Automakers are constantly refining and and advancing technology systems. Ford is one of the companies that is at the forefront of the push for more fuel efficient engines and systems. Ford’s line of EcoBoost engines is a great example of this commitment. By turbocharging smaller engines, Ford is able to deliver impressive fuel economy ratings without sacrificing performance. This is true on all vehicles in the Ford lineup, even the larger trucks. So what are the fuel economy ratings on the 2017 Ford F-150?
New F-150 Automatic Transmission
Driving the improvement in fuel economy on the new F-150 is Ford’s all-new 10-speed automatic transmission. This impressive transmission will be making its debut on the 2017 F-150 before working its way out to other models in the Ford lineup. Shortening the ratio between gears enables the transmission to maximize performance and fuel economy.
The best fuel economy numbers offered on the 2017 F-150 come with the available 2.7-liter turbocharged V-6 EcoBoost engine. This impressive power sources is able to earn an estimated 19 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highways. These excellent estimates do not come with a sacrifice in performance. This EcoBoost engine is able to deliver 325 horsepower and 375 pound feet of torque.
While unable to match the performance of the 2.7-liter EcoBoost, the other engines offered on the F-150 still earn respectable mile per gallon numbers. Base trims come equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 that earns 18 city/24 highway miles per gallon. Also available are a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 that delivers 18 city/25 highway miles per gallon and a 5.0-liter V-8 that checks in at 15 city/22 highway.
2017 F-150 models are currently on their way to Ford dealerships everywhere. When they arrive be sure to stop by Akins Ford to take one of these great trucks for a test drive. Take a look at our selection to learn more about everything we have to offer here at Akins Ford.