2004 Ford F 150 XLT
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Engine

Gas V8

MPG (City/Highway)

15/19

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$24,595

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Summary

The 2004 Ford F-150 XLT is equipped with a 4.6L V-8 engine that delivers 231 horsepower. It comes with a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and 4-wheel anti-lock brakes for added safety. The truck also features an airbag occupancy sensor, air conditioning, 17″ alloy wheels, cruise control, power mirrors, power windows, power locks, and auto locking doors. Overall, the F-150 XLT offers a comfortable and convenient driving experience with its range of standard features.

2004 Ford F 150 XLT price

Base MSRP

$24,595

Delivery charges

$795

Invoice price

$21,602

Total price

$25,390

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
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Overall Rollover Rating

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2004 Ford F 150 XLT warranty

Basic (months/miles)

36/36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

60/unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

36/36,000

Roadside assistance (months/miles)

36/36,000

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2004 Ford F 150 XLT Colors

Interior Colors
Black w/Sport Cloth 40/20/40 Front Seat
Black/Medium Flint w/Medium Flint Sport Cloth 40/20/40 Bench Seat
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Exterior Colors
Dark Shadow Gray Clearcoat Metallic
Bright Red Clearcoat
True Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Silver Clearcoat Metallic...
Blazing Yellow Clearcoat
Oxford White Clearcoat

Engine

Type Gas V8
Engine Size (l) 5.40
Cylinders Configuration V-8
Displacement (cc) 5,400
Drive Type RWD
Horsepower (rpm) 5,000
Horsepower (hp) 300
Torque (rpm) 3,750
Torque Lb (ft) 365
Engine Location Front
Valves 24
Compression 9.30
Bore (mm) 90.20
Bore (in) 3.55

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 26
Grade 98.41

Mileage

EPA City Economy 15
EPA Highway Economy 19
EPA Combined Economy 16
Cruising Range City (mi) 390
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 494

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 4
Description 4 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio 2.84
Second Gear Ratio 1.55
Third Gear Ratio 1
Fourth Gear Ratio 0.70
Reverse Gear Ratio 2.32

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 2

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 211.18
Overall Length Without Rear Bumper (in) 211.20
Overall Width (in) 78.90
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 78.90
Overall Height (in) 72.80
Overhang Front (in) 36.90
Overhang Rear Without Bumper (in) 48.40
Wheelbase (in) 125.98

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 65.20
Front Head Room (in) 40.90
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.50
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 17
Extended Cab Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 17.20
Cargo Box Height (in) 22.30
Cargo Box Floor Length (in) 2,001.52
Cargo Box Floor Width (in) 60.30
Cargo Box Wheelhousgs Width (in) 50

Weights

Curb Weight As Spec'D (lb) 4,758
Payload As Spec'D (lb) 1,892
Curb Weight (lb) 4,758
Curb Weight Front (lb) 2,712
Curb Weight Rear (lb) 2,046
Gross Axle Weight Rating (lb) 6,850
Gross Combined Weight Rating (lb) 11,500
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lb) 6,650
Max Payload Capacity (lb) 1,892
Option Weight Front (lb) 0
Option Weight Rear (lb) 0
Total Option Weight (lb) 0

Steering

Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 41.80
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 20.90

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 500
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 5,000
Max Tongue Fifth Wheel Hitch (lb) 1,625
Max Trailer Fifth Wheel Hitch (lb) 6,500
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 975
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 6,500

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 13
Rear Brake Rotor Dia (in) 13.70

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/70R17
Rear Tire Size P235/70R17
Spare Tire Size P235/70R17
Spare Tire Size P235/70R17

Suspensions

Front Type Coil Spring
Rear Type Leaf Spring
Front Axle Double Wishbone
Rear Axle Semi-Floating

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 07/29/2011

    Campaign ID; 11V385000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain 1997 Through 2003 Model Year Ford F-150, 2004 Model Year Ford F-150 Heritage, 1997 Through 1999 Model Year F-250 Less Than 8,500 Lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (Gvwr), And 2002 And 2003 Lincoln Blackwood Vehicles Manufactured From June 20, 1995, Through August 4, 2004, Originally Sold, Or Currently Registered In, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, And The District Of Columbia. Prolonged Exposure To Road Deicing Chemicals May Cause Severe Corrosion Of The Fuel Tank Straps Which Secure The Tank To The Vehicle.

