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Sep 25, 2013 (6:36 am)
Wow, I can't believe you are all seeing that much cash off. I am in northern Jersey and Dealers are basically giving the invoice price (internet price) and then giving any incentives Ford has on top that's all. I am shopping for a 2013 Screw XLT Eco 6.5' with 302A package and a few little add ons. M.S.R.P $44,550 invoice $40,800 then incentives is about $3,750 and if I trade in an extra $1,500. Which would be $9,250 off msrp. How are some dealers doing 12g off? Now I didn't do any pushing with the dealer just told them what I wanted and let them tell me what they wanted to give, but they said they needed to sell by the end of the month, so I may call up and give a push to see where they can go.
#534 of 542 RE: F150 Eco-boost / 3.6L turbo towing max?
Oct 03, 2013 (12:31 pm)
Just wondering what your max towing capacity is?
We just bought a 32 foot RV Travel Trailer and looking for info about which truck we need
to pull that. It weighs about 5500 dry weight. I think we need about 6000 lbs tow capacity plus
add 1000 lbs for safety cushion.
I tested the 2011 Ford F150 with the Eco-boost and it was nice, drives sweet but did not tow anything. I am wondering if it would be better to go with a little older 2009-2010 F150 with the 5.0L V-8 instead?
#535 of 542 RE: F150 Eco-boost / 3.6L turbo towing max? [rickstuntebeck]
Oct 04, 2013 (3:05 am)
You can look at this forum and form your own opinion on the ecoboost. As far as used I just bought a new XLT 5.0 and got over $11,000.00 off sticker. I believe since this is the last year for this model you will be hard pressed to find a better deal on a used F150 with low miles. I am getting 19mpg with mixed driving with my truck (1600 mi)
#536 of 542 Re: F150 price? [megamole]
Oct 07, 2013 (5:33 pm)
Your first problem is that you're looking at the Eco. The Eco costs $1,095 more than the 5.0, and right now there are more incentives available on the 5.0. I found the difference to be about $2,700. Which made me choose the 5.0.
#537 of 542 Re: F150 price? [ohenryx]
Oct 09, 2013 (12:04 pm)
Hey thanks for the posting. I was excited about the 3.5L Eco-boost for towing my new 32 foot RV travel trailer but now rethinking that with the 5.0L v-8.
Does anyone know what engine can tow 6,500 lbs and get the best fuel economy and the most power for the buck / price?
What engine and gear ratio do you think I should get?
What year Ford F150 truck would work best?
#538 of 542 Re: F150 price? [rickstuntebeck]
Oct 15, 2013 (8:11 am)
I used to pull a 9,000 pound fifth wheel travel trailer. I used a Ford F250 with a diesel engine. While it is possible to pull a 6,500 pound travel trailer with a half ton pickup, I would not do that.
But you're probably going to do it anyway, so ....
If you get the 5.0 V8, then you want as much gearing as you can get. Which would be the 3.73 gears. If you spend the +/- $2,700 additional for the eco-boost, then that becomes much less important. (The turbo charged engine has much more torque at lower RPM, making steep gears unnecessary.)
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#539 of 542 What's a good price for a used F150 which is still under warranty?
Nov 26, 2013 (6:31 pm)
Hi, I am looking to buy my first truck and I'd like it to be a basic, low-end, slightly used F150. I would like to get a decent idea of what prices I should negotiate for if buying from a dealer.
Basically I'd like the bare minimum of a F150 with a bit of warranty remaining. Other than that, I am just looking to spend as little as possible since I have only very basic needs in a truck or (or vehicle to begin with).
#540 of 542 RE: F150 Eco-boost / 3.6L turbo towing max? [just_focus]
Dec 06, 2013 (3:21 am)
$11k off list?!?!?! That's great. Which model? and where?
Dec 07, 2013 (7:39 am)
First, thanks to all who participate on these forums. What a huge help you have been to me when I look to buy a vehicle. The tip on internet auction has saved my family hours of aggravation and $1000s off price of Honda and Mazda cars, and the eco boost F150 discussion moved me to the more reliable and cheaper 5 L V8.
Anyway, sales price for new 2013 F150s in our Saturday paper are in the $11k under MSRP range. Rural upstate Elmira NY; Simmons Rockwell "with Ford credit and trade assist" has a list that fills 1/2 the page with supercabs and crewcabs. 3 examples: crewcab XLT 4x4 MSRP $41, 885, asking $30, 999, Lariat Crew Eco MSRP $56, 425, asking $43, 999, supercab 4x4 MSRP $39, 300 asking $26, 999.
List seems too long to be a scam I think, but have never dealt with this dealership. Planning to run an auction for
2013 crew cab in January. If history is a guide, should get another $1k off the advertised prices.
Dec 07, 2013 (7:45 am)
MSRP for the Lariat is $55, 325... my fat fingers...