This is my 4 month old 2018 f150 super crew 2.7l with 14000kms
I bought it brand new.i gave it a few month and a few miles before i decided to give a real world review.
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towing a travel trailer with my f150 and
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    • JimboAnz JimboAnz
      JimboAnz JimboAnz

      Great review, pondering a 2.7 ecoboost if I can get out of my 2016 RAM ecodiesel without taking a bath on it.

      about 18 days ago
    • Michael Hoek
      Michael Hoek

      Great review thanks

      about 1 month ago
    • Andy's Shop
      Andy's Shop

      In a couple of years, you will be wishing you bought a Chevy.

      about 2 months ago
    • Cowboys432 WTX
      Cowboys432 WTX In reply to Andy's Shop

      I've had the 2.7 for 3 years and it runs like a beast with 0 issues.

      about 1 month ago
    • Don Hart
      Don Hart In reply to Andy's Shop

      What is a Chevy?

      about 1 month ago
    • Christian Rabideau
      Christian Rabideau

      for a moment i thought that was a shotgun shell in the console. Was sorely disappointed a few seconds later when i got a better look haha

      about 2 months ago
    • Dane C
      Dane C

      How about an update on your truck. Any issues ?

      about 3 months ago
    • grizz474
      grizz474

      Beats the hell out of 15.5 average on my 08 5.3 Silverado

      about 3 months ago
    • Andy's Shop
      Andy's Shop In reply to grizz474

      But its not as reliable as the 5.3

      about 2 months ago
    • Will M
      Will M

      This is the first vehicle I’ve owned where sport mode actually makes a very noticeable difference.

      about 4 months ago
    • Philip Ketchum
      Philip Ketchum

      If your 2.7L does not have the trailer brake you can install it yourself. The factory install is just over a $120 and it just plugs in. Its the exact same one.

      about 4 months ago
    • Michael Cuff
      Michael Cuff

      Fryin pan to the fire! Ha! Ha!

      about 5 months ago
    • Bryan C
      Bryan C

      Great little review Tony. Thanks!
      Looking forward to some updates on towing and if anything has changed for you since posting this video. I'm in the market for a new F150 and I've been eyeing the 2.7L. Cheers!

      about 5 months ago
    • Joshua Bittner
      Joshua Bittner

      This motor is the best. I have a 18 4x4 2.7 with 35s and tuned. Still get hand calculated 17-18 average. Hwy can easily get over 20, usually 22

      about 5 months ago
    • HumpDay
      HumpDay

      19.4 mpg average ain't bad

      about 5 months ago
    • Tony Robert
      Tony Robert

      My coworker today in training said he has the 2016 with 2.7 and had 50000 miles no issues and just bought a newer Ford with 3.5

      about 5 months ago
    • OMAR RIOS
      OMAR RIOS

      The only complaint I have on mine
      The driver bottom seat not very comfortable.
      2016 F50 2.7 ecobust.at 24k no issues at all

      about 5 months ago
    • Will M
      Will M In reply to OMAR RIOS

      That’s my main complaint too lol same year. The padding is too thin and the seat should be just a little longer where your thighs are.

      about 4 months ago
    • Daniel Lee
      Daniel Lee

      Everyone should use miles and gallons for measurement.

      about 6 months ago
    • Tony Robert
      Tony Robert

      I went to the Ford Dealer and looked at two new 2018 F150 trucks. One had 2.7 and the 5.0. Test drive each one and hands done 5.0. The sales manager sat across from me and was doing his best to sell the 2.7. I told him only interested in the 5.0 he then keeps selling the 2.7. I told him he wasting my time and made a deal on the 5.0. I found it really strange they were trying so hard to sell the 2.7. Well Good Luck but a little google search on the Ecoboost engines and nothing but extreme oil leaks, turbo issues, engine issues.

      about 6 months ago
    • cheeznhard
      cheeznhard In reply to Tony Robert

      https://www.f150forum.com/f118/2018-f150-5-0l-excessive-oil-consumption-tsb-2058-a-440924/

      about 5 months ago
    • cheeznhard
      cheeznhard In reply to Tony Robert

      https://www.f150forum.com/f118/2018-5-0l-engine-rattle-noise-deceleration-acceleration-tsb-18-2354-a-432813/

      about 5 months ago
    • cheeznhard
      cheeznhard In reply to Tony Robert

      It's not just the F-150 either, since the Mustang shares the same engine there's tons of those having issues also

      about 5 months ago
    • cheeznhard
      cheeznhard In reply to Tony Robert

      Oh boy, I hate to say it but the 2018 5.0, 3rd gen 5.0, was probably the worst decision.
      He may have been pushing the 2.7 because he knew that.
      There was also a TSB just released the other day for oil consumption which basically a new long block resolves. With this new 5.0 engine the whole 5.0 is more reliable than the EcoBoost has totally gone out the window.

