Ford adds diesel engine to F-150 for the first time
Jan 09, 2018, 00:43
Ford expects about 5 percent of 2018 F-150 buyers will choose the new diesel, though Felipe says the Dagenham, England engine plant can supply more if needed, even though the base version of the engine is sold in Peugeots, Citroens, and Australian Fords, as well as the JLR models.
There was a time when full-size pickups could barely manage to get into double-digits when it came to fuel economy. Ford refrained from a specific on-sale date for the new diesel, other than "spring".
"We know that competing diesels with electric cooling fans have to dial back on power under extreme heat and altitude, so we decided on a viscous-controlled mechanical fan that has the capacity to move much more air across the radiator and intercooler in extreme conditions", said David Ives, Ford diesel engine technical specialist.
Diesels have always been a popular option with buyers of heavy-duty trucks, like the Ford Super Duty line.
Ford tested the F-150 Power Stroke at Arizona's Davis Dam, where it maintained consistent power output while climbing 13 miles at a 6% grade in temperatures greater than 100 degrees. But turbos do have their drawbacks, notably a sharp drop in mileage under heavy loads - such as on steep hills, aggressive acceleration and extreme towing situations.
A 10-speed automatic transmission is standard on all Power Stroke F-150 models, and was developed exclusively for the truck. Design highlights include a graphite-iron block, forged steel crankshaft (shared with Ford's turbocharged 2.7-liter EcoBoost gasoline V6), a two-stage oil pump, a variable geometry turbocharger, and a common rail injection system pressurized to 29,000 pounds per square inch. It is paired with a 10-speed automatic that further enhances the truck's fuel efficiency.
Cargo capacity, meanwhile, will be 2,020 lbs, while the truck will be able to tow up to 11,400 lbs, unprecedented for a truck in this category.
DETROIT, Michigan-Ford has beefed up the turbodiesel V-6 it supplies to Jaguar Land Rover to create the 250-horsepower, 440 pound-foot 3.0L Power Stroke for the F-150.
The first F-150 with a diesel engine is heading to showrooms this spring, and should be the first full-size pickup to crack the 30 mpg barrier when it does. There's also new technology, including onboard WiFi and such high-tech safety features as active cruise control and forward collision warning with pedestrian detection and auto braking.
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