2017 Ford F-150 Diesel Rumors

Ford has repeatedly said it will not offer the F-150 pickup with a diesel engine. Of course, this statement does not mean that it will never happen. However, the Internet appeared recordings of masked specimen of the new F-150, with its characteristic sound diesels. They immediately set off speculation, and many agree that this is the new 2017 Ford F-150 Diesel pickup.

Speculation about such possibility are more frequent, and have already started speculation about the type of engine that this model has. It would not be a surprise to realize such a project. The RAM 1500 Nissan Frontier, Nissan Titan XD, GMC Canyon and Chevy Colorado offer versions with diesel generators. So why Ford would not offered a 2017 F-150 Diesel version?

2017 Ford F-150 Diesel pickup truck

2017 Ford F-150 Diesel Engine Possible Options

When the Internet appeared recording of masked F-150, with the clear sound of diesel engines, have started speculation about whom the engine is running. Some have gone a step further and started the controversy, which engine would be found under the hood of 2017 Ford F-150 Diesel.

It is probably about 3.0-liter turbo diesel V6 engine Jaguar-Land Rover company. This engine is bringing over for the models of the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. The engine delivers 254 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque. It is expected that the engine is combined with the new 10-speed automatic transmission, which is featured in the new Ford F-150 Raptor model. With this engine, the new F-150 Diesel could be compared with the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel and Nissan Titan XD Cummins. It would bring him enough power and fuel economy equivalent, which possess these two models.

As another possibility, mentioned 5-cylinder 3.2-liter Power Stroke diesel engine, which powers Ford Transit van. However, the greater the chances are given to Jaguar-Land Rover V6 engine.

Many believe that the 2017 Ford F-150 Diesel could overshadow RAM 1500 EcoDiesel and Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon Duramax. The lightweight body made of aluminum and economical diesel engine, can provide vehicle average fuel economy of 30 mpg. Everyone agrees that the 2017 Ford F-150 Diesel was an exceptional pickup, and a big hit the company.

However, from the Ford not arrive any official confirmation about the possibility of F-150 Diesel versions. The company considers the F-150 EcoBoost ideal solution, and that this pickup makes more than 60% sold. This best-selling light-duty pickup offers 6 and 8-cylinder gasoline engines with outstanding fuel economy. Does Ford has reason to extend the offer with the new 2017 F-150 Diesel model, remains to be seen.

In any case, it is not unrealistic to expect such a vehicle. 2017 Ford F-150 Diesel could do offer within the 2017 mid-cycle refresh. That something was going to happen and it proves camouflage on a recorded copy of the test vehicle.

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