New 2018 Ford F-150 truck will be offered with new design, improved engine, new safety systems and first diesel engine ever. Production of upcoming 2018 F-150 will feature aluminum body panels and steel chassis. This will significantly improve performance and fuel economy ratings. 2018 F-150 design now comes with six new wheel designs and seven grille designs. Ford will again offer XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited trims. F-150 truck will have Regular Cab (two-door), Super Cab and Super Crew. Depending on the cab, Ford will offer 5.5, 6.5 and 8 feet long beds. Exterior design features redesigned headlights with LED daytime running lights and LED illumination, new grille and new wheel designs. Ford F-150 truck 2018 will run on wheel sizes ranging from 17- to massive 22-inches. Inside the cabin, we expect to see improved Ford’s Sync 3 infotainment system, Bang & Olufsen Play sound system, leather upholstery, GPS navigation, heated and ventilated seats and heated steering wheel. Other systems and features installed are adaptive cruise control, surround-view camera, lane maintaining automatic steering, blind-spot alert, automatic emergency braking and hands-free parallel parking assist.
2018 Ford F-150 engine and fuel economy specs
2018 Ford F-150 engine lineup will include four different engine types. First is 3.3-liter naturally aspirated V6 generating 282 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be combined with 6-speed manual transmission. Second choice is improved 2.7-liter turbocharged V6 engine producing more than 325 horsepower and 375 lb-ft of torque. Than we have 5.0-liter V8 engine delivering more than 385 HP and 387 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will get 10-speed automatic gearbox. Last option is 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine generating 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, along with 10-speed auto transmission. New diesel engine will probably be 3.0-liter V6 turbo unit and it should produce around 250 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. 2018 Ford F-150 fuel economy ratings for diesel engine with RWD will probably be set at 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, averaging 23 mpg. 4WD model will do 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, averaging 22 mpg.
2018 Ford F-150 release date and price review
2018 Ford F-150 release date should be set in the fall of 2017. Main competitors on the market will be GMC Sierra 1500, Nissan Titan, Toyota Tundra, Ram 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500. 2018 Ford F-150 Price range should start at $25,000 for the F-150 XL with Regular Cab and RWD. Most expensive will be top of the range F-150 Limited, which will sell for $70,000.