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DEARBORN, Mich., Mar. 29, 2017 – The 2017 Ford F-150 truck was named the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Greener Choice award - the only full-size truck in the council’s Greener Choices list.
The F-150 4x2 with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine earned an ACEEE Green Score of 39, which placed it 12th overall in the Greener Choices for 2017. The truck meets LEV-III ULEV70/Tier 2 Bin 4 on unleaded gasoline and was rated by the EPA at 19 MPG city, 26 MPG highway and 22 MPG combined – all best-in-class gas fuel economy ratings.
ACEEE’s Greener Choices list reviews top widely available petroleum-fueled vehicles with automatic transmissions and identifies practical options in each vehicle class.
Continuous innovation is at the core of Ford F-Series success, making it America’s best-selling truck for 40 consecutive years and America’s best-selling vehicle for 35 straight years.
As the toughest, smartest and most capable Ford trucks, Ford continues to innovate with a variety of powertrain and fuel saving options, including the first-ever 10-speed automatic transmission on a production truck, and standard stop/start technologies to improve fuel economy. It’s why Ford F-150 was also named the Most Wanted Full-Size Truck by Edmunds, 2017 Autobytel Buyer’s Choice Full-Size Truck award and a three-peat winner of Kelley Blue Book KBB.com “Best Buy” of the Year for trucks award, among other accolades.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan, committed to helping build a better world, where every person is free to move and pursue their dreams. The company’s Ford+ plan for growth and value creation combines existing strengths, new capabilities and always-on relationships with customers to enrich experiences for customers and deepen their loyalty. Ford develops and delivers innovative, must-have Ford trucks, sport utility vehicles, commercial vans and cars and Lincoln luxury vehicles, along with connected services. The company does that through three customer-centered business segments: Ford Blue, engineering iconic gas-powered and hybrid vehicles; Ford Model e, inventing breakthrough EVs along with embedded software that defines exceptional digital experiences for all customers; and Ford Pro, helping commercial customers transform and expand their businesses with vehicles and services tailored to their needs. Additionally, Ford is pursuing mobility solutions through Ford Next, and provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. Ford employs about 177,000 people worldwide. More information about the company and its products and services is available at corporate.ford.com.