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20 Mar 2018 | No Comment | 1,081 views

By Don Hammonds

There’s a reason for everything, they say.

That sure applies to the popularity of Ford’s storied and favored Ford F-150.It is well-built. Rugged as hell. In some models, it’s so plush it would make a limousine embarrassed. It’s reasonably economical, considering the steadily building rep for Ford’s EcoBoost engines.  And given the turbocharging you get with that engine, the F-150 is responsive and ready to roar when it needs to. And thanks to improvements, it rides better than ever. …

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10 May 2011 | No Comment | 2,437 views
2011 Ford F-150 with EcoBoost:Powerful, quiet…and economical

       By Don Hammonds

 Superlatives have been tossed around in the auto industry for decades, so those of us at Automobile Journal–like car writers everywhere–tend not to believe everything we’ve been told.

      But the new 2011 Ford F-150 with EcoBoost does indeed measure up to its advance publicity.

 It also went beyond what was expected in a way that I rarely see mentioned anywhere, even in Ford materials: The F-150 with EcoBoost is almost eerily quiet.  You usually don’t  even hear the engine, and its absolutely …

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