Have you ever heard of Ford Lobo truck? If not, then you probably have not gone southern from the US. This is the Ford F-150 truck for the Mexican market. The base model appears under its standard name. However, from XLT trim, neighbors will get the truck as the 2019 Ford Lobo.
Well, the 2019 Ford Lobo is not getting all the choices its American sibling is using. Firstly, it won’t be readily available as a diesel. In the matter of truth, just two petrol engines will appear in Mexico. There are some other lacks also. The 2019 Lobo will enhance its trim level offer. Still, it is far from the F-150.
2019 Ford Lobo Engines
The 2019 Ford Lobo is not including 3.3-liter V-6 as the base unit. It doesn’t provide this engine at all. Neither does twin-turbo 2.7-liter. The basic offer includes a 3.5-liter twin-turbo that can provide 375 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy of this engine is 21 mpg integrated in 2WD configuration. The all-wheel-drive models will return 20 mpg. The new 10-speed automatic is the router of the power developed in the drivetrain.
The option to this powertrain is a big 5.0-l mill. The V8 can produce 20 hp more than the V6 and the torque level is the same. The engine provides a gas mileage of 20 mpg combined when you select the two-wheel drive. All-wheel drive system takes in more gas. Also, the towing capacity of the larger engine is worse than for twin-turbo V6. The maximum 2019 Ford Lobo will be able to tow is 13,200 pounds. With the V8 it is 1,500 pounds less.
2019 Ford Lobo Trim Levels and Options
So, under the hood, we can find few engines which are there for F-150. However, what are the circumstance with trim levels and other setups? By selecting the model, engine, cab, and bed, we can make 50 mixes. For 2019 Ford Lobo offer is not so large.
The base model is not XL, but XLT. What’s more, four of six possible setups of 2019 Ford Lobo are XLTs. The standard offer consists of a V8 engine with 4 × 2 drive and regular cab. The somewhat modified variation comes with the 4 × 4 drive. Once again, V8 and XLT trim level are used for Double Cab layout. Once more, purchasers will select in between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
Here we end with a V8. From the next trim level, only V6 is readily available. Double Cab and 4 × 4 drive occurred with it. Consumer will be the ones to pick up either Lariat or Platinum trim. We can see there are missing out on pieces of F-150 for 2019 Lobo. Mexican purchasers will not have Limited or King Ranch models, 2 most favorite trim levels in the north. Also, some engines are not in the deal, in addition to the SuperCab.
2019 Ford Lobo Raptor
This is an intriguing rumor. Mexicans are not so rich to afford 2019 Ford Lobo Raptor. However, there are a lot of fans in this nation that want to have such a performance-tuned model for program off. Well, we still do not have any information about it. One thing makes certain– it won’t be packed with the exact same features as its United States sibling. The scenario is the exact same with Platinum trim. For instance, a setup in Mexico expenses 930,000 peso, which is $47,000. In the USA, this model’s cost is at least $10k higher.
2019 Ford Lobo Prices
The base XLT model of the 2019 Ford Lobo will be available from 600,000 pesos. In dollars that is $31,000. The price is lower again than for the US version. Nevertheless, fans shouldn’t be worried, since this truck is providing fewer premium features and equipment. Also, the 2019 Ford Lobo will be a little behind the F-150, so we can take a look at is when it comes to the F-150 model for 2018.