On a macro level, the ’17 F-150 is the same as the ’16 model, which means the new EcoBoost powertrain is the headline news for the nameplate. The new EcoBoost V-6 replaces the first-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6, which has been optional throughout the F-150 lineup since 2011.
Common Issues with the 3.5L EcoBoost See more from Underhood Service With almost 400,000 3.5L EcoBoost engines on the road today, these engines have proven to be a solid power unit.
Paired with the second-generation 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 is the new 10R80 10-speed automatic transmission. This new transmission is mandatory with all new second-generation 3.5 L V6 EcoBoost F-150s, with the new transmission being restricted to this engine solely for the 2017 model year.
Second-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. There has been a trend in the automotive world to shift to smaller displacement engines that produce similar amounts of power and torque through the ...
Some 2011-2012 F-150 models equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine may exhibit an intermittent stumble and/or misfire on hard acceleration after an extended drive at highway speeds during high humidity or damp conditions.
Calling the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that's destined for the new Ford GT and second-generation Raptor pickup a high-output version is a bit disingenuous. Ford basically wiped the slate clean to make ...
FYI, the ecoboost isn’t as good as the 5.0 on gas, from what I hear. So how is the 3.5 bigger than the 5.0 V8? Eco-Boost or not, a 3.5 liter engine is not “bigger” than a 5.0 liter.
The 3.5L EcoBoost F-150 has a payload rating of 3,180 pounds and a towing capacity of 5,100 pounds. To put that into perspective, the V8 5.0L F-150 has a payload capacity of 3,300 pounds and a towing capacity of 11,100 pounds.
The previously announced numbers, 365 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque, already represented a 30 lb-ft advantage over the outgoing 3.5-liter EcoBoost, but the new, final numbers of 375 ...
Energy from the EcoBoost engine exhaust that would otherwise be wasted rotates a turbine. The turbine is coupled to a compressor that pressurizes incoming air into the combustion chambers, generating a virtually instantaneous surge of on-demand power, significantly increasing output per liter.