Which is better V8 or EcoBoost?

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Which is better V8 or EcoBoost?

Clearly, the EcoBoost is the best option if you want more horsepower, torque, towing capacity, or better fuel economy. However, the V8 engine is rated to haul more cargo and comes available on more trim levels.

Is Dodge Ram better than Ford?

The Ram 1500 compares favorably. But if you need more power, the Ram 1500 has more than Ford’s top-level engine. The optional Ram 1500 V8 5.7-liter Hemi engine pushes 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque with a towing capacity of 12,750 pounds, along with two other powerful engine options available.

Is Ram more reliable than Ford?

The Ram 1500 Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 1st out of 17 for fullsize trucks. The Ford F-150 Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 7th out of 17 for fullsize trucks. The average annual repair cost is $788 which means it has higher than average ownership costs.

Which EcoBoost engine is best?

If maximum performance and towing capacity are the goals then the 3.5 EcoBoost is the clear choice. Although, the 2.7L engine delivers great performance and towing that’s more than enough for most. Its smaller displacement also delivers better fuel economy making it a great choice for a daily driven truck.

What’s wrong with Ford EcoBoost?

Problem: One of the side effects of the turbo in the Ecoboost engine is heavier carbon build up on the ignition coil. Once this happens, the engine can suffer from misfires and stumbling upon acceleration.

Which is more reliable Chevy or Ford?

However, Ford still has Chevy beat in reliability because the Colorado’s life span is expected to be shorter. Consumer Reports even listed the Colorado among the “10 Least Reliable Cars.” Chevrolet earned excellent safety ratings, with an 8/10 review, but still paled to the 9.4 that Ford received for its marquee truck.

What is the life expectancy of the 3.5 EcoBoost?

The EcoBoost is built tough and is designed to last a long time. A factory standard 3.5 EcoBoost engine can give you up to 250 000 miles (402 000 km), and more if the vehicle has been well taken care of with regularly scheduled maintenance and no major alterations.

Which is better Chevy Silverado or Ford F-150?

We asked for a truck with the company’s most popular engine and, according to Ford, the EcoBoost V-6 slightly outsells the 5.0-liter V-8 available in the F-150. And, indeed, the turbo V-6 makes V-8 horsepower—10 horses up on Chevy’s 5.3 and not much less powerful than Ram’s 5.7-liter Hemi.

Is the 2014 Silverado pickup similar to the outgoing model?

From the moment the 2014 Silverado was unveiled at this year’s Detroit auto show, it’s drawn fire for looking too similar to the outgoing model. How’s that for changed expectations in the pickup market?

What kind of engine does a Ford F-150 have?

Ford insisted on entering this contest with its optional turbo V-6 ($1095), which the company views as an alternative to conventional V-8s. We asked for a truck with the company’s most popular engine and, according to Ford, the EcoBoost V-6 slightly outsells the 5.0-liter V-8 available in the F-150.

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