While we may still be waiting for information on the diesel engine option that will be available on the 2018 Ford F-150, we have good news about the diesel capability on 2018 Ford Super Duty models. With the newly upgraded Power Stroke® diesel engine, drivers will be able to enjoy best-in-class performance with classic Super Duty capability. Explore the diesel engine output on the 2018 Ford Super Duty below.
Diesel Engine Output on the 2018 Ford Super Duty
The enhanced 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel V-8 on the 2018 Ford Super Duty features redesigned cylinder heads that can handle even better under higher loads. This allows the fuel and turbocharging calibrations to be tweaked to deliver best-in-class power, torque, payload and conventional and gooseneck towing.
The 6.7-liter V-8 Power Stroke diesel is rated for 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque. Towing on select models tops out at 34,000 pounds for gooseneck towing and 21,000 pounds with a conventional hitch. With 7,630 pounds of payload capacity, the Super Duty offers versatile hauling options.
Diesel Maintenance and Repair
If you already have a Ford Super Duty with a diesel engine, it’s important to keep it in good running shape so you can continue to enjoy its confident towing and hauling power. Here at Houston Ford (located in Pine Ford MN, near Brainerd MN), we offer premium diesel engine service and maintenance. We even have Master Diesel Mechanics on staff who have the qualifications, training, and experience to keep your vehicle in great condition.
How should you prepare your diesel truck for winter?
At time of writing, we are offering a Diesel Winter Prep Package which includes a diesel fuel filter replacement, a fuel injector test, a glow plug test and a 27-point quality inspection. Contact a member of the Houston Ford service team, or schedule a service appointment online, to take advantage of this service.