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Awards and Recognition
The F-150 is the highest rated truck on Seven Car Garage, coming in at 96%.
It has won numerous awards; In 2009 alone, the Ford F-150 received:
Motor Trend 2009 Truck of the Year Award™
2009 Best Redesigned Vehicle from Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com
Top honors as “Truck of Texas” as well as “Best Luxury Pickup” for the 2009 F-150 King Ranch from Texas Auto Writers Association
“Best Overall Half-Ton Pickup” from PickupTrucks.com
“Automotive Excellence” award in the Workhorse Category from Popular Mechanics <
“Top Safety Pick” from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for its standard safety technology: Safety Canopy side curtain air bags and AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control
“Residual Value” award from Automotive Leasing Guide (ALG) for retaining the highest percentage of its original price among 2009 full-size light duty pickups at the end of a conventional three-year lease, based on ALG projections
Motor Trend's Truck Trend Top 5 Trucks from Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) for 2009 Ford F-150 Heavy Duty DeWalt Contractor Concept
“Accessory-Friendly Truck” Design Award from SEMA