The 2014 Ford F-250 with a gas engine may have an average miles per gallon in the low-to-mid teens, according to Autotrader.com. The Environmental Protection Agency does not test the fuel economy of heavy-duty pickup trucks.
Most Ford F-250 Super Duty V8 Diesel truck drivers report an average of 15 miles per gallon fuel efficiency according to Fuelly.com. The lowest driver reported mileage was 9 mpg, and the highest fuel efficiency was 21 mpg.
The average gas mileage rating for the 6.8-liter Ford Triton V-10 engine used in Ford's heavy-duty trucks and vans is between 8 and 11 mpg. The actual gas mileage for a given vehicle powered by a V-10 engine varies depending on the exact body style and configuration of the vehicle.
To identify a Ford engine, decode the engine identification tag of the engine, which is displayed in various locations depending on the engine. As of 2015, this method works for all Ford engines built after January 1964.
The fuel economy rating on a Ford F-150 pickup truck varies between 9 and 17 miles per gallon. Gas mileage depends on the year and model of the Ford F-150, as older generations generally used more gas to operate at the same level of efficiency of newer models.
The Ford Focus is equipped with a gas tank capable of holding 12.4 gallons, according to Ford. The compact SE sedan obtains an estimated 28 miles to the gallon in the city and 40 miles to the gallon on the highway, for a combined 33 miles per gallon.
The 2015 Ford Escape front-wheel drive with a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine has an average fuel economy of 23 miles per gallon city and 32 miles per gallon highway. Fuel economy varies for other years and models of the Escape.
Ever since 1964, Ford Motor Company has placed identification number tags on each of the engines it has built. Alternatively, counting the number of bolts on the valve cover of the engine gives the Ford engine's general family.
Some known issues with the Ford 5.4-liter, three-valve V-8 engine include problems with the engine's cam phasers that can lead to camshaft failure in high-mileage engines and durability issues with the engine's head gaskets. Engines beginning to experience problems related to these issues may tick w
A Ford gas gauge fails when there is either a shortened or opened wire in the electrical system. A shortened wire blows a fuse, while an opened wire doesn't allow any electrical current to reach the gas gauge.