Safe 'date cars': Ford F-150 XL

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5 safe, sensible 'date cars' for young people
Ford F-150 XL
  • Ford F-150 XL

  • MSRP: $23,670
  • Gas mileage:
    • City - 17 mpg
    • Highway - 23 mpg

Nothing can be sexier than guys or girls who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves and get dirty. And no other vehicle signifies that more than an all-American pickup truck.

Even if the only thing you'll be hauling is laundry, a pickup truck will give you street cred when you look for your next date on the construction site.

The classic work truck, the Ford F-150 will let them know you're not playing around because this full-size pickup can tow a trailer weighing 11,300 pounds and haul 3,120 pounds of cargo. Even if the work outside is loud, you can ensure a quiet ride inside, thanks to Ford's approach to noise reduction in this 3.7-liter six-cylinder pickup. The F-150's stiff frame, door seals, shear-style body mounts, trademarked Quiet Steel material and noise-absorbing headliner guarantee your date will be able to hang on to your every word. Want to earn even more cred? Go with the optional Carhartt protective seat covers made by Covercraft.



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