2017 F-150 EcoBoost engine will offer best-in-class torque

By Admin | Posted in Ford F-150, Technology on Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 8:47 pm
2017 Ford F-150 EcoBoost engine power and torque ratings

2017 Ford F-150 EcoBoost engine power and torque ratings

Very few engine lines have been as successful as Ford’s EcoBoost lineup. By turbocharging smaller engines, Ford vehicles are able to deliver a perfect blend of power and fuel economy. The 2017 Ford F-150 EcoBoost engine power and torque ratings are set to continue this trend. When equipped with the available 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine, the F-150 will offer best-in-class torque ratings.

“This class-leading torque arrives with a transformative 10-speed automatic that improves nearly every aspect of F-150 performance.” – Raj Nair, Ford executive vice president, Product Development

Ford 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine

2017 F-150 EcoBoost Performance

An all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost six-cylinder engine will be making its debut on the 2017 Ford F-150. This new engine is able to produce a 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. These numbers have been increased over the 2.7-liter EcoBoost offered on previous models. The torque number on the new EcoBoost is able to best all competing pickup trucks. This includes models offering V8 and diesel engines.

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The new engine will be paired with an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission. Utilizing a 10-speed transmission will allow the engine to provide better low-end and peak engine performance, maximizing the hauling and towing capabilities of the new F-150. A new dashboard display will indicate which of the 10 gears the driver is currently using. Ford has invested significant resources in the company’s Livonia Transmission Plant to produce the new transmission.

2017 Ford F-150 Availability

The new 2017 Ford F-150 will be arriving at dealerships in the fall of 2016. Stay posted to the Akins Ford blog for all of the latest information on this great new truck. When the 2017 F-150 arrives, we will be sure to have it right here at Akins Ford. We offer an extensive selection of great vehicles to all of our Atlanta-area customers.