New F-150 Diesel Delivers Class-Leading Performance

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford F-150 on Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 5:12 pm
2018 Ford F-150 white front exterior towing trailer

2018 Ford F-150 Diesel Engine Performance Ratings

Ford F-150 fans will be seeing a significant change for the 2018 model year. 2018 will mark the debut of the F-150’s new diesel engine. The 2018 Ford F-150 diesel engine performance ratings will help this truck continue to lead its class.

“For every truck owner who wants strong fuel economy while they tow and haul, we offer a new 3.0-liter Power Stroke® V6 engine that dreams are made of. The more you tow and the longer you haul, the more you’ll appreciate its class-leading towing and payload capacity and how efficient it is at the pump.” – Dave Filipe, Ford Vice President Global Powertrain Engineering.

New Ford F-150 Diesel Engine Towing and Fuel Economy Ratings

The 2018 F-150 will offer Ford’s all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V-6. This engine will produce an impressive 250 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque. The engine will be paired with Ford’s 10-speed automatic transmission. These performance numbers lead to a maximum towing rating of 11,400 pounds. The maximum payload for the diesel truck will check in at 2,020 pounds.

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2018 Ford F-150 diesel engine close-up

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Fuel economy ratings are an important factor for truck shoppers considering a diesel engine. Ford is targeting estimated fuel economy ratings of up to 30 miles per gallon on the highways.

The 2018 Ford F-150 diesel will be available for order starting in mid-January of 2018. The truck will be available at dealerships everywhere starting this spring. When the truck arrives, go see OC at OC Welch Ford to get behind the wheel of this impressive truck. Our inventory can be viewed here on our website.

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