Finally, detailed specifications of the much-awaited first-ever 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel has been revealed by the American car maker. For the 2018 model year, Ford has added a number of tweaks to further enhance the already-good performance of the F-150 pickup, in which the new 3.0-liter Powerstroke turbo-diesel engine is apparently the most expected update.
Ford F-150 2018 diesel has been unveiled with several tweaks
2018 Ford F150 Diesel! Everything you need to know!
According to latest car news, V6 diesel engine is capable of producing 250 PS with 597 Nm of torque from as low as 1,750rpm. The Blue Oval also equips the diesel F-150 with a SelectGear 10-speed automatic transmission which ensures the V6 diesel to always be in the proper range for peak torque.
3.0-liter Powerstroke turbo-diesel engine is the most expected update for the Ford F-150 2018
In terms of payload capacity, the F-150 is said to be able to carry up to 916 kg in the bed while this figure for its towing capacity is 5,170 kg, equivalent to approximately 5 tons.
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The pickup is rated to have best-in-class towing and payload capacity
Speaking of fuel efficiency, the pickup is estimated to deliver an average consumption of 12.7 km/l. However, this fisgure has yet to be confirmed by EPA.
Everage fuel consumption of the F-150 diesel is estimated to be around 12.7km/L
The 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel will be available for booking later this month, while car buyers will have to wait a little longer for deliveries which is scheduled by spring. F-150 variants to receive V6 diesel powerplant include the SuperCab, the Platinum SuperCrew, King Ranch and the Lariat.
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Know more about Ford F-150 2023
The Ford F-150 2023 is a full-size pickup truck that is now in its fourteenth generation. This generation was launched in the Philippine market in November 2021. Locally, the sole variant of the F-150 is the Lariat 3.0 V6 4x4 AT, and it has a price tag of Php 3,398,000. Under the hood of the all-new Ford F-150 is a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel mill. At maximum, this engine can churn out 250 horsepower and 596 Nm of torque. Power from the said engine is distributed to all four wheels via a 4x4 drivetrain, and it also uses a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
Size-wise, the F-150 Lariat 4x4 3.0 V6 AT is 5,885mm long, 2,431mm wide, and 1,961mm in height. It has a wheelbase length of 3,693mm, and a ground clearance of 239mm. The Ford F-150's only competitor in the local market is the Ram 1500.