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Aluminum Lowers Repair Costs on Ford F-150

Aluminum Lowers Repair Costs on Ford F-150

Ford has replaced the steel on the Ford F-150 with military-grade aluminum alloy. Many originally thought this change would create higher repair costs, but the Highway Loss Data Institute actually found that the new F-150 has a claim severity that’s 7% less than the previous generation, lowering the repair costs. Defying Expectations Prior aluminum vehicles had a higher collision claim, which is why many thought the F-150 would follow suit. However, Matt Moore, senior vice president of the Highway Loss…

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