What Is the Most Reliable Ford F-150 Engine?

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With decades of auto-making history under its proverbial belt, Ford Motor Company branched out with its offerings to create the F-series pickup trucks in the late 1940s. Since then, these dependable vehicles have risen to the top of lists of the most popular autos in the United States — and have remained there for years, too. The F-150 is the flagship of that series, and it has been the best-selling truck in the United States for over four decades. It carries a reputation for durability and strength, and in recent years, some F-150 models have begun to rival luxury cars in terms of comfort and extravagant appointments.

The F-150 isn't just one model of truck — rather, it's a line of trucks within the larger F-series family. Over the years, the F-150 line has relied on several different engines that have varying degrees of reliability. Here's a look at some of the F-150's most reliable engines of the present and recent past.