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2017 Ford F-150 Wins Green Vehicle Award

2017 Ford F-150 XLT

The 2017 Ford F-150 4×2 has just received the Top Green Vehicle award in the pickup category for best-in-class gas fuel economy from AAA Green Car Guide. Beyond fuel efficiency, the new Ford F-150 also scored high points for roomy interior and handling.

The Ford F-150 has been the best selling truck in America for more than 40 years. A new, lighter yet stronger military grade aluminum-alloy body structure and a 2.7-liter Ecoboost V6 engine delivers an estimated 22 mpg combined EPA gas fuel economy rating.

In a recent AAA survey, 70 percent of U.S. drivers rate fuel-efficiency as an important factor when making purchase decisions. Ford is continuously striving to deliver new transportation innovations. New models include the first 10-speed automatic transmission on a production truck and standard Auto Start-Stop technology for improved fuel economy.

“Many drivers need the flexibility of a larger vehicle, but still want to make a green choice,” said Megan McKernan, manager, Automobile Club of Southern California’s Automotive Research Center. “AAA awarded the Ford F-150 XLT the 2017 pickup category winner in the AAA Green Car Guide for its best-in-class fuel economy, great visibility, spacious interior and exceptional handling.”

If you are shopping for a new truck we invite you to stop by our Ford truck dealership near Palm Springs, California. We have a wide selection of new, award-winning, Ford F-150 models to choose from.