3.5L EcoBoost V6 = F-150 & Fuel Efficiency!
Ford is at it again! With the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine, they continue their uncompromising pace of innovation and performance.
Helping customers get better gas mileage in the 2017 Ford F-150 has been one of their recent goals. It looks like they have attained that goal with the all-new 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine! The new engine has been coupled with the first volume-production 10-speed automatic transmission. This new combination provides an EPA-estimated highway and combined fuel economy increase of 1 mile per gallon. The combined rating for the 2017 F-150 4×4 has increased by 2 miles per gallon.
Drivers of the F150 will also see better acceleration and performance form the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 and the 10-speed automatic transmission. The new powertrain system gives drivers a better low-end and peak performance. This combination is perfect for towing trailers and hefty payloads.
There are all sorts of awesome improvements that have been made for this second generation 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine. Just as a start, it delivers 50 lb.-ft. More peak torque when compared with its predecessor. It’s the segment best 470 lb.-ft. This beats all diesel and gasoline powered competitors. Those competitors include V8 engines that offer nearly twice the displacement. There’s also a total of 375 horsepower. In addition to all of this, there’s also a new twin-port and direct-injection fuel strategy. It offers lighter and stronger crank and valvetrain components and a redesigned twin turbo charger. Drivers will also see all the best features of the first generation like power, efficiency and reliability.
If you want to learn more about the new 2017 Ford F-150, give Beach Automotive Group a call today. We’ve got all the information you’ll need. We’ll also let you know when they begin to arrive on our lot. We certainly can’t wait for their arrival and know you can’t wait either!