2011 to 2014 Ford F-150 Pickup with 5.0L Engine Gets Power from K&N Air Intake

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Dyno Chart for 2011 Ford F-150 5.0L
Dyno Chart for 2011 Ford F-150 5.0L
Options can be really exciting when it comes to purchasing a new pickup truck. The popular 2011 Ford F150 provides plenty of options, such as; 3 different engines, 3 bed lengths, 3 cabs sizes, and a hand full of interior and exterior upgrades. One impressive option is the throw back 5.0L engine that produces an estimated 360 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. Like most factory vehicles, some horsepower is lost due to a restrictive factory air intake system.
K&N Air Intake System for 2011 to 2014 Ford F-150 5.0L
K&N Air Intake System for 2011 to 2014 Ford F-150 5.0L

An easy way to gain power and performance is to bolt on a K&N air intake system custom designed to fit your 2011 and 2012 Ford F-150 pickup with 5.0L engine.  If you have a different F-150 use K&N's vehicle search.  Part number 57-2581 fits the 5.0 liter model.  It includes a low restriction K&N air filter and free-flowing roto-molded intake tube. Dyno testing was performed on the 57-2581, and revealed an estimated gain just under 12 horsepower at 5304 rpm when installed on 2011 Ford F-150 models with the 5.0 liter engine.

The 57-2581 is equipped with air filter part RC-5173, which is washable and reusable. This over-sized performance air filter can go for up to 100,000 miles before it needs servicing depending on driving conditions. It allows high air flow while providing outstanding filtration. In order to provide cooler air to the engine the RC-5173 is isolated from much of the engine heat by a custom designed heat shield. It is placed on top of the OE inlet in the lower airbox assembly so it can direct cooler outside air toward the air filter.

Owners of a 2011 to 2014 Ford F-150 5.0L can feel confident with K&N's 57-2581 performance air intake, because it is backed by the famous K&N Million Mile Limited Warranty®.  The 57-2581 comes with simple installation instructions and can be installed in 90 minutes or less. Check out the 2011 and 2012 Ford F-150 5.0L Non-Metallic Air Intake Installation Video.

Find K&N products for your vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.

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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and intakes in over 30 countries. K&N sells over 5,000 products designed for cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and industrial applications. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%. The distinctive K&N logo represents performance from one of the original performance companies. For more information, visit