2017 Ford Super Duty trucks are part of one of the most popular pickup truck series in history. This series is mostly popular by its best selling model, Ford F150, but F350 and F250 which fall under the super duty category are also some of the best selling super duty trucks in America.
These trucks have much tougher competition that the smaller F150 model. Main competitors of this line are Chevy Silverado 250HD and 350HD, as well as RAM 2500 and 3500. New models come with upgraded engine, much stronger frame and upgraded towing package.
Description – Design
When it comes to these trucks it I all about the size, all models come with massive grille and tailgate with “Super Duty” sign in the back. It is hard for these models to compete with RAM trucks when it coms to exterior, since RAM 2500 and 3500 come with their popular grille pieces, which are probably the best designed grilles in the whole auto industry.
Depending on the version buyers choose their super duty truck can come with 3, 4 or 8 feet long bed. These models are very big, and sometimes it is hard to park them since the 8 feet bed version is more than 7 feet longer than Honda Civic.
Depending of the trim level you choose, th cabin of 2017 Ford Super Duty can go from Spartan to luxurious. Some of the luxurious trim levels that are part of the F150 line up, also come with super duty models, so you can also purchase elegant King’s Ranch trim level which comes with premium Nappa leather upholstery and lots of woodtrim and carbon fiber inside the cabin.
Basic version comes with vinyl upholstery and it much more hard plastic than the upper trims. One of the best features of the new model are the new SYNC2 telematics that support communication between whole fleet of trucks..
The engine range
There are two engines on the offer with these models, one is a 6,2 liter naturally aspired V8, which is also a base engine. This engine is able to deliver 385 horsepower and 405 pound feet of torque, while the fuel efficiency of this model still hasn’t been revealed. There is also a bigger twin turbocharged diesel engine that comes with 6,7 liter displacement. This engine can produce 440 horsepower and 880 pound feet of torque, and since it comes with so much torque it is able to tow more than 30,000 pounds. Both engines are able to run on CNG.
Unfortunately, more details about fuel consumption aren’t available, still. Therefore, we can expect news in fall this year. Nowadays, as you can to see, there are only spy photos.
2017 Ford Super Duty Price
The least expensive 2017 Ford super Duty model can be bought for little over $33,000. This is the base version that comes with 6,2 liter engine and the vinyl upholstery. Platinum trim of the Ford F250 can be bought for $57,000, and of Ford F450 for $70,000.
Both of these trims come with nice package of extra features and the more powerful diesel engine. Depending on the trim you choose there are different additional options to consider, and Ford also offers further customization of this truck. On the other hand if you wish to make it shine, you should also look for some of F250 Tonka models.
Competitors: GMC Sierra 3500 HD, GMC Sierra 2500 HD, Ram 2500, Ram 3500, Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD, Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD.