2015 Ford F-150

MSRP $26,030 - $35,045

Ranked #4 in Pickup-truck

7.7

Overall Rating

2015 Ford F-150 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: July 19, 2021

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Nathan Dyer 

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The Ford F-150 has been a very reliable option in the pickup truck segment on US soil and has been the best-selling truck ever since its introduction. And the thrill is set again with the 2015 model year as it goes through a lot of changes to stand bold as it was ever. It is powered by a new 3.5-liter V6 engine which puts out decent power.

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Pros

Exceptional performance and ride quality

Adequate safety features

Impressive fuel economy

Cons

High repair cost for the aluminum body panels

The competition offers more upscale interiors

What's New?

Completely redesigned for 2015

Updated exterior and interior styling

New powertrain options


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$26030

bodystyle

2dr Regular Cab

passenger capacity

3

top speed

107 mph

drivetrain

rear wheel drive

engine type

displacement

213 cu.in.

horsepower

282 hp @ 6250 rpm

torque

253 lb.-ft. @ 4250 rpm

transmission

6 speed automatic w/OD

chassis

suspension front

Independent front double wishbone suspension w/heavy-duty anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Independent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar

dimensions

wheelbase

122 in.

length

209.3 in.

width

79.9 in.

height

75.2 in.

curb weight

4050 lbs.

ground clearance

8.9 in.

capacity

passenger volume

64.6 cu ft.

cargo volume

12.9 cu ft.

towing capacity

5000 lbs.

payload capacity

1910 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

6.6 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

15.1 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

18/21/25 mpg

highway range

575 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

corrosion warranty

5 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


Pictures & Videos


Trims

XL$26,030 onwards

XLT$31,320 onwards

Colors and Styles

2015 Ford F-150 in Blue Jeans Metallic color
Blue Jeans Metallic

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Ratings

Pricing and Feature

8.0

Features

9.0

Engine and Performance

7.0

Fuel Economy

8.0

Interior

8.0

Exterior

7.0

Safety

6.0

Competition

7.0

7.7

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.7

Overall Rating


The Ford F-150 has always been a tough competitor in the segment with its comfortable cabin, great practicality, a whole lot of safety features at the starting price of $26,030. The truck competes with a few popular trucks like the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, and the RAM 1500.


9.0/10
Features

7.0/10
Engine and Performance

8.0/10
Fuel Economy

8.0/10
Interior

7.0/10
Exterior

6.0/10
Safety


2015 Ford F-150 Features

9.0/10

The 2015 Ford F-150 Regular Cab is offered with only two trims- XL and XLT but has quite a few choices among them. There are two drivetrain and bed options to choose from what you need. The starting price of the truck is $26,030, and going all the way to $35,045. The long bed features an 8-feet bed size and the shorter one gets a 6.5-feet bed. Apart from these, the feature list is very basic but enough for a work truck. As standard, the truck gets equipped with a V6 engine, single-zone climate control, loads of safety features including a post-collision safety system, and cloth seats.

Trim

XL

XLT

MSRP (SB RWD)

$26,030

$31,320

MSRP (LB RWD)

$26,330

$31,625

MSRP (SB RWD)

$30,675

$34,745

MSRP (LB 4WD)

$30,975

$35,045

Key Features

Post-collision safety system

Adds/upgrades from the XL trim

 

4-speaker audio system

Added safety features

 

Cloth seats

USB connection

 

Tilt and telescopic- adjustable steering wheel

Cruise control

 

17-inch alloy wheel

Power door locks

We Recommend

The base XL trim is pretty straightforward with its offerings and does have a few limited features. The XLT trim with the AWD system and shorter bed size is recommended. But if you prefer a better payload capacity then the long bed is recommended. The XLT trim is priced slightly higher but has a lot of added features from the standard ones.

2015 Ford F-150 Engine and Performance

7.0/10

Under the hood lies a 3.5-liter naturally aspirated V6 engine which is new for this model year and is the only option across the two trims. This engine is capable of producing 282 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of max torque and is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The drivetrain on offer is a rear-wheel-drive system as standard and can be upgraded to an all-wheel-drive with throwing some extra cash. The engine delivers a decent performance but lags when accelerated hard. 

