Ford May Build V-6 Diesel

June 23, 2004
Filed under Trailer News

Ford may finally build a light-duty V-6 diesel for its pickup trucks and
SUVs. Ford and partner PSA jointly developed a new 2.7-liter diesel
V-6, produced at Dagenham, United Kingdom.

Direct-injection common-rail turbodiesels offer a 30 percent
fuel-economy improvement over comparable gas engines. Ford had been
considering a V-6 diesel from Navistar, which builds the Power Stroke
for Ford’s heavy-duty pickups, or from Cummins.

The 24-valve 60-degree V-6 diesel would fit U.S. vehicles such as the Explorer.

Print Friendly


Feel free to leave a comment...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!

Get a FREE issue of Trailer Life Magazine

Sign up for your trial subscription and you'll receive a FREE issue. If you like Trailer Life, pay just $17.97 for 11 more issues (12 in all). Otherwise, write "cancel" on the invoice, return it and owe nothing.

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

© 2016 Good Sam Enterprises, LLC. All Rights Reserved.