2021 Ford F-150 Engine Options & Towing Newton, IA

The 2021 Ford F-150 continues to be a trailblazer in the automotive industry, as it features plenty of modern technologies, interior conveniences, safety amenities, and noteworthy performance. With six available engines, the 2021 F-150 model year is better than ever with all-new design and new powertrain options. So, which engine will best suit your needs? Our team at Gregg Young Ford of Newton detailed the differences between each engine in the following page. Continue reading to learn more. If you have any questions, give us a call at (888) 898-9770, chat or text us, or send us a message online.

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2021 Ford F-150 Engine Differences: Gas vs Diesel vs Hybrid

The 2021 Ford F-150 has three types of engines available: gas, diesel, and hybrid. Learn more below. Every F-150 is paired with a ten-speed automatic transmission, with the PowerBoost getting a unique ten-speed automatic transmission with an integrated electric motor.

3.5L PowerBoost™ Hybrid V6

New to the 2021 model year is the 3.5L Powerboost™ Hybrid V6 engine. Offering impressive performance, this engine gives you a combination of gas and electric energy without sacrificing the capabilities of a typical Ford F-150 engine. In fact, this hybrid engine offers 430 horsepower and 570 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful engine in the 2021 Ford F-150 lineup.

3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel

Make every drive exhilarating when you equip your F-150 with the 3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel. The Power Stroke touts 250 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque.

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

Looking to make the most of towing power? Equip your F-150 with the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6. You'll get a best-in-class towing capacity of 14,000 pounds, as well as 400 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque.

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

Interested in increasing power and performance? Check out the 5.0L Ti-VCT V8. This engine uses a port-fuel and direct-injection system to enhance engine performance. Also new is a variable displacement engine technology that allows half the engine to shut off when those cylinders are not needed at full power. This V8 engine boasts 400 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque, and provides best-in-class payload capabilities, detailed in the table below.

2.7L EcoBoost V6

Work hard and play hard with the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 under the hood of your 2021 Ford F-150. With a port-fuel and direct-injection system and a dual overhead cam design with variable intake/exhaust cam, this engine has everything you need. This V6 engine touts 325 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque.

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

For optimal power and reliability, the 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 is an ideal candidate. With 290 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque, this V6 engine is sure to deliver exceptional performance.

Engine Specs & Towing Differences

Engine3.5L PowerBoost™ Hybrid V63.0L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel3.5L EcoBoost V65.0L Ti-VCT V82.7L EcoBoost V63.3L Ti-VCT V6
Horsepower430 HP250 HP400 HP400 HP325 HP290 HP
Torque570 lb.-ft.440 lb.-ft.500 lb.-ft.410 lb.-ft.400 lb.-ft.265 lb.-ft.
Max. Towing Capacity12,700-lb12,100-lb.14,000-lb.13,000-lb.10,100-lb.8,200-lb.
Max. Payload Capacity2,120-lb1,840-lb.3,250-lb.3,325-lb.2,480-lb.8,200-lb.
Fuel Efficiency (MPG)25 city / 26 hwy20 city / 27 hwy18 city / 24 hwy17 city / 24 hwy20 city / 26 hwy20 city / 24 hwy

2021 Ford F-150 Engine Model Availability

Standard Engine
Optional Engine
3.3L Ti-VCT V62.7L EcoBoost® V65.0L Ti-VCT V83.5L EcoBoost V63.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel3.5L PowerBoost™ Hybrid V6
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2021 Ford F-150 Exterior towing boat by water

Learn More About the 2021 Ford F-150

Curious to know more about the 2021 Ford F-150? See our 2021 Ford F-150 trims page to see a detailed breakdown of each trim. Already know which F-150 trim you want? Find your favorite in our inventory, then browse through our finance and lease offers to pair with it. Have any questions? Give us a call at (888) 898-9770, chat or text us, or send us a message online.

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