2018 Ford F-150 New Engine Options
Fans of the Ford F-150 will be happy to know that information on the 2018 model of the iconic truck has been released. This includes information on multiple new engine options that will be offered on the 2018 F-150. So what are the 2018 Ford F-150 new engine options?
2018 Ford F-150 Engine Options and Performance
The changes to the F-150 engine lineup begin right away. Base models will now be equipped with a 3.3-liter direct-injection V-6 engine. This engine replaces the outgoing 3.5-liter V-6 that was standard on previous F-150 models.
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Ford is expecting performance numbers on the 3.3-liter to be similar to the 282 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque produced by the 3.5-liter engine. However, the direct-injection and slightly smaller size of the new engine is expected to increase efficiency.
The remaining gasoline engines offered on the 2018 F-150 will be familiar, but there will be slight changes. And all-new version of Ford’s 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 will be offered along with the returning 3.5-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter V-8. All of the engine’s have been updated and upgraded for the new model year.
New F-150 Diesel Engine
With all do respect to the 3.3-liter V-6, the real highlight of the 2018 F-150 new engine lineup will be Ford’s all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine. This will be the first time the F-150 will be offered with a diesel engine. All of the F-150 engine options will be offered with Ford’s new 10-speed automatic transmission and an automatic start/stop feature designed to maximize performance and fuel economy.