F-150 EcoBoost® Engine Options | Horsepower, Towing Capacity, Torque & MPG Differences

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Ford trucks have been the benchmark for capability, performance, and dependability for decades. It's clear that the Ford F-150 is America's best-selling pickup for a number of reasons, including the EcoBoost® line of engines. EcoBoost® technology helps new Ford trucks maximize power and capability while also providing improved fuel efficiency. This guide includes a Ford F-150 V6 vs. V8 engine comparison to show you how an F-150 equipped with an EcoBoost® engine can help you make short work of your daily to-do list. See how EcoBoost® engines provide ultimate power and versatility in the following page.

Be sure to check out our 2019 Ford F-150 review or our Ford F-150 trim comparison page for more information. Get in touch with the team at our Ford dealership in Lewisburg, WV, by calling (888) 434-2854 or using our online contact form if you have any questions.

F-150 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 vs. F-150 3.5L EcoBoost® V6

The amount of power and capability you will need varies depending on your workload. While both these twin-turbocharged EcoBoost® V6 engine options offer excellent performance, the 3.5L EcoBoost® outshines the 2.7L EcoBoost® V6. However, if you prefer to save in the long run, then the 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 offers the efficiency you'll prefer with plenty of power.

2.7L EcoBoost® V6

Engine

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

325 HP

Horsepower

375 HP

400 lb.-ft.

Torque

470 lb.-ft.

8,500 lbs.

Towing Capacity*

12,000 lbs.

20 MPG City / 26 MPG Highway

Fuel Efficiency*

18 MPG City / 25 MPG Highway

*When properly equipped

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F-150 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 vs. F-150 5.0L V8

The 5.0L V8 engine is well known as one of the most reliable truck engines of all time. While it produces more power than its turbocharged counterparts, many may be surprised to discover that the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 produces 70 lb.-ft. more torque. Those who prefer the driving characteristics of a naturally aspirated V8 will prefer the 5.0L Ti-VCT V8, but those who need every ounce of towing power will surely choose the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6.

5.0L V8

Engine

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

395 HP

Horsepower

375 HP

400 lb.-ft.

Torque

470 lb.-ft.

11,100 lbs.

Towing Capacity*

12,000 lbs.

17 MPG City / 23 MPG Highway

Fuel Efficiency*

18 MPG City / 25 MPG Highway

*When properly equipped

How Reliable are EcoBoost® Engines?

There's a reason Americans keep coming back to Ford time and time again. All of the trucks sold at Greenbrier Ford are Built Ford Tough, regardless of the engine equipped under the hood. If you have any questions about how an F-150 equipped with EcoBoost® can provide you with reliable performance, please reach out to our team at our Ford dealership in Lewisburg, WV. Give us a call at (888) 434-2854 or contact us online to ask us any questions you may have.

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