80°F
weather icon Clear

Longtime Las Vegan buys 2015 Ford F-150 off showroom floor at Friendly Ford

The 2015 Ford F-150 truck has become one of the greatest success stories in the car business. Delivered to the Friendly Ford about a year ago, the F-150 immediately drew attention.

Ford’s expertise with power plants resulted in four different choices including the 3.5 liter Ti-VCT V-6; the new 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6; a 3.5 EcoBoost V-6; and a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V-8. Engines range 282 to 385 horsepower.

In addition, the 2015 F-150 is roomier, and it is 2 inches wider with increased hip and shoulder room and increased in-cab storage.

Other improvements include a new Vista roof, a twin-panel roof so that front and rear passengers have their own personal skylight that opens in the front and is stationary in the back.

The top-selling truck in the country for the past 38 years, the F-150 is one of Ford’s prize vehicles.

The Ford technology available in the F-150 is highlighted by a 360-degree camera with split view display, blind spot information system with cross traffic alert and a lane keeping system that warns the driver about traffic in other lanes.

New optional multicontour front seats have active motion providing excellent comfort to reduce fatigue.

Longtime Las Vegas resident Oscar Nunez has owned three Fords since 1994, including a 1994 Econoline, a 1997 Ford Aerostar van and a 2016 Ford Focus. It was time for another truck, so Nunez recently bought a 2015 Ford F-150 pickup from the dealership.

Nunez purchased the red 4×2 F-150 Supercrew off the showroom floor on a busy Saturday afternoon. The F-150 is equipped with a 2.7-liter V-6 Ecoboost engine.

“Friendly Ford is very good to work with,” said Nunez, a 12-year HVAC employee with the Clark County School District. “I wanted a pickup for moving tools or traveling, too. I will take it to Mexico sometime when I have a vacation.

“I like Fords better than any other vehicles. I have always had good luck with the Fords I have purchased over the years.”

Nunez said he would also be purchasing another vehicle for one of his sons soon. He praised sales consultant Rafael Sanchez for his work completing the transaction, the second vehicle he has purchased from Sanchez.

“He was very good to work with,” Nunez said. “My brother recommended him to me. Rafael gave me a very good price.”

Situated at 660 N. Decatur Blvd. for the past 45 years, Friendly Ford is one of the oldest automobile dealerships in Southern Nevada.

For further information regarding Friendly Ford, call 702-870-7221 visit www.friendlyfordlv.com.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Test drive 2019 Truck of the Year at Chapman

The 2019 Ram 1500 was named Motor Trend’s 2019 Truck of the Year and Edmunds Editor’s Choice for the large trucks division.

Findlay Mazda technician loves his job

With the immense changes in the mechanical end of the car business, technicians have their work cut out for them trying to keep up with all the technological advancements. Tony Tinnell has been in the car business 13 years and is certified in Kia, Ford and Mazda lines. He currently works for Findlay Mazda.

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid completely reinvents minivan

The 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, America’s first-ever hybrid minivan, checks those weekly gas station trips off the to-do list. Powered by an electric motor, the vehicle can be driven 520 miles before the next trip to the gas pump.

Hyundai of Las Vegas moves into new building

Hyundai of Las Vegas expanded its operations on West Sahara Avenue with into a new state-of-the-art building just west of its previous location.

Lexus of Henderson sponsor back-to-school supplies drive

Lexus of Henderson is reaching out to the Southern Nevada community to donate a variety of school supplies needed by the Clark County School District. Supplies can be dropped off in two boxes in the television lounge areas at the dealership located in the Valley Automall.

Findlay Toyota presents the 2020 GR Supra

The delivery of the 2020 GR Supra to Findlay Toyota produced incredible reaction as the all-new Supra makes its return. Over the next year, the dealership will receive an estimated 18 2020 GR Supras.

Chapman showroom upgraded to better assist customers

Chapman Chrysler Jeep in the Valley Automall has been undergoing a makeover to better serve its customers. The sales floor has added 75 feet of showroom space, opening it up for more displays.

Findlay Volkswagen holds show, drive for needy

Findlay Volkswagen Henderson supported the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Community Cares Pajama Drive, which collects that clothing for men, women and children. The collection will be donated to S.A.F.E. House Nevada.

Infiniti of Las Vegas receives 2018 Award of Excellence

Infiniti of Las Vegas was one of only 11 dealerships in the country to earn the 2018 Award of Excellence that recognizes outstanding performance in client service, vehicle sales and business management. The Las Vegas dealership also ranked No. 1 in Infiniti’s Western Region.

Dodge Durango voted one of best road trip vehicles

Chapman Automotive dealerships are selling the Dodge Durango, a perfect family SUV that was recently voted as one of the best road trip vehicles this summer by hotcars.com.