2019 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Power Stroke Review – Strokin’

2019 Ford F-150 4×4 Lariat SuperCrew Power Stroke

3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 (250 hp @ 3250 rpm, 440 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm)

Ten-speed automatic transmission, four-wheel drive

20 city / 25 highway / 22 combined (EPA Rating, MPG)

11.8 city / 9.3 highway / 10.7 combined (NRCan Rating, L/100km)

24.1 (observed mileage, MPG)

Base Price: $49,580 US / $54,449 CAD

As Tested: $70,100 US/ $78,349 CAD

Prices include $1,595 destination charge in the United States and $2,000 for freight, PDI, and A/C tax in Canada and, because of cross-border equipment differences, can’t be directly compared.

I’ve never owned a truck. Over my two-plus decades of driving, I’ve shopped for trucks new and used, but have always stopped short of stroking a check for something with a bed for various reasons big and little. Typically I needed something with more interior space, more lockable cargo space, or more comfort — but one thing always holding me back was fuel economy. Traditionally, trucks aren’t particularly efficient.

However, modern diesel engines can yield impressive economy, which is why we’re beginning to see them trickle into the half-ton range of pickups from each of the Detroit Three. Ford, long the sales leader in the segment, has given the Power Stroke treatment to this F-150, and we were curious if it improves an already impressive truck.

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