside.

All standard features and options available to the XLT trims are offered with the ’09 XLT SuperCrew Flareside, including power accessories, premium cloth seats, air conditioning, cruise control, and 17-inch painted alloy wheels. The four-door, six-passenger ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew Flareside is a full-size pickup with flair.

SuperCrew Flareside 4WD
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $23,420

Take the stylish XLT Flareside's retro look to the next level with the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew Flareside 4WD. This six-passenger, four-door workhorse offers part-time, electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel-drive (4WD) traction in any weather, yet brings the mountain to Mohammed with its standard 4.6-liter, 24-valve V8 and six-speed automatic transmission, humping out 292 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque at 15/20 mpg. And if Mohammed still isn’t satisfied, throw the optional 5.4-liter Flex Fuel V8, with its 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque harnessed to its six-speed automatic, his way, and he’ll never have to move an inch.

The ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew Flareside 4WD full-size pickup offers all the same amenities and options as the entire XLT line. Additionally, it offers electronic hi-lo gear selection, auto-locking hubs, and a mechanical center differential to ensure 4WD safety and traction. With its optional skid plates, the ’09 F-150 XLT SuperCrew Flareside 4WD gives off-roading a flair all its own.