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Ford Making Start-Stop Standard on F-150 EcoBoost Engines

Fuel savings could reach double-digit percentages.

by on Jan.21, 2016

Even the new Raptor SuperCrew is getting start-stop technology with its EcoBoost engine to help improve the truck's fuel economy.

It is no longer towing capacity or horsepower that is the measuring stick by which full-size trucks are gauged: it’s fuel economy and today Ford made the competition a little more difficult.

It made Auto Start-Stop technology standard on its 2016 F-150 powered by the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6. The technology will roll out to all of its EcoBoost-powered trucks in 2017 – including the new high-output Raptor.

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“EcoBoost already powers F-150’s best-in-class towing,” said Doug Scott, Ford truck group marketing manager. “Now, with every EcoBoost-equipped F-150 mildly electrified with standard Auto Start-Stop technology, customers’ fuel efficiency is expected to improve as well.” (more…)