Ford Reveals Performance Specs For 2018 F-150 and 2018 Expedition
Ford has revealed performance specifications for the 2018 F-150 and 2018 Expedition. Both models feature all new engines that deliver even more power, torque and better EPA-estimated gas mileage.
The F-150 now comes standard equipped with the all-new 3.3-liter V6 unit that delivers even more power, torque and better EPA-estimated gas mileage than the previous 3.5-liter V6. The engine generates 290 hp (216 kW) and 265 lb-ft (358 Nm) of torque, which is an increase of 8 hp (6 kW) and 12 lb-ft (16 Nm).
The all-new second-generation 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine is also enhanced for 2018. It delivers 325 hp (242 kW) and 400 lb-ft (541 Nm) of torque thanks to the advanced dual port and direct-injection technology. The 2.7-liter will be paired to a segment-exclusive 10-speed automatic transmission.
The naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 also brings significant upgrades for 2018, such as advanced dual port and direct-injection technology for 10 more horsepower and 13 ft.-lb. of torque. The engine also features the same spray-on bore liner technology from the Mustang GT350, in order to squeeze out even more weight from the aluminum block. Thanks to this, power climbs to 395 hp (294 kW) and 400 lb-ft (541 Nm) of torque. The engine is backed by a Ford-built 10-speed automatic transmission.
Ford will also add a new member to the engine line up – the all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 diesel, which will be the first diesel engine offered for F-150. The new unit will available next spring.
The Expedition for 2018, will be powered exclusively by a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. Paired with a ten-speed automatic transmission, the unit delivers 375 hp (279 kW) and 470 lb-ft (636 Nm) of torque. The Expedition Platinum features an enhanced version with 400 hp (298 kW) and 480 lb-ft (650 Nm) of torque.