National Geographic : 1980 Apr
7e "I iI r _ The first new truckof the 80's... TOUG H NEW 1980 FO RD with the best a mileage rating of an American-built standard pickup: Ford totally redesigned its pickups to help meet the fuel needs of the 80's: MPG EPA estimate, 29 MPG highway estimate* No other American-built standard pickup has ever achieved such a mileage rating. Plus Ford has the longest estimated range of any 1980 pickup. Tough '80 Fords give you more payload capacity than last year's models with comparable GVWR's. An all-new cab. Exclusive Twin-I -Beam front suspension. Aerodynamic styling. And more. See all the new 1980 pickups at your Ford Dealer. New 4x4's with Twin-Traction Beam independent front suspension. Rugged new Six-Wheeler. Roomy new SuperCab. BEST GAS MILEAGE RATING LONGEST RANGE of any American-built standard pickup Al-new cab interior. More leg V~ room than last year. New instrument EPA EST, panel. New anti-theft features like 194* 9 HWY EST. MILES HWY. MILES locking steering column, inside hood Std. 72L (19-gal.) tank plus opt. 72L release. New options include AM/FM Standard 4.91 (300 CID) Six with (19-gal.) auxiliary tank (on LWB Style- stereo with 8-track or cassette player, optional overdrive transmission, sides only). Total: 1441(38 gals.). underhood tool box. *EPA estimates. Compare these estimates with others. Your mileageand range may differ depending on speed, distance and weather. Actual highwaymileage and range wil probably be less than estimated. California estimates lower. Diesels and car-trucks excluded. ' America's best-selling truck line for the 31 straight year. FORD DIVISION (Based on 1979 retail deliveries) U ~ - 3c:i ~~Vj< 4'