Thursday, April 14, 2016

Ford F-150 Earned A 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick

Ford F-150 Earns 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick

PEKIN, Ill. – We’re very happy to announce that the Ford F-150 earned a 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick for the SuperCrew and SuperCab configurations, making it the only large pickup to earn this recognition.

The Ford F-150 earned the 2016 IIHS Safety Pick with its all-new military-grade, aluminum alloy body high-strength steel frame, and smart engineering. Thanks to the new build, the F-150 is 700lbs lighter, which helped it score top ratings in payload, towing, and EPA-estimated gas fuel economy.

Very proud of the achievement, Raj Nair, the Ford executive vice president, said, “From the moment our team set out to design and build the new F-150, we knew it had to be best-in-class. From the moment our team set out to design and build the new F-150, we knew it had to be best-in-class.”

Ford engineers worked diligently to make the F-150 the best and safest truck on the road. With 31 safety-related innovations, the F-150 was sure to be one of the safest on the road. The F-150 was also put through rigorous testing with supercomputer simulations and advance laboratories.

We’re also proud to say that the 2016 F-150 earned a 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick and is the only full-size pickup that has earned a five-star rating for the driver and passenger in all crash test modes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

If you’d like to learn more about the 2016 Ford F-150 head on over to! Our F-150 page outlines safety features, technology features, upgradable packages, engine options, and competing model comparisons. Learn why every other truck is history by going online today. Interested in taking one for a test drive? Check out our inventory to find one that you like and come into our dealership. Our sale representatives at Velde Ford are happy to take care of you and get you in the truck of your dreams.

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