The Ford F-150 is no stranger to winning awards. In fact, this full-size pickup has won plenty of awards. But the latest award that the 2021 Ford F-150 has been able to score? Well, that award comes from none other than Kelley Blue Book.
KBB tapped the 2021 Ford F-150 as the ‘Best Buy Award’ winner in the full-size truck category
It’s official. Kelley Blue Book has named the all-new Ford F-150 as the ‘Best Buy Award’ winner in its segment. This isn’t the first time that the Ford F-150 has been able to snag a ‘Best Buy Award’ from Kelley Blue Book, either. As it turns out, this actually marks the seventh time that Ford’s bestselling truck has earned this award. According to Kelley Blue Book, the Ford F-150 is also the only vehicle to have won a ‘Best Buy Award’ every year since the award has been introduced. Pretty impressive, right? We think so too.
Why the Ford F-150 continues to reign as king among its segment
But what is about the Ford F-150 that has Kelley Blue Book so enamored with it? After all, there are plenty of other pickups in the full-size truck segment. According to Kelley Blue Book, it all comes down to innovation because, as they so aptly put it, “With every new generation of the Ford F-150 comes innovation that advances the entire pickup truck segment.”
Kelley Blue Book reports that the Ford F-150 has consistently proven that the use of technology is a necessity for advancing the segment as a whole. From the F-150 Hybrid that can tow an impressive 12,400-pounds to the pickup’s available Pro Power Onboard mobile generator system, the F-150 makes nary a compromise when it comes to innovation.
That’s not all that it has going for it, though. Kelley Blue Book also called out the 2021 Ford F-150 for being available with one of four gas engines, one being turbodiesel, and another being the PowerBoost hybrid. Kelley Blue Book added that the Ford F-150 Hybrid, in particular, offers a smooth, comfortable ride. What’s not to like about that?
KBB says the 2021 Ford F-150 offers an incredible value
All in all, Kelley Blue Book says that the 2021 Ford F-150 offers an incredible value. In their words, it may be a full-size pickup, but it also functions as a “portable workstation.” It can tow a maximum of 14,000-pounds when properly equipped, and is available with a Work Surface in its cab. And at the end of the day, Kelley Blue Book says the Ford F-150 is also roomy enough to post up and get comfortable in.
Does this award-winning pickup deserve a spot in your driveway?
The Ford F-150 might be a ‘Best Buy Award’ winner for seven years running, but does that mean you should buy a 2021 model for yourself? Potentially. So why not take this year’s model out for a test drive?