2015 Ford F-150 truck

A Closer Look at the New Base V6 of the 2015 Ford F150

Earlier this week, Ford Motor Company rolled out the first official numbers for the new 2.7L EcoBoost V6 and we were so busy focusing on that new twin turbo mill that we breezed right past the specs for the new base model 3.5L V6 – an engine that is the most capable among half ton entry level pickups.

The 2015 Ford F150 is promised to be the most efficient and the most capable half ton Ford truck of all time and a big part of those lofty goals is the lineup of powerful engines. The 6.2L V8 is gone, leaving the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 to serve as the top of the line engine while the 5.0L V8 is the only eight cylinder engine in the mix right now. A new 2.7L EcoBoost V6 will offer solid horsepower and torque for those more fuel economy minded buyers without compromising capabilities and the new 3.5L V6 will serve as the base model engine for the next generation F150.

We don’t have specs yet for the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 or the 5.0L V8, but Ford offered up the first specs for the new 2.7L EcoBoost and the 3.5L V6 earlier this week. I was so focused on the new EcoBoost that could further push the 5.0L down the take rate ladder that I totally skipped over the new base model V6…so today we take a look at that new entry level engine.

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I have a 2001 F150HarleyDavidson that has a blown headgasket, I think. (antifreeze on the plug) should I rebuild or just replace the engine?
The 3.7l existing base in 2014 would have been a much better choice for the new aluminum 2015. How big is the base Silverado motor? What is Ford thinking? The 5.0l V8 has gone from $1000 in 2014 to $1400 on the 2015's in Canada.
Just got my new f-150 super crew with the new 2015 3.5 l v6 went from av5.4 triton v8 I'm glad I went to the 3.7 l v6

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