2012 Ford F 150 XLT
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Engine

Gas/Ethanol V8

MPG (City/Highway)

14/19

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$37,495

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Summary

The 2012 Ford F-150 XLT comes equipped with a powerful 5.0L V-8 360hp engine, along with a reliable 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Safety features include 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, and a Safety Canopy System curtain that protects both the first and second-row passengers. The airbag occupancy sensor ensures additional safety. Other features include air conditioning, 17″ aluminum wheels, cruise control, ABS, driveline traction control, and the convenience of four-wheel drive. With its impressive specs and capabilities, the Ford F-150 XLT is sure to exceed your expectations.

2012 Ford F 150 XLT price

Base MSRP

$37,495

Delivery charges

$995

Invoice price

$34,019

Total price

$38,490

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

Driver's

Passenger's

Overall Front

Overall Side

Overall Rollover Rating

Overall

Side - Pole

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side - Barrier

Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)

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2012 Ford F 150 XLT warranty

Basic (months/miles)

36/36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

60/unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

60/60,000

Roadside assistance (months/miles)

60/60,000

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2012 Ford F 150 XLT Colors

Interior Colors
Black w/Sport Cloth Bucket Seats
Black w/FX Leather-Trimmed Bucket Seats
Black w/Unique Leather Front Bucket Seats w/Center Console or Leather-Trimmed Bucket Seats w/Center Console
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Exterior Colors
Race Red
Blue Flame Metallic
Tuxedo Black Metallic
Sterling Gray Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic...
Oxford White
Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

Engine

Type Gas/Ethanol V8
Engine Size (l) 5
Cylinders Configuration V-8
Displacement (cc) 5,000
Compressor Twin Turbo
Drive Type 4X4
Horsepower (rpm) 5,000
Horsepower (hp) 365
Torque (rpm) 2,500
Torque Lb (ft) 420
Engine Location Front
Valves 32
Compression 10.50
Bore (mm) 92.50
Bore (in) 3.64

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 36
Grade 136.26

Mileage

EPA City Economy 14
EPA Highway Economy 19
EPA Combined Economy 16
Cruising Range City (mi) 504
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 684

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 6
Description 6 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio 4.17
Second Gear Ratio 2.34
Third Gear Ratio 1.52
Fourth Gear Ratio 1.14
Fifth Gear Ratio 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio 0.69
Reverse Gear Ratio 3.40
Transfer Case Gear Ratio High 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio Low 2.64

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 6
Max Seating Capacity 6

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 231.81
Overall Length Without Rear Bumper (in) 231.70
Overall Width (in) 79.21
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 79.20
Overall Height (in) 75.91
Overhang Front (in) 38.30
Wheelbase (in) 145

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 130.90
Front Head Room (in) 41
Rear Head Room (in) 40.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.90
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 65.50
Front Leg Room (in) 41.40
Rear Leg Room (in) 43.50
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 60
Cargo Box Height (in) 22.40
Cargo Box Floor Length (in) 1,701.80
Cargo Box Floor Width (in) 60.30
Cargo Box Wheelhousgs Width (in) 50

Weights

Curb Weight As Spec'D (lb) 5,586
Payload As Spec'D (lb) 1,764
Curb Weight (lb) 5,586
Curb Weight Front (lb) 3,214
Curb Weight Rear (lb) 2,372
Gross Axle Weight Rating (lb) 7,750
Gross Combined Weight Rating (lb) 13,500
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lb) 7,350
Max Payload Capacity (lb) 1,764
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) 47
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 23.50

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 500
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 5,000
Max Tongue Fifth Wheel Hitch (lb) 1,925
Max Trailer Fifth Wheel Hitch (lb) 7,700
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 1,155
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 7,700

Braking

Type Pwr
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 13.80
Front Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 0.60
Rear Brake Rotor Dia (in) 13.70
Rear Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 0.50

Tires

Front Tire Size P275/65R18
Rear Tire Size P275/65R18
Spare Tire Size P275/65R18
Spare Tire Size P275/65R18

Suspensions

Front Type Double-wishbone
Rear Type Live axle
Front Axle Long-Spindle
Rear Axle Semi-Float Beam

Emissions

Greenhouse Gas Score 1
Air Pollution Score 6

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