2018 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 has been on top of the game for years. The reason for this is because Ford never stops working to make improvements every year. The 2018 Ford F-150 is an all-new design and has a few new features and additions that we think you'll love, but how does it compare to the previous year? See our 2018 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ford F-150 comparison to find out!

The 2018 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford F-150 start around the same price and come similarly equipped at the base level. Each comes with a V6 engine, though the 2018 F-150 has dropped the 3.5L V6 in favor of the smaller (but more powerful) 3.3L V6. Both of these trucks are made from a military-strength aluminum body, which lets them focus more on the task at hand.

2018 Ford F-150 Vs    2017 Ford F-150
13,200 poundsMax Tow Rating
12,200 pounds
Available EnginesFour
Available (later release) Diesel EngineNot Available

Differences between the 2018 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford F-150

The new 3.3L V6 engine on the 2018 Ford F-150 isn't the only improvement you can find between the model years. The fuel efficiency 2.7L EcoBoost V6 has additional torque and fuel efficiency versus the previous year, and the 5.0L V8 is packing more horsepower, torque, and a higher MPG rating than the 2017 model. The best towing on the F-150 will come from the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 and while it hasn't gained any horsepower or torque, the 2018 Ford F-150 is able to tow 1,000 more pounds than the 2017 F-150 model when properly equipped.  

Regardless of whether or not you want the newest 2018 model or the 2017 Ford F-150, you can rest assured that you're getting quite the work truck. Unless you need that extra 1,000 pounds of towing power, you'll likely find the two to be very similar when it comes to towing and hauling. Each is also available in a variety of trim levels and with several configurations to choose from.  

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