. Whether you're into commercial construction, agriculture or recreational towing, if you use a truck as a truck you'll benefit from the Super Duty's enhanced capability, refinement and convenience. And, unlike some luxury pickups, there's no intention of appealing - overtly - to the Country Club set; this remains a work truck and not a work-in-progress. Ford offers three engine choices for work, play or any combination of the two. The pricing of an early-release 2008 Ford Super Duty is fully competitive with what Chevrolet and Dodge are marketing for the 2007 model year. And while the custom-spec car may have died a long time ago, the variety of permutations available from Ford's Louisville truck plant gives the Super Duty customer a chance at real customization, seemingly with more content variables than the U.
Regular maintenance is all that is needed. From its enlarged grille to the tailgate, everything on the new Super Duty has been redesigned or aggressively tweaked. I knew that going into it, but I plan on trading in my expedition and getting some hybrid kind of car soon to help balance it out. Base powerplant is a 5. Finally, there's the aforementioned 6. There are two major bad things about it. And for those venturing off into the Great Unknown, an optional navigation system should get you there and - hopefully - back again.
Not much negotiating mostly because had another buyer in dealership waiting So far so good. And while 48-month residuals of Ford and Chevrolet 49 percent and 47 percent, respectively are similar, Dodge is pegged at only 42 percent, reflecting that it's nearing the end of this particular product cycle. As noted, the Super Duty order form provides a wealth of choices for virtually any commercial or recreational use. Functional enhancements include a foldable bed extender, which improves load utility when in place and stays out of the way when not needed. Lariat and King Ranch owners will enjoy dual-zone climate control. John made the stressful scene of buying a used car easier.
Classy interior and exterior looks! The interior is awsome, I like it better then the new 2010 models. Better cooling means, of course, bigger towing. But now Ford has created a diesel offering more power 350 horsepower and torque 650 pound-feet , along with a cleaner burn, quieter operation and better throttle response via dual sequential turbos. To be sure, both Extended and Crew Cabs accommodate passengers quite comfortably, but if you're not regularly hooking up to a 10,000-pound trailer or loading an eight-foot bed with more than a couple of two-by-fours, you've overbought what Ford has overbuilt. A walk-around with Ford's head of truck design, Pat Schiavone, begins with the grille. Constituting both interior Chaparral leather and exterior PowerScope mirrors upgrades, the King Ranch enhances over-the-road comfort with material, workmanship and appointment upgrades, adding immeasurably to the Super Duty's attractiveness. For those seeking more from the gasoline side of the Ford family, the 6.
We'll start at the front, where Ford has located a front step bumper - under-the-hood checks are made easier when the step-stool is built-in and not something you need to carry with you. Feels like a extra large luxury vehicle. Power Stroke Diesel With its 6. Beyond the imposing edifice are new fender-mounted vents, available telescoping mirrors and optional 20-inch forged aluminum wheels. Wow this truck is awsome to drive! I dont want to use it for work because I dont want to get it dirty, but thats what I bought it for.
Bought this truck about 3 weeks ago. Lot is tight called in advance to have vehicle pulled out for test ride but had to wait when I arrived for vehicle to be accessible. When compared to the previous Super Duty, the grille and hood blister provide the main visual differentiation. Love the step up tail gate!! In back Ford includes a hitch receiver - matched to each model's capabilities - on every Super Duty, along with seven-pin and four-pin connectors. Vehicle Details With the debut of the current F-Series, Ford established a benchmark for pickup interiors. The expansive grille is for more than simply show - it fronts a confluence of cooling capability for engine, transmission and the intercooler that serves the diesel's two sequential turbochargers.
All trims benefit from new materials, surfaces and accents. Paul ran it through shop and had it ready to pick up in 48 hours. Given the importance of towing capability to the Super Duty mission, the receiver is a standard feature any owner can appreciate. Rides like a sedan but has the strength of 100 elephants. The other negative thing is the turning radius.
In a year in which the big news - both literally and figuratively - was presumably focused on Toyota's launch of its new Tundra, Ford arguably trumps Toyota's thunder with its debut of an all-new Super Duty. In the new Super Duty the benchmark is moved upward in available choices, functionality and appointment. Those intending to tow with their Super Duty trucks will appreciate Ford's factory-installed TowCommand System. Constituting some 40 percent of Ford's F-Series sales, the Super Duty is intended to secure the most profitable segment of the pickup market. Accessing the bed is made easier - and safer - by the why-didn't-they-think-of-this-before tailgate step option. .