Apart from that, the refinement is better than the previous generation but could have been better as some of the rivals are better. In terms of straight-line accelerations, the 2015 Ford F-150 Regular Cab does a decent job with a 0-60 miles per hour timing in just 7.3 seconds and 15.9 seconds for it to complete a quarter-mile. The figures are quite on par with the competition despite packing lower power figures.

Models

2015 Ford F-150 Regular Cab

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab

2015 GMC Sierra 1500 RegularCab

2015 RAM 1500 RegularCab

MSRP

$26,030

$26,105

$26,670

$25,660

Engine

3.5-liter Naturally Aspirated V6

4.3-liter Naturally Aspirated V6

4.3-liter Naturally Aspirated V6

3.6-liter Naturally Aspirated V6

Drivetrain

RWD

RWD

RWD

RWD

Transmission

6-speed shiftable automatic

6-speed shiftable automatic

6-speed shiftable automatic

8-speed shiftable automatic

Power (hp @ RPM

282 @ 5,250 RPM

285 @ 5,300 RPM

285 @ 5,300 RPM

305 @ 6,400 RPM

Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)

253 @ 4,250 RPM

305 @ 3,900 RPM

305 @ 3,900 RPM

269 @ 4,175 RPM

0-60 MPH (seconds)

7.3

7.1

7.1

6.9

Quarter-Mile (seconds)

15.9

15.4

15.4

14.1

Top-Speed (MPH)

125

125

130

130

Being the most affordable truck in the segment, the RAM does a great job in terms of engine power and accelerations. The GMC and Chevy share the engine and produce similar power figures with a class-leading torque. The Ford is just a few milliseconds behind the competition in terms of acceleration.

2015 Ford F-150 Fuel Economy

8.0/10

The truck has been rated by EPA with 18 miles per gallon for the city, 25 miles per gallon for the highways, and a combined economy of 20 miles per gallon. The mileage figures are quite decent when compared to its competition but the only caveat would be its fuel tank capacity. At just 23.0 gallons, the combined tank range is as low as 460 miles and that means more frequent fuel stops.

Models

2015 Ford F-150 Regular Cab

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 RegularCab

2015 GMC Sierra 1500 RegularCab

2015 RAM 1500 RegularCab

MPG (City)

18

18

18

17

MPG (Highway)

25

24

24

25

MPG (Combined)

20

20

20

20

Tank Capacity (Gallons)

23.0

26.0

26.0

32.0

Range (City/Highway/Combined, in Miles)

414/575/460

468/624/520

468/624/520

544/800/640

All four pickup trucks are quite similar in terms of mileage figures produced by the V6 engine but have quite some differences in the overall tank range. The RAM offers a big 32-gallon tank which offers a class-leading tank range and is followed by the Chevy and GMC trucks. The Ford packs a relatively smaller tank size and that does not contribute to an impressive tank range.

2015 Ford F-150 Interior

8.0/10

Modern-day trucks offer a lot of practicality and luxury at the same time without compromising a lot of features. And so does the F-150 but a lot of them are not available for the Regular Cab because it is a work truck at the end of the day. The interiors of the truck are pretty straightforward with minimal design language and a lot of cheap plastics are used, especially at the front. The center of the dashboard holds a small infotainment screen and the left has the steering wheel and the driver instrument console.

The comfort inside the cabin is decent and with a straight seating posture, the drive can feel stiff especially without load. The seats come with cloth upholstery. The cabin offers only one seating row and can occupy up to 3 people, offering enough space for the head, shoulder, and legs. As a work truck, the payload capacity is a very important thing to consider and the F-150 does a great job in sporting 62.3 cubic feet.

