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2005 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck

F-150 Features and Equipment Highlights for 2005


2005 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck front view

2005 Ford F-150 Pickup Truck

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The Ford F-150 truck went through a total redesign for 2004, so we can expect to see refinements to the 2005 model, not major changes. New highlights include:

  • A new King Ranch model
  • A 4.2L V6 engine with electronic throttle control and manual transmission
  • A Work Truck Group package for entry-level, commercial applications
  • Occupant Position Sensing technology for the first-row passenger

F-150 Configurations

  • Three cab choices: Regular Cab, SuperCab, SuperCrew
  • Three box lengths: 5.5 ft., 6.5 ft, 8 ft.
  • Two box styles: Flareside and Styleside

Trim Levels/Series

  • Entry level F-150 XL
  • F-150 STX
  • F-150 XLT
  • F-150 FX4
  • F-150 Lariat
  • F-150 King Ranch

Body Tweaks

  • The passenger compartment in the Regular Cabs and SuperCabs is 6 inches longer.

  • Regular Cab models have rearward-swinging access doors that make it easier to access areas behind seats.

  • SuperCabs have rear door power windows on XLT, FX4 and Lariat. A power sliding rear window is optional.

Three Engine Choices

  • 5.4L Triton V8, 300 hp and 365 lb.-ft. of torque

  • 4.6L Triton V8, 231 hp and 293 lb.-ft. of torque (90% of torque is available at 2,000 rpm for good towing performance)

  • 4.2L V6, 202 hp and 260 lb.-ft. of torque (offered for the first time with a manual transmission)

Towing and Payload

  • Maximum tow rating of 9,900 pounds
  • Maximum payload capacity of 3,000 pounds
  • Overhead Rail System

    A modular overhead rail system holds snap in modules, such as first-aid kits, toolboxes, flashlights and two-way radio holders.

    Safety and Security

    • Hydroformed front frame rails are designed to collapse in an accordion fashion on impact, dissipating energy before it reaches the passenger compartment.

    • Ford Personal Safety SystemTM and occupant-sensing technology for the first-row passenger, where the system determines if the air bag should be on or off.

    • Frontal air bags offer multiple deployment levels that tailor inflation force to the severity of the crash.

    Major Equipment

    F-150 XL:

    • Chrome front and rear bumpers
    • Black grille and front fascia
    • Interval wipers
    • 17-inch steel wheels
    • AM/FM stereo
    • Tinted glass
    • Black vinyl floor covering
    • Message center
    • Interior map lights
    • Cloth 40/20/40 front seat with driver's side manual lumbar support

    F-150 STX Adds:

    • Body-color front and rear bumpers and grille surround
    • AM/FM stereo with single CD player

    F-150 XLT Adds:

    • Chrome front and rear bumpers
    • Black honeycomb grille insert
    • Remote keyless entry
    • Power exterior mirrors
    • Carpeting and floor mats
    • Power locks and windows
    • Privacy glass
    • Outside temperature and compass display
    • Premium cloth 40/20/40 front seat with manual lumbar support for driver and passenger

    F-150 FX4 Adds:

    • ]Body-color front and rear bumpers (with monotone paint), or
    • Dark Shadow Grey front and rear bumpers (with two-tone paint)
    • Black "bar style" grille insert
    • Wheel-lip moldings
    • Black leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Black rubber off-road floor mats
    • Overhead storage system (on SuperCab and SuperCrew)
    • Sport cloth seats

    F-150 Lariat Adds:

    • Chrome (monotone) or Arizona Beige (two-tone) front and rear bumpers
    • Chrome grille surround with Light Arizona Beige honeycomb insert
    • Power heated side mirrors with integral turn signal
    • 18-inch wheels
    • Electronic automatic temperature control
    • Rear window defroster
    • Carpeting and floor mats
    • Message center with trip computer
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with duplicate controls
    • Power-adjustable driver's seat
    • Leather-trimmed seating surfaces

    King Ranch Adds:

    • SuperCrew body style
    • King Ranch exterior badges on tailgate and fenders
    • Unique wheel centers
    • Color-coordinated grille
    • Arizona Beige running boards
    • Power-fold heated side mirrors with approach lamps
    • Castaño leather power-adjustable heated captain's chairs
    • Flow-through front console
    • Second-row 60/40 leather-surfaced bench seat
    • Logo floor mats
    • Woodgrain trim and unique colors

    F-150 Options

    • Mechanical or automatic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel-drive
    • Skid plates
    • Limited slip axle
    • 35.7-gallon fuel tank
    • Fog lamps
    • Two-tone paint
    • Six-disc CD changer
    • SuperCab or SuperCrew bodies
    • Heavy duty payload package
    • Trailer tow package
    • Snow plow prep package
    • Work truck group
    • Rear seat entertainment system

    Fuel Economy

    See 2005 Ford Truck & SUV Fuel Economy Ratings

    F-150 Pricing

    MSRP: $20,405 - $36,670

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