The Ford F-250 is a strong pickup truck. It is a heavy-duty version of Ford’s popular F-150 pickup truck. Ford’s F-Series trucks have been the best-selling pickups since 1977, as well as the single best-selling vehicle line in the US since 1981.
Since the 1999 model year, the F-250 has been a Ford Super Duty truck. It is built on a different chassis than the F-150, with heavier-duty components. When you have a really tough job to perform, one that’s too tough for a standard pickup to handle, get yourself a Ford F-250 Super Duty. It’s America’s best-selling heavy-duty pickup truck.
Just About Everything Is New For 2017
The 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty has been totally redesigned. It starts with an all-new, fully boxed frame that is made of 95 percent high-strength steel. The new frame is up to 24 times stiffer than the previous frame.
On top of this supremely sturdy frame is a body made of lightweight yet high strength, military-grade aluminum alloy. A weight savings of 350 pounds in the body allows for more robust components in other areas. The end result is more towing and hauling capability than ever. The 2017 F-250 offers you best-in-class towing performance.
Other changes include a center high-mounted stop lamp camera, which provides visibility into the cargo box. This is helpful when hooking up trailers. Trailer Reverse Guidance provides makes it easier to back up a trailer; an-available trailer camera can be placed on a trailer for better visibility backing up.
The Blind Spot Information System with trailer tow is optimized for the Super Duty to include trailers up to 33 feet long; This system also uses radar sensors in the taillights to monitor areas that are not visible to the driver.
A Choice Of Five F-250 Trim Levels
The 2017 F-250 is available in five different trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum. Whether you want work-truck basic, full luxury, or something in-between, you can configure your F-250 to reflect your individual lifestyle.
The three cab styles available are regular cab, super cab and crew cab. Bed length options are 6 3/4 feet and 8 feet long. Some cab styles are not available in all models, or with all bed lengths.
All Ford F-250 trim levels are available as a 4x2 or a 4x4.
Plenty of Power For The Toughest Jobs
The 2017 F-250 comes standard with a 6.2-liter gasoline V8 engine with 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque. The optional 6.7-liter V8 turbo diesel engine provides 440 horsepower and 925 pound-feet of torque. Both are mated to a six-speed heavy-duty automatic transmission.
Safety Is Standard On F-250
A variety of safety systems have been built into the 2017 F-250. The truck comes standard with front seat front airbags, front seat side airbags, side-curtain airbags, a warning system when belts are not buckled, child tethers, and a post-crash alert system.
The 2017 Ford F-250 Gets The Job Done
The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty has the guts and the durability to tackle your toughest tasks. Contact us at Porterville Ford in Porterville to test drive an F-250 today. See what a difference an F-250 will make for you!
NOTE: NO EPA RATINGS FOR COMMERCIAL TRUCKS SUCH AS THIS!
*All vehicle mileage based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.