2018 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ford F-150
Whenever the automotive calendar switches over to a new model year, companies like to tout how their new model year car, truck or SUV has improved from the previous model year. Sometimes, the improvements are real. Sometimes, it’s all just a show without any real substance. In the case of the 2018 Ford F-150, the upgrades, updates and enhancements are more real than ever before.
That may be hard to believe for some, especially anyone who drove the 2017 Ford F-150, but it’s completely and utterly true. In fact, the new Ford F-150 bests the 2017 F-150 in every single possible way, including being more capable, more customizable and more powerful. To prove that point, we decided to put together this 2018 Ford F-150 versus 2017 Ford F-150 head-to-head model comparison. Once you’re finished looking it over, you’re going to want to immediately head to Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, for a new 2018 F-150.
2018 Ford F-150
2017 Ford F-150
|Yes||Diesel Engine Option||No|
|13200 lbs.||Max Towing||12200 lbs.|
|3270 lbs.||Max Hauling||3270 lbs.|
How Does the 2018 Ford F-150 Improve Upon the 2017 Ford F-150?
Power and capability are two of the most important aspects of any truck, so let’s start things off by comparing the engine options of the 2018 F-150 and the 2017 F-150. Not only is the 2018 Ford F-150 more powerful than the 2017 Ford F-150, it’s also more customizable thanks to it giving you the choice between five powerful and efficient engines, including an all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel V6 engine. The 2017 F-150 lineup offered only four engines to choose from, with no diesel engine option.
Now that we’ve covered the engines, let’s move on to capability, which has improved greatly in terms of towing. While the 2017 F-150 and 2018 F-150 can each haul up to 3,270 pounds, the 2018 Ford F-150 offers you best-in-class towing of up to 13,200 pounds.
For more on both the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Ford F-150, please contact our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.