The 2018 Ford F-150 diesel is the newest among the ford trucks produced. It is considered among 10 best trucks and SUVs winner. Over the years ford has sold more than 800,000 trucks beating the sales of Toyota Camry. For the first time, ford has added an updated powertrains including adding diesel to the menu.
The newest F-150 contains a spring tuning, expansion joint and speed bump which make it more impressive. It has got an amazing ride quality with the 20-inch tires and a capacity of about 1526 pounds when fully loaded.
2018 Ford F-150 Diesel – Exterior and Interior Design
The 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel have an exterior styling which runs through the entire lineup starting from XL base tip top-trim limited. The Ford F-150 Diesel 2018 will get refreshed front and rear fascias. The headlights are expected to be bracket shaped with squared-off LED lights that will almost resemble its big brother the Super Duty.
It comes with new grille equipped with the sports package which almost resembles the super duty truck. The F-150 logo is stamped at taillamps to make it more appealing.
The interior advancement includes new trim colours for the seats. They have also included Navy Pier colour theme and dark Marsala huge option. When it comes to safety they have included a bumper crop of tech and infotainment options and improved cruise control which can make the truck stop in heavy traffic. More amazing feature in F-150 is the pre-collision assist system which can detect pedestrians.
The inter contain wifi hotspot which is 4G LTE and can connect up to 10 wireless devices. Entertainment is considered since they have installed an Olufsen audio system. Among other improvement is a 360-degree camera which enhances driver visibility in lane keeping and blind spot monitoring.
2018 Ford F-150 Diesel – Engine and Performance
The powertrain lineup has been improved by adding a new direct-injected 3.3-litre V6 which replaces the previous 3.5-litre V6. It is expected to consume less fuel but produce the same horsepower which is 282 hp and 253 lb-ft torque. We already know that ford has been equipping F-150 with Ecoboost since 2011 model.
It speculated that Ford is trying to take fuel economy from Ram. Unlike the previous version which only had 2.7 direct injection, the new generation comes in with port and direct-injection technology. Ford company is saying that the new ford will be paired with 10-speed automatic transmission and a standard auto stop/start.
But the most important news is the introduction of a diesel engine in the new series of 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel. Ford claims that the engine was designed, engineered and tested by them. More to that ford recently announced that they are looking forward to having an F-150 hybrid which is set to hit the market around 2020.
2018 Ford F-150 Diesel – Price and Release Date
The information provided by Ford says that the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel will be available by Spring 2018. The gasoline F-150 will arrive in showrooms six months earlier before the release of F-150 diesel. The price of the truck could add up to $10,000. Ford company is expected to take all necessary measures to make sure their F-150 diesel meets EPA regulations.