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"I'll keep my 2004 F-150" by georgebenjamin on 03/17/2012. Trim: 2004 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab 5.5-ft Box 2WD, Owned 8 years.
Pros: This truck is very dependable. No major problems for past 8 years. Still has smooth ride and can haul what I put in it.
Cons: I was surprised when the original brakes pads gave out @ 20,000 miles. Factory brakes were replaced with better quality pads and I have not have any problems since then.
Overall review: I'll keep my F-150. If I ever need a new truck, I'll buy another F-150 if it's made as well as my 2004.
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2004 F-150 Lariat by An MSN Autos Consumer on 10/07/2005. Trim: 2004 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab 2WD, Owned less than 1 year.
Pros: The truck gets aLOT of attention where ever I take it. It is probably one of the better looking trucks any company has manufactured to date.
Cons: Gas mileage is inadequate and for a 300 HP motor, it is lacking in performance.
Overall review: Good looks, poor performance.
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Good Truck by laguerra on 03/21/2012. Trim: 2004 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew 2WD, Owned 8 years.
Pros: Good aceleration, good smood ride
Cons: Brakes are so noisy
Overall review: Good vehicle to ride
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Lowliest F150 may be the best by Larry in Virginia on 09/18/2010. Trim: 2004 Ford F-150 XL 2WD, Owned 4 years.
Pros: The 2004 Heritage XL model is just basic F150 with 2003 sheet metal, rubber floor mats and all, but you can’t kill it. It is stone, cold reliable, hauls bed-loads, trailers and boats nicely for a half-ton .The little V6 has good low-end punch for such a little one, but generally gets about 20-22mpg with low load and A/C running, and even pulling a mid-sized trailer cross country with a larger bed-load, never got below 15mpg in the mountains – 16mpg was normal flat-land economy with that load.
Cons: The bench seat is not all that comfortable for longish, cross-country driving. The ergonomics are such with the seat forward enough to fully use the clutch; one’s shins can contact the low dashboard. The interior esthetics on the low-end model aren’t much, but the interior is nearly indestructible plastic. There are some maddening electro-gremlins – the engine-warning light stays lit (although nothing is wrong) and the digital odometer only works when it wants to.
Overall review: Even after 100K miles is still one of the quietest vehicles we have had, which is a nice surprise – wind noise always was low, but almost no rattles even after gravel roads and utility use; a great full-sized utility truck. The lack of sophisticated trim (except for A/C) means this is not a vehicle for the urban-cowboy type of driver and the smallish V6 won’t impress the monster-truck crowd, but the overall dependability, toughness and utility is refreshing. Even as a 5-speed 2WD, it still did fine in the snows of North Dakota (with a half-cord of firewood in the bed) and yet hauls the boat to summer flings, race-track camping, moved several tons of furniture over time, hauled hundreds of pounds of shop tools, drill presses and light machinery, and all in all has been a trusty, faithful truck – not a show piece, but a true utility vehicle.
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Great Truck by Stew on 04/05/2013. Trim: 2004 Ford F-150 XL 2WD, Owned 9 years.
Pros: My 2004 F150 Heritage is still a great truck with 160K on it. No real problems. Takes a lickin and keeps on going. What else can I say. GREAT TRUCK.
Cons: The seats are my only gripe.
Overall review: Can't go wrong with a Ford Truck.
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