2018 Ford F-150 gets new looks and a diesel engine, debuts at 2017 NAIAS

09/01/2017 - 19:29 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Will go on sale in Fall 2017 (September-December 2017).

The thirteenth generation Ford F-150 has received its mid-life facelift for MY2018. The new F-150 has been revealed today at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

2018 Ford F-150 (facelift) front three quarters in motion
The 2018 Ford F-150 will be available with an all-new 3.0-litre Power Stroke diesel engine.

From XL to the range-topping Limited, all models of the 2018 Ford F-150 feature new grilles, headlamps and bumpers. The facelifted F-150 gets even all-new six all-new wheel designs with sizes ranging from 17- to 22-inches, a new sculpted tailgate with deeper accent form and new tail lamp designs.

Inside, the 2018 Ford F-150 will be available with two new seating trim colors – Dark Marsala (Platinum) and Navy Pier (Limited), carbon-fiber appearance appliques (XLT Sport and Lariat Sport) and new Kingsville Appointed seats (King Ranch). Technology highlights of the new F-150 include segment-first adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality and Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, embedded 4G LTE modem for a Wi-Fi hotspot and new B&O PLAY audio system.

The most important change in the Ford F-150 range arriving with the facelift is in the engine options. New F-150 buyers will be able to select an all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine. The standard 3.5-liter V6 engine has been replaced by an all-new, standard 3.3-liter V6 engine. The 5.0-liter V8 engine will have significant upgrades for increased power and torque and will be paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission for the first time.

2018 Ford F-150 (facelift) red front three quarters
The 5.0-litre V8 engine has been significantly upgraded and will be linked to a 10-speed automatic transmission for the first time.

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The 2018 Ford F-150 will be built at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan, and Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Missouri. The facelifted model will go on sale in the U.S. market in Fall 2017 (September-December 2017).

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