- 2012 Ford F-150 EcoBoost® 4×4 now comes customary with a 36-gallon fuel tank
- With an EPA rating of 21 mpg highway for a four-wheel-drive model, a F-150 EcoBoost 4×4 now has a pushing operation of adult to 756 miles between fill-ups, a best in a industry
DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2011 – With a new customary 36-gallon fuel tank, a absolute and fuel-efficient 2012 Ford F-150 EcoBoost® pickup can expostulate scarcely a whole length of California – from Oregon to Mexico – on one tank of gas.
Responding to patron demand, F-150 EcoBoost now has a pushing operation of 756 miles between fill-ups. That long-distance highway cruising operation is designed to save F-150 drivers time by shortening stops for fuel.
“We know a infancy of a business use their F-150s daily for work or play. It’s an essential apparatus that enhances their productivity,” pronounced Doug Scott, Ford Truck Group Marketing manager. “Reducing downtime for fuel stops can assistance them do their jobs some-more well or get some-more out of their convenience time.”
The 2012 F-150 EcoBoost 4×4, for example, can be driven nonstop from Atlanta to Detroit or from Houston to El Paso on a singular tank of gas. It can go from Sierra, Calif., to Ram Lake, Ore., with 355 miles to spare. With usually one fill-up along a way, a 2012 F-150 EcoBoost can be driven from Silverado, Calif., to Tundra, Texas, during a stretch of 1,496 miles.
One step above a competition
The incomparable gas tank enables a 2012 F-150 EcoBoost to simply go over on a tank of fuel than rival full-sized V6 pickups.
For instance, a V6 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4×4 has a 26-gallon tank and an 18 mpg EPA highway rating for a sum pushing operation of 468 miles per tank – 288 miles fewer than a F-150. The Toyota Tundra V6 4×2 pickup will run out of gas after only 528 highway miles.
The F-150’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, that debuted progressing this year, has fast turn a industry’s top-selling V6 engine in full-sized pickups. The F-150 EcoBoost outsells all rival V6 full-sized trucks – Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Toyota Tundra and Dodge Ram – combined.
Since April, a F-150 EcoBoost has accounted for some-more than 40 percent of all F-150 sales. The EcoBoost engine, that can draw an industry-leading 11,300 pounds, is a $750 ascent over a 5.0-liter V8.
“The F-150’s 365-horsepower, 420 lb.-ft. of torque EcoBoost engine already delivers best-in-class towing,” pronounced Scott. “Now, a 36-gallon fuel tank gives Ford lorry business an unbeatable multiple of capability and pushing range.”
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