Is the 2018 F-150 the Best Truck in History?
America’s favorite truck is back for 2018, and it’s stronger, smarter, and more efficient than ever—all thanks to its engine (or, rather, engines). Five engine options make the 2018 F-150 an incredibly versatile truck that’s suited to a variety of lifestyles. Whether you’re looking for a workhorse or a commuter truck, the 2018 F-150 has an option for you. If you’re looking for a truck that can carry thousands of pounds in payload, tow just about anything you need towed, or deliver surprisingly efficient fuel economy, guess what—the 2018 F-150 has an option for you. It has something to offer the truck driver in all of us, making it a strong contender for the title of best truck in history.
The Work Truck: The 5.0-liter V8
The 2018 F-150 is available with an enhanced 5.0-liter V8 engine, which offers a staggering payload capacity of 3,270 pounds. That payload capacity makes the F-150 a perfect work truck for anyone hauling heavy gear, from contractors to carpenters to farmers. Sound like you? Find a 2018 F-150 with a 5.0-liter V8 engine at a Ford dealer near you now.
The Tow Truck: The 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6
If you’re towing anything—horse trailers, work trailers, boats, other, lesser trucks—the 2018 F-150 with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine is your new best friend. That engine delivers 13,200 pounds of towing capacity, beating out every gas- or diesel-powered competitor, including V8 engines. If that’s what you’re looking for, click here to find a 2018 F-150 with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine at your local Ford dealer.
The Commute Truck: The 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6
What if you’re looking for a truck for your trips around town—driving to work, dropping off the kids, trips to the hardware store or the garden center—but you don’t necessarily need something with massive towing or payload capacity? Meet the 2018 F-150 with a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6: the best of both worlds. Pair that engine with a SelectShift 10-speed automatic transmission for an EPA-estimated 20 mpg city / 26 mpg highway, for a combined fuel economy of 22 mpg. It’s the fuel economy you want, without sacrificing any of the F-150’s truck-ness. Find yours at a dealer near you now.
Everyone’s needs are different. That’s why the 2018 F-150 is more versatile than ever—but no matter which engine configuration works best for your life, you’ll know that your F-150 was built with top-of-the-line materials and technology to make it one of the best trucks on the planet. Because no matter what you’re doing, you deserve a truck built with you in mind.