F-150 Named Full Sized Truck of the Year by Consumer Reports

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2019 Ford F-150

With it’s outstanding marks for performance and durability, the F-150 once again slays the competition and remains the king of the hill. 

When it comes to important vehicle surveys, Consumer Reports annual Top Picks remains one of the most respected. The annual report compiles data from over 50 cars, and months of exhaustive research. It is considered a go-to guide for industry folks and consumers alike. And this year, once again, the Ford F-150 walked away with the top honors.

“The F-150 continues to be King of Pickup Mountain,” the magazine proclaimed. Named Full Sized Truck of the Year, the F-150 was lauded for not only its safety and performance, but its overall exemplary driving experience.

2019 Ford F-150

Consumer Reports chose its top picks by examining and testing out a number of factors. These include safety features, quality, customer satisfaction, fuel efficiency, reliability, and technology.

The testers were very pleased with the engine options available, “Engine choices include a variety of V6s and a 5.0-liter V8. The 2.7-liter and 3.5-liter turbo V6s and the V8 are teamed with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Both turbo V6s are quiet and effortless, lending themselves to towing. Fuel economy is commendable.”

2019 Ford F-150

Of course, the F-150 can not only kick ass, but testers also enjoyed how it looks and drives oh-so good while doing so.

Despite the competition from Chevrolet and Dodge, the F-150 remains ahead of the pack. You can check out the review in its entirety on the Consumer Reports website.

Longtime automotive journalist S.J. Bryan has been covering the automotive industry for over five years and is an editor with Ford Truck Enthusiasts and regular contributor to F-150 Online, Harley-Davidson Forums, and The Mustang Source, among other popular auto sites.

Bryan first discovered her passion for all things automotive riding in her parent's 1968 Ford Mustang. The automotive expert cut her teeth growing up riding on Harleys, and her first car was a Chevy Nova. Despite her lead foot, Bryan has yet to receive a speeding ticket.

The award-winning former playwright was first published at age 18. She has worked extensively as a writer and editor for a number of lifestyle and pop culture publications.

The diehard gearhead is a big fan of American muscle cars, sixth-gen Ford trucks, and Oxford commas.

S.J. can be reached at [email protected]

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