The Ford company has always done an excellent job on the F series, and with the freshly redesigned 2016 Ford F-250 they are once again successful in doing an excellent job. The new F-250 will not be that much different than the older model, but it will come with notable refreshments
Thanks to the use of lightweight materials such as aluminum panels, and magnesium, the weight of the new vehicle is reduced. With the less overall weight, the new model comes with improved general performances and better fuel economy as well.
Design – Exterior and Inside look
When taking a look at the exterior, you will see that the front end is redesigned and it has a more bossy and sturdy look. The front grille is also redesigned and bigger, with a big Ford emblem placed in the middle of it. Furthermore, the front end also features big, futuristic looking LED powered headlights.
You can also notice that the body of the new 250 comes with some very nice chrome details, a slightly improved bumper, and new bigger wheels. As an important factor in this vehicle class, we should also mention that the capacity of the trailer has been improved as well.
As far as the interior of the 2016 Ford F-250 is concerned, the cabin comes with a great modern design and luxury atmosphere. To achieve that look and feel, when building the interior of the vehicle, the engineers have used softer and finer materials than in the previous models. The attractive Mesa Brown leather upholstery is available for the interior and the seats, which are also adjustable so that they can fit any body type.
Alongside this beautiful leather and timber details, the car also features a lot of high-tech equipment that provides more comfort for the passengers. Telescopic steering wheel, cruise controls, navigation system, air conditioning, parking sensors, My Ford Touch display with infotainment system, Bluetooth, audio system with 9 speakers, and some other features are available. The 2016 Ford F-250 is able to take in up to 5 passengers in 2 rows.
Under the hood of the 2016 Ford F-250, there are 2 engine options available. The first option is the 6.2l V8 petrol engine that is able to deliver 385 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. The second engine option is the 6.7 liter PowerStroke diesel engine, with a capability of producing 440 hp and 860 lb-ft of torque. The petrol engine is equipped with the direct-injection system, in order to improve its fuel economy ratings.
The 2016 F-250 comes fitted with a new 8-speed automatic gearbox, while the 6-speed automatic is optional. We also have to mention that the company is developing a 10-speed automatic in cooperation with GM, and this heavy-duty specific transmission is expected in the new F-250 later on.
2016 Ford F-250 Release date and price
The 2016 Ford F-250 is expected to be available for buying in the middle or at the end of the 2016, and as far as the price goes, it is expected to be in the range from $35,000 to $60,000 depending on the selected trim and equipment.