2013 Ford F-150: Best Light-Duty Pickup Truck

Best Light-Duty Pickup Truck.

Best Light-Duty Pickup Truck.

PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics put six trucks through several head-to-head tests. The 2013 Ford F-150 dominated and came out on top as the best light-duty pickup truck.

The 2013 Ford F-150 was put up against the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2014 GMC Sierra 1500, 2013 Nissan Titan, 2013 Ram 1500 and 2013 Toyota Tundra. The tests consisted of 0-60 mph acceleration (loaded and unloaded), braking, overall handling, towing and fuel economy.

Mark Williams, editor of PickupTrucks.com, says:

“In our performance-oriented competitive events, the Ford half-ton was dominating. It finished in either first or second place in 11 of 13 events. If this were the Olympics, there would be a new Ford F-150 on a cereal box.”

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Review: 2013 Honda Ridgeline

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The 2013 Honda Ridgeline is a safe and sportier midsized pickup, so if you are looking to an alternative from the Dodge Ram or Chevy Silverado, the Ridgeline is a great truck to consider.

Not all truck drivers are looking to haul cattle, spaceships, or a barn full of wood, and that’s where we think the Honda Ridgeline fits in. As someone who has always driven a Honda Civic or a Honda Accord, a truck can be a difficult choice, especially for urban settings with require a truck. The Ridgeline though is modeled as the sporty truck, especially the Ridgeline’s Sport model, with features  18-inch alloy wheels, sporty styled headlights, privacy glass and a leather steering wheel.

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Review: Ford F-150 Trims Explained

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The 2013 Ford XLT is one of ten different trims you can choose from when you pick a Ford F-150.

Editor’s Note: This is the first in series of articles explaining the ins and outs of the Ford F-150. Today, we explain trim levels. 

Did you know there are ten different models of the Ford F-150? With that many choices, where do you start when picking out you truck. Today we’ll break down the difference in trims and models. Luckily, with so many different models, you can basically pick your price and your features. Let’s start by watching George Waikem Ford salesman Jae Harig discuss the trims in our exclusive YouTube video:

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Ford F-150 Atlas Concept Revealed

Ford Atlas Concept

Ford F-150 Atlas Concept

 

The Ford Motor Company stole the show Thursday with the debut of the Ford F-150 Atlas Concept.

This F-150 concept is the future of the pickup and left onlookers speechless during its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

“The Ford Atlas Concept previews the innovations that will transform what people expect from their pickup,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development. “With 36 years as America’s best-selling pickup, we are absolutely committed to setting the agenda in the truck market.”

WATCH AN EXCLUSIVE FORD VIDEO BELOW:

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