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Comments

    • Zach Hollingsworth
      Zach Hollingsworth

      3.5 eco boosts not gonna last like the v8. Turbos forcing power put of a v6 to perform like the natural v8.just cant see long term reliability

      about 14 hours ago
    • mark will
      mark will

      The 4X4 is going to weigh at least 500lbs more.

      about 19 hours ago
    • bubba wubba
      bubba wubba

      With the price difference between the two trucks you can easily install a twin turbo kit on that 5 liter and have 10k to spare.

      about 3 days ago
    • otahu Rice
      otahu Rice

      Rear end gearing!! POINTLESS Do a comparison off 3.55 rear end in both trucks.

      about 4 days ago
    • L.T. Smash
      L.T. Smash

      PLEASE TEST THE 5.0L with 3.73 axle ratio vs the Ecoboost I think the results would be more interesting and more viewers would appreciate it love the videos keep up the good work

      about 5 days ago
    • tacomahnster
      tacomahnster

      No geekoboost for me, give me the V8

      about 6 days ago
    • james w
      james w

      V8 for the pickup. Also bring back the Ford Excursion back in production with the V10 keep it big like it is. Who cares about the gas.

      about 7 days ago
    • james w
      james w In reply to james w

      @Saint Fifty One I am for that too.

      about 19 hours ago
    • Saint Fifty One
      Saint Fifty One In reply to james w

      And put a diesel in it and make it a fair price

      about 23 hours ago
    • Nichalous Arment
      Nichalous Arment

      Why where they idling so high we have took a 2011 3.5 ecoboost and went up to Colorado pulling a 10,000 pound camper and it idled at 1500 and did 8 mpg ?

      about 7 days ago
    • Sailor376also
      Sailor376also

      I came through your test miles twice this year,,heading for Utah and then the return. 4.2 liter NA 6 , F-150, Full bax about 1,000 pounds, large canoe on the roof. It did fine,, and my mileage from Grand Junction to Julesburg was 17 mpg. A little higher than I expected,, but likely the high altitude valve was leaning it out a bit.

      about 9 days ago
    • Chad Morris
      Chad Morris

      Towing capacity should be measured on longevity on towing not by which does it best. I never understood these videos really when they always test brand new and fairly new trucks this is not just based on ford trucks btw this is for all of them. Why not have someone really stress test all trucks on towing for over a year and see which one holds up best at max capacity towing in there relevant class.

      about 13 days ago
    • Steve Sima
      Steve Sima

      They should be both 4x4 ! Pointless video!

      about 14 days ago
    • Rob Kenna
      Rob Kenna

      technically, and ford guys correct me if i'm wrong but the coyote is a true 5liter so it's a 305 and change cubic inch, they called the 302 a 5.0 but it was a smidge under

      about 16 days ago
    • Jesse Carrillo
      Jesse Carrillo

      Why do they keep on testing vehicles that are not comparable?

      about 17 days ago
    • Modern gun guy
      Modern gun guy

      The ecoboost is complete junk

      about 17 days ago
    • tankimus
      tankimus

      I owned an ecoboost for years, that motor is total junk. Problem after problem

      about 17 days ago
    • CZ TS !!!
      CZ TS !!!

      Not a good comparison. To many different variables.

      about 21 day ago
    • 311hitwall
      311hitwall

      Why waste the time testing when it isn't apples to apples

      about 21 day ago
    • Jacob M
      Jacob M

      V8 ! No way that v6 stands the test off time

      about 21 day ago
    • 556x45 mm
      556x45 mm In reply to Jacob M

      Jacob M 2018+ the EcoBoost will do better, Ford messed up the 5.0 by giving direct injection so now it’s having the same issues the EcoBoost had for its first 3 years, hopefully that’s not the case in a couple more years

      about 20 days ago
    • papigunchulo
      papigunchulo

      V8 4x4 is where it's at. No doubt.

      about 22 days ago
    • Cut and Clean WI
      Cut and Clean WI

      Mr Kent always said he would buy the 5.0. Then he buys EcoBoost does this review and says go with the 5.0. Strange

      about 22 days ago
    • Capt. George
      Capt. George

      Were any horses hurt during this testing? LOL

      about 24 days ago
    • Tyler Thorne
      Tyler Thorne

      5.0 V8 any day !!!!!

      about 27 days ago
    • Allen Traylor
      Allen Traylor

      Does the 4x4 trans have the exact same gearing and the 2wd ??

      about 27 days ago
    • Paul Holland
      Paul Holland

      The V8 didn’t need to brake as much and got better fuel economy because of the weight difference. Not a real comparison

      about 28 days ago
    • Joshua Skinner
      Joshua Skinner

      The axle ratio difference is insignificant in this test. With the 10-speed transmission the gears are so close together so 4th gear with the 3.15 axle is very close in torque multiplication to 5th gear with 3.55s, less than 3% difference when you do the math. One lower gear in the 10-speed trans and the numerically higher axle ratio advantage disappears. The altitude and forced induction are far greater factors in this test than the axle ratio.

      about 28 days ago
    • joey011582
      joey011582

      Slap a supercharger or turbo on that coyote and the ecoboost wont have a chance.

      about 1 month ago
    • MAGADETH
      MAGADETH

      GL replacing a water pump driven by a timing chain. Huge $$$. Any turbo motor will have a shorter life. V8 all day.

      about 1 month ago
    • MAGADETH
      MAGADETH

      To hell with that eco boost motor.

      about 1 month ago
    • DA Poppa
      DA Poppa

      I have a V8 coyote in my F-150 I run it hard if pulls hard it's strong it's quiet and we'll still be running when that V6 is worn out and dead. Those turbos don't last forever especially in a o consumers version

      about 1 month ago
    • Long Ranger
      Long Ranger

      Every time I watch comparisons like this I’m reminded of the bad decision I made...to go with the 5.0 litre.
      I haven’t had any problems with it other than acceleration. It doesn’t do that well at all, unless you really rev it. Not even much torque down low. The 6-speed transmission shift points absolutely blow ars, which further exacerbates the sorry performance of the Coyote.

      about 1 month ago