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Owner’s Log: 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat (12/2015 – 3/2016)


Welcome to the first update on the newest addition to my driveway, a 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew.  The truck is just starting the break-in period, with 2,300+ miles driven this quarter.  I’m getting used to the laundry list of new features, so this will be a longer-than-normal update.  Catch up first by reading my review (opens in a new tab), and then continue reading for the details.

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Review: 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat

2015 Ford F-150 Front 1The all-new 2015 F-150.  You’ve seen the commercials, heard all the hype, and now Road Reality is bringing you an extensive, hands-on review of the new aluminum-bodied truck from Ford.  We’ll look at all the new features of the newly-redesigned truck, and explain some of the buzzwords.  I’ll be taking the next few months to post individual articles on all the new technology Ford crammed into this truck so you can choose for yourself if it’s worth checking the option boxes.  Read on for the review of my new 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat.

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (10/2015 – 12/2015) (Final)

OwnersLog2Christmas came early to our household this year!  In an unexpected turn of events, the 2011 F-150 you’ve been reading about for over four years has been replaced.  A good deal was made on a 2015 F-150 Lariat, the review of which will be posted in the coming weeks.  Read on for my parting words for Ford’s bread-and-butter truck.

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (1/2014 – 4/2014)

OwnersLog2Two and a half years.  A personal record for having kept a vehicle.  That just goes to show the staying power of a pickup truck, especially one as well-sorted as the Ford F-150.  Although it isn’t my daily driver any more (there’s a new car in the fleet for that purpose), it still gets worked out – whether it be foul-weather duty, hauling, or going on road trips. Continue reading for more details about the past quarter with my F-150.

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (10/2013 – 1/2014)

OwnersLog2At just over 24,000 miles, my 2011 F-150 is 27 months old.  Just one more quarter, and it will be the longest I’ve ever kept a single vehicle.  In the mean time, it’s made itself invaluable, and been a trusty companion for road trips and foul weather.  Continue reading for the breakdown of what’s been a pretty exciting three months with my F-150.

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Owner’s Log: 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat (7/2013 – 10/2013)

OwnersLog2My 2011 F-150 is headed for my own personal record book.  It’s got the most miles I’ve put on a single vehicle since the year 2000, it’s the third-longest amount of time I’ve owned a single vehicle, and it continues to hold its place in my driveway.  It’s been two years since I purchased it, and it continues to be trouble-free and my go-to for any trip that doesn’t involve a mall parking lot.  Continue reading for the nitty-gritties.

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