There are so many models of pickup trucks on the roads but not all of them can match the new 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250. The Ford Super Duty series covers a broad spectrum of large-sized pickup trucks including bare-bones work trucks, luxury models, towing champions and everything that falls in between.
This review will focus on the F-250 models. For 2018, Ford is sprucing up the range to cope up with rivals well- especially those from the stables of GM.
2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 – Tough and Ruggedly Built
The 2018 Ford Super duty F 250 lineup looks tough and ruggedly built. It is sold in various trims- XL, XLT, King Ranch, Lariat and top Platinum. The grille is covered by plenty of chrome though design varies from one trim to another. The C shaped headlamps look sleek. The cabin is practically designed, with enough space and options to store small items. Furthermore, most trims get vinyl seats and lariat and king Ranch stand apart. It comes in regular, extended cab and double cab. There are 2-bed lengths to pick from.
The 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 is built robustly and gets many safety features as well. The safety features also include Blind-spot monitors, antilock brakes, trailer sway control, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and forward collision warning. But you do not get automatic emergency braking.
However, the top trims like King Ranch can be fitted with leather seats. Lower trims get durable cloth seats and scratch-resistant plastics in the cabin. However, all trims get vinyl flooring- which is practical. The XL trim is barebones. It gets 17-inch steel wheels, auto on/off headlights, driver information display. XLT trim adds infotainment setup, rearview camera, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The Lariat trim also gets leather upholstery, the 8.0-inch display unit, and 18-inch alloy wheels. In King Ranch models you get amenities like heated as well cooled front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, unique leather upholstery, premium audio system. Furthermore, the trim also gets the unique exterior design. The Platinum trim is also laden with all luxury features you expect in a sedan, as it is. It can be laden with 20-inch wheels and Power running boards.
2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 – Powertrain and Towing Capacity
The 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 is built to perform and this is evident from its powertrain. It comes with the choice of 2 engines- both of them V-8s. They get clubbed with to 6-speed automatic transmission units. The 6.2-liter V-8 makes 385 horsepower and its payload is 7,680 pounds. However, the other one is 6.7-liter turbo diesel V-8 generates 440 hp. The towing capacity is 32,000 pounds.
2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 – Debut and Cost
The 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 is now available for sale. Base trim price falls to $33.800 range while top-notch Platinum trim may cost above $84.000. This covers a very broad range.
The 2018 Ford Super Duty series is a competent lineup of trucks aimed at users who want to tow heavy loads and tame rough terrains. Its powerful engines and rugged build work in its favor. It comes in various trims which can cater to multiple types of buyers.