Ford F-150 Engine Options (2021 Update)

Do you know what your options are when it comes to engines for the 2021 Ford F-150? The experts at River Bend Ford in Bainbridge, GA have created the following page to help you get ahead in the research process. Learn about the key specs for each of the 2021 Ford F-150 engine options in the page below, and then head over to our new inventory to find a model equipped with the engine you like best. If you have additional questions for a product specialist, contact our dealership at (877) 340-0441.

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2021 Ford F-150 EnginesEngine Options & Specs

New 3.5L PowerBoost Full Hybrid V6 Engine

Made for the eco-conscious driver, the all-new 3.5L PowerBoost Full Hybrid V6 engine is split between electric and gas for a seamless driving experience. You can rely on this engine to tow impressive loads with top-of-the-line performance specs to back it up.

Horsepower430 HP
Torque570 lb.-ft.
TransmissionHybrid electronic ten-speed automatic
Max. Towing Capacity12,700 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity2,120 lbs.

Pros & Cons

The 3.5L PowerBoost Full Hybrid, apart from being shiny and new, is a powerful engine with the capabilities to get the job done. With towing specs that land squarely towards the top of the range of what the 2021 F-150 is capable of, you'll find yourself moving the cargo you need without compromising. The payload ratings are in the mid-range and not as high as other engines in the F-150 lineup.

Why Choose This Engine

The 3.5L PowerBoost Full Hybrid is built to meet the demands of a society focused on renewable energy resources. This class-exclusive engine can't be found anywhere else and will keep you on your toes.

3.5L EcoBoost V6

For thrilling performance certain to tackle any task with gusto, turn to the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6.

Horsepower400 HP
Torque500 lb.-ft.
TransmissionTen-speed automatic
Max. Towing Capacity14,000 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity3,250 lbs.

Pros & Cons

If Flex Fuel is something you're interested in, this engine is not tuned for it. The 3.5L EcoBoost does offer best-in-class towing figures, but it does not produce the highest specs when it comes to horsepower and torque.

Why Choose This Engine

With best-in-class towing, this engine handily beats the other engines in the lineup. So if you need a heavy-duty engine but don't want to upgrade to a Super Duty®, the 3.5L EcoBoost® is your best bet.

2.7L EcoBoost V6

Light-duty towing can be yours with the 2.7L turbocharged EcoBoost®. This engine emits specs that will take you far.

Horsepower325 HP
Torque400 lb.-ft.
TransmissionTen-speed automatic
Max. Towing Capacity10,100 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity2,480 lbs.

Pros & Cons

This engine is not equipped for truly heavy-duty workday loads and should not be tested under those conditions. However, for those who only require a light towing capacity and excellent handling specs, the 2.7L EcoBoost® has those figures in spades.

Why Choose This Engine

If decent towing capacity is what you're after, this engine might just fit the bill. It can tow medium-sized RVs and small boats, making it a versatile middle option for those who don't require extreme capabilities to get the job done.

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

Thanks to the twin independent variable cam timing, the 3.3L V6 engine is designed to accommodate your busy schedule. Key engine specs are as follows:

Horsepower290 HP
Torque265 lb.-ft.
TransmissionTen-speed automatic
Max. Towing Capacity8,200 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity1,985 lbs.

Pros & Cons

The 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 has suitable specs for a smooth drive, but it won't be towing massive loads anywhere. This engine is best used for towing the boat on a weekend trip to the local lake.

Why Choose This Engine

This engine has competent towing figures certain to get your light tasks done. So if you will only be towing with your F-150 once in a while and only pulling somewhere in the light or medium load range, select the 3.3L V6.

5.0L V8

The legendary 5.0L V8 engine provides the pinnacle of performance for any job you can throw at it. From towing a trailer of material, to hauling a load of debris, you'll never have to worry if this V8 engine has the capability.

Horsepower400 HP
Torque410 lb.-ft.
TransmissionTen-speed automatic
Max. Towing Capacity13,000 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity3,325 lbs.

Pros & Cons

The 5.0L is not a true heavy-duty workhorse, but it certainly has the towing figures to get most jobs done. If you're not trying to achieve true heavy-duty performance but still need more oomph than some of the other F-150 engines, then this is the powerhouse for you.

