The News Wheel
No Comments

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Wins Best Truck at Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Mudfest

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor seemingly can’t help itself but win a whole bunch of awards for being great. It’s just in its nature. The latest prize earned by the Blue Oval’s badass off-road truck is the title of “Best Pickup” at the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Mudfest. Did you know that the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Mudfest is a thing, and that it is also a thing where they hand out awards? Well, now you do!


The Dominance of Ford’s F-Series: America’s best-selling truck for 40 years running


The Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Mudfest saw 27 different crossovers, sport utility vehicles, and trucks trying to grab one of six superlatives: compact, premium compact, family, premium, pickup, and extreme capability. To earn their trophies, each vehicle had to stand up to off-road testing from the 28 members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association at Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, Washington.

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

When all was said and done, despite some stiff competition, the Raptor was clearly the cleverest girl in its segment.

“The pickups category was extremely tough this year,” said Tuan Huynh, NWAPA Mudfest Event Chair, Northwest Automotive Press Association. “Ford F-150 Raptor won the hearts of our members for its prowess both on-road and off over two days of rigorous testing.”

The 2017 F-150 Raptor already has quite the trophy case to its name, having earned Pickup Truck of the Year from FOUR WHEELER, Best Pickup for 2017 from Cars.com, and Truck of the Year from both Popular Mechanics and AutoGuide.com.


Future Award-Winners: After years of speculation, Ford Bronco set to return for 2020


Next-Article-Button