2004 Ford F-150 Bed Size

The 2004 Ford F-150 is available with two bed styles and three bed length options. Find out more here.
Written by Sarah Gray
Reviewed by Jessica Barrett
The 2004 Ford F-150 has two bed styles and three bed lengths to choose from. Depending on the trim and cab configuration, your F-150’s bed could be 5.5, 6.5, or 8 feet long, and offer a cargo volume of up to 81.3 cubic feet.
Representing the first year for the sixth-generation Ford F-150, the 2004 model was innovative for its time. Most of the sixth-generation redesign focused on the beloved pickup’s interior, while the frame and powertrain continued to deliver best-in-class towing capability—up to 9,500 pounds, to be exact, plus a max payload capacity of up to 2,900 pounds.
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2004 Ford F-150 truck bed dimensions

The 2004 Ford F-150 is available with four different bed configurations. Let’s take a look at the dimensions for each:
Bed style
Bed length
Bed width
Bed depth
Total cargo volume
5.5-foot Extra Short Bed
67.0 inches
50.0 inches
22.3 inches
52.8 cubic feet
6.5-foot Short Bed
78.8 inches
50.0 inches
22.3 inches
65.5 cubic feet
6.5-foot Flareside Bed
78.8 inches
50.0 inches
22.2 inches
59.1 cubic feet
8-foot Long Bed
97.4 inches
50.0 inches
22.3 inches
81.3 cubic feet
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Payload capacity for the 2004 Ford F-150 ranges from 1,298 pounds to 2,749 pounds and depends on the truck’s engine size and bed size:
  • 4.6-liter engine (all beds)—1,400 to 1,850 pounds
  • 5.4-liter engine (6-foot bed)—1,550 to 1,700 pounds
  • 5.4-liter engine (8-foot bed)—2,000 pounds
An additional payload package can be added to the 5.4-liter 8-foot bed F-150 to increase the payload to 2,900 pounds.

2004 Ford F-150 cargo bed specs

Whether you choose the styleside or flareside configuration, accommodations in the 2004 F-150’s truck bed are pretty spartan. Inner steel panels and composite exterior panels make up the whole in both styles and terminate with a tailgate featuring Ford’s unique Tailgate Assist feature to reduce the effort needed for opening and closing.
MORE: Ford F-150 towing capacity
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