Why Choose This Engine

The 5.0L V8, though not equipped with the heartiest towing capacity in the F-150 lineup, still has an impressive tow rating for a pickup truck. You'll definitely want to consider this engine if you plan to tow a medium to large trailer.

3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel

Do you want your 2021 Ford F-150 to be equipped with diesel power? With class-leading specs and unparalleled power, the turbo diesel engine is as good as it gets in the F-150 engine lineup.

Horsepower250 HP
Torque440 lb.-ft.
TransmissionTen-speed automatic
Max. Towing Capacity12,100 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity1,840 lbs.

Pros & Cons

Although not the top dog when it comes to towing, horsepower, or torque, the 3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel still has the ability to pull goods in medium-weight trailering duties. If diesel is not your forte but you still require medium to heavy towing capacities, consider either the 5.0L V8 or 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engines instead.

Why Choose This Engine

Are you interested in a diesel option? Then the new 3.0L Power Stroke® is the F-150 engine for you. With imposing towing capabilities and well-matched performance specs, this engine will take you far in a work or play capacity.

2021 Ford F-150 Engines2.7L EcoBoost® V6 vs. 3.5L EcoBoost® V6

Do you plan to use your 2021 Ford F-150 for daily driving tasks or more rigorous hauling jobs? The 2.7L EcoBoost® engine is practical for running errands, while still providing sufficient power. The 3.5L EcoBoost® adds increased capability for the toughest tasks. Complete engine information can be found below.

2.7L EcoBoost®Vs.3.5L EcoBoost® V6
325 HP
Horsepower
400 HP
400 lb.-ft.
Torque
500 lb.-ft.
Ten-speed automaticTransmissionTen-speed automatic
10,100 lbs.
Max. Towing Capacity
14,000 lbs.
2,480 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity
3,250 lbs.

2021 Ford F-150Schedule a 2021 Ford F-150 Test Drive

Do you know which engine you want inside your new 2021 Ford F-150? Find the model of your choice in the new inventory at River Bend Ford in Bainbridge, GA, and then schedule a test drive appointment by calling (877) 340-0441. If you'd like more information regarding what the 2021 Ford F-150 has to offer, check out our model research hub.

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Ford F-150 Engine Options

Do you know what your options are when it comes to engines for the 2019 Ford F-150? The experts at River Bend Ford in Bainbridge, GA have created the following page to help you get ahead in the research process. Learn about the key specs for each of the 2019 Ford F-150 engine options in the page below, and then head over to our new inventory to find a model equipped with the engine you like best. If you have additional questions for a product specialist, contact our dealership at (877) 340-0441.

2.7L EcoBoost ® V6 vs. 3.5L EcoBoost® V6

Do you plan to use your 2019 Ford F-150 for daily driving tasks or more rigorous hauling jobs? The 2.7L EcoBoost® engine is practical for running errands, while still providing sufficient power. The 3.5L EcoBoost® adds increased capability for the toughest tasks. Complete engine information can be found below.

2.7L EcoBoost® V6

Vs.

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

325 HP

Horsepower

375 HP

400 lb.-ft.

Torque

470 lb.-ft.

10-speed automatic

Transmission

10-speed automatic

9,000 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

13,200 lbs.

2,470 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

3,230 lbs.

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

For thrilling performance certain to tackle any task with gusto, turn to the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6.

Horsepower

375 HP

Torque

470 lb.-ft.

Transmission

10-speed automatic

Max. Towing Capacity

13,200 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

3,230 lbs.

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

Pros & Cons

If Flex Fuel is something you're interested in, this engine is not tuned for it. The 3.5L EcoBoost® does offer excellent towing figures, but it does not produce the highest specs when it comes to horsepower and torque. That distinction falls to the High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost®.

Why Choose This Engine

With best-in-class towing, this engine handily beats the other engines in the lineup. So if you need a heavy-duty engine but don't want to upgrade to a Super Duty®, the 3.5L EcoBoost® is your best bet.

2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost®

Light-duty towing can be yours with the 2.7L turbocharged EcoBoost®. This engine emits specs that will take you far.

