Think the last Ford trucks to roll off the line with a manny was the 2011 Ford Ranger
not very many people can drive a manual anymore and nowadays the new autos can tow just as easily as a manual. Unless the need is there, they won't come back.
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Mine: 1999 F150 5.4L V8 auto XLT Ext. Cab long bed 277,360 miles and slowly dying, Bridgestone Dueler Revo 2 265/75/16
Her's: 2003 Merc Mountaineer 4.6L V8 162,000 miles
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