2012 Ford F-150 Engine Comparison Test Review: V-8 vs. V-6 2012 Ford F-150 Engine Comparison Test Review: V-8 vs. V-6 EcoBoost By James Hamel Sometimes the most intense rivalries are those that occur between brothers.Displacement: 228 cu.Horse Power: 302 hpDoors: 2MPG: 17 City - 23 Hwy 2012 Ford F-150 Consumer Reviews | Cars 5 out of 5 stars. solid truck. by sig from pikesville ,maryland on Sat Feb 09 2013 I JUST GOT A F150 5.0 4X4 ES BETTER THAN MY 2010 5.4 WORK TRUCK ,ENGINE IS SMOOTHER AND SUSPENSION MUCH IMPROVED 1400 MILES AND AVERAGES 17MPG MIXED DRIVING W 3 REAR RATIO.I would have considered a eco boost but too4.5/5Displacement: 228 cu.Body Style: Truck#N# #N# See similar vehiclesDoors: 2 2012 Ford F-150 Engine Problems | CarComplaints 2012 Ford F-150 engine problems with 625 complaints from F-150 owners. The worst complaints are loss of power while driving, engine missfires under hard acceleration, and ticking noise. Review: 2012 Ford F-150 Platinum 5 V8 - The Truth About July 14th, 2012 at 8:56 pm; I got my 5.0 2012 F-150 PLATINUM 4X4 6.5 ft., bed tailgate steps, side steps for $49k OUT THE DOOR. I wanted a V8 RWD luxury vehicle. Since Ford no longer makes a Crown Vic, this is perfect for me because I will use it occasoinally use it to carry my dirt bikes out to the Mojave desert for some 2 wheel fun. 2012 Truck of the Year: Ford F-150 - Motor Trend - Motor Trend We had a pair of F-150s for our Truck of the Year testing that represent two of the more popular trim levels: a Platinum Edition EcoBoost and an XLT 5.0-liter V-8. Read more about this year Truck of the Year Winner from the automotive experts at Motor Trend.