Then there are things that you don't expect with the aluminum, like it's a little louder on the body when it's raining or when a rock or something hits the body it rings out very loudly. The center console is big enough so that you don't have to battle the passenger for elbow room either. If you do your own work, this would definitely be cheaper, but if you're not inclined to do. Sound -- If you want your truck to sound mean and throaty when you step on it, you're in for disappointment because this little engine, even with the sound augmentation, sounds just as small as it is. We're considerate and pick up after they do their business and place their mess in plastic bags. We're considerate and pick up after they do their business and place their mess in plastic bags. The truck came with grey cloth seats.
Overall, this has been a great vehicle with little to no maintenance problems. Long drives without cruise control causes my feet to cramp up so I have to take a few extra breaks which leads to lost time. I've got the crew cab 4x4 with the little 2. Three different engine sizes were available for this year; the 4. Low Miles, Very Clean Colorado.
We have two dogs who travel with us. We haven't experienced any overheating, but we're also very conscientious about our weight capacity, speed, and traffic. With an upgrade to the suspension system, the appropriate sway bar, and upgraded electrical brakes this truck performs well. Quiet -- I love a loud raucous V8 just as much as the next guy, but this thing is whisper quiet on the highway, and to be honest, it's pretty nice. All very minor things and ultimately the big benefits of aluminum outweigh the small trivial drawbacks. We bought a near base model version, so there's no electric door locks, no electric windows, and no cruise control. Very clean and very well maintained.
I forgot about the poop bag in the bed of the truck. Three different engine sizes were available for this year; the 4. It is tight on the road, pleasant to drive, and is reliable. The exterior paint has remained vibrant after 10 plus years. Not nearly as disgusting as when it finally left the bed of the truck and hit a white Range Rover traveling behind us.
The interior is cloth and in very good sh. Needs tinted windows in front seats, especially when out in the Texas sun. This is an exceptionally comfortable truck. With appropriate maintenance, we have spent very little money on repairs; the truck currently has about 160,000 miles on it. I'm pretty confident in saying I would not go that route again. Difficult to get mirrors on passenger side adjusted correctly after going through the car wash. We currently tow a 5000 pound recreational vehicle.
And to top it all off, I'm currently averaging 17 mpg, driving my daily commute up a very hilly and curv. Phone chargers in both front and rear seats as well. This is an exceptionally comfortable truck. I've got mixed feelings on the aluminum, as it does offer greater mpg and towing capacity, but it seems a little more fragile I don't really worry about that, as I never would use a truck bed without a liner anyways , and the paint seems to chip a little too easily. White with tan two tone, tan leather, all 4 windows are electric, absolutely no problems with this truck.
I forgot about the poop bag in the bed of t. Overall, this has been a great vehicle with little to no maintenance problems. This is common in this version of the truck. Can't comment too much on reliability. . Replacement rotors are extremely expensive, about one thousand dollars, per rotor.
I'm 70 inches and there's plenty of leg room. The truck idles smooth as. Ford knows their way around a turbo engine by now, and of the four Fords that I've had, I've never had an issue. The center console has some quality issues; the area where the cup holders started to come apart about a year after purchase and now it's completely torn up. Heated and power front seats. The touchscreen is responsive, intuitive, and lightning fast.
Far and away the best truck that can be purchased today. Roomy -- The backseat is ridiculously roomy, and there's storage both behind and underneath the seats. The maintenance is simple, mostly just oil changes. It has the half doors for the back seat so no need to adjust front seats for rear seat passengers to enter vehicle. This is a really sharp, clean, well maintained and useful truck! The center console is big enough so that you don't have to. Economical -- As long as I keep those turbos from spinning a lot, the mpg is actually very good for a truck this size. Even though I'm tall, it's difficult for me to reach over and unlock the passenger door without having to almost get on my knees in the front seat and reach over to let the passenger in, And the passenger window will never be rolled down unless there's a passenger in the seat.