Ford Power Stroke® Diesel
Power Stroke® Diesel engines deliver class-leading performance, in the top-selling brand of heavy-duty trucks and vans in North America: the dominant Ford F-Series and the rugged Ford E-Series, Backed by Genuine Ford and Motorcraft parts, Power Stroke Diesels are designed to keep these “built Ford Tough” trucks on the road and in business for a long, long time
About the Power Stroke Diesel Engine
In 1982, a partnership was established between International Truck and Engine Corporation and Ford Motor Company to build a diesel engine for Ford’s Super Duty® pickup trucks.
Today, the Power Stroke® is the best selling diesel engine in North America. That’s because vehicles powered by 6.0L and 7.3L Power Stroke® Diesel engines are as versatile as they are rugged. The Power Stroke® Diesel engine’s family of vehicles now includes the Ford F-250 through F-550 Super Duty® pickup trucks and chassis cabs, E-Series vans, Excursion® and the F650/F750. They’re on the job every day in just about every application you can name – from construction, to ambulance use, to snow plowing to farming.
Power Stroke Diesel FAQs
- Q: What is Power Stroke® Diesel?
A: Power Stroke® Diesel is a partnership between International Truck and Engine Corporation and Ford Motor Company to build diesel engines for Ford’s Super Duty® pickup trucks and other Ford trucks requiring outstanding diesel performance and excellent fuel economy. The partnership was formed in 1982.
- Q: Why are more and more truck owners choosing diesel?
A: Diesel provides superior power and performance to most gasoline engines – an important benefit for American drivers and commercial operators. They are also much more fuel-efficient than gasoline-powered vehicles, typically getting 20-40 percent better miles-per-gallon.
- Q: What vehicles can be equipped with Power Stroke® Diesel engines?
A: The Power Stroke® Diesel engine’s family of vehicles includes the Ford F-250 through F-550 Super Duty® pickup trucks and chassis cabs, E-Series vans, Excursion®, and the F650/750.
- Q: Where is the Power Stroke® Diesel engine manufactured?
A: The Power Stroke® Diesel 6.0L is built at two different plants: International’s Indianapolis Engine Plant and Huntsville (Alabama) Engine Plant. Over 2,500,000 engines have been built to date at the Indianapolis Engine Plant; the Huntsville Engine Plant is capable of producing 250,000 engines per year.
- Q: Are Power Stroke® Diesel engines environmentally-friendly?
A: Yes! Everyone wants clean air and an adequate supply of fuel. Power Stroke® diesel engines are extremely efficient. Diesel truck engines typically get 20-40 percent better fuel economy than gasoline engines – and they’re becoming even more efficient. In fact, diesel engines today get 10-30 percent better fuel economy than diesels from just ten years ago. They also compare favorably to hybrids and the promise of hydrogen vehicles in the future. To find out more about International’s commitment to the environment, please visit www.greendieseltechnology.com
- Q: Why is the Power Stroke® Diesel the best selling diesel engine in the America?
A: Demanding customers choose the Power Stroke® Diesel because it delivers benefits they can’t get anywhere else: Excellent performance; excellent fuel economy; reduced noise, vibration and harshness; easier serviceability; and increased durability and reliability. Over 2,000,000 Power Stroke® Diesel-equipped Ford trucks have been produced – and an astonishing 98.5% are still on the road!* * R.L.Polk vocation registrations January, 1994 – September, 2003