The Ford F-150 is an outstanding choice for those who want a big, sturdy, and capable full-size truck with a modern spin. It provides a wide variety of electronics and luxurious features, including cruise control and automatic emergency braking. It also offers incredible towing and hauling capacity.
The brand new 2021 Ford F-150 is one of the most robust trucks in the class, where its predecessor has finished. The F-150 allows you to choose from six powerful engines, including the brand-new hybrid option, and it has better towing and hauling capacities than any class rival. This Ford handles well for its size, provides a smooth ride, and gets good gas mileage.
Ford always works on improving its engine's performance. 2021 model year is not an exception. The new Ford F-150 provides decent MPG and fuel economy for its engines. The only complete hybrid available for the 2021 F-150 truck, the 3.5-liter PowerBoostTM V6, has the highest overall fuel efficiency ranking for gas-powered full-size light-duty pickups, an EPA-estimated 25 mpg on 4x2 models. 4x2 PowerBoost has an estimated range of 750 miles on a single tank of gas, with EPA-estimated ratings of 25 mpg city and 26 mpg highway. The 4x4 PowerBoost provides an EPA-estimated 24 mpg combined rating of fuel economy, which is best among 4x4 gas-powered light-duty full-size pickups. The truck with 4x4 PowerBoost has an EPA-estimated range of 700 miles on a single tank of gas.
The greatest rivalry for fuel efficiency in the F-150 line-up is predictably the Power Stroke diesel, the only choice in the Ford F-150 line. The F-150 diesel six-cylinder drive provides more excellent road fuel economy with a four-wheel-drive than the hybrid – 27 mpg—but a lower 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg combined. This statistic improves an overall improvement over last year's 4x4 F-150 Diesel, which according to EPA estimates of 20 mpg city, 25 mpg highway, and 22 mpg combined with the same 250-hp 3.0-liter diesel engine. The F-150 Diesel with a two-wheel drive system did much higher - 21 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway, and 24 mpg combined.
The 2.7-liter V-6 producing 325 hp, and 400 LB-ft of torque, is the second most fuel-efficient engine after the hybrid and the Diesel. With this engine equipped, this truck can hit 20 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway, and 22 mpg combined, matching the last year's total.
For the Blue Oval's 3.3-liter V-6, it delivers 20 mpg in the city, 24 on the highway, and 21 mpg combined. The more powerful 3.5-liter V-6 loses little in the way of fuel economy with a rating of 18/24/20 mpg. Switch to the bigger V-8 5,0 liters, with a top rating of 17 mpg in the city, 24 on the highway, and 20 mpg combined. The fuel economy figures in these three engines marginally altered from the 2020 Ford F-150 - the 3.3-liter delivered 19/25/22 mpg, and the 3.5-liter and 5.0-liter were both rated 17/23/19 mpg.
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