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Ford F-Series Trucks Number One for 35 Years Running

January 30th, 2012

Any long-time fan of the Ford F-Series trucks won’t be surprised to hear that for the 35th year in a row, the F-Series is the best-selling truck in America. And it has been America’s best-selling vehicle overall for 30 years. With 584,917 trucks sold in 2011, the F-Series was the only vehicle to break the 500,000 vehicle sales mark for the year.

Obviously, F-Series owners love their trucks. But in addition to that, Motor Trend magazine named the F-150 2012 Truck of the Year®, the fourth time the F-150 has captured that honor. Motor Trend praised the variety of configurations, powertrain options, efficiency, value, advanced design and performance.

How do you continue to be best-selling truck year in and year out? With capability, durability and loads of available features. For example, look at the 2012 Ford F-150 powertrain lineup that delivers a mix of best-in-class fuel economy, horsepower, torque, and capability. Consider the powerful and fuel-efficient 3.5-liter EcoBoost™ engine, which now accounts for more than 40 percent of F-150 retail sales. In fact, more than 100,000 EcoBoost F-150 pickups sold in less than a year on the market. In fact, more than 100,000 EcoBoost F-150 pickups sold in less than a year on the market.

The 2012 Ford F-Series Super Duty® gives customers what they are looking for in terms heavy duty of power and capability, ensuring it stays at the head of the pack. The 2012 Ford F-Series Super Duty tow rating is 17,500 pounds with conventional bumper hitch and 24,500 pounds with fifth-wheel hitch. The Ford-designed and Ford-built 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 diesel engine delivers best-in-class fuel economy and power at 400 horsepower and 800 lbs-ft. of torque. The standard 6.2-liter V8 gas engine also has best-in-class fuel economy and produces a best-in-class 405 lb.-ft. of torque and 385 horsepower.


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