1996 Ford F-150 User Reviews

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    Displaying 11 - 20 of 39 1996 Ford F-150 reviews.

    1996 Ford F-150 XLT LB Review
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    Awesome — its only 2wd. Decent accelleration for a 5 speed truck with a 6 cylinder, kinda like driving a semi though. Every vehicle needs repair at some point. good looking truck when its clean. 16 mpg in the city. fun to drive

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: its a ford

    Cons: its 2wd

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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    1996 Ford F-150 XLT SB Review
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    Serves Its Purpose With As Much Poise And Grace That A Truck That's 14 Years Old Can. — Overall good performer. Not the most powerful vehicle on the road but it can haul some pretty heavy loads. Brakes well and handles ok on windy days especially well since it's a very light truck. Overall a very good reliable truck. Another very utilitarian vehicle. Gets around 20mpg. Not a bad design. I like the interior it's very simple, it even has two cup holders... It's definitely a mini-truck for a manly-man that's driven by a girl. It is fun to drive? Well sure. Must also add that its survived many flooded roads over this year.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good. Reliable. Utilitarian.

    Cons: not thinking of any reasons to avoid.... weird, huh?

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    1996 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD Extended Cab LB Review
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    350,000 — i love it, stickshift couldnt make it any better. Excelent acceleration. Its got the 5.0 liter. Bed to put stuff in. 4x4. seems to b holding up very well for having 350,000 miles on it. Lil rot above wheel wells on bed.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: everything/durability

    Cons: nothing

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    1996 Ford F-150 XL SB Review
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    Like An Old Friend. Always There For You — I love my 14 year old trusty truck! Had him since he was brand new! The straight six engine will keep running forever with regular oil changes. Hand detailing twice a year keeps it looking nice, although it is starting to some rust. Air still works, orig. clutch. knock on wood, I need to keep it for a few more years! I'll cry when I have to let it go!

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

    Pros: It still looks good, still runs good & it's been paid off for years!

    Cons: Gas hog

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    1996 Ford F-150 XLT LB Review
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    Get One :) Just Not The Same Color As Mine Cuz Its Unique Haha — It has a 5L 302 comfy seats nice 2 tone paint 15-17 mpg it likes going through U joints. 2 tanks 20 gallon front tank 18 rear. People underestimate a long bed truck :) only lost got smoked twice once was a 427 go figure haha and the other was a dadgum ricer honda

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a Ford

    Cons: Avoid if your a chevy lover because it'll convert you

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    1996 Ford F-150 XLT LB Review
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    Great Truck For The $ Wouldn't Sell It For The World — this truck does everything i ask of it, i wish was 4x4 but it gets around alright with out and has alot more power than my dodge dakota without sacrificing fuel economy, the truck is extemely fun to drive and will out-perform the V6 dakota anyday

    Pros: 5.0 V8 puts out 200 HP alot for what i'm doing

    Cons: 2wd gets around good but not in snow and ice

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    1996 Ford F-150 XLT LB Review
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    I Like It Alot — 4.9l 300 straight 6 5 speed 8.8 rearend 3.55 gears runs good ive heard that the 300 straight six motors will last up to 450000 miles. not very quick but very torquey great pullin truck. havent quite figured out the gas mileage yet but close to 15 mpg appearance i have a tonneau cover roll pan cowl hood billet grill

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: nice truck 4.9l will last forever

    Cons: gas mileage

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    1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer LB Review
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    Good If You Dont Floor It All The Time — Gets up and goes and drifts pretty good for a truck. Its really fun to drive. Does need alot of gas and with 200,000 miles it hasnt needed much other then oil changes and it looks good interior and exterior

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

    Pros: Can haul stuff around

    Cons: costs a little much on gas

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    1996 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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    My Kick-ass Ford 4x4 — absolutely awesome truck. 4x4 makes it nice cuz it'll go anywhere and pull anything. i will never get rid of this truck. i have pulled more than 3times this trucks weight with it, and had absolutely no trouble with it at all.

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

    Pros: definately the 4wheel drive.

    Cons: nothing at all. it's an awesome truck.

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    1996 Ford F-150 XL SB Review
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    '96 Forn F-150 — For truck that weighs over 4,000 pounds, the acceleration is phenomenal. I have clocked myself at about 7.0 seconds from 0- 60. The other surprising thing considering its weight is how well it brakes. It has saved me from a handful of accidents because of its stopping power. Towing and load carrying abilities are excellent for its class. I have loaded that thing up, plus towed a trailer and it still accelerates on climbs. The biggest downside to this vehicle is the gas mileage with a max of 14 stock. With a new muffler to replace the old one, I have seen mileage increase a mile and a half to 2 miles per gallon. With my odometer reading at under 60,000, I'm convinced that I will be able to keep the truck that I got from my Granddad for a long time.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Power and Security on the Road

    Cons: Gas Mileage

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Amazing By mbays82

    This is an amazing truck, I honestly am so glad I got a 2015! The new design and features are so great. This is the best purchase I have ever made. The F series has been totally redesigned and I can't... Read More

    2014 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Great Reliable Truck! By minic00

    Reliable truck that meets the needs of any truck buyer. With strong lines, this truck is dependable, has great stability, power, spacious design, with great handling. I have zero negative feelings o... Read More

    Overall The Best Truck I Have Owned And Driven. By SJ6863

    If you are looking for a truck that feels like a truck and not an SUV I would choose the F-150. I have driven the Ram 1500 and Nissan Titan, and both feel like an SUV. What I mean by having an SUV fee... Read More

    2013 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Excellent So Far After 14,000 Miles. By Tomc130

    Excellent riding vehicle-Cadillac smooth and quiet. Excellent leg room for back seats. No transmission hump in back floorboard. Can fold up backseats and comfortably sleep on floor-lots of room. M... Read More

    Great Truck By kthrash

    I like the looks, room, power, towing capabilities and it fits in my garage where a F250 will not. Truck gets horrible gas mileage, enough so that I purchased a Subaru to drive on a daily basis, this... Read More

    2012 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Awesome By XEODGuy

    The ecoboost engine is fantastic, lots of low end grunt, very smooth and effortless but, they should have come with a manual mode selection (different mapping) for better fuel economy. The 3.73 rear e... Read More

    Good Allround Pickup By golfnut_bill

    Good looking vechicle with plenty power and torgue. It has the 3.5l eco-boost and outshines my old 5.4L in both power and economy. The only thing I don't like is how low it is in the front end. I plan... Read More

    2011 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Love It By coreyyoung08

    Love how roomy it is and comfortable. Good gas mileage also for a 5.0L getting 16mpg! Also has a feature to run on Compressed Natural Gas. Love the sync feature allowing me to play music through my ph... Read More

    Love The Sound Of The Truck Exhaust Note On Acceleration. By castle55

    2011 FORD F150 5.0L V8 32V F/I SMPI The 5.0 V-8 has a Six-Speed automatic power-train. The 6-speed 6R80 transmission SelectShift Automatic progressive range select and manual electric shift mode i... Read More

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