1980-2021 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

Are you looking to buy new wheels for your F-150 truck? Then you need to understand the F-150 lug and bolt patterns first. Although many wheels are universal, not all models will fit your F-150 truck.

This guide explains the different lug and bolt patterns used on different F-150 generations. You’ll learn the characteristics of each F-150 truck pattern throughout the years, making it easier to select the correct wheels for your vehicle.

1980-1986 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

Ford redesigned the F-150 truck in 1980 — the first time it had done so since 1964. This new generation of Ford F-150s received major styling updates, including a newer chassis and body design.

The bolt pattern of the 1980 -1986 Ford F-150 trucks is 5×5.50″ (5×139.7mm), meaning they have five lugs and a pitch circle diameter of 139.7mm or 5.5 inches.

Year/Make/ModelLug Pattern
Bot Pattern
1981 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1982 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1983 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1984 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1985 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1986 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)

1987–1991 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

The Ford F-150s produced during 1987 and 1991 underwent significant design changes, differentiating them from their predecessors. For example, the 1987 model received new features like hydroelastic motor mounts, standard electronic ABS, and an all-new hub design.

The 1987-1991 Ford F-150s use the same 5×5.50″ (5×139.7mm) bolt pattern as the previous generation. This means each truck has five lugs and measures 139.7mm (or 5.5 inches) across the lug holes.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBot Pattern
1987 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1988 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1989 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1990 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1991 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)

1992 -1996 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

Ford updated the F-150 model family in 1992, which started the 9th generation of the bestselling truck. Newer models featured an all-new grille design, better headlights, and redesigned fenders.

The 1992-1996 Ford F-150 has a 5×5.5″ (5.139.7mm) bolt pattern as with past model generations. Every truck has a five-lug design and measures 139.7mm or 5.5 inches.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBot Pattern
1992 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1993 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1994 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1995 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)
1996 Ford F-150 55x5.50" (5x139.7mm)

1997 – 2003 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

As a result of a significant redesign effort, the Ford F-150s sold during 1997 and 2004 use a different bolt pattern than previous generations. The 1997-2003 Ford F150 lug and bolt pattern is 5×5.31″ (135mm), so it has five lug holes and a PCD of 135mm or 5.31 inches.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBot Pattern
1997 Ford F-150 55x5.31" (5x135mm)
1998 Ford F-150 55x5.31" (5x135mm)
1999 Ford F-150 55x5.31" (5x135mm)
2000 Ford F-150 55x5.31" (5x135mm)
2001 Ford F-150 55x5.31" (5x135mm)
2002 Ford F-150 55x5.31" (5x135mm)
2003 Ford F-150 55x5.31" (5x135mm)

2004-2008 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

The 2004-2008 Ford F-150 bolt pattern was significantly different, as Ford increased the number of lugs on the vehicle. The bolt pattern on these vehicles is 6×5.31″ (6x135mm), which means the rim has six lugs and has a diameter of 135mm or 5.31 inches.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBot Pattern
2004 Ford F-15066x5.31" (6x135mm)
2005 Ford F-15066x5.31" (6x135mm)
2006 Ford F-15066x5.31" (6x135mm)
2007 Ford F-15066x5.31" (6x135mm)
2008 Ford F-15066x5.31" (6x135mm)

2009-2014 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

The 2009-2014 Ford F-150 trucks use a similar bolt pattern as the preceding generation. Each model in this generation has a 6×5.31″ (6x135mm) bolt pattern, so they need six lugs and a rim with a circular diameter of 135mm or 5.31 inches.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBot Pattern
2009 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2010 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2011 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2012 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2013 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2014 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)

2015-2020 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

The 2015-2020 F-150 was one of Ford’s highest-selling models in history, selling millions and smashing records. Beneath the hood, these vehicles aren’t different from predecessors, as they share the same 6×5.31″ (6x135mm) bolt pattern.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBot Pattern
2015 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2016 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2017 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2018 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2019 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)
2020 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)

2021 – Present Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern

Ford changed little for its newest generation of F-150 trucks, as they still use the bolt pattern introduced in 2004. The bolt pattern of the 14th generation Ford F-150 is 6×5.31″ (6x135mm), and you’ll need six lugs and a 135 millimeter-rim to secure the wheel to your F-150 truck.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBot Pattern
2021 Ford F-150 66x5.31" (6x135mm)

Conclusion

This article has reviewed the lug and bolt pattern for all F-150 model years released between 1980 and 2021. While you modify your F-150 lug pattern, it’s better to buy the correct-sized rim

Use this chart as a guide for handling tire rotations, buying new rims, and aligning wheels. You’ll make no mistakes with the tire size, saving you energy and time.

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2 thoughts on “1980-2021 Ford F-150 Lug And Bolt Pattern”

    1. Hi Ethan,

      From my experience, they fit. However, you will have some issues with TPMS sensors, lug nut, etc. So, I recommend you buy the new OEM. Or you should consult a tire technician directly to make sure everything goes right.

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