2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost's Impressive Mileage

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Ford has officially announced the EPA mileage ratings for its new 2011 Ford F-150 with the V-6 EcoBoost engine. At 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway, it is the second most efficient non-hybrid, V-6, full-size pickup truck on the market, and isn’t so bad to drive, either. It packs 365 horsepower and 420 pounds-feet of torque. We're guessing a few less horses and mileage would be better.

For the most detailed report you can find on the new F-150 and EcoBoost, check out PickupTrucks.com.

By David Thomas | January 7, 2011 | Comments (13)
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150

Comments 

Rockaby

16/22 for 4x2 models
15/21 for 4x4 models.

Belly

I really hope they put that motor in the mustang.

Paul

Who needs that much power when gas is over $3.00,and its a V6? A V6 should get high teens to mid to high 20s Hwy.I'm thinking this engine will disappear in a couple years and regular V6s of varying sizes will replace it.

Rockaby

Paul,

there is NO full size truck that gets mid to high 20s. Not a normal V6, not a Silverado Hybrid, etc.

Ken L.

What's the life of a turbo in a gasoline powered pickup truck used to do real work? At least the engine will still work after the turbo fails. Will this require premium fuel?

@Ken L... it being a truck we're talking about and most do some towing, I thought towing wasn't good for the life of a turbo, is it?

To my comment, more I thought about it, big diesel trucks are turbos, I forgot that so I guess it's a non issue about turbo reliability.

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RealGomer

If they'd lower the thing to the same ground clearance as cars with similar ground effects work, they'd probably pick up a few MPG with no loss in power and increased handling.

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K Fox

Save you money they get far less mpg then advertized and have problens with the computers

John Young

I bought my f-150 ecoboost about a year ago and have averaged between 14 & 15 MPG. Ford says if they can't find something wrong, they can't fix it! I have been keeping a mileage and fuel log at there request. Out of 8 tanks I have a high of 16.26 and a low of 13.77, 90 % of that being highway. I started the log at 9861 miles and I'm at 12450 now. Before the log, the computer average was 11.7, thats when I took it to ford. They said they couldn't find anything wrong with it, but that first tank after getting the truck back was the 16.26 MPG, ( the highest mileage I've seen since we bought it ), and has been dropping since. Ford sent me to a different dealer with the same result. Computer says theres nothing wrong, so we can't fix it. Ford has blown me off since then, telling me that 15MPG is what it should be, and the 16 - 22 MPG is an EPA number, not theirs. Anyone have any suggestions.

BBB

@ John Young
drive with a egg under the accelerater & drive at 55MPH that should help ;)

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