2018 Ford F-150 diesel

We know that 2018 Ford F-150 is coming next year, redesigned and boosted comparing to last model. One thing made headaches to all fans – what is happening with diesel model. Well, no truckers should worry about it, since latest spy photos can bring good news. According to analysis, new pickup is also coming as 2018 Ford F-150 diesel, although company in not confirming it yet. What are buyers getting of it? First of all, more torque. At second place, smoother ride and another option to consider. Truck market is large, and Ford must come out with more models.

2018 Ford F-150 diesel

2018 Ford F-150 diesel specs

Standard gasoline power units of F-150 truck will be either 3.5-l V-6 or 5.0-l V-8. Even earlier all enthusiasts knew that Ford is going to launch diesel variant. Only puzzle was displacement of that unit. According to latest leaked information, it is 3.0-l turbo-diesel drivetrain. Nevertheless, some rumors are reporting about smaller 2.7-l variant. First option is capable of producing 255 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque. Other unit can burst 220 hp and 370 pound-feet. There are even more possibilities, but not so certain. Two favorites are 3.0-l and 2.7-l units, and probably one of these will find their way to new F-150 lineup.

2018 Ford F-150 diesel engine

2018 Ford F-150 diesel features

New 2018 Ford F-150 diesel option is going to send power to the same transmission as standard, petrol unit. It is a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Manual is also an option. Power goes through this system to all-wheels. Nevertheless, 4×2 drive is available. Fortunately for buyers, it is even cheaper variant. Then, 3.0-l diesel engine is part of Range Rover lineup. This leads us to think about other similarities with this truck. Experts believe that two companies are working together on development of some parts.

2018 Ford F-150 diesel rear

2018 Ford F-150 diesel options

As its predecessors, 2018 Ford F-150 diesel will be just one of many variants. This option can come with few cab configurations and drive systems. Regular and Super Cab are not questionable. However, Super Crew variant is still a mystery. Base diesel trim, with elemental features, will cost around $25,000. Bigger cab, 4×4 drive and engine with larger displacement raise the cost over $30,000.

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