Ford's New EcoBoost Engines Will Add About $700

Next year Ford is going to debut its first line of EcoBoost engines and Ford is expecting them to add about $700 to each car.

Ford’s first EcoBoost engine is going to be a 3.5L V6 with over 340 horsepower and 340 lb.ft. of torque. According to Ford the EcoBoost V6, which features twin turbochargers and direct injection gets 20 percent better fuel-economy than a normal V8 engine, while delivering the same performance as a V8.

The 3.5L EcoBoost V6 will debut in the Ford Flex and Lincoln MKS sedan next year, there upcoming Lincoln MKT crossover will also get the engine. Eventually this engine will find its way under the hood of the F150. Ford is also working on 4-cylinder EcoBoost engines that will feature a single turbocharger.

According to Ford the EcoBoost engines will save consumers about $340 a year on gas (based on 15K miles a year and gas at $3.25 a gallon). It will take you two years to break even from the premium paid for the EcoBoost engine.

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