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2022 Ford F150 review

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Ford F150 highlights

Customer rating

Pros

  • Wide selection of engine options
  • Large towing capacity across all trims and engine options
  • Intuitive infotainment system option

Cons

  • Lacking practical interior storage
  • The hybrid powertrain can be noisy when powering the available onboard generator

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 18 highway, 16 combined

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What is new for the 2022 Ford F150?

  • The F150 is available in a new trim called the Base.
  • F150 trims have been upgraded with Power Hatch/Deck Lid as standard equipment this year.
  • The XLT trim now comes with Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.
  • The Lariat trim now comes with Bang & Olufsen Audio and Navigation System as standard equipment.
  • The Tremor trim now comes with Cloth Seats, Navigation System, and Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.

2022 Ford F150 trims

Curious how Ford F150 trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities

Base:

  • 3.5L
  • Cloth Seats
  • Traction Control
  • Parking Sensors
  • Rear View Camera
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Automatic Transmission
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XL:

  • Includes all features available on the Base
  • 325-hp, 400-lb-ft of torque 2.7L
  • 400-hp, 410-lb-ft of torque 5.0L
  • 290-hp, 265-lb-ft of torque 3.3L
  • 400-hp, 500-lb-ft of torque 3.5L
  • Power Mirrors
  • Side Airbags
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle

XLT:

  • Includes all features available on the XL
  • 3.3L
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Defroster
  • Alloy Wheels

Lariat:

  • Includes all features available on the XLT
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • A/C Seats
  • Smart Key
  • Remote Start
  • Power Seats
  • Navigation System

King Ranch:

  • Includes all features available on the Lariat
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Running Boards

Platinum:

  • Includes all features available on the King Ranch
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Seat Massagers

Limited:

  • Includes all features available on the Platinum
  • Sunroofs
  • Automated Parking
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid

Tremor:

  • Includes all features available on the Limited
  • No significant upgrades found on the Tremor

Raptor:

  • Includes all features available on the Tremor
  • 450-hp, 510-lb-ft of torque 3.5L

5 reasons to buy the 2022 Ford F150

1. Impressive towing credentials

Full-size pickups are made for heavy work, and this includes towing. The utility of the 2022 Ford F-150 is tough to beat, especially since Ford added the Tow Technology and Trailer Tow packages in 2021. Those are available on XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum trims. The former package includes trailer reverse guidance, smart trailer tow connector, trailer backup assist, while the latter includes a class IV trailer hitch receiver, trailer brake controller, wiring harness, and adapter. The towing capacity was also improved, with a capacity of 5,000 lbs (on the base XL trim) to a maximum towing capacity of 14,000 lbs when properly equipped and an estimated maximum payload of 3,325 lbs.

These figures require the Super Cab with an eight-foot box or SuperCrew with either box size, as well as the 400-hp twin-turbocharged V6 engine.

2. Powerful engine options

A vehicle like this needs a lot of grunt, which is why the 2022 Ford F-150 has a variety of engine options to suit your needs. The base engine is a 3.3L V6 which creates 290 hp and comes as standard with the XL and XLT trims. This is a strong choice in itself, but the options get stronger: a twin-turbocharged 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 with 325 hp comes as standard on the Lariat trim, while a 5.0L V8 with 400 hp is the standard engine for the King Ranch and Platinum trims. Then there's a twin-turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost V6 with 400 hp (standard on Limited and Tremor trims), a twin-turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine with 450 hp, and a twin-turbocharged 3.5L high-output EcoBoost V6 with 450 hp that's standard with Raptor.

3. Straightforward infotainment

The 2022 F-150 is a hard-working vehicle that's complemented by an infotainment system that's clear and easy to use. Fortunately, it comes with the SYNC® 4 system as standard, which has the sharpness and clarity to back up its array of features. These include an 8-inch screen, available Wi-Fi hotspot, USB ports, and Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto connectivity as standard.

Additionally, the central part of the dashboard sits upright, making it even simpler to operate.

4. Extreme utility

The 2022 Ford F-150 is obviously made for utility and offers a multitude of benefits if you're looking to get the very best out of your pickup. This vehicle is available with either a 5.5, 6.5, or eight-foot bed, and depending on the trim, cab style, and packages you choose, there are available extras to look out for like a tailgate step, in-bed lighting, or additional in-bed mounting points. The cab you choose also determines how many the 2022 Ford F-150 seats: the Regular Cab has just three seats across one row, while the Super Cab and SuperCrew boost that to six seats, depending on how many sets of hands you need on any given day.

5. A range of cab styles

The 2022 Ford F-150 is extremely customizable. As well as its various trims, there are several cab styles to choose from: Regular Cab, Super Cab, and SuperCrew. The former seats three across one row, and the two latter styles seat up to six. If you want the six seats with additional space and comfort in the back, the SuperCrew is the top choice, as it offers 43.6 inches of legroom compared to the Super Cab's 33.5 inches. The former also has full-sized rear doors as opposed to the half-sized ones the Super Cab has. Above the Lariat trim, SuperCrew is the only option.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

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RepairPal gave the Ford F150 an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Ford F150 8th out of 19 among Fullsize Trucks.

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Ford F150 features and specs

XLT 2WD 2D Regular Cab

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Sync System
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Bed Cover
  • Bed Liner
  • Navigation System
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Remote Start
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

2.7L

Horsepower

325

Torque (ft-lbs)

400

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

23

Wheelbase

141"

Overall length

227.7"

Width

79.9"

Height

75.2"

Leg room

F 43.9"

Head room

F 40.8"

Front tires

P245/70SR17

Rear tires

P245/70SR17

Seating capacity

3

Max towing capacity

500/5000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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