2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel
The 2018 model year will be a momentous occasion for the new Ford F-150, as it will be the first year the new F-150 will feature an available diesel engine option. That’s right – for the first time ever, your 2018 F-150 can be powered by a diesel engine.
That has a lot of F-150 enthusiasts very excited. And you can count all of us here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA, among that group. We already know the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup will be more capable, more powerful and more fuel efficient than the 2017 Ford F-150 lineup. But what will the addition of a new diesel engine mean for all that? Well, let’s find out by checking out this 2018 Ford F-150 versus 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel head-to-head model comparison.
|2018 Ford F-150||VS||2018 Ford F-150 Diesel|
|3.3-liter V6 Direct-Injection Engine||Base Engine||3.0-liter Power Stroke Diesel V6 Engine|
|19/25 MPG||City/Highway Gas Mileage||N/A|
Should I Purchase a Regular Gas-Powered New Ford F-150 or a Diesel-Powered New Ford F-150 at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA?
As you can see in the table above, we don’t know a lot about the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel model at the moment. We do, on the other hand, know quite a bit about the 2018 Ford F-150’s base engine. This new and improved 3.3-liter V6 direct-injection engine will be capable of pumping out 282 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque while getting an impressively efficient 19 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway.
But what about the new Ford F-150 Diesel model? Well, we do know it will be powered by a 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel V6 engine. We don’t know the specific power and fuel efficiency ratings for this diesel engine yet, but we do know its power ratings and gas mileage figures will be on par with or better than those offered by the base engine. We also know Ford always has their trucks leading the way in terms of power, capability and efficiency, so you know this new diesel engine is going to be something special. We’ll know more once it hits our Akins Ford lot near Atlanta, GA, sometime during the spring of 2018.
If you’d like to know more about the 2018 Ford F-150 or the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel, please contact our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.