Posts Tagged ‘fuel economy’

Ford Releases 2015 F-150 Fuel Economy Ratings

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

2015 F-150 Fuel Economy ratingsThe 2015 Ford F-150 is known for being the best F-150 to ever roll off the assembly line. With an aluminum body and a brand-new design, Ford’s popular pickup truck is racking up awards both left and right, while establishing itself as the best pickup in its segment. Now, Ford has confirmed the F-150 is the best yet again by releasing 2015 F-150 fuel economy ratings.

With a weight reduction of 700 lbs from previous models, the new F-150 has an EPA estimated ratings of 22 mpg combined when equipped with a 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine. This is a significant increase of 5% to 29% in fuel economy compared to current F-150 models.

“We set out to create the future of tough with the new F-150,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president for Global Product Development. “We are delivering with the toughest, smartest, and most capable F-150 ever—and now the highest EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of any full-size gas-powered pickup in America.”

The F-150 combines high-strength steel and high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloys to reduce weight, while increasing capability. While it has increased its fuel efficiency ratings, the F-150 has also increased its towing capability by 1,100 lbs and hauling capabilities by 530 lbs.

For more information on the new Ford F-150, contact Hassett Automotive.

2015 Lincoln MKC Specs Revealed

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

2015 Lincoln MKCIn this day and age, fuel efficiency is one of the most important specs of a new car. With gas prices as high as they are, it isn’t practical to drive around a gas-guzzling, inefficient vehicle.

Luckily, the 2015 MKC comes with an optional 2.3-liter Ecoboost four cylinder engine, and its gas mileage will make any drive happy. With 18 miles per gallon for city driving and 26 miles per gallon on the highway, the MKC provides a luxurious ride without breaking your wallet at the fill-up station.

The 2.3-liter Ecoboost engine is not only fuel-efficient, but also very powerful. It boasts 285 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 305 lb-ft of torque at 2,750 rpm. These numbers put the 2015 Lincoln MKC in the running with similar Audi and BMW crossover SUVs.

The 2015 MKC is a very affordable crossover, with a starting MSRP at $33,100, an unbeatable price considering the MKC’s power, efficiency, and overall luxury.

Craving some of that power? The 2015 Lincoln MKC will be available soon at Hassett Autos!