2017 Ford F-150 To Have Better Mileage With New Engine

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Ford, the leading American pickup truck manufacturer have been continuously working on the development program to improve the performance and to offer better mileage to its customers.

The 2017 Ford F-150 will be offering exactly the same things to its customers. Thanks to the new engine and the maiden production version of its new transmission.

The all-new 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine which will be mated to ten-speed automatic transmission. Thus improving the overall mileage and performance of the vehicle.

In addition to the mileage, the new 3.5-litre engine and ten-speed-gearbox will deliver improved acceleration, performance and refinement.

The new powertrain will offer a combination of better low-end and peak performance, which is ideal for hauling heavy loads or towing heavy trailers.

The second generation 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine produces 375bhp of power and 637Nm of torque. Which is a jump in performance compared to the last generation engine.

This is achieved by a new twin-port direct fuel injection, lighter and stronger crank and valve train components, redesigned twin turbocharger with electronic wastegate, and redesigned valve train and variable-displacement oil pump.

The new ten-speed automatic gearbox improves engine power and torque. The gearbox is manufactured using advanced materials and alloys.

The shifting of gears is smoother with unique high-speed one-way clutch allows sequential shifting. An additional sports mode is also provided for on-demand performance.

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Story first published: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 12:01 [IST]
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