http://www.freep.com/money/autoreviews/phelan1_20030701.htm Click for the full story. cliffsnotes: truck is heavier and more expensive than before, but very very very good. It owns every other fullsize. Article also touches on impending competition from nissan. Also they note that ford is only building fully-optioned models right now and won't start making base model trucks til next year. Until then, you'll have to get an 03.