Trucks are, both in terms of size and function, growing closer to mobile homes every day. No longer the staple of work and work alone, this vehicle class has grown to become both workhorse and the family car. Thus, it needs to be as capable as ever, but it must also contain enough modern accouterments that it’ll keep the kids busy and the whole family safe. The 2018 Ford F-150 does all that with aplomb.
Of course, no family is the same, which is why the F-150 offers a staggering number of options. There arefour different engines, six new grilles and several new exterior colors and wheel choices. That’s in addition to the different cab and bed configurations available. 10 of these things could roll past you on the highway and none would look the same.
If you want a pure work machine, it’s not hard to grab a low-end model with the base 3.3-liter V6 and very few options. The 3.3-liter V6 isn’t the best on gas (that’s the 2.7-liter…