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Ford F-150 trucks have long been one of the most popular trucks in the United States. These trucks are many drivers’ first choice when they’re looking for a commuter, farm, or work truck. The power and durability of the Ford F-150 engines are one of the reasons the trucks have been so popular. 

There are currently seven different Ford F-150 engines to choose from. Let’s take a look at each one to compare power and capability. This list doesn’t include the Ford F-150 Lightning.

The 3.5-L High Output EcoBoost V6 F-150 engine

The 2023 Ford F-150 driving down the road
2023 Ford F-150 | Ford

 If you want a truck that provides you with a great deal of speed and power, you can’t go wrong with the 3.5-L High Output EcoBoost V6 F-150 engine. This engine provides you with an astonishing 450 horsepower and 510 pounds of torque.

There isn’t much you won’t be able to do with this twin-turbo engine. The only problem with this engine is the price tag. The lowest you can expect to pay for this engine is $54,450.

The 5.0-L Coyote V8 F-150 engine

The 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine is the only V8 engine currently in the Ford F-150 lineup. Drivers who choose this engine enjoy 395 horsepower and 400 pounds of torque. That’s a lot of power for the F-150.

This is a great choice for anyone who prefers a larger engine and who needs a solid reliable work vehicle that can tow a heavy load.

The towing capacity of the engine is 3,270 lbs. In addition to the powerful engine, drivers also benefit from a heavy payload suspension package.

The 3.5-Liter EcoBoost F-150 engine

If you need a truck with a lot of power, you can’t go wrong with an F-150 that’s equipped with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. This engine provides you with 375 horsepower paired with 470 pounds of torque.

If you plan on doing a great deal of towing and don’t want to spend big bucks on an F-250, this is the truck for you. The maximum tow rating for F-150s with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine is 13,200 pounds.

The 2.7-L EcoBoost V6 F-150 engine

The 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine is a considerable step up from the most basic Ford F-150 engine. This engine provides drivers with 325 horsepower and 400 pounds of torque.

The dual injection engine is a good choice for someone who wants a truck that gets good enough gas mileage to use it for daily commuting but also has enough power to double as a work truck.

This engine is a great choice for doing things like hauling wagon loads of hay or towing light construction equipment. This engine is standard on 2024 Ford F-150 models.

The 3.3-L V6 F-150 engine

The Ford f-150 parked near a city at night
2023 Ford F-150 | Ford

The 3.3L V6 engine is found in the base models of the current 2023 Ford F-150 models. As a base engine, this isn’t a bad engine. This engine provides you with 290 horsepower and 265 pounds of torque.

It doesn’t have enough power to provide you with much pulling potential, but it’s a good enough engine for anyone who simply wants the convenience of owning a reliable truck.

It’s a good choice for anyone who is looking for a vehicle that can haul landscaping equipment or the occasional small camper trailer. 

The 3.5-L PowerBoost V6 Hybrid

The 3.5-iter V6 hybrid engine gets an extra boost from electric motors and a battery pack to generate 430 hp and 570 lb-ft of torque. It can tow up to 12,700 lbs and carry a payload of up to 2,120 lbs. The hybrid engine gets an EPS-estimated 24 mpg in the city and up to 25 mpg on the highway,

This is one of the fastest options, with a 0 to 60 time of roughly 5.3 seconds. The engine is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission like the rest of the engines in the lineup. Unfortunately, this engine could be the least reliable option on the list.

There are reports of early battery failure with this engine. Most of the complaints are from 2021, indicating that the problem may have been solved.

The 5.2-liter Supercharged V8 engine

This beast is specific to the Ford F-150 Raptor R. The supercharged 5.2-liter V8 engine cranks out a whopping 700 hp and 640 lb-ft of torque. As an off-roading, dessert-conquering beast, this truck can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in about 3.6 seconds.

It’s the fastest and most expensive engine. Plus, it has the weakest fuel economy. It gets an EPA-estimated 10 mpg in the city and up to 15 mpg on the highway. When properly equipped, it can tow up to 8,200 lbs and carry a payload of up to 1,400 lbs.

Which F-150 engine do you think is best? Please share your experience with us! Stay tuned for updates on reliability and pricing.