As before, the 3.5-liter EcoBoost is the de facto top-dog engine in the F-150 lineup, packing far more peak torque (an additional 83 lb-ft) than the 5.0-liter V-8.
Common Issues with the 3.5L EcoBoost See more from Underhood Service With almost 400,000 3.5L EcoBoost engines on the road today, these engines have proven to be a solid power unit.
Paired with the second-generation 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 is the new 10R80 10-speed automatic transmission. This new transmission is mandatory with all new second-generation 3.5 L V6 EcoBoost F-150s, with the new transmission being restricted to this engine solely for the 2017 model year.
The 3.5L EcoBoost F-150 has a payload rating of 3,180 pounds and a towing capacity of 5,100 pounds. To put that into perspective, the V8 5.0L F-150 has a payload capacity of 3,300 pounds and a towing capacity of 11,100 pounds.
TFL recently received a question from a reader regarding the reliability of Ford’s 3.5L EcoBoost V6 compared to the 5.0L naturally aspirated V8.
Our Ford 3.5 L Ecoboost Engines are complete motors virtually ready to run right out of the box. These engines come fully assembled right from the start, and allow you to avoid the time and hassle of rebuilding a motor on your own.
Calling the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that's destined for the new Ford GT and second-generation Raptor pickup a high-output version is a bit disingenuous. Ford basically wiped the slate clean to make ...
The 3.5L EcoBoost V6 powering the 2015-2017 F150s is capable of throwing down a whole lot more horsepower and torque even with basic tuning, let alone with bolt-on performance upgrades and aggressive custom tuning.