It has been pointed out that the 2.7 probably, overall, outperforms the 5.0 V8 based on the dyno. But lets take this conversation another direction, which has been totally missed by Edmunds and every, single negative review of this 2.7-liter Ford Ecoboost choice by every professional reviewer.
2.7 L Ecoboost V6 >> Wards 10 Best Engines Winner | Ford F-150 2.7L EcoBoost Twin Turbo V-6 | WardsAuto

2.7 L Ecoboost V6 >> Wards 10 Best Engines Winner | Ford F-150 2.7L EcoBoost Twin Turbo V-6 | WardsAuto

2.7 liter Ecoboost Ford F150. ... with a rebate the 2.7 was $1995.00 cheaper than the 5.0. not chump change for a cheapskate like me. ... Because of that my options where limited. I did test drive a base 3.3 V6 and it was a turd, but realistically would have been all I needed. #33. JustKip likes this.
2.7 L Ecoboost V6 >> 2015-2017 F150 2.7L / 2015-2016 3.5L EcoBoost aFe Pro 5R Stage 2 Limited Edition Cold Air Intake ...

2.7 L Ecoboost V6 >> 2015-2017 F150 2.7L / 2015-2016 3.5L EcoBoost aFe Pro 5R Stage 2 Limited Edition Cold Air Intake ...