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Old 01-05-2016, 03:31 PM
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if your main goal is towing get the ecoboost.
I ahve the 5.0 with the 373 rear and for towing an ecoboost simply tows better
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Go drive them both... then buy the 2.7. I just saved you more reading than you ever wanted to do.
HA. Second that.
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I am more concerned about all of the hype of the eco boost engines.Is it that much better than the 5.0 engine with regards to towing and gas mileage?I have owned ford trucks for 35 plus years and it seems to me the 5.0 engine is tried and true.
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Originally Posted by coobie View Post
I am more concerned about all of the hype of the eco boost engines.Is it that much better than the 5.0 engine with regards to towing and gas mileage?
Towing yes, gas mileage no.
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HA. Second that.
I did drive the 3.5 eco boost today in a 2015 f-150.I was not overly impressed.Tomorrow i will test drive the 5.0.

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WTH is an F150 super duty?
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Towing yes, gas mileage no.
Thanks for that information.How about dependability?That would be my major concern between the 2 engines.
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WTH is an F150 super duty?
Sorry fat fingers old mind.I also have a 2011 super duty.
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I did drive the 3.5 eco boost today in a 2015 f-150.I was not overly impressed.Tomorrow i will test drive the 5.0.
If that didn't impress you you'll have to buy something from nasa... I think or KNOW you drove the 3.7...
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Originally Posted by coobie View Post
Thanks for that information.How about dependability?That would be my major concern between the 2 engines.
Both have only been available in the F150 for about 5 years. In that time they seem about equal.
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