But, to paraphrase a comic, with great torque comes great chassis strength. They sold the vehicle that I was negotiating on with them to another customer without any communication out of sight, out of mind. The Power Stroke diesel engine gets more power and torque this year, allowing the big-daddy Ford F-450 to tow and haul a combined weight of 40,000 pounds. On the F-250 and F-350, the standard 6. For instance, its Adobe cloth seats were anchored in a sea of hard plastics. Sometimes you just need to tow a 5th-wheel trailer, yank a house off its foundation, or pull that pesky canyon closed.
All Super Duty trucks feature trailer sway control and roll stability control. The new 2015 F-450 adds industrial-strength 19. In addition to writing for a variety of Internet Brands sites, including and , Derek also contributes to other outlets. However, in certain ways, it requires you to be just as rough and tough as it is. My tester packed a 6.
. The more powerful engine is a direct response to competition from the Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500, both of which have ramped up their trucks' capabilities. The 2015 Super Duty is available with two V8 engines, a 6. The F-250 I evaluated came with a trailer brake controller, trailer sway control, and a towing package, as well as power telescoping side mirrors. After loving cars for years and getting a bachelor's degree in Business Management, Derek decided to get an associate degree in journalism. Other options vary with trim level, and many are geared toward the duties you have planned for your truck. If you're hauling or towing with your 2015 F-250 or F-350, then step up to the 6.
Before buying, be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price to see what other contractors in your area are paying for the 2015 Ford Super Duty. I went down checked out the truck it was exactly as described. It was happy with regular unleaded or E85. In diesel models, Ford says nitrogen oxide levels are reduced more than 80 percent vs. If you're thinking resale, think diesel, as those models tend to have better resale then their gasoline counterparts.
In certain ways, it was. Thank goodness the motor was paired with a 35-gallon fuel tank. Step into nicer trim levels and you'll get heated and cooled seats, a navigation system, and an upgraded audio system. In regular-cab form, seating is limited to three passengers. Even when I went easy on the throttle, the beast only gave me an average of 12 mpg.
Gilbert seemed like a very nice person, but did not follow through as he said he would. They recommended a local credit union for financing and I got a rate of 3. You can even buy a preparation kit that allows you to convert the V8 to run on compressed natural gas or liquid propane. Some even answer questions that were never asked. Once I got inside, I had plenty of room in all directions. For that, you need a heavy-duty pickup like the Ford Super Duty. Chassis and engine improvements aside, the Ford Super Duty trucks are largely carryover when it comes to standard equipment.
They started off with good communication but it quickly deteriorated to very poor communication. If you plan to park this truck in your garage, take some measurements first. Those high-sounding prices are still competitive with rivals from Chevrolet and Ram. Some dealers are very good at these transactions, but Clegg is not. A vehicle with an overall length in excess of 20 feet has a tendency to force that situation. Apparently, I was cutting it slack with a cheese knife when I should have been using a machete.
The rig shook and bounced me as if we were on the Rubicon Trail no matter where I took it. A regular-cab model, which is fitted with an 8-foot bed and qualifies as the shortest, is 227. When I restrained my right foot less, the 6. Undoing a latch and pulling with your fingers is for the birds. At nearly 22 feet, that latter model is nearly seven feet longer than a Honda Civic.