We’ve already written about the impressive 2018 Ford F-150 diesel engine’s anticipated power specifications, but now we have even better news for drivers craving the competitive fuel economy of a diesel engine. The new diesel powertrain on the 2018 Ford F-150 not only offers class leading horsepower and torque but will also deliver best in class mileage. How good is the fuel economy of the 2018 Ford F-150 diesel? Just check it out below.
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How good is the fuel economy of the 2018 Ford F-150 diesel?
In addition to best-in-class horsepower, towing, and payload options, the 2018 Ford F-150 equipped with the 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine will be able to offer an EPA-estimated 22 mpg in city driving and 30 mpg on the highway. Those mileage numbers are better than some midsize cars and crossovers, and is exceptionally good for a truck. Together, the city and highway numbers come out to 25 mpg for combined driving.
How can the F-150 diesel get such good mileage?
Many factors go into the new 2018 Ford F-150 to optimize its fuel economy. Some of these include a military-grade aluminum body (which offers significant weight savings without compromising on toughness), the 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission, and years of careful engineering. The new Power Stroke engine is based the larger 6.7-liter Power Stroke model that has been powering F-Series Super Duty trucks for years.
When can I get the diesel engine in my F-150?
Diesel models of the 2018 Ford F-150 will begin arriving on dealership lots sometime in May 2018. If you are interested in learning more about this model available here at Harbin Automotive in Scottsboro AL, contact a member of our sales team today either using our online contact form, by giving us a call, or by stopping by our dealership at 564 Micah Way in Scottsboro AL today. We would love to help you out!