Explore the Upcoming 2018 Ford F-150

The extremely capable Ford F-Series is the best-selling truck in the U.S. and has been for the past forty years.  As if that were not enough, it also holds the distinction of being the best-selling vehicle overall in the U.S., a crown that it has worn for the last 35 years.  Now another chapter opens up in this long history of excellence with the upcoming 2018 Ford F-150, a fresh look at a time-tested favorite.  So, what does this new iteration of America's sweetheart have to offer?  Let us break it down.

Engine Options and Capability

The Ford F-150, with body panels and a sturdy truck bed made from high-strength aluminum alloy in place of steel, is the lightest truck in its class.  This means you can enjoy the benefits of better fuel economy without sacrificing durability.  But a lighter build isn't the only element that brings this pickup truck improved efficiency.

The F-150 offers an array of exciting turbocharged and naturally aspirated engine options, allowing you to choose the levels of power and performance that suit your specific needs.  There are five available engines in total, spanning across six primary trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited.  Auto Start-Stop Technology comes standard on each of the F-150's engines.  This feature shuts off the engine when you stop in order to save fuel and starts up again when you release the brake.

Here is the rundown on the F-150's various engines:

3.5L EcoBoost Engine

  • Up to 375 horsepower
  • Up to 470 pound-feet of torque
  • Best-in-class tow rating (when properly equipped)
  • High-end-efficient ten-speed automatic transmission

2.7L EcoBoost V6 Engine

  • Up to 325 horsepower
  • Up to 400 pound-feet of torque

New 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine

  • Up to 290 horsepower
  • Up to 265 pound-feet of torque
  • Six-speed automatic transmission comes with Normal, Tow-Haul, and Sport modes to better suit different driving conditions
  • 5.0L TI-VCT V8 Engine

    • Up to 395 horsepower
    • Up to 400 pound-feet of torque
    • Best-in-class payload (when properly equipped)

    Raptor DOHC 24-Valve High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost Engine

    • Up to 450 horsepower
    • Up to 510 pound-feet of torque
    • Easily handles rough terrain
    • Ten-speed automatic transmission

    3.0L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel

  • Available in spring 2018
  • Designed for intense performance and durability
  • Smart Features

    If you're looking for a solid pickup truck to help you manage your workloads, you know it never hurts to have an extra hand or two.  Luckily, the 2018 Ford F-150 offers a variety of helpful standard and available features to help you do your work safely and efficiently.

    AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control comes standard on the F-150.  This feature helps with trailer sway control and offers several other optional features including Pro Trailer Backup Assist, dynamic hitch assist with line-of-sight guide, smart trailer tow connector, and more.

    The F-150's truck bed can also be equipped with multiple features to help you manage your cargo.  These available features include stowable loading ramps, LED box lights, deployable box side steps, remote tailgate release, and more.


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    Other intelligent features include an available 8-inch LCD productivity screen that supplies important data such as fuel economy and towing stats, SYNC 3 infotainment system, and SYNC Connect, a system that links with FordPass to allow you to remotely lock, unlock, and start your vehicle among other things.


    The F-150 may have a laser focus on getting the job done, but that doesn't mean it isn't prepared to keep you safe in the process.  This truck has several optional driver-assist features to help you stay alert and aware of your surroundings:

    • 360-degree camera with split-view display
    • Blind Spot Information System/li>
    • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
    • Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection
    • Lane-Keeping System
    • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go

    Worth the Wait

    The 2018 Ford F-150 is coming soon.  When it does, we'll be ready to set you up for a thrilling test drive.  In the meantime, feel free to stop by Bloomer Ford Inc., proudly serving Bloomer, Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, and Elk Mound, WI, to test out other new Ford models and learn more about what the near future of the F-150 has in store!