Ford’s flagship technology offering for some time now in its petrol vehicle range is the everbearing EcoBoost system. EcoBoost is an innovative term coined by Ford to promote its range of power packed engines that are a combination of turbocharging and direct fuel injection which is proven to improve fuel economy simultaneously maintaining engine power and performance.
Let’s take a quick look at some of the popular models that deploy this innovative technology.
2018 Ford EcoSport S Crossover
The EcoSport S as described by the Brookhaven Ford dealer, is one of Ford’s forerunners that sports the standard 1.0L EcoBoost engine with auto start-stop technology that is Turbocharged with direct fuel injection, proven to deliver optimum performance. The six-speed automatic transmission in this base level crossover packs a punch. Ford provides you with the option to upgrade to a 2.0L Ti-VCT I-4 engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology if you seriously want to growl. The 1.0L variant’s max 123 Horsepower @6000RPM outputs a torque of 125@3500RPM and the 2.0L Ti-VCT l-4 packs 166 Horsepower @6000RPM with a torque of 149@4500RPM.
This high performer with extreme power function boasts of a turbocharger and direct injection hp68 1.6L EcoBoost engine with a six-speed manual transmission for those who love to bake their own cakes. The philosophy of foregoing the auto transmission in this variant was to provide more control to the driver and let them experience the agile handling this vehicle offers. Of course, there is the auto transmission variant too with Select Shift for the lazy. This beautiful trim model cranks out 197 horsepower and 202 lb-ft of torque.
2018 F-150 LARIAT
Once you are done playing around with its enticing SYNC 3 intuitive voice-activated features that synchronize the sleek interface with your smartphone and fire up the engine, the gentle roar of the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine jolts you back to reality. This power packed V6 features Port Fuel and Direct Injection (PFDI) technology with dual injectors per cylinder. All this is delivered through a highly advanced 10-speed automatic transmission that enhances acceleration at both low and mid ranges. The selectable modes such as Normal, Sport, Towing, Snow and Eco let you fine tune your drive for comfort and performance.
2013 Ford Flex SEL
If you are the one looking for big on tech as well as big on power and cherish a robust AWD, this this boxy buddy of 2013 Ford Flex SEL is for you. The vehicle is passenger friendly and offers lots of leg room and space for hefty cargo. The standard trim comes with a 3.5-Liter V6, but you have the option to add more fizz by upgrading to an EcoBoost variant that turbocharges this beast to a 365 horsepower and nearly 470nm torque.
2018 Ford F-150 King Ranch Truck
As per the opinion of the Brookhaven Ford dealer experts, the F-150 King Ranch with EcoBoost is one of the best-in-class trims from Ford in their most advanced powertrain V-6 lineups. If features a top-class torque and best-in-class towing capability of 7000 lbs to come with it. This is supported by the 10-speed Electronic Transmission with Tow/Haul, Snow/Wet, EcoSelect and Sport Modes. The King Ranch Leather-trimmed Bucket Seats and high-tech features such as voice activated navigation, auto start-stop make driving this vehicle highly pleasurable.