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2021 F-150 3.5L PowerBoost Engine VS 3.5L EcoBoost® Engine Specs

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

When shopping for a new 2021 Ford F-150, drivers have the option to choose between six engine options. These include a 3.3-liter Ti-VCT V6, a 2.7-liter EcoBoost®, 3.5-liter EcoBoost®, 5.0-liter V8, 3.0-liter Power Stroke and a 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ engine. Are you wondering how the 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ and 3.5-liter EcoBoost® compare? Continue reading below on our Brandon Ford blog to dive into the engine specs and features of the 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ compared to the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine.


3.5L PowerBoost™ Full Hybrid V6 Engine vs 3.5L EcoBoost® Engine


3.5-liter PowerBoost™ Full Hybrid V6   VS   3.5-liter EcoBoost®



430 @ 6,000 rpm   VS   400 @ 6,000 rpm



570 lb.-ft.   VS   500 lb.-ft.


Maximum Towing Capacity (SuperCab®)

14,000 lbs.***   VS   14,000 lbs.***


Maximum Payload (SuperCab®)

2,120 lbs.**   VS   2,880 lbs.**



Twin-turbocharged and intercooled 60-degree V6, overhead cams   VS   Twin-turbocharged and intercooled 60-degree V6, overhead cams


EPA-Estimate Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined)

20/27/23   VS   18/23/20


As you can see from the table above, both the 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ Full Hybrid V6 engine and the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine provide riveting and dynamic performance. The PowerBoost™ engine is a full hybrid V6 that offers impressive towing and payload capabilities. It also produces a higher horsepower and torque output than the 3.5-liter EcoBoost®.


Drivers who want to experience the difference between the 2021 Ford F-150 3.5-liter EcoBoost® and the 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost™ are invited to shop our new F-150 inventory at Brandon Ford near Clearwater, FL and schedule a test drive and compare capabilities from the driver’s seat. We hope to see you soon!