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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2004 Ford F-150 Heritage
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,900
1 listings nationwide

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2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
2 Dr Supercharged Standard Cab Stepside SB
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,073
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2004 Ford F-150 Heritage
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
No Expert Reviews
2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
2 Dr Supercharged Standard Cab Stepside SB

Lovers of this sporty performance truck shed a tear as Ford announced in 2004 that it was returning the SVT Lightning back to the drawing board after one last model year. The 2004 For...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2004 Ford F-150 Heritage
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
105
David writes:
Because it had compressed natural gas..
10
GuruW2GK9 writes:
Just bought and runs great
10
GuruW2GK9 writes:
Cost more but ran great
2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
2 Dr Supercharged Standard Cab Stepside SB
apc37mpg writes:
Best single cab ever..
235
Sonic_Blue 2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning 2 Dr Supercharged Standard Cab Stepside SBReview:

I Love This Truck. — It's just a fun truck to drive. People often stop and ask me about it. They either want to know more...

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

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Sonic_Blue 2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning 2 Dr Supercharged Standard Cab Stepside SBReview:

Shinny Fast Good Lookin' Truck; 'nuff Said. — This is certainly not your daddy's truck. The Lightning isn't really intended to be used for much ut...

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

Specs

2004 Ford F-150 Heritage
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
2 Dr Supercharged Standard Cab Stepside SB
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
13 MPG
14 MPG
10 MPG
10 MPG
13 MPG
11 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
17 MPG
17 MPG
14 MPG
13 MPG
18 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 30 gal 25 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Propane
Compressed Natural Gas
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
231 hp @ 4,750 RPM
202 hp @ 4,800 RPM
195 hp @ 4,500 RPM
195 hp @ 4,500 RPM
202 hp @ 4,800 RPM
380 hp @ 4,750 RPM
Torque
293 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
252 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
290 lb-ft @ 2,250 RPM
290 lb-ft @ 2,250 RPM
252 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
450 lb-ft @ 3,250 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
9.2:1
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9.2:1
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Displacement
4,600 cc
4,200 cc
5,400 cc
5,400 cc
4,200 cc
5,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.55 in x 3.54 in
3.81 in x 3.74 in
3.55 in x 4.16 in
3.55 in x 4.16 in
3.81 in x 3.74 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Driver 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 3 seats 3 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload 1,570 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,570 lbs 1,400 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 8,400 lbs 5,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 8,400 lbs --
Exterior
Length 225.8 in 208 in
Width 79.4 in 79.1 in
Height 75.1 in 70.9 in
Wheelbase 138.8 in 119.8 in
Bed Length 97 in 78.8 in

Available Options

2004 Ford F-150 Heritage
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
2 Dr Supercharged Standard Cab Stepside SB

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