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Meet the new 2018 F-150 in Bismarck: Performance and Handling

Posted at Mon, Nov 6, 2017 3:33 PM

Performance and Handling F-150 Bismarck


A Powerful Leader Continues Improving

The new 2018 F-150 has been creating a buzz since recently arriving here in Bismarck. It packs an impressive list of improvements over the previous model year. Take it for a test drive and you'll feel the power this truck delivers. 

In part 1 of this 3-part series, we covered the design and styling of this leader of the pickup pack.

Here in part 2, we've got all the details on the 2018 F-150's performance and handling -- and there's a lot to talk about, so let's get started!


Performance and Handling 


Ford's engineers improve this pickup every year, constantly pushing the competition. They've done just that again, this time with a more potent engine line up than ever -- including five engine choices for your new 2018 F-150.

For 2018, the previous 6-speed gearbox is replaced with a 10-speed automatic transmission, offering selectable driving modes:

  • Normal
  • Tow/Haul
  • Snow/Wet
  • EcoSelect
  • Sport

This performance-enhancing feature is included with 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 (325 horsepower and 400 lb. - ft. of torque) , 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 (375 horsepower and 470 lb. - ft. of torque), and the 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 (395 horsepower and 400 lb. - ft. of torque. 

Paired with Progressive Range Select and SelectShift manual mode on all models, you'll see improved off-road and on-road performance, all while improving your gas mileage.


2018 Ford F-150 Bismarck

No matter which of the 5 powerful engines you choose for your new 2018 F-150, you'll be driving smart with the Auto Start-Stop Technology. This eco-friendly tool helps reduce fuel consumption and vehicle tailpipe emissions during city driving by switching off the engine when the vehicle comes to a stop, and immediately restarting once the brake is released. 

As always, your F-150 is designed just for you, and the Start-Stop Technology has a shut-off feature if you don't need it. 



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Let's talk about towing. After all, your 2018 F-150 is going to be working hard, just like you. 

When properly equipped, the F-150 can tow more than any other pickup in it's class -- up to 13,200 lbs. conventional tow and 12,100 lbs. 5th wheel tow. 

When you need to tow your F-150,  all models with 4x4 and automatic transmission offer four-wheel-down capability. 


F-150 Diesel Bismarck

The 2018 Ford F-150 has a more potent engine lineup than ever, but that's just the beginning. Ford engineers always have bigger and better plans, and the 3.0L Power Stroke® V6 Turbo Diesel engine will be available spring 2018. 


Experience the power yourself.

Eide Ford has more than 100 new 2018 F-150 trucks in stock today at our lot on the Bismarck Expressway. See them all online, and stop in for a test drive. 


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