Everyone knows Brandon Ford in Tampa, Florida, is the best place to go for new F-150 trucks. That includes the 2017 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. But how do you know which new Ford F-150 model is right for you? It can be a tough choice, which is why we decided to pit the 2017 Ford F-150 vs the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor in a head-to-head comparison. Read on to find out which impressive Ford F-150 model is right for you.
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When it comes to 2017 Ford F-150 engines, choice is the name of the game. That’s because there are five engines to choose from when picking out your 2017 F-150. The standard engine is a 3.5-liter V6 engine capable of providing 282 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque. Next is a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine capable of giving you 325 horsepower and 375 pound-feet of torque. There’s also a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine, which can give you 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The new F-150 also has a V8 option, which is a 5.0-liter V8 engine capable of pumping out 385 horsepower and 387 pound-feet of torque. Last but certainly not least is the all-new third-generation high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine capable of an unheard of 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is only available with this last engine, but what a doozy it is.
Both the 2017 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor offer incredibly impressive towing and hauling capabilities, though the new Ford F-150 does come out ahead. That’s because the 2017 Ford F-150 can tow up to 12,000 pounds and haul up to 3,270 pounds, while the 2017 F-150 Raptor can tow up to 6,000 pounds and haul up to 1,000 pounds.
If you’d like to know more about either of these two impressive 2017 Ford F-150 models, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our helpful Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL. You can also check out our Ford Model Research Page for more information and model comparisons.