2019 Ford F-150 Updates – Hybrid, Diesel and Raptor

The flagship name and the best-selling vehicle in the company, the 2019 Ford F-150 causes a lot of interest, as always. However, the next season will be special. Well, it is always when we talk about this pickup truck. But now, with diesel version, and possible hybrid, F-150 will cement its #1 place in the segment.

So, we know that diesel engine is ready. Also, the petrol unit remains the same. With so many improvements in pickup class, the next step is hybrid. Rumors are there, interest as well, but we are still missing official statement. But, it is not all from this truck. Raptor model is top of the range unit. With so many options we doubt anyone will be neglect about the 2019 Ford F-150.

2019 Ford F-150

2019 Ford F-150 petrol engine

Under the bonnet of the 2019 Ford F-150 is a 3.3-liter V-6 unit. This is the base drivetrain that is not so popular with its 290 hp and 260 lb-ft of output. Also, it is not the most fuel-friendly engine in the offer. Finally, a 3.3-liter mill is the youngest and it is the only one that comes in pair with a six-speed automatic transmission.

Buyers usually choose between 2.7-liter and 3.5-l twin-turbo engines. Both of these are V-6. Instead of a six-speed, they use a 10-speed automatic gearbox. A 2.7-liter unit is capable to deliver 325 horses and 400 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, a 3.5-liter mill is good for 375 hp and 475 pound-feet of twisting power.

Finally, the 2019 Ford F-150 will also offer a V-8 to its buyers. The huge unit can produce 395 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. However, it consumes too much fuel and returns 16/22 mpg.

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor

Performance-oriented truck comes with Raptor badge. Top of the class pickup has a special configuration under its hood. It uses a 3.5-liter engine with a special setup. With it, 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor can make 450 horses and 510 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, there are also many cosmetic changes. Raptor is the most aggressive truck in the lineup. Also, its interior is packed with the latest infotainment features and accessories. Everything about F-150 Raptor is on another level.

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor

2019 Ford F-150 Diesel

We can’t wait to see 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel on streets. The truck is confirmed. We also know what kind of engine it is using. However, specific numbers are not official yet. But, thanks to the leaking info, we can hear what to expect. First of all, a diesel drivetrain is a 3.0-liter V-6 with a turbocharger. Expert predicts that unit is coming out with at least 200 hp and not more than 250 ponies. Fuel consumption reduce is certain, but nothing radical will happen with a diesel engine. But, we could see this version tow a lot more than its petrol sibling. Some fans expect are sure Ford F-150 Diesel will go over 11,000 pounds.

2019 Ford F-150 diesel engine

2019 Ford F-150 Hybrid

Last, but not the least impressive version of 2019 Ford F-150 could be hybrid. For is planning to electrify 13 vehicles by 2020. By the end of next decade, most of their lineup will have either hybrid or all-electric version.

However, these are only rumors, but the 2019 Ford F-150 Hybrid would not be surprise. Why? Ram already announced its truck as a hybrid, and Ford must maintain its number 1 place in this segment. Also, Tesla is bringing electric pickup. Well, Ford has a concept, and gossips about rivals’ vehicles can only speed up development. It is likely to see a debut as the 2019 Ford F-150, and a real deal coming a year later.

2019 Ford F-150 hybrid

2019 Ford F-150 prices

Price of the 2019 Ford F-150 Diesel is not confirmed yet. Petrol units will start from $30,000. Raptor version depends on all features in its cabin and other changes outside the pickup. However, we expect it from $50,000.

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