2018 Ford F-150 in Hattiesburg, MS
Ford has raised the bar again in one of the most competitive vehicle classes in the automotive industry with the development of the 2018 Ford F-150 in Hattiesburg, MS. The nearly all-new full-size pickup truck will be available to Pine Belt Ford customer later this fall. While a great number of improvements have been made to the truck, the same elements that have propelled the Ford F-150 to such heights have been preserved including the use of military-grade aluminum alloy. From tip to tail, the 2018 F-150 is smarter and more capable than any previously produced version. Specific upgrades to the new Ford pickup truck improve safety, performance and allows for owners to stay connected online while on the road.
If a headline were to be written about the 2018 Ford F-150 in Hattiesburg, MS, it would be centered around the latest addition to the truck's engine lineup. For the first time ever a turbocharged, diesel engine will be available with the country's bestselling pickup truck. Pine Belt Ford buyers choosing the new 2018 F-150 with the highly capable diesel engine will also be getting the automaker's new 10-speed automatic transmission. That isn't the only powertrain upgrade coming to the 2018 F-150. The 2.7-liter engine with EcoBoost has reached its second generation and has the equipment to improve performance, durability and fuel efficiency. Engine Start/Stop functionality is available across the gasoline power plant lineup.
Brains, as well as brawn, are standard
Another segment-first coming with the 2018 Ford F-150 in Hattiesburg, MS is the inclusion of Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection. This system will act as another set of eyes on the road to help drivers avoid a potential collision with errant pedestrians in the road. Building on that idea of making the 2018 Ford F-150 safer, an enhanced adaptive cruise control system that can actually slow the truck to a stop if it starts to get too close to traffic. The most exciting change made to the 2018 F-150, coming this fall to Pine Belt Ford, is the addition of an embedded 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot that can support up to 10 different Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
Working with trailers is a common task for pickup owners. The 2018 F-150 makes this task more than a little easier and safer with the truck's new camera system. An available 360-degree view will be displayed on the vehicle's screen and is precise enough to help drivers line up with a trailer hitch. Furthermore, the blind spot monitoring system that comes with the new F-150 is optimized to work with trailers attached.