Originally Posted by ALJO
But when you boost a V6 it has to be in the upper RPM range. I rather have the same power produced by a V8 with lower RPM, those two extra pistons keeps me longer in a certain range.........at least that's "my opinion"
The ecoboost engine produces more hp at lower rpms than either of the two V8 options at the time (5.0l and 6.2l).
peak torque is 420 lb-ft @ 2400 rpm, but the engine produces 90% of that from 1700-5000 rpm for an incredibly wide and flat torque curve.
With 8k lb trailer in tow, my truck will hold 60mph on a 5% grade in 4th gear @ 2700 rpm, a very comfortable place to be. All this at 10,000 ft elevation.
with a 6-7% grade it drops to third at around 3300 rpm
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2013 F-150 SuperCrew XLT w/EcoBoost, 4x4, 3.55 E-locker,
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