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The 2019 Ford F-150 Earns Top Scores in IIHS Crash Tests

April 5th, 2019

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People and businesses in West Michigan that depend on hard-working and trucks to get things done with an emphasis on keeping the occupants safe. That’s why Borgman Ford was so excited to hear about the New 2019 Ford F-150’s stellar performance during recent testing at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, or IIHS.

Results showed that the Built Ford Tough truck outperformed all 11 other trucks in its class on the passenger-side small overlap front crash test, and was the only truck to earn the top-tier good rating in every category. This is all coming off the heels of being awarded a five-star overall vehicle score by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, plus a five-star rating for driver and passenger for all crash test modes.

This article from the Official Ford Media Center tells more about the testing, and how Ford Engineers were able to achieve these impressive results. Take a look below:

Ford F-150 Is Best Performing Pickup Truck In IIHS Passenger-Side Safety Testing; Earns All Good Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released test results showing that among all light-duty crew cab pickups measured in small overlap front crash testing for both driver and passenger, the 2019 Ford F-150 is the only truck to earn its top-tier good rating in all categories. Among 11 pickups, F-150 is also on top as the best performer in passenger-side small overlap front crash testing.

“F-150’s smart engineering, plus the innovative combination of its high-strength steel frame and high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy body continues to demonstrate enduring customer benefits – from repeated class-leading crash test performance to best-in-class towing and payload,” said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford executive vice president, Product Development and Purchasing.

A cross-functional group of Ford truck veterans worked thousands of hours to help improve durability, capability, fuel economy and safety for F-150.

Read the full post on Media.Ford.com.

Shop New 2019 Ford F-150 at Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids, MI

If you’re looking for a dependable and safe pickup truck for tough jobs in West Michigan, visit Borgman Ford today and check out our huge lineup of New Ford F-150 pickups.

Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a business, our staff will be more than happy to show you the new and exciting features of the 2019 Ford F-150. Take a look at our Online Inventory, or head over to our Commercial Division to get in touch with our fleet specialists. Come see why we’re the Best in the West!


 

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