Ford F-150/F-250: Wiper Blade Reviews

Read reviews of the most popular wiper blades for your Ford F-150 or F-250 Super Duty.

By Makeda - October 31, 2014

This article applies to the Ford F-150 (2004-2014) and the F-250, F-350 Super Duty (2005-2014).

Replacing your wiper blades regularly will prevent dirty windows and poor visibility during heavy rain or snowy days. In general, wiper blades should on average be replaced every 6-12 months, particularly in areas with inclement weather. They tend to last longer in drier climates. Streaking, chattering, smearing, split rubber, squeaking, or bent wiper arm are signs your wiper blades need replacement. The brands we will be reviewing are Michelin, Bosch, and Rain-X.

Michelin
Bosch
Rain-X
Price $16 $14 $18
Performance

For all weather conditions

For all weather conditions

For warmer climate areas

Life 1 Year 6 to 12 months 6 to 12 months
Warranty 1 Year 1 Year Lifetime
Overall Review Recommended Recommended Not Recommended

Best Quality: Michelin

Best Value: Bosch

Michelin

Price:$16
Performance: For all weather conditions
Life: 1 Year
Warranty: 1 year
Overall Review: Recommended

Michelin windshield wipers are made of quality material and are recommended for cars in warm and cold climate conditions. The Michelin Stealth wipers are very strong and are a good product for winter drivers. Even when a truck passes by and the snow piles on your windshield, you will have good visibility. Most wipers of this model last for 6 months before needing to be replaced. Recommended if you are looking for top quality wipers and you don't mind spending extra few dollars.

Bosch

Price: $14
Performance: For all weather conditions
Life: 6-12 months
Warranty: 1 year
Overall Review: Recommended

Bosch windshield wipers are recommended in warm and cold climate conditions. These blades are easy to install yourself and are quiet on windows in rain and during snowy weather. Bosch blades are quiet when used during heavy precipitation seasons. These blades are easy to install but may leave a little smear on your window depending on weather conditions. Recommended if you are looking for good quality without spending a lot of money.

Rain-X

Price: $18
Performance: For non-winter weather conditions
Life: 6-12 months
Warranty: Lifetime
Overall Review: Not Recommended

Rain-X windshield wipers have a reputation for lasting longer in warmer climate conditions. Depending on the weather, the blades have been known to leave chatter and streaks on windows that may be hard to remove. The Rain-X blades do not make firm contact with windshields and become stiff when temperatures drop, which is not safe if a driver is stuck in a snow storm or heavy rains, especially when driving on the highway or long distances. Recommended if you live in warm weather and the warranty can't be beat.

Pro Tip

For drivers that live in cold climates, we recommend changing your wiper blades right before winter begins.

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