    Recall Consequences

    As A Result Of The Corrosion, One Or Both Straps May Fail Allowing The Fuel Lines To Separate From The Tank, Or In Some Cases, Causing The Tank To Contact The Ground. Either Scenario May Result In A Fuel Leak Presenting A Fire Hazard.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners And Instruct Them To Take Their Vehicles To A Ford Or Lincoln Dealer To Have The Fuel Tank Straps Replaced With Straps That Have Increased Corrosion Protection. Early In This Campaign, If Replacement Straps Are Not Available, Dealers May Install A Cable Support Under The Strap As An Interim Repair Or A Steel Reinforcement Over The Existing Strap As A Permanent Repair. Any Repairs Will Be Performed Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began On September 16, 2011. Owners May Contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Recall Campaign Number Is 11S21

  • Recall Date 02/23/2011

    Campaign ID; 11V107000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2004-2006 F-150 Pick Up Trucks As Well As Certain Model Year 2006 Lincoln Mark Lt Vehicles. If The Clockspring Jumper Wire Comes In Contact With The Driver Side Frontal Air Bag Lower Horn Plate, The Wire Insulation May Become Chafed, Creating A Potential For A Short Circuit. If This Occurs The Air Bag Warning Lamp May Illuminate Indicating That Service Is Required.

    Recall Consequences

    The Driver Side Frontal Air Bag Could Inadvertently Deploy Increasing The Risk Of Injury Or Loss Of Vehicle Control If Occurring While In Motion.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners And Instruct Them To Take Their Vehicles To A Ford Or Lincoln/Mercury Dealer To Have A New Clockspring Jumper Wire Installed That Incorporates A Protective Mesh Cover. Repairs Will Be Performed Free Of Charge. This Safety Recall Began On Some Vehicles In March 2011. The Recall Campaign On The Expanded Population Is Expected To Begin On Or About May 9, 2011. Owners May Contact The Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 05/11/2009

    Campaign ID; 09E025000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Dope, Inc. Is Recalling 42,540 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dope, Inc. Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund For The Noncompliant Combination Lamps. The Safety Recall Began On July 28, 2009. Owners May Contact Dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798.

  • Recall Date 04/07/2009

    Campaign ID; 09E012000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Sabersport Is Recalling 16,270 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Sabersport Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund For The Noncompliant Combination Lamps. The Safety Recall Began On May 11, 2009. Owners May Contact Sabersport At 1-909-598-7589.

  • Recall Date 10/25/2007

    Campaign ID; 07E089000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Spyder Headlamp Replacement Assemblies Sold For Use On 2004 Through 2007 Ford F150 Pickup Trucks. During Production, The Headlamps Were Internally Misaligned And They Fail The Photometry Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    The Purpose Of This Standard Is To Reduce Traffic Crashes And Deaths And Injuries By Providing Adequate Illumination Of The Roadway.

    Recall Remedy

    Spyder Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Reimbursement For Any Noncompliant Headlamps. The Recall Is Expected To Begin During November 2007. Owners Can Contact Spyder At 866-558-4264.

  • Recall Date 09/25/2007

    Campaign ID; 07E080000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Headlamp Assemblies Imported And Sold As Aftermarket Equipment By Sonar Auto Parts For Use On 2004-2007 Ford F150 Pickup Trucks. During Production, The Headlamps Were Internally Misaligned And They Fail The Photometry Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    The Purpose Of This Standard Is To Reduce Traffic Crashes And Deaths And Injuries By Providing Adequate Illumination Of The Roadway.

    Recall Remedy

    Sonar Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Reimbursement For Any Noncompliant Headlamps. The Recall Began On December 14, 2007. Owners Can Contact Sonar At 866-558-4264.

  • Recall Date 09/14/2007

    Campaign ID; 07E075000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Eagle Eyes Headlamp Assemblies, P/Nos. Fr390-B001L And Fr390-B001R, Sold For Use As Replacement Equipment For The Above Listed Passenger Vehicles. The Thickness Is Unstable Inhibiting The Performance Of The Upper And Lower Beams Which Fails To Conform To The Photometric Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Eagle Eyes Will Notify Owners And Offer Reimbursement For Any Noncompliant Headlights. The Recall Began On November 6, 2007. Owners May Contact Eagle Eyes At 1-800-568-1098.

  • Recall Date 08/28/2007

    Campaign ID; 07E066000

    Component Equipment

    Recall Summary

    Certain Cequent 90 Degree 7-Way Right Angle Adaptors Sold By Distributors In Tow Packages For Aftermarket Sales To Tow 5Th Wheel Rv Travel Trailers. Due To Incorrect Wiring Of The Harness, The Trailer Lights May Not Operate Properly.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Trailer Lights Are Not Working Properly, A Vehicle Crash Can Occur.

    Recall Remedy

    All Of The Defective Tow Packages Are Still At The Distributor Level And Have Not Been Sold To Any Consumers.

