Best Ford Truck Benefits – Super Duty and F-150

Henry Ford's legacy lives on as a truck leader with innovative Super Duty and F-150 pickups. Ford trucks lead the pack with powerful capabilities, heavy-duty engines and dependable performance.

Ford Super Duty Benefits

Named the 2017 Motor Trend Truck of the Year, the Ford Super Duty features an advanced design that balances style with heavy-duty performance. It outperforms the competition in gas mileage, payload, towing and smart guidance systems. Not only that, but Ford offers 15 models from the Super Duty lineup of F-250s, F-350s and F-450s.

Fuel Economy:

The fuel economy of Super Duty trucks is hard to beat, whether using regular gas or diesel (mpg is city/highway/combined):

  • F-250 at 11.0/16.4/12.9 mpg
  • F-350 diesel at 16.3/20.5/18.0 mpg
  • F-350 at 13.3/17.3/14.8

Superb Towing, Torque and Braking Capabilities

Along with savings at the pump, Ford Super Duty trucks feature an impressive, quick and smooth towing capacity of 32,500 pounds and a max payload of 7,630 pounds. The F-350 has 925 foot-pound of torque and stays strong and steady when hauling 16 tons. Its exhaust brakes and Tow-Haul mode handle braking easily.

Durable Construction

All Ford trucks feature military-grade, aluminum alloy bodies for durability and less weight. The aluminum body also resists dents and rust. Underneath the tough exterior is a high-strength steel, boxed frame, and strong axles that withstand added weight.

Safety Features

Ford takes the safety of its trucks seriously with state-of-the-art technology to avoid collisions. The safety features include:

  • Collision warnings
  • Automatic braking system
  • Trailer sway control
  • Jackknife warning
  • 360-degree camera system with zoom functions
  • Blind-spot warning
  • Cruise control for safe distance driving

Value

Ford Super Duty trucks have comparable price with other trucks in their class, but with the Super Duty's leading towing and hauling capabilities, they are a better value.

Ford F-150 Benefits

The half-ton Ford F-150 features improvements over previous years with the models SL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum Limited and Raptor. Depending on which model you prefer, you can get a Regular Cab, Super Cab or Super Crew. Like the Ford Super Duty, the F-150 has a military-grade aluminum body and boxed steel frame.

Powerful Engine and Transmission

The 3.5-liter, twin-turbo, V-6 engine performs at 375 horsepower. This is 10 more than previous F-150s. This truck also features 470 foot-pound of torque, but can manage 50 foot-pound. Depending on the model, the F-150 tows from 5,000 pounds to 12,200 pounds, giving it the capabilities for business or everyday use. Its 10-speed transmission has the power to go from zero to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds.

Outstanding Fuel Economy

The fuel economy of the F-150 has its owners smiling at the pump with outstanding 17.1/21.1/18.7 mpg (city/highway/combined). Eco-Boost models provide even more savings with an Auto Start-Stop feature.

These are just a few of the Ford truck benefits of the Super Duty and F-150. Just wait for what the future holds as Ford raises the bar with new technology, comfort and safety in their trucks.
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