Expect the Ford F-150 to Be Refreshed for 2018

2018 Ford F-150 Unveil

The long-lived, iconic Ford truck, the F-150, may be considered one of the most important vehicles that Ford puts out. Regardless of the new generation of F-150s out in 2015, a string of updates is planned by Ford to stay abreast of its competitors.


A Peek at What You Can Expect from the 2018 F-150

A sneak peek of a test vehicle shows the 2018 F-150 with a diesel engine under the hood and a fuel filler door that specifies diesel fuel. The word on the street is that the Jaguar Land Rover’s 3-liter diesel is the engine of choice for the 2018 F-150.

Sightings of camouflaged prototypes hint at changes to the front and rear of the F-150, but the changes could be minor ones, such as the shape of the lights. The body style of the F-150 hasn’t changed much in recent years.


Take a Look Under the Hood of the 2017 F-150

The F-150 will spawn a new truck for 2017 called the Raptor. The 2017 F-150 will be powered by an upgraded version of the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that reportedly generates 370 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque. A partnership with General Motors has resulted in the creation of a new 10-speed automatic transmission. GM plans to debut this tranny in its Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.

Rumor has it that Ford may put out a hybrid F-150 for 2019.


Whatever version of the Ford F-150 that you like, Berglund Ford has a great selection from which to choose. The foremost Ford dealership in Salem, Virginia, and the surrounding cities of Lynchburg, Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and Roanoke, we feature new Fords and a variety of other used cars of many makes. Our friendly, professional staff is happy to assist you in choosing and test driving the Ford of your choice, and we will strive to make the purchase experience a pleasant one.

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