Looking at 2016 Ford F150 Engine and MPG, it is clear this pickup truck has become more powerful but doesn’t sacrifice on economy. Ford has always held bragging rights for being one of the efficient, reliable, and versatile pickup trucks in the market. This long tradition continues in the new 2016 Ford F-150 pickup truck especially when it comes to power, performance, and fuel economy.
2016 Ford f150 A Look at the Engine
The 2016 F-150 has received a complete transformation in nearly all areas. The front has become more leaner and the cargo and sitting bay much larger. However, the engine bay is what has many people quite interested. The pickup will be available in four types of engines that consist of an aluminum head and block. The only exception is the base model (2.7-Liter EcoBoost) that has a compacted Graphite Iron block instead of aluminum. The engines are much lighter but more robust than the common iron block engines.
2016 Ford F-150 Engine Variants
Power and economy is the focus behind the new F-150 engines. The engines will come in four variants that will be available in different trims. The first engine is the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine that generates 325 rpm @ 5750 rpm and 375 lb-ft of torque @ 3000rpm. The second engine is the 3.5Liter V6 EcoBoost V6 that produces 365 horses @ 5000 rpm and 420 lb-ft of torque @ 2500 rpm. The third engine is the 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 that churns 282 ponies @ 6250 rpm and 253lb-ft of torque @ 4250 rpm. The fourth engine is the 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 which delivers 385 horsepower @ 5750 rpm and 387lb-ft of torque @ 3850 rpm.
2016 Ford F-150 Fuel Economy
Ford Motors has always been at the forefront of producing powerful, reliable, and fuel efficient engines. The EcoBoost series stands out at the most economical engines. Last year, the company adopted an aluminum body which is much lighter and improves economy. The steel frame is also much stronger and can withstand the increased engine power and carry more luggage. For smoother and improved performance and fuel economy, the engines are mated to an electronic six-speed automatic transmission.
2016 Ford f150 Statistics on Fuel Mileage
Fuel economy varies from one pickup to another depending on the engine type. However, the 4×2 pickup return a slightly better mileage than their 4×4 counterpart. Complete statistics on the fuel economy in miles per gallon (mpg) for city, highway, and combines are as follows:
– 2.7L EcoBoost V6 (4×2) = 19/26/22, (4×2 payload) = 18/24/21, (4×4) 18/23/20, (4×4 payload) = 18/22/19 (city/highway/combined)
– 3.5L EcoBoostV6 (4×2) = 17/24/20, (4×2 payload) = 16/22/18, (4×4) 16/22/18, (4×4 payload) = 15/20/17 (city/highway/combined)
– 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 (4×2) = 18/25/20, (4×2 payload) = 17/24/19, (4×4) 17/23/19, (4×4 payload) = 16/21/18 (city/highway/combined)
– 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 (4×2) = 15/22/18, (4×2 payload) = 14/20/16, (4×4) 15/21/17, (4×4 payload) = 14/19/16 (city/highway/combined)
Looking at the 2016 Ford F150 Engine and MPG, power and torque has increased while fuel economy has improved.
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