The 2015 Ford F-one hundred fifty is the North American Truck of the Year.
Thought-about the most prestigious automotive product awards in the U.S., the North American Automotive of the Year and North American Truck/Utility of the Year are decided by fifty seven automotive journalists who work independently of each other, representing magazines, tv, radio, newspapers and websites from throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The awards are designed to acknowledge the most excellent new automobiles of the yr. These automobiles are benchmarks of their segments based mostly on elements together with innovation, consolation, design, safety, dealing with, driver satisfaction and worth.
The finalists for North American Truck/Utility of the Year have been the 2015 Ford F-one hundred fifty, the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, and the 2015 Lincoln MKC. F-one hundred fifty obtained 297 factors, Colorado 205, MKC sixty eight.
New Automotive Check Drive editor McCullough voted for the F-one hundred fifty.
“Making the F-one hundred fifty out of aluminum was a dangerous transfer for Ford,” McCullough stated. “However light-weight development has many benefits: After shedding almost seven hundred kilos, the new F-one hundred fifty provides improved fuel effectivity, stronger acceleration and shorter braking distances. It feels lighter and extra agile than the different trucks in its class. Its payload and tow ratings are at or close to the prime of the class. Beforehand amongst the heaviest pickups in its class, the 2015 Ford F-one hundred fifty is now amongst the lightest.”