Models

2015 Ford F-150 Regular Cab

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 RegularCab

2015 GMC Sierra 1500 RegularCab

2015 RAM 1500 RegularCab

Seating Capacity

3

3

3

3

Front Row (Headroom/Shoulder Room/Leg Room, in inches)

40.8/66.7/43.9

42.4/66.0/45.3

42.4/66.0/ 45.3

39.9/66.0/ 41.0

Payload Capacity (cubic feet)

62.3

61.0

61.0

57.5

The GMC and Chevy offer a slightly better space for the head and legs as compared to the competition, but the Ford is not far behind and offers a spacious cabin as well. The RAM is on the compact side when it comes to interior space but does the job well. Ford offers the best-in-class payload capacity, followed by the GMC, Chevy, and RAM respectively. A few of the interior features of the 2015 F-150 truck are as follows:

  • Manual seat adjustments
  • Cruise control
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Single-zone climate control
  • Dual vanity mirrors

How intuitive is the 2015 Ford F-150 Regular Cab’s infotainment unit?

For a work truck, the infotainment system on offer is quite decent but has limited functionalities which is very much understandable for the price. While Crew Cabs offer a larger 8-inch touchscreen display, the regular cab work trucks get a smaller 4.2-inch screen and are coupled with the latest SYNC system from Ford. The dashboard is filled with buttons and controlling them can be a bit distracting while driving. As standard, the work truck gets a few features that are quite basic for the competition. Here are some of the features:

  • 4.2-inch infotainment screen
  • HD Radio
  • USB connection
  • 4-speaker audio system
  • Auxiliary audio input/ CD-player
  • Navigation services (Optional)

2015 Ford F-150 Exterior

7.0/10

The F-150 has gone through a major change in the visuals which are quite noticeable from the outside. Although, the platform remains similar to the outgoing model with the use of aluminum in the body panels and chassis that are military grade lowers the curb weight but has increased the service cost. The front has the new headlamps with big air intake vents and a blacked-out front bumper. The rear is similar to the outgoing model with LED taillights and an exhaust cutout. The truck sits on a set of 17-inch alloy wheels as standard.

Talking about the dimensions, the truck is quite big and has a length of 209.3 inches, a height of 75.2 inches, a width of 79.9 inches, and 122.4 inches of wheelbase. The curb weight is considerably low for a pickup and is just 4,050 pounds. That’s not it, the ground clearance it possesses is 8.8-inch and that makes it an all-terrain truck.

Models

2015 Ford F-150 Regular Cab

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reg Cab

2015 GMC Sierra 1500 RegularCab

2015 RAM 1500 RegularCab

Curb Weight (lb)

40,050

4,521

4,521

4,849

Length (inches)

209.3

205.6

205.6

231.0

Width (inches)

79.9

80.0

80.0

79.4

Height (inches)

75.2

74.0

74.0

74.4

Ground Clearance (inches)

8.8

8.2

8.2

8.7

Wheelbase (inches)

122.4

119.0

119.0

140.5

The RAM is the chunkier option among the other trucks with massive length, wheelbase, and curb-weight. The Chevrolet and GMC share the same exterior dimensions, are quite compact, and have decent ground clearance. The Ford is the best of both worlds with the lowest curb weight and impressive ground clearance. The RAM is not far behind and can go off-road like the F-150. A few of the exterior features of the truck are as follows:

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Auto-halogen headlamps and DRLs
  • Heated mirrors
  • Power side mirrors
  • Cargo lamp

2015 Ford F-150 Safety

6.0/10

The extensive aluminum usage on the body panel and chassis has resulted in good crash resistance and leveled up the build quality of the Ford F-150. The NHTSA has rated the truck with an impressive 5-star overall safety rating and the IIHS has awarded the same for “Top Safety Pick+” because of the safety goodies it packs and is certainly impressive for the competition. A few of the safety features are as follows:

  • 4-wheel ABS with traction control
  • Airbag occupancy sensor
  • Dual-stage front and side, driver and passenger airbags
  • Low tire pressure monitoring
  • Stability control
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system

2015 Ford F-150 Final Verdict

With the redesigned F-150, Ford has entered a new era of pickup trucks where it stands quite firm besides the other trucks in the competition, and given the previous reputation, the Ford F-150 Regular Cab would be a success again. You can go for the 2015 Ford F-150 without any concern as it is an already hit product by Ford. You will not need to worry about reliability-related issues with the 2015 Ford F-150 for sure.

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