Category Archives: Ford F-150

2018 Ford F-150 towing a trailer

What Kind of Engine Oil Does a Ford F-150 Pickup Truck Need?

Ford F-150 Engine Oil Recommendation for Best Performance 

When shopping for a vehicle, many of our customers veer toward our selection of high-quality used trucks. These vehicles were built to help you work hard and play harder, and there is more TLC during the manufacturing process to ensure long-lasting dependability. One of the most-praised truck models on the market is the Ford F-150. This truck is known for its performance and dependability, and it is a great choice if you are shopping for a used option. Even with its highly regarded dependability, it is important that you maintain your Ford F-150, and one of the best ways to do that is by giving it an oil change every three months or 3,000 miles. 

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Learn How to Change the Tire on Your Pickup Truck!

Ford F-150 Truck Life: How to Change a Tire Video

Many of us have experienced a flat tire while we are cruising down the road. Unfortunately, more and more drivers do not know how to change a flat tire on a vehicle. We are blaming that on more schools no longer providing automotive or life skills classes. Luckily, you can still learn how to change your tire with the help of this video from Ford and the brand’s F-150 pickup truck. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry >>

Red Ford F-150 Pickup Truck

Get Some Helpful Tips on How to Secure Your Load in Your Truck!

Ford F-150 Truck Life: How to Secure Payload Video

Here at Auction Direct USA, some of our best-selling used vehicles are pickup trucks. Drivers love these machines because they can tow heavy loads and haul plenty of cargo in their boxes. When it comes to hauling tools, toys, and other items, it is imperative that everything is securely fastened so that it does not go flying (and risk the safety of other drivers). Ford recently shared this video on how to secure your payload so that you know exactly what to do! Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Ford F-150 towing a boat

Celebrate Ford’s Century of Pickup Trucks by Watching This Video!

100 Years of Ford Trucks in 30 Seconds Video

Here at Auction Direct USA, one of our most popular brands is Ford. While Ford offers several beloved vehicles like the iconic Mustang and the capable Explorer, the F-Series pickup trucks are by far the top sellers. Ford has been making pickup trucks since 1917, so for more than 100 years, Americans have been able to work hard and play harder. We were scouring around on YouTube the other day and stumbled upon this video that Ford created a couple of years ago that showcased the evolution of its truck models. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Buy a Ford F-150

Why Buy a Ford F-150 at Auction Direct

The Ford F-150 has come a long way from its early days, back when it was a no-fuss workhorse. Today, the Ford F-150 has evolved into a versatile pickup that is being offered in a wide range of trim levels to cater to different drivers. It has remained to be a best-selling vehicle in the US for over three decades now.

Why is the Ford F-150 so popular?

In 2015, the Ford F-150 got a new look with aluminum panels and steel clad frame, unlike any other full-size pickup truck in the market. The aluminum used in the F-150 gives it a lighter frame, which combined with the turbocharged engines offer a sound fuel efficiency. The aluminum alloy is nearly as strong as steel, only lifts pounds off the overall mass. The result is better mileage, handling and driving experience.

Typically, truck owners only want vehicles that can deliver, and if it fails, there are a host of other full-size truck models to pick from. The reason why the Ford F-150 has been the best-seller for years in the pickup truck segment, and cars, in general, is because the automaker has ensured that the quality standards don’t disappoint. The versatility and numerous variants offered under the F-150 series means that it can cater to the needs of many drivers. The Ecoboost V6 engine offers wider torque curves with resilient power, making it suitable for towing and efficient performance.

The Ford 2016 F-150 is here

The Ford F-150 2016 is everything that you want from a truck, it is powerful, lightweight and has plush comfortable interiors. The truck can haul nearly 3,300 lbs payload, and has a towing capacity of up to 12,100 lbs. It also packs some good technology under the hood- such as the lane-keeping system, trailer hitch assist, 360-degree camera, trailer backup assist and SYNC3.