Farewell to the Ford F-150 diesel; We hardly knew you

| | ,

After only a four-year run, the Ford F-150 diesel pickup truck has been discontinued. The move continues the automaker’s recent lineup tweaks.

Unveiled as a 2018 model and carrying the Power Stroke badge, Ford stopped the diesel option because the manufacturer debuted the F-150 Hybrid called the PowerBoost. Ford also recently added the fully electric 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning and a fleet-focused F-150 Lightning Pro.

The Ford F-150 diesel pickup truck has been discontinued after a four-year run.
The Ford F-150 diesel pickup truck has been discontinued after a four-year run.

The Power Stroke can be ordered on the F-150 until July 16. Deliveries will continue through the end of the the year.

Ford F-150 diesel ends short run

The F-150 Hybrid can tow up to 12,700 pounds in 4×2 versions. The F-150 diesel is rated at 12,100 pounds. The Hybrid can also operate in generator mode to offer up to 7.2 kW of power.

When it was unveiled, the F-150 Hybrid garnered quick attention. It achieved 30 miles per gallon in the standard EPA highway rating system in its 4×2 offering.

The PowerBoost Hybrid excels in city driving, with 25 mpg city, 26 highway, 25 combined.

It’s further efficient because its range is more than 700 miles.

Facts & Figures: 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost 4×4 SuperCrew XLT:

Base Price: $45,500; Powertrain: 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6; 1 Transmission: 10-speed modular hybrid automatic; 35-kilowatt electric motor, 1.5-kWh lithium-ion battery; Rear-wheel drive with selectable four-wheel drive and low range; Horsepower: 430; Torque: 570 lb.-ft; Max Towing Capacity: 12,400 pounds; Max Payload Capacity: 1,830 pounds; EPA Fuel Economy: 24 city, 24 highway, 24 combined.


Ford F-150 has dubious honor: most stolen pickup truck
Ford F-150 EV: Fast, efficient, far less cost 
Ford F-150 pickup trucks face brake recall

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get The Weekly Driver's new car reviews, auto news and analysis via email, free!
Invalid email address
We won't spam you or sell your info.
You can unsubscribe at any time.

Chevrolet SSR: Odd, defunct truck, passionate owners

NEW TRUCK PREVIEW: Fresh look for 2023 Nissan Frontier


Leave a Comment