New 2016 Ford Atlas F-150 truck – By the words of the Ford company Ford, the Atlas is a result of a detailed research of fuel-efficiency improvements, potential technologies, and capacity advancements. The look of the Atlas is very futuristic, with convex wheel arches, a drop-down belt line at the front doors, and some of the biggest snarling grille nostrils ever seen on a pickup truck. Beside that, more power under the hood is expected and more features are going to be available inside its cabin, including the latest technologies from the Ford company.
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2016 Atlas Engine
The engine lineup of the 2016 Ford Atlas F-150 will have 4 types of engines. The V6 with 3.5 liter with 318 hp and 255 lb-feet torque. Next in the lineup is the new generation of Eco-Boost V6, which will produce up to 325 hp and 375 lb-feet of torque. The third will be also the Eco Boost with 3.5 liter capable of producing 360 horse power and 420 lb-ft of torque. The last one will be the 5.0l V8 able of pumping out 360 hp and 380 lb-feet of torque. All engines will be paired with a 6 speed automatic gearbox, with both rear and all-wheel modes. The Atlas will have power to accelerate faster than most of the models that you can find in this class. From 0 to 60mph, it will go in 8.1 sec, which is pretty fast considering that it is a pickup truck. It will also have Auto start-stop system.
2016 Ford Atlas MPG
2016 Ford Atlas F-150 Fuel economy ratings haven’t been revealed yet. But, depending on the powertrain, the new 2016 Ford Atlas should have them raised by 5 to 20 %. Thanks to the 700-pound lighter frame and the use of aluminum instead of steel, and new downsized engines.
Exterior of 2016 F-150 Atlas
2016 Ford Atlas F-150 pickup truck will be more spacious than the previous F-150 models. The vehicle is based on an aluminum platform which makes it lighter. It will be equipped with double deck headlights, and a vigorous front fascia with a heavy very aerodynamic rectangular grille and a massive chrome mask. LED lights will be with very specific size and shape. A 110V outlet will be placed In the trailer, and the truck will have 5 doors.
Interior of New Atlas
Atlas will have a very futuristic interior with a domination of black and gray color. The larger space will help improve the comfort for both the driver and the passengers. The seats will be made to be maximum comfortable, because of the off road drive, and they will be made of soft leather. Inside of the vehicle will be illuminated with blue light. There will also be a 360 degree camera which will capture the entire area around the truck even cargo cradle. In the central part of the cockpit there will be a large 8.0 inch touch screen. In the rear seats there will also be touch-screens for the passengers, allowing them to control certain vehicle functions. Beside that, Atlas interior will be equipped with air-conditioning, various connection options, new sound an audio system and much more.
2016 Ford Atlas F-150 Price and release date
2016 Ford Atlas is the new concept for F-150 truck. There are some rumors that say that the new Ford Atlas F-150 will be available at the dealers at the end of this year, but it is more lightly that it will be at the beginning of the next year. The estimated price will be in range from $21,000 for the base model, to $51,000 for the high end models with all possible equipment.
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2016 Ford Atlas
2016 Ford Atlas pickup truck will be more spacious than the previous F-150 models because it will be based on an aluminum platform which makes it lighter. It will be equipped with double deck headlights, and a vigorous front fascia with a heavy very aerodynamic rectangular grille and a massive chrome mask so we can presume that the fuel economy ratings will be raised by 5 to 20 %.