The F-Series Super Duty models has for the longest time been America’s best-selling truck, and now in the 2017 Ford F-250 iteration it has received the second-generation 6.7-liter, Power Stroke V-8 turbo-diesel engine, updated with a new GT37 turbocharger, that now delivers more towing power than ever.
Naturally, the model continues the design language of the 2019 Ford F-150 but it offers up a few surprises all its own, as well as some unique as-yet unseen updates included in the exterior, such as new wheels, a strengthened frame and improved suspension. All these updates allow for increased towing capacity.
Exterior and Interior
The 2019 Ford F-250 sports a standout block-lettering “”Super Duty” emblem across the hood just above the grille. The front bumper is made of chrome with body-colored end caps. Similarly, the truck features a large chrome trim piece on the tailgate.
The truck’s grille comes with a unique take on the trademark Ford’s three-bar design. Each of the three horizontal bars are made up of smaller horizontal bars, giving it a different look than the other F-150s in the lineup.
Moreover, the LED headlights and fog lights come as standard, which makes sense given the Limited trim is marketed as a range-topping model. In addition, the truck sits on bespoke 22-inch chrome wheel.
Other upgrades list lane-keeping assist, the 360-degree camera system, and Ford’s all-new Pro Trailer Backup Assist. Plus, power-deployable running boards, remote tailgate release, and the class-exclusive panoramic glass roof.
The F-250 trim comes in a wide array of body styles and trim levels, ranging from the regular cab work trucks to top-of-the-line four-door crew cab models with interiors packed with luxury items.
Inside the cabin, the new F- 250 features a dashboard covered in soft touch materials. There is one new feature the truck offers – the new SYNC 3 infotainment system software, including enhanced voice recognition, allowing occupants to speak more naturally into the system.
2019 Ford F-250 Powertrain
The 2019 Ford F-250 is equipped with a 6.2-liter gasoline V-8 engine that produces 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of peak torque. Or a diesel 6.7-liter V-8, upgraded a new GT37 turbocharger to bring its output up to an impressive 440 horsepower and 860 pound-feet of torque.
Towing capacity with either engine remains excellent, topping out at 15,900 pounds with the gasoline V-8 and 16,600 pounds with the diesel engine.
Paired to the EcoBoost is a six-speed automatic transmission that features manual shifting capabilities Ford calls SelectShift, a tow/haul mode, and even a sport mode.
2019 Ford F-250 Price
The 2019 Ford F-250 will cost you $40,370 before options.
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