The truck leader, Ford, is starting the 2018 model year off right with the 2018 Ford F-250. This super-duty pickup truck is powerful, strong, and capable. It continues to feature the things you want most, like two engine options, a trailer hitch receiver, and plenty of cargo areas. New to 2018 is a rearview camera that comes standard with every XL model, along with an 11,400-lb gross vehicle weight rating package for single-rear-wheel trucks, along with a 13,000-lb gross vehicle weight rating package for dual-rear-wheel trucks. This is a truck that means business, and with Ford behind it, you know that you’ll be receiving a reliable and durable pickup truck. To learn more about the F-250 Super-Duty, continue reading!
What are design features offered with the F-250?
There are many available features that you might find in one of the five different model options (Platinum, King Ranch, Lariat, XLT, and XL). Some of these features include upper switches, an ultimate trailer tow camera system, a transfer case, fuel tank skid plates, a trailer brake controller with smart trailer, SYNC 3, a rearview camera, a medium-duty battery, LED box lighting, fifth-wheel and gooseneck hitch kits, and cross-traffic alert and trailer coverage. Further features include an upfitter interface module, power take-off provision, a tow connector, a Tough Bed spray-in bed liner, a reverse sensing system, a rear CHMSL camera, LED side view mirror spotlights, and engine block heater, 110-volt power outlet, alternator upgrades, and a system with manual locking hubs. You’ll also find a wide array of package options, like the Power Equipment Group, an XLT Premium Package, a Camper Package, and an F-250 High-Capacity Trailer Tow Package.
What engine options are available with the F-250?
There are two engine options offered with the F-250. The first is the 6.2-liter 2-valve V8, which creates 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. The second engine option is the 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel, that generates 450 horsepower and 925 lb-ft of torque. The standard transmission, which works in tandem with both engines, is a TorqShift heavy-duty six-speed SelecShift automatic. The maximum payload for the F-250 is 7,630, while the maximum towing capacity is 34,000-pounds. This simply means that you get to choose between two powerful engine options, and those engine options can give you an outstanding payload and towing capacity.
What standard safety features come with the F-250?
Standard safety features with the F-250 include trailer-sway control, a tire pressure monitoring system, SOS Post-Crash Alert System, SecuriLock passive anti-theft system, an anti-lock brake system, four-wheel vented disc brakes, side-curtain airbags, Safety Canopy system airbags, front-seat side airbags, driver and right-front-passenger front airbags, and AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control. Available safety features include a BLIS (blind spot information system) with cross-traffic alert, a reverse sensing system, a rear CHMSL camera, and a rearview camera!
The Ford F-250 is a powerful pickup truck, ready and willing to be used for any tasks that you are bound to throw at it! Whether you need a truck that can tow or a high payload capacity--this pickup truck gives you both. If you want to learn more, be sure to give us a call! We also suggest scheduling a test drive to get hands-on with this stand-out truck.