2018 Ford F-150 Review, Drivetrain and Transmission
The new 2018 Ford F-150 is going to ‘hit’ the market with a number of improvements and novelties. It’s going to have a strong rugged design, in order to be the perfect vehicle for off-road driving. The tough pickup truck is expected to amaze its future buyers because it’s going to be very powerful and strong truck.
2018 Ford F-150 – External Body Parts:
The the new 2018 Ford F-150 is going to be larger than its predecessor and will be made out completely of lightweight materials, such as aluminum and high strength Baja steel. In fact, Ford is planning to use military grade aluminum alloy for the exterior. The new truck will have stronger lines on the hood that will match those of the current model, but it will also be equipped with more details. On the front part, it will feature a brand new black grille, which will be accompanied with fine chrome touches. The bumper will be thicker and stronger than the previous model, in order to give the truck a tougher appearance. The new 2018 Ford F-150 will also be equipped with a pair of rectangular LED powered headlights. On the back part, the new Ford will feature sharper tail lights, that will further enhance its robust and boxy style. In addition, the truck will ride on 17-inch wheels, which will be 6 inches wider than before.
The interior of the new 2018 Ford F-150 truck will be spacious, stylish and sporty. More specifically, the dashboard will have a simple look and is going to feature a big touch screen with a number of great features, which will facilitate the driver. The new infotainment system will feature an 8-inch LCD touch screen interface, which will be accompanied by lots of automatic technical assistance. In addition, the new tough truck will also be equipped with a control system, cruise control, air conditioning, a wireless Bluetooth, as well as a trailer camera, which is not offered by any other truck in the industry. Moreover, safety will be enhanced through the provision of safety belts, automatic airbags, as well as a blind spot warning system, satellite navigation and it will also offer a number of connection options, such as USB ports and Wi-Fi.
2018 Ford F-150 – Drivetrain and Transmission:
The new Ford F-150 will be powered by a number of engine options. The base engine will be a 3.5 liter Ecoboost V6, which will be able to produce 283 hp and is going to have a better fuel economy than the previous model. Rest three engines are far more advanced. The first one is 2.7 liter I-4 EcoBoost with 325 hp. Another EcoBoost comes with a displacement of 3.5 liters and has the max power of 365 hp. Finally, there is a 5.0 liter V8 Coyote, which has a max power of 385 hp. Also, the company recently announced that diesel variant will be also offered in the future and 2018 F-150 could come with this novelty. The transmission will remain the same, which is a 6-speed automatic.
2018 Ford F-150 – Estimated Cost and Availability:
The powerful 2018 Ford F-150 will come to the market in the second half of the next year. Its price will be around $28,000. The main competitors will include: GMC Sierra 3500 HD, Ram 2500 and GMC Sierra 2500.