5 Fast Facts: 2016 Ford F-Series Super Duty
To help you find a work truck that fits your demands, here are five fast facts about the 2016 Ford Super Duty trucks:
1) Ford’s Super Duty pickups can be powered by V-8 gasoline or diesel engines or set up to operate on natural gas or propane. An F-250 can haul at least 7,000 lbs. and an F-450 can tow up to 31,200 lbs.
2) Select from five trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum with luxury amenities. Ford workhorses come in regular cab, SuperCab (extended cab), and crew cab configurations with 6 ¾-ft. or 8-ft. long beds. They can seat from 3 to 6. Two sets of extra wheels are standard with the F-450. All Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks are set up with trailer-sway and roll-stability control. The F-350 and F-450 get reinforced frames and hitch systems.
3) Heated/cooled seats, navigation, premium audio, and Sync plus MyFord Touch systems are standard or available with various trims along with a spate of optional packages, including Snow Plow Prep, FX Off Road, and Camper.
4) For 2016, Ford offers LED strobe warning lights, a prep kit for a rearview camera with cargo box delete option, and a supplemental rapid heater for truck owners in cold-weather states. New colors for 2016 are Shadow Black and Race Red.
5) The F-250 comes standard with a 6.2-liter V-8 that makes 385 horsepower, while the F-450 is powered by the 6.7-liter turbo-diesel V-8. A 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbo-diesel V-8 that produces 440 horsepower is optional. Engines are partnered with a 6-speed automatic transmission with 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive.