2022 Ford F-150  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#3 of 2022 Pickups

#59 of all 2022 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Ford F-150
The F-150, a mainstay of Ford's lineup for decades, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. The F-150 provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2022 Ford F-150 is above 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 2022 Ford F-150 has a score of 86, implying a 0.034% chance of driver death (3% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.029%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.6%.

We estimate that the 2022 Ford F-150 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0337% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.8434%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0337% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.8434% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Ford F-150 is 29% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2022 Ford F-150 is 38% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2022 Ford F-150 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Ford's Co-Pilot360 active safety features can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2022 Ford F-150: Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking. There are optional safety features on the 2022 Ford F-150 which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Lane Keeping System and BLIS Blind Spot Detection with Cross-Traffic Alert.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but others may also improve safety. Optional side mirror turn signals can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you. Optional Automatic High Beam Headlamps on the 2022 Ford F-150 automatically switches off high beams headlights when another vehicle is nearby. Optional Adaptive-Pixel LED Headlamps better illuminate the road ahead --- the lights point towards the direction that the vehicle is heading.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9762Chevrolet ColoradoGMC CanyonChevrolet SilveradoToyota TacomaFord RangerChrysler VoyagerVolkswagen AtlasNissan PathfinderHyundai PalisadeFord F-150Chevrolet TraverseKia CarnivalComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Ford F-150 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 97. The 2022 Ford F-150 is safer than the 2022 Chevrolet Colorado, the 2022 GMC Canyon, the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma, the 2022 Ford Ranger, the 2022 Chrysler Voyager, and the 2022 Kia Carnival and less safe than the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder and the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas. It is about as safe as the 2022 Hyundai Palisade.

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