The New 2020 Ford F-150: A Complete Overview

Ever since Ford introduced the original F1 pickup in 1948 it has been the highlight of the entire Ford line. Would you believe Ford sales include one pickup truck every minute of every day? Just last year there were over 900,000 trucks sold from the F-series line. In the past 60 years, Ford has sold more than 40 million F-150s.

Those numbers are the reason you need to take a look at the New 2020 Ford F-150. This model takes the best features of a work truck and blends it into a luxury cruise machine, giving you the best of both worlds.

2020 Ford F-150 Overview
If you are looking for a work truck with a standard cab and an 8-foot bed, no problem. If you would rather have a family-friendly truck with four doors and a shorter bed, we've got you covered. You can also hit right between the two with an extended cab that fits the needs of both worlds. While a lot of the features remain the same, there are some hot new items you are going to love:
  • Some advanced driving aids are standard on Lariat and above models
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot is standard
  • New appearance packages for the XL, XLT, and Lariat
  • User-friendly infotainment system
  • Six powerful engine options
  • 10-speed automatic transmission standard on all except one engine

The 2020 F-150 offers a vast selection of technology and luxury features that make it one of the most versatile trucks on the market. That is what puts it in the #1 position for sales in its class.

All six engines have plenty of power for getting your around town and towing your toys. When competing with other trucks in its class, the Ford F-150 beats them all when it comes to in-bed cargo or towing a trailer. Properly equipped the F-150 has a maximum payload of 3,270 pounds and can tow up to 13,200 pounds.

When it comes to safety, you have the option of equipping your truck with almost every advanced system available on passenger vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Administration rates the overall safety of the 2020 F-150 SuperCrew 5 out of 5 stars. All F-150s received 4 stars in rollover tests and 5 stars in the side and front crash tests. Pre-collision assist and automatic braking make the 2020 F-150 a safe ride for everyone.

High-Quality Body
You will only find a high-strength, military-grade body constructed of aluminum-alloy on the F-150. This is the same 6000 series high-grade aluminum used in industrial and military applications. The manufacturing process creates a product that is strong, and resistant to dents. A higher power-to-weight ratio and maximum payload and towing ratings make the 2020 F-150 the best in its class. Three bed lengths and plenty of options make loading easier.

2020 F150 Models
The regular cab 2020 F-150 models seat a maximum of three people. The SuperCrew and SuperCab carry up to six people. The SuperCrew model comes with a full-sized backseat. When transporting young children all F-150s with a back seat include two complete sets of LATCH connectors. There is an upper tether anchor for the center of the back seat. No matter what your budget, you are sure to find an F-150 that meets your needs at Bob Allen Ford. There are seven trim levels to select from.

The XL and XLT are the only trims available in all three cab options and all three bed lengths. Both models come with a 10-speed automatic transmission and a 290 horsepower 3.3-liter V6 engine. Two engine upgrades are available.

The XL is designed to be a basic work truck. Standard are an AM/FM radio, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, curve control, and a rearview camera with Dynamic Hitch Assist. It has a nice assortment of options including power locks and windows, vinyl upholstery, USB port, voice-activated SYNC infotainment system, trailer brake assist, a tailgate step, and BoxLink.

Move up to the XLT and several XL upgrades become standard. Additional options include rear parking sensors, BoxLink, integrated loading ramps, satellite radio, Pro Trailer Backup Assist, and a power-adjustable driver's seat.

Go one step up from the XLT to a Lariat and the suite of advanced Co-Pilot360 driver-assistance technologies are standard. This truck comes with a turbocharged EcoBoost 2.7 liter V6 engine with 375 horsepower and 400-pound feet of torque. Climb inside the cab to enjoy two-zone climate control, push-button start, and satellite radio. 

The Lariat features leather upholstery with power-adjustable, heated and ventilated front seats. Additional features include a rear cross-traffic alert, surround-view parking camera system, heated steering wheel, and a Bang & Olufsen audio system. Safety is provided through blind-spot monitoring, active park assist, and rear parking sensors.

F-150 King Ranch
Step up into the luxury of the King Ranch. This truck feels like a luxury car inside and comes standard with a V8 395 horsepower engine. The luxurious interior includes a heated steering wheel, genuine wood trim, heated rear seats, and BoxLink.

Safe driving features include the blind spot monitoring system, rear parking sensors, and rear cross-traffic alert. Crank up the tunes on the Bang & Olufsen audio sound system. Options you don't want to miss are the surround-view parking camera system, power-deploying running boards, active park assist, and adaptive cruise control. You will arrive at your destination relaxed thanks to massaging front seats.

F-150 Platinum
The Platinum comes standard with the same powertrain as the King Ranch. Engines available include the EcoBoost V6 375 horsepower and the turbo diesel. This trim package includes rain-sensing windshield wipers and power-deployable running boards. Other features include a moonroof, active park assist, surround-view parking camera system, lane-keep assist, and adaptive cruise control.

This trim is an upscale package with the 450 horsepower turbocharged V6. Standard features include a surround-view parking camera system, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and a twin-panel moonroof. Almost every feature available for an F-150 can be placed on the Limited.

F-150 Raptor
If off-roading is your thing, the Raptor is the best choice. Featuring the same engine as the Limited, it comes with several off-road performance features. Standard is the four-wheel drive, electronic locking rear differential, skid plates, torque-on-demand transfer case, an off-road racing suspension, and Fox Live Valve monotube shocks. The 17-inch BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A K02 tires are a must for off-roading. Total control is at your fingertips with the crawl control, offering seven driver-selectable modes.

The Raptor features power-adjustable, heated and ventilated front seats plus a heated steering wheel. Leather upholstery provides class and comfort, while the Bang Olufsen audio system lets you rock as you ride.  Safety is enhanced with the blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and surround-view parking camera system.

The Best Full-Size Pickup for 2020
The best full-size pickup for 2020 is the Ford F-150. Each truck comes with a 3-year, 36,000-mile limited warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty. When shopping for your F-150 check out Bob Allen Ford-Ottawa. With a wide selection, great prices, and promotions you are sure to find the truck of your dreams. Whether leasing or buying, we offer easy financing options. Stop on to check out our wide selection of 2020 Ford F-150 pickups or give us a call at 888-709-3420 if you have any questions.