Wednesday, January 20, 2021
News Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel fuel economy is amazing!

Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel fuel economy is amazing!

This is both excellent and not so excellent news for Ford… Are you ready for this? The new 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke 3.0L diesel-powered full-size, light-duty pickup truck has the same EPA-estimated combined fuel consumption rating as… a 2018 EcoBoost 2.0L 4-cylinder Ford Fusion, with FWD! With AWD, it’s almost 10% more! And more importantly, these results crush all of the RAM 1500’s EcoDiesel numbers.

We’re blown away too.

The actual individual ratings are 30 mpg highway (8.0 L /100km), 22 mpg city (10.8 L/ 100km) and 25 mpg (9.5 L/100km) combined. These are amazing numbers for a powertrain that provides 440 lb.-ft. of torque at just 1,750 rpm. With the 3.0L Power Stroke turbo diesel V6, the F-150 can tow up to 11,400 lbs (5,170 kg) and has a 2,020 lbs (916kg) payload capacity. The Fusion can tow only 2,000 lbs (909 kg) …

We’re actually excited about the new Power Stroke V6. We’ll be driving the new truck next week so make sure you come back for our full review.

 

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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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