Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Comes With Best-In-Class Efficiency

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The 2018 Ford F-150 is the latest in a long line of popular, unstoppable pickup trucks from Ford, and now drivers have a new and more efficient option when it comes to engines. With an available 3.0-liter Power Stroke® diesel engine under the hood, Ford F-150 owners now have access to all-new power and capability – as well as fuel economy. The Ford F-150 diesel engine was recently rated by the EPA to have a fuel economy of 22 mpg in the city and a staggering 30 mpg on the highwayPower Stroke diesel.*

 

This fuel rating is possible due to the 2018 Ford F-150’s lightweight aluminum-alloy body construction and a new, smooth-shifting 10-speed SelectShift ® automatic transmission. Additionally, the Power Stroke diesel engine itself is made from aluminum and graphite for a lighter build.

 

The 3.0-liter diesel engine also offers a best-in-class power rating of 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque, allowing it to tow up to 11,400 pounds. The engine shares its technology with the F-Series Super Duty’s new 6.7-liter diesel engine, which makes the Super Duty trucks the most powerful heavy-duty pickup available on the market.

 

Models of the 2018 Ford F-150 equipped with the 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine option will begin shipping to dealers in May of this year, so make sure to come out to Palmetto Ford to try them out for yourself.

 

*EPA-estimated.

5 Gifts for the Truck Lover in Your Life

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Gifts for the Truck Lover - 2017 Ford F-150

Ok, you already have the cool truck-patterned wrapping paper. Now, what are you going to wrap? If you’re trying to figure out the best gifts for the truck lover in your life, look no further.

Weathertech DigitalFit Floor Liners

These floor liners are made to fit each truck’s specific dimensions. Your truck-loving friends will love the snug fit and the fact that his or her truck floor is now protected from winter weather or harsh chemicals like gasoline.

Putco Chrome Window Visors

These window visors have an in-channel design rather than taping on, which makes them sturdier. Any truck will look instantly snazzy with these durable and functional accessories. You may even be tempted to get a pair for your own car, too.

Putco Chrome Door Handle Covers

If you’re going for the window visors, you may as well throw in some door handle covers. After all, what truck doesn’t look good with a little chrome on it?

Access Truck Bed Mat

All truck lovers want to protect every part of their truck, even the bed. Get the truck lover in your life a nice bed mat like this one and he or she will never have to worry about scratches or dings again.

Northwest Neoprene Seat Covers

Neoprene is the same material used for wetsuits, which means soft, comfortable and completely waterproof. Now spills won’t seem so scary! These covers even have additional foam padding for added comfort.