The new diesel version of the legendary F-150 truck is still hot, but the company is already planning the next one. The 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel will fix all lags and weaknesses of its predecessor. It will be the part of the regular truck, which also expects some updates next season.
After many rumors and high expectations, Ford finally launched the diesel version of the F-150 truck. This model stole the show in Detroit. However, other truckmakers responded pretty fast with their models. But, no one can reach Ford F-150 with the popularity. So, it is not a surprise why the diesel had a strong start on the market.
2019 Ford F-150 Diesel Specs and Towing Capacity
The 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel will use the same engine as its predecessor. It is a 3.0-liter Power Stroke unit. Outputs are not getting a boost. So, buyers of the 2019 F-150 Diesel are going to exploit 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque. The turbodiesel unit sends power through a 10-speed automatic transmission. So far, drivers are not complaining about this system. It is especially efficient in AWD mode. Furthermore, the truck can tow up to 11,400 pounds, according to specifications.
Diesel Engine Boosts Mileage
Overall MPG rating of the 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel is better than for the best petrol unit. Power Stroke unit manages to achieve 30 mpg on the highway. The most economical gasoline sibling can return 25 mpg. Buyers can find very generous this 20 percent boost.
2019 Ford F-150 Diesel Configurations
When it comes out, the 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel will offer few cab and box configurations to its buyers. First of all, we already now know that Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum model will have turbodiesel engine under its hood. Furthermore, 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel will be available with 5.5-, 6.5-, and 8-feet beds. Finally, cab configurations for the truck will be SuperCab and SuperCrew.
The diesel model will keep the layout of the standard truck. That means we will see 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel with a comfortable cabin and a lot of infotainment features. Its attractiveness comes with new colors for an interior. Furthermore, buyers will find power outlets and USB ports. The best thing is that everything is easy to use. The simplicity is making the F-150 so popular.
Highlights of the 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel will be its equipment. These are features that make the drive easier. For example, even the base model will get hill-start assist system and trailer sway control. Since the diesel version is going to get King Ranch and Platinum trims, then buyers will see many premium services. This also includes audio and entertaining features.
2019 Ford F-150 Diesel Release Date
Since the first F-150 Diesel is announced for the spring of 2018, we believe Ford will give it a year or so to show off. Parallel, the company will listen carefully to critics and fix all weaknesses of its new truck. The 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel will probably won’t be ready anytime soon. In the matter of fact, the pickup could be delayed for 2020.