Ford F-150 Earns ‘North American Truck of the Year’ Award

The Ford F-150 has been the best-selling truck in America for many years running, so it goes without saying that the pickup is accustom to high praise. The most recent accolade under its belt is the “North American Truck of the Year” award, which recognizes the truck’s excellence.

The North American Car, Utility, and Truck of the Year awards honor the best car, truck, and SUV each year. A jury comprised of automotive journalists chose the award winners based upon each vehicle’s handling, safety, design, innovation, value, and driver satisfaction.

For 2021, the journalists chose the Ford F-150 as the “North American Truck of the Year.” This is just one of many awards the truck has won recently. The truck also received recognition from Kelley Blue Book, the Green Car Journal, and the Detroit Free Press.

The all-new 2021 F-150 has garnered the attention of publications and drivers alike with its best-in-class available towing and payload capabilities. The truck also offers the new, class-exclusive 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ Full Hybrid V6 engine as well as the new, innovative SYNC® 4 infotainment system.

Want to learn more about the features of the award-winning 2021 Ford F-150? We encourage you to schedule a test drive at Two Rivers Ford in Mount Juliet, Tennessee.

New Ford F-150 Seats May Be the Most Comfortable Truck Seats Ever

Ford trucks are undeniably tough, but did you know they’re relaxing too? The 2021 F-150 sure is! Its designers know that you like to relax in the cab during your lunch break or nap at a rest stop during a long road trip. That’s why the latest F-150 truck offers all-new Max Recline Seats.

This class-exclusive available seating enhancement makes it easier for you to get comfortable in your new F-150 when you’re not driving. These comfortable Ford F-150 seats are the result of careful research and testing to find the best design for lower back support and neck support when you lean the chair back. They can fold nearly 180 degrees flat while still forming to your body’s contours so you don’t wake up sore.

Seat design and release engineer, Ben Kulhawik, explained his invention in a press release: “It’s simple, it’s effective, and we believe our customers will love how much more productive they can be just by getting a little more rest during downtime.”

These Max Recline Seats are one of the many exclusive features on the 2021 Ford F-150. If you’re interested in learning more about this legendary pickup truck, be sure to give us a call at Two Rivers Ford in Mount Juliet, Tennessee.

Best Off-Roading Trails to Take Your Truck in Tennessee

2020 Ford F-150 | Mount Juliet, TN

Off-roading is an exciting way to put your truck to the test and challenge your skills as a driver. In Tennessee, there are many great off-roading trails for drivers of all experience levels to have an adventure off the beaten path.

Inman Point Road

Located in Prentice Cooper State Forest, Inman Point Road, Moore Ridge, Shingle Loop and Limekiln Loop comprise a 9.1-mile trail. With 1,725 feet of elevation gain and alluring scenery, this trail is ideal if you’re interested in taking in beautiful views on your journey.

Ride Royal Blue OHV Trail

The Ride Royal Blue OHV Trail offers a fun drive for more experienced off-roaders. The 24.4-mile point-to-point trail has some rocky sections and an elevation gain of 4,324 feet, as well as the chance to see wildlife near Pioneer.

Coppinger Cove Trail

With minimal elevation gain, the Coppinger Cove Trail is ideal for drivers of a variety of off-roading backgrounds. The 7.3-mile trail in Sequatchie has lots of incredible sights to see, including a river, a lush forest and a cave.

 

If you plan to drive on any of these trails, we at Two Rivers Ford hope you have an enjoyable off-roading experience. Before embarking on your journey, head into our service department for routine maintenance.

2018 Ford F-150 Overview

Three years ago, Ford introduced the all-aluminum truck bed on the F-150 for a more lightweight and efficient design, and it paid off; sales numbers have been booming since the switch, keeping the Ford F-150 in the #1 spot among American trucks. However, Ford isn’t stopping there, introducing a revamped F-150 for the 2018 model year. Here’s what we know so far about the upcoming model.

2018 Ford F-150 overview

The 2018 F-150 will be getting a few different features and new grille designs across the lineup, as well as a fresh look for the headlamps. Additionally, the F-150 is getting a new max towing capacity. When equipped with the 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 and the Max Trailering Package, the 2018 Ford F-150 will be able to tow up to 13,200 pounds thanks to a thicker steel frame that provides a heftier platform. All of the 2018 model’s four engines will be stronger than last year’s offerings. Features like Pro Trailer Backup Assist and a 360-degree camera will help you tow, haul, and backup more easily than ever before.

A quick Ford F-150 overview indicates that the 2018 model will be better than ever, with more innovative and powerful features, as well as a fresh design. Check out this beast when it releases at Two Rivers Ford.

Truck Month is Going On Now!

Truck Month is back, which means automakers are holding sales on the best pickups they have to offer. Now is the perfect time to grab a sweet deal on a new truck to help you around the jobsite and home. Ford has a fantastic offering of capable trucks designed to go the extra mile time and time again. Here’s a few trucks you shouldn’t miss during truck month this year!

Truck Month - F-150

2017 Ford F-150

The 2017 Ford F-150 is the light-duty truck that drivers have been eating up for 40 years straight. The bestselling vehicle offers a 12,200-pound maximum towing capacity when properly equipped. This workhorse can even double as a family hauler with some configurations seating up to six passengers comfortably.

New for the 2017 model year, the Ford Raptor brings plenty of performance and a unique, eye-catching style to the roughest terrain imaginable.

Truck Month - F-250

2017 Ford F-250

The 2017 Ford F-250 is a heavy duty monster design to complete tough tasks with ease. The latest model tops out at a 21,000-pound maximum towing capacity when properly equipped. It also boasts a best-in-class maximum payload capacity of 7,630 pounds.

See us here at Two Rivers Ford to test drive any of the tough trucks we have in stock!