Review of the 2020 Ford F-150

January 21st, 2021 by

Would you mess with a recipe that’s working fine for you? The same goes for the Ford F-150 truck. The 2020 Ford F-150 follows the same tracks of success as its predecessors with a handful of tweaks and advancements.  

2020 Ford F-150 is America’s best selling truck. Why? This review of the 2020 Ford F-150 will cover just that. In this review, we’ll start off with an overview of the vehicle. Then, we’ll touch on some of its prominent features along with its entertainment specs.

Lastly, this article from ALM Gwinnett used car dealership will end with the truck’s mechanical specs and top reasons to buy it! So let’s get started.    

Overview

The 2020 lineup of the Ford F-150 inventory is just a fine-tuning year for the already perfect truck. Nothing has really changed on the outside, but there are a few upgrades on the trims that weren’t available in the previous year’s models.

For starters, the XLT trim now supports the Power Stroke turbodiesel V-6 along with an optional black appearance package. Moreover, the Lariat model now comes standard with the Co-Pilot360 (Ford’s suite of advanced driver-assistance technologies), and an optional black appearance suiting.

There’s nothing new on the base trim of the 2020 F-150 (XL) apart from an option of an STX Sport appearance package. Lastly, three new colors are introduced – Rapid Red Tinted Clearcoat, Star White Metallic Tri-Coat, and Iconic Silver.  

Features and Specs

First, let’s look at some of the safety features in our review of the 2020 Ford F-150 lineup. The truck’s popular safety features are a rearview camera, forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, and curve control.

Other notable safety features are rear cross-traffic alert, rear parking sensors, and lane-keep assist. But note that some of the features are only available in Co-Pilot360, which is available with the Lariat model and above).

Apart from safety, other features across the trims of the 2020 Ford F-150 are power windows and locks, vinyl upholstery, a voice-activated SYNC infotainment system, and a USB port. Tailgate step, trailer brake assist, MyKey, and BoxLink are also some noteworthy features.    

Entertainment Specs

The basic model of the lineup includes a basic AM/FM system. An optional touchscreen entertainment system is also available. The optional 8.0-inch touch-screen panel has incredible graphics and good brightness.

If we go one step up with the trim, the XLT includes a standard 8.0-inch touch screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. Furthermore, it also provides two USB ports along with a Wi-Fi hotspot.    

Mechanical Specs

There are a total of six engines available in the 2020 Ford F-150 lineup. First, a 3.3-liter V6 that generates 290hp and 265 lb-ft torque, which is standard in the XL and XLT trims. Next up, the 2.7-liter turbocharged V6 that pumps 325hp and 400 lb-ft torque, standard in the Lariat trim and available in XL and XLT.

The third is the monster 5.0-liter V8 engine that’s standard in King Ranch and Platinum. It’s also available in XL, XLT, and Lariat, with the capability of generating a whopping 396 hp and 400 lb-ft torque. The other two are the turbocharged V6 engines with 3.5 and 3.0 liter available in XLT, King Ranch, and Platinum.

Last and certainly not least is the 3.5-liter high-output turbocharged V6. It pumps 450hp and 510 lb-ft torque – and it’s standard in the Limited and Raptor edition of the 2020 Ford F-150.  

Top Reasons to Buy the Vehicle

Solid Engine Options

As they say, these trucks have something for everyone. It has got not four or five, but six engine options.

Great Towing and Hauling Capabilities

Known for its great towing and hauling capabilities, it’s one of the best trucks available.

Superb In All Aspects

Overall, the 2020 Ford F-150 is the perfect vehicle for work and everyday use. From performance to style and comfort, this truck has got everything.    

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