F-150 aerodynamic efficiency improvements

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Other F-150 aerodynamic efficiency improvements include:

  • Flush-mounted windshield eliminates need for molding that would disrupt smooth airflow
  • Tailgate top is designed to act as a spoiler, giving air that flows off the roof a place to land before smoothly trailing off – reducing turbulence behind the truck
  • Cargo box is narrower than the cab, with no reduction in box volume, which enhances airflow, while a trim piece prevents air from getting trapped between cab and box
  • Rear corners including taillamps are precisely angled so air breaks off cleanly – reducing turbulence behind the truck
  • Duct under headlamp channels air through to the wheelhousing and reduces the wake generated from the wheel