  • Recall Date 08/03/2007

    Campaign ID; 07V336000

    Component Vehicle Speed Control

    Recall Summary

    On Certain Pickup Trucks, Passenger Vehicles, Sport Utility Vehicles, And Motor Homes Chassis, The Speed Control Deactivation Switch May, Under Certain Conditions, Leak Internally And Then Overheat, Smoke, Or Burn.

    Recall Consequences

    This Could Result In An Underhood Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Install A Fused Wiring Harness. Owners Of The Passenger Cars Included In This Campaign Will Be Instructed To Return Their Vehicles To Their Dealers To Have The Speed Control Deactivation Switch Disconnected As An Interim Repair. As Soon As Repair Parts Are Available (Expected October 2007), Owners Will Be Instructed To Return To The Dealers For Installation Of A Fused Wiring Harness. The Recall Began On August 13, 2007, And Mailing Completed By September 19, 2007. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-888-222-2751.

  • Recall Date 07/17/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E064000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Tradesonic Combination Lamps Sold As Replacement Lamps For Use On The Above Listed Passenger Vehicles. Combination Lamps Not Equipped With Amber Side Reflectors Fail To Conform With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    Lack Of Amber Side Reflectors In The Lamps Will Decrease Lighting Visibility To Other Drivers And May Possibly Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Tradesonic Will Notify Owners And Replace The Lamps Free Of Charge. The Recall Is Expected To Begin During July 2006. Owners May Contact Tradesonic At 626-934-8884.

  • Recall Date 06/29/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E060000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Aai Motorsports Combination Lamps Sold As Replacement Lamps For Use On The Above List Passenger Vehicles. Combination Lamps Not Equipped With Amber Side Reflectors Fail To Conform With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment."

    Recall Consequences

    Lack Of Amber Side Reflectors In The Lamps Will Decrease Lighting Visibility To Other Drivers And May Possibly Result In A Vehicle Crash

    Recall Remedy

    Aai Motorsports Will Notify Owners And Replace The Lamps Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 1, 2006. Owners May Contact Aai Motorsports At 909-923-9188.

  • Recall Date 06/13/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E056000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Certain Aftermarket Fuel Filters Sold Under The Purolator Brand Name, P/N F65277, Shipped From January 16 Through June 2, 2006, For Use On The Above Listed Passenger Vehicles. Due To Incorrect Design, The Quick Connectors May Not Fully Seat With The Tube Interface, Even Though The Person Making The Connection May Believe That The Quick Connector Is Fully Attached.

    Recall Consequences

    Failure Of This Connection Could Lead To Fuel Spillage And, In The Presence Of An Ignition Source, A Fire Could Occur.

    Recall Remedy

    Ufi Will Notify Owners And Replace The Filters Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 4, 2006. Owners May Contact Ufi Filters Usa At 800-230-5876.

  • Recall Date 06/12/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E052000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Eagle Eyes Headlamps, P/Nos. Fr208-B101R, Fr208-B101L, Fr208-B001R, And Fr208-B001L, Sold For Use As Replacement Equipment For The Passenger Vehicles Listed Above. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Photometric Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Sabry Lee Will Notify Owners And Offer Full Credit For Any Noncompliant Headlamp. The Recall Is Expected To Begin On June 14, 2006. Owners May Contact Sabry Lee Account Executive At 1-866-467-2279.

  • Recall Date 03/13/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E023000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Anzo Combination Headlamp Assemblies Sold As Replacement Lamps For Use On Certain Passenger Vehicles. Some Combination Lamps Are Not Equipped With Amber Side Reflectors Which Fail To Conform To Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment."

    Recall Consequences

    Without The Amber Reflectors, The Vehicle Will Be Poorly Illuminated, Possibly Resulting In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Anzo Will Notify Owners And Replace The Headlamps Free Of Charge. The Recall Began May 9, 2006. Owners May Contact Anzo Usa At 909-468-3688.

  • Recall Date 09/13/2004

    Campaign ID; 04V443000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    On Certain Trucks Equipped With 4.2L, 4.6L And 5.4L Gasoline Engines, The Fuel Tank May Have A Depression At The Seam Between The Top And Bottom Halves Of The Tank. If A Depression Is Large Enough, Fuel May Permeate The Fuel Tank Wall Resulting In A Fuel Odor, Illumination, Of The "Service Engine Soon" Indicator Light, Or A Fuel Leak.

    Recall Consequences

    Fuel Leakage, In The Presence Of An Ignition Source, Could Result In A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tank. The Recall Began September 17, 2004. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

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