2018 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ford F-150
The Ford F-150 is a legendary pickup truck that's earned a passionate following with its durability, performance and impressive capabilities. For the 2018 model-year, the F-150 gets even better with a complete redesign and a multitude of new features. Take a look at these changes in this 2018 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ford F-150 comparison.
Buyers of the 2018 F-150 can choose from the most advanced F-150 engine lineup ever. This includes an all-new, standard 3.3-liter V6 engine, with direct-injection for increased efficiency. An all-new second-generation 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine features advanced dual port and direct injection technology, reduced internal friction and improved robustness. The 5.0-liter V8 also sees improvements for 2018, as the naturally aspirated engine now delivers 395 horsepower, compared to 385 horsepower for the 2017 model. Also, the 2018 F-150 adds an available all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 diesel engine. It’s the first-ever diesel engine offered for the F-150.
|2018 Ford F-150||VS||2017 Ford F-150|
|Yes||Diesel Engine Option||No|
|13,300 lbs. (6033 kg)||Max. Towing Capacity||12,200 lbs. (5534 kg)|
|Available||4G LTE modem for Wi-Fi Hotspot||No|
|Available||Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection||No|
Differences Between the 2018 F-150 and 2017 F-150
With its powerful engines and high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy body, the 2018 Ford F-150 can tow heavier trailers and carry heavier payloads. The maximum towing capacity has been increased to 13,200 pounds (12,200 pounds for the 2017 model), while the maximum payload capacity has been increased to 3,270 pounds (3,220 pounds for the 2017 model). Also, the 2018 F-150 offers the available Blind Spot Information System with trailer tow technology, which accounts for the length of a trailer up to 33 feet. The system uses radar sensors in the taillamps to monitor areas that may not be visible to the driver.
The 2018 F-150 also offers new connectivity and multimedia features. With the newly available embedded 4G LTE modem for a Wi-Fi hotspot, F-150 drivers and passengers can connect up to 10 mobile devices, while the available B&O PLAY audio system takes advantage of high-end speakers, sound and tuning to create an incredible concert hall-like sound experience. On the safety front, the available Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection helps the driver avoid or mitigate collisions with vehicles and pedestrians. Also, the available Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go Functionality allows drivers to maintain a set distance between vehicles, with it also enabling the F-150 to follow a vehicle down to a complete stop.
If you live in the Calgary-area and would like to experience the highly-capable Ford F-150, then be sure to contact us at Marlborough Ford!