Horsepower

325 HP

Torque

400 lb.-ft.

Transmission

10-speed automatic

Max. Towing Capacity

9,000 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

2,470 lbs.

2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost

Pros & Cons

This engine is not equipped for truly heavy-duty workday loads and should not be tested under those conditions. However, for those who only require a light towing capacity and excellent handling specs, the 2.7L EcoBoost® has those figures in spades.

Why Choose This Engine

If decent towing capacity is what you're after, this engine might just fit the bill. It can tow medium-sized RVs and small boats, making it a versatile middle option for those who don't require extreme capabilities to get the job done.

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High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost®

Exclusively available with the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor, the high-output 3.5L EcoBoost® engine rules the pavement and the trails. Whether you want to go off-road or to the jobsite, your F-150 equipped with the high-output 3.5L EcoBoost® can take you there.

Horsepower

450 HP

Torque

510 lb.-ft.

Transmission

10-speed automatic transmission

Max. Towing Capacity

8,000 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

1,200 lbs.

High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost

Pros & Cons

The High-Output (HO) 3.5L EcoBoost® has the specifications for both off-roading and worksite capabilities, assuming you aren't planning to tow heavy-duty loads. If you need an engine with higher towing capacities, this is not the right engine for you.

Why Choose This Engine

To tow light trailers, choose the High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost®. This engine is also excellent if you require high horsepower and torque figures for off-roading shenanigans.

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

Thanks to the twin independent variable cam timing, the 3.3L V6 engine is designed to accommodate your busy schedule. Key engine specs are as follows:

Horsepower

290 HP

Torque

265 lb.-ft.

Transmission

6-speed automatic transmission

Max. Towing Capacity

7,700 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

1,990 lbs.

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

Pros & Cons

The 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 has suitable specs for a smooth drive, but it won't be towing massive loads anywhere. This engine is best used for towing the boat on a weekend trip to the local lake.

Why Choose This Engine

This engine has competent towing figures certain to get your light tasks done. So if you will only be towing with your F-150 once in a while and only pulling somewhere in the light or medium load range, select the 3.3L V6.

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5.0L Ti-VCT V8

The legendary 5.0L V8 engine provides the pinnacle of performance for any job you can throw at it. From towing a trailer of material, to hauling a load of debris, you'll never have to worry if this V8 engine has the capability.

Horsepower

395 HP

Torque

400 lb.-ft.

Transmission

10-speed automatic transmission

Max. Towing Capacity

11,600 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

3,270 lbs.

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

Pros & Cons

The 5.0L is not a true heavy-duty workhorse, but it certainly has the towing figures to get most jobs done. If you're not trying to achieve true heavy-duty performance but still need more oomph than some of the other F-150 engines, then this is the powerhouse for you.

Why Choose This Engine

The 5.0L V8, though not equipped with the heartiest towing capacity in the F-150 lineup, still has an impressive tow rating for a pickup truck. You'll definitely want to consider this engine if you plan to tow a medium to large trailer.

3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel

Do you want your 2019 Ford F-150 to be equipped with diesel power? With class-leading specs and unparalleled power, the turbo diesel engine is as good as it gets in the F-150 engine lineup.

Horsepower

250 HP

Torque

440 lb.-ft.

Transmission

10-speed automatic transmission

Max. Towing Capacity

11,400 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

2,020 lb.-ft.

3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel

Pros & Cons

Although not the top dog when it comes to towing, horsepower, or torque, the 3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel still has the ability to pull goods in medium-weight trailering duties. If diesel is not your forte but you still require medium to heavy towing capacities, consider either the 5.0L V8 or 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engines instead.

Why Choose This Engine

Are you interested in a diesel option? Then the new 3.0L Power Stroke® is the F-150 engine for you. With imposing towing capabilities and well-matched performance specs, this engine will take you far in a work or play capacity.

Schedule a 2019 Ford F-150 Test Drive

Do you know which engine you want inside your new 2019 Ford F-150? Find the model of your choice in the new inventory at River Bend Ford in Bainbridge, GA, and then schedule a test drive appointment by calling (877) 340-0441. If you'd like more information regarding what the 2019 Ford F-150 has to offer, check out our model research hub.

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