      Hopefully Ford will get it figured out within a year or so.
      -Make sure to check your oil often!!
      Two of my friends are going through the shit right now with theirs, one is waiting for a long block which is on backorder.

      https://www.f150forum.com/f118/2018-5-0-issues-412225/

      about 5 months ago
    • Rozzbourn
      Rozzbourn In reply to Tony Robert

      the 2.7l are just as reliable as the 5.0. you get more low/mid end torque (about 80lbft over the 5.0 at 3200rpm).. maybe he was just really wanting to get you in the motor that he thought was better? the 2.7 and 5.0 are both equally complicated and prone to the same types of issues. the borg warner turbos on the 2.7 are extremely reliable and used in many industrial applications. I did a google search on "2.7l ecoboost engine" and only got back positive reviews with the nano based 2.7l ecoboost getting more praise than even the 3.5l and 5.0l engines. and its cheaper than both.

      about 6 months ago
    • John Dikken
      John Dikken

      Great video fellow Canuck. Just got my 2.7 and loving it.

      about 6 months ago
    • hippo potamus
      hippo potamus

      Once the truck is in gear do you find that the console shifter is just in the way?

      about 6 months ago
    • Tony f
      Tony f In reply to hippo potamus

      I prefer the shifter between the seats.
      Looks better.
      And doesnt bother me at all with coffees

      about 6 months ago
    • hippo potamus
      hippo potamus In reply to hippo potamus

      5:33 Im talking about the shifter next to the cup holders. Once you set it to drive do you find that its simply in the way. Ive been trying to decide if I should just buy the trim with the old steering shifter being more practical. Would like your opinion. Thanks mate.

      about 6 months ago
    • Tony f
      Tony f In reply to hippo potamus

      Mine is on the floor

      about 6 months ago
    • Jeremy mattix
      Jeremy mattix

      I'm pretty sure my 2.7 also has an offroad setting when going through the different drive modes. What model is yours?

      about 7 months ago
    • Scott Aubel
      Scott Aubel

      19.4 mpg

      about 7 months ago
    • reef lx
      reef lx

      Great truck! I've had my 2018 stx 4x4 for only a few weeks now and I absolutely love it. I'm really impressed by the little 2.7 liter. The Sport mode is similar to the ECT power button that the Tacoma's have. Sport mode is a blast in the F150.

      about 7 months ago
    • FNTony 496
      FNTony 496

      Where is your towing video update???

      about 7 months ago
    • Cory turner
      Cory turner

      I was about to trade my 2016 2.7 f-150 for a 5.0 for the simplicity until I drove it. The 5.0 is sluggish compared to the boosted 2.7. Sport mode really wakes it up and these trucks move!

      about 9 months ago
    • Larry Forrester
      Larry Forrester

      12.1 liters per 100 kilometers =

      19.439 us miles per gallon

      about 9 months ago
    • Hesko 1
      Hesko 1 In reply to Larry Forrester

      My 2016 expedition xlt. With the 3.5 EcoBoost gets 21 mpg

      about 1 month ago
    • Will M
      Will M In reply to Larry Forrester

      That’s what I usually average combined on my 2016 2.7

      about 4 months ago
    • Andy
      Andy

      No way a 2.7 is going to last. Do this review after 10 years of driving it.

      about 10 months ago
    • Don Hart
      Don Hart In reply to Andy

      @Tony Robert Do turbo diesels breakdown a lot? Yeah, maybe after 500,000 miles. Educate yourself, the 2.7 Nano is a new design gas engine built like a diesel engine. It was designed from the get go to be a twin turbo engine. It's probably the toughest gas engine you can buy. It has shown far better reliability in the 2018 models than the 5.0. Having said that, I wish you the best with yours, it's still a Ford and the Coyote is a great engine when everything is right.

      about 1 month ago
    • Aaron Clover
      Aaron Clover In reply to Andy

      Don Finkey I agree lol

      about 3 months ago
    • Travis Whitworth
      Travis Whitworth In reply to Andy

      @Tony f lol, I do! I have a 2005 TrailBlazer. I'm looking to finally replace it with a fired f150.

      about 5 months ago
    • cheeznhard
      cheeznhard In reply to Andy

      @Tony Robert

      Man you better knock on some serious wood lol.

      You might want to do a little Google search for 2018 F150 5.0 issues and then go knock on some wood and say a little Hail Mary

      about 5 months ago
    • Tony Robert
      Tony Robert In reply to Andy

      Ecobust. Major problems sooner then later. Turbos only cause engines to work harder and hotter, then breakdown. Get a good warranty.

      about 6 months ago
    • Tempsho
      Tempsho

      Better fuel economy than my 2010 Tacoma 4.0 V6.  I average 13 to 14L/100KM

      about 10 months ago
    • sickflow
      sickflow In reply to Tempsho

      Tempsho yeah i traded in my 16 taco for an f150. It gets better so crazy

      about 10 months ago
    • Gear Head
      Gear Head

      I love my turbo 5.0 f150 she tows like a powerstroke

      about 11 months ago
    • Jason M
      Jason M

      Amazing engine until the plastic oil pan bolts start leaking over 100k

      about 11 months ago
    • Rusty S
      Rusty S In reply to Jason M

      @Andy's Shop Well im at 30k and no oil leaks. If i have to replace an oil pan every 100k. Great. 200 bucks of repairs for 5 years of driving.

      about 2 months ago
    • Alan Holmes
      Alan Holmes In reply to Jason M

      Weight savings. Germans do it all the time....it's the new world order 😳

      about 2 months ago
    • Andy's Shop
      Andy's Shop In reply to Jason M

      @Alan Holmes but it should be built right from the first place, no, not Ford...

      about 2 months ago
    • Andy's Shop
      Andy's Shop In reply to Jason M

      @Rusty S and you will have to get it replaced over and over again

      about 2 months ago
    • Andy's Shop
      Andy's Shop In reply to Jason M

      Yup.

      about 2 months ago
    • Jumperman 1
      Jumperman 1

      Have a 15' 4x4. 56,000 miles. Runs good, reading 21.6 mpg.

      about 11 months ago
    • B S
      B S

      Thanks for the review Tony. I've spent my day looking at GM, Dodge and Ford. 90% of my time I'm not towing and hauling and the economy for the price point of the Ford 2.7 is very appealing. I figure i can use the 2.7 to haul and tow what I need, including a camping trailer.

      about 1 year ago