F-150 Seat Testers: A Butt-Breaking Job

Updated Apr 1, 2014

SeatTester F-150R2015 F-150 Engineers Go The Extra Mile In Designing It’s New Leather Seats

You’ll never look at F-150 seats the same after watching this video. It shows how the 2015 engineering team responsible for the new Ford’s seating handled durability testing that lead to a new leather process.

The engineers had seen how much the leather seats in earlier model F-150s that had more than 150,000 miles (or 10 years) of work truck use on them wore and sought a solution.

But routine testing couldn’t replicate the wear. So here’s how they handled the job:

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