2018 Ford F-150
2017 Ford F-150

2018 Ford F-150

Engine:

3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine

Horsepower:

290 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

265 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm

Fuel Economy:

19 city / 25 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

Electronic 6-Speed Transmission with Tow/Haul and Sport Modes

2017 Ford F-150

Engine:

3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine

Horsepower:

375 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

470 lb.-ft. @ 3500 rpm

Fuel Economy:

18 city / 25 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

Electronic 6-Speed Transmission with Tow/Haul Mode and Sport Mode

2018 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ford F-150

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The most popular selling vehicle category in the United States nearly every year is the pickup truck. It is simply too hard for consumers to turn down the ability to safely transport the entire family while also being able to huge loads in the back of a new pickup. This level of functionality, performance and durability can't be matched by any other vehicle category.

While there are several great pickup trucks on the market right now, none of them are able to come close to topping the Ford F-150. It is hard to deny that the Ford F-150 is the way to go for anyone looking to buy a new pickup when the Ford F-Series has been the most popular vehicle in the United States every year since 1981. Brand new 2018 and 2017 Ford F-150s are both available to purchase at the moment, so you do not want to miss out on your opportunity to own one of these amazing pickup trucks.

Performance

While these two great pickup trucks are both manufactured by Ford, they still perform slightly different while on the open road. The 2017 Ford F-150 will offer 282 horsepower with its V-6 engine. You will be able to get 290 horsepower when driving the new 2018 Ford F-150. Despite offering more power, the 2018 F-150 is still able to provide similar fuel economy to the 2017 F-150. The 2018 model will get approximately 20 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2017 Ford F-150 offers a fuel efficiency of 19 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway. Both pickup trucks have a maximum trailer capacity of 5,000 pounds.

Appearance

Since both of these excellent pickup trucks are 13th generation F-150s, they are nearly identical in appearance. You will have to look closely to distinguish between the 2018 and 2017 Ford F-150. The front grille, headlights and tailgate have been slightly modified for the new 2018 model. Both trucks are identical in height, width and length. They also both have the exact same 17-inch silver steel tires. You will have the same paint color options when choosing between these two Ford pickups.

Safety

Ford is highly concerned with the safety of all of their vehicles, so you will always be protected when driving the 2018 or 2017 F-150. Both pickups have six airbags, traction control, seat belt pretensioners and a parking assistant. These excellent safety features helped the 2017 Ford F-150 earn a perfect five-star rating in its overall frontal and side crash tests. The 2018 F-150 has not been crash tested by NHTSA yet, but it is safe assume that it will earn a similar rating since it has the same safety feature and body style as the 2017 F-150.


Since these two amazing pickup trucks are so similar, the only way to make an intelligent purchasing decision is by viewing them both in person. Making a stop at our dealership to test drive the 2018 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford F-150 is the only way to find out which one best fits your needs.

* EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary. On plug-in hybrid models and electric models, fuel economy is stated in MPGe. MPGe is the EPA equivalent measure of gasoline fuel efficiency for electric mode operation.