All-new V6 Engine and Most Affordable 2018 Ford F150 First Drive Review (Video)

2018 ford f150 xl work truck review first drive
2018 Ford F150 XL

Ford has thoroughly updated their engines for the 2018 model year F150 lineup. This includes an all-new 3.3L naturally aspirated V6, which is available in the XL and XLT trims. The theme is to downsize the displacement (the previous base engine was a 3.5L), increase power, and increase efficiency.

The 3.3L V6 is rated at 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. It is the only engine in the 2018 lineup that does not have a 10-speed automatic. The base work truck is still using the 6-speed automatic.

How does this new truck drive?

Check out this first drive review of the 2018 Ford F150 XL extended cab 2WD!