Engine and Transmission Options for the 2023 Ford Medium Duty Trucks - Edmonton, Alberta
Optimize Your Commercial Fleet with 2023 Ford Medium Duty Trucks
For commercial fleet buyers in Alberta, Canada—especially in Edmonton, Leduc, and Athabasca—the 2023 Ford Medium Duty trucks offer a compelling range of engine options engineered for exceptional powertrain performance. These trucks are specifically designed to meet the unique demands of your operations within the Class 6–7 truck segment.
There are two engine options available for the 2023 Ford Medium Duty trucks:
- 7.3L V8 Gas Engine: This engine offers 335 horsepower and 468 lb.-ft of torque at 3,750 rpm. It's designed for efficiency and durability, making it suitable for a wide range of applications.
- 6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel Engine: This diesel engine provides various power options, including 270 HP/200 lb-ft, with optional upgrades to 300 HP/725 lb-ft or 330 HP/750 lb-ft. It's built for more demanding workloads and features an engine exhaust braking system for enhanced performance and safety during downhill descents.
7.3L V8 Gas Engine
Our Class-Exclusive 7.3L V8 gas engine delivers an impressive 335 hp and 468 lb.-ft of torque at 3,750 rpm, making it an exceptional choice for handling diverse tasks. This engine is thoughtfully engineered with advanced features such as a variable-displacement oil pump, oversized main bearings, a forged steel crankshaft, and piston cooling jets. These innovations play a crucial role in efficient temperature management and durability, ensuring a long lifespan even in the challenging conditions often encountered in Alberta.
6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel Engine
For those facing more demanding workloads, the 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel engine offers exceptional power options. It boasts power ratings starting at 270 HP/200 lb-ft, with the flexibility to upgrade to 300 HP/725 lb-ft or 330 HP/750 lb-ft as needed. This engine's innovative design ensures efficient air displacement, resulting in increased power output. Additionally, it features a driver-activated engine exhaust braking system, a valuable feature for navigating Alberta's diverse terrain. This system reduces brake wear during downhill descents, enhancing both safety and overall performance.
Ford TorqShift HD 6-Speed Automatic Transmission for Enhanced Efficiency
The Ford TorqShift HD 6-speed automatic transmission is purposefully engineered to meet the rigorous demands of these powerful engines. Equipped with a three-plate/two-stage torque converter and gear sets strengthened with extra pinion gears, it can handle the heavy demands of both the V8 Turbo Diesel and V8 gas engines. The SelectShift feature offers two driving modes: Progressive Range Select and Full Manual control, empowering your drivers to customize their driving experience based on the changing Alberta landscape. Moreover, the Tow/Haul mode optimizes gear selection during uphill climbs and prevents upshifting on downhill descents, reducing the need for excessive brake pressure. This transmission is built to withstand the challenges of commercial use, providing both flexibility and control tailored to Alberta's diverse driving conditions.
Dana Rear Axle Options for Unmatched Durability
In Alberta's rugged environment, durability is paramount. Ford Medium Duty trucks offer a range of rear axle options from Dana Spicer, renowned for their quiet operation and robustness. For extended longevity, synthetic lube is available, ensuring that these trucks are built to endure Alberta's challenging terrain.
Wide Range of Alternator Choices for Versatility
To meet the electrical demands of your fleet, our 2023 Ford Medium Duty trucks offer a variety of alternator options. Whether you're operating diesel-equipped F-650–F-750 trucks or standard F-650 trucks with a gas engine, we've got you covered. From the standard 200-amp alternator for diesel engines to more potent dual alternators providing a combined output of 357 amps, you have the flexibility to choose the right electrical capacity for your specific applications. For tasks requiring extra power, heavy-duty dual alternators with a combined output of 397 amps are available, especially advantageous when paired with the 7.3L V8 gas engine.
In Alberta's demanding commercial landscape, the 2023 Ford Medium Duty trucks are your reliable partners, delivering power, efficiency, durability, and versatility to keep your fleet performing at its best. Explore these exceptional trucks to elevate your operations across Edmonton, Leduc, Athabasca, and beyond.