When Ford switched from steel to aluminum for the body of their trucks, some people wondered how strong the new material would be. At the end of the day, the strength is important in crashes. The 2015 scored well, and following up that high score is the 2018 F-150. When equipped with optional autobrake, it earns the Top Safety Pick distinction from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
2018 Ford F-150 wins Top Safety Pick award from IIHS