Automedia says that although the expected hybrid version is not yet in radar range, a V6 turbo-diesel is in the offing and should be part of the facelifted F-150’s 2018 launch. The Ford F-150 is available in Australia through Victorian-based Ford F-Truck Perhaps no gas-mileage ratings have been as eagerly awaited this fall as those for the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. The redesigned full-size truck with an aluminum body and pickup bed was expected to get better gas-mileage numbers than earlier F-150s. Only three years after the 2015 F-150’s debut, Ford is already preparing a mid-cycle refresh for the full-size pickup, reportedly scheduled for the 2018 model year. Spy photographers working for TruckTrend captured a camouflaged regular cab, short bed F good look yesterday at what changes Ford will make to the 2018 F-150 in its midcycle refresh, and almost as soon as we clicked “publish,” we got these, a fresh batch of images showing Ford testing its fullsize truck with a 3.0L diesel engine. Ford has at last released official EPA fuel economy ratings for its radically redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 pickups, which begin arriving at dealerships this month. The F-150 now has the highest fuel economy ratings—by a smidge—of any full-size gasoline According to a report from The Truth About Cars, Ford is again developing a diesel engine for the F-150 that will hit the market by 2018. We’ve known for some time now that Ford was working on a diesel option for the F-150 but decided to end development .
Love them or hate them, Ford innovates. While GM’s latest trucks are nothing to sneeze at (they are consistently under-rated by an automotive media that fawns over technology), Ford’s decision to build an aluminum bodied F-150 for 2015 is a game changer. The most successful truck in the U.S. is the F Series and so Ford has been investing a huge some of money and time into keeping it that way. However, we do know its controversial move to go with an all-aluminum body may not have had the result Ford were The current F-150 dates back to the 2015 model year and adds the Raptor for 2017 We’re still hoping to see a rumored diesel V6 added to the lineup when the restyled truck hits showrooms. Whichever way you see it, a full-size pickup truck returning up to 26mpg (9,0l/100km) highway is quite impressive. The fuel economy number corresponds to Ford’s new alloy-bodied 2015 F-150 with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine in rear-wheel drive trim (4×2 .