The Ford F-150 full-size truck currently has five different engine options. Starting soon it will have another.
The company is adding a 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 turbodiesel for those folks who want to haul the heavy stuff.
The diesel engine puts out 250 horsepower and more importantly, 440 pound-feet of torque.
Customers will be able to select the diesel at a $4,000 premium on Lariat trims and above.
The diesel can return a maximum tow rating of 11,400 pounds when properly configured.
The oil burner can also return an EPA fuel rating of 30 miles per gallon on the highway, but only in a two-wheel drive model.
Four-wheel drive diesel trucks return an EPA fuel rating of 25 mpg on the highway.
Maximum payload with the diesel engine is 2,020 pounds.
The F-150 comes with blind-spot monitoring with trailer coverage and trailer backup assist technology, helping to instill confidence in towing newbies.
Keep scrolling for more photos of the 2018 Ford F-150 diesel in King Ranch trim.