2010 Ford F-150  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#2 of 2010 Pickups

#56 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Ford F-150
The F-150, part of Ford's lineup for decades, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the F-150 packs some oomph. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Ford F-150 is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Ford F-150 has a score of 76, implying a 0.048% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Ford F-150 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0479% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.4647%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0479% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.4647% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Ford F-150 is 0% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2010 Ford F-150 is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9620Ford RangerGMC Sierra 1500Dodge DakotaChevrolet SilveradoKia SedonaDodge Grand CaravanToyota SiennaToyota FJ CruiserJeep WranglerFord F-150Volkswagen RoutanC. Town and CountryComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Ford F-150 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 20 to 96. The 2010 Ford F-150 is safer than the 2010 Ford Ranger, the 2010 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2010 Dodge Dakota, the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2010 Kia Sedona, and the 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan. It is about as safe as the 2010 Volkswagen Routan, the 2010 Jeep Wrangler, and the 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser.

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