Review: 2015 F250 Ford Super Duty Truck
Ford F250: The Introduction
Commercial vans occupy a huge part of the automotive and utility vehicles market today, with much of its success attributed to the manufacturers for developing the latest commercial vehicles with great balance and emphasis on both the vehicle’s work efficiency and general functionalities. Thus, the recent generation of utes come in packed with impressive versatility and improved presentation that are previously not seen in customary family vehicles. In today’s review, we’ll be breaking down this year’s successor of the Ford Super Duty F250, one of the best-selling light commercial truck lines in the world.
Ford F250: Key Features
The engine doesn’t offer much difference at first glance, but the Ford Super Duty F250 did offer some key improvements in terms of power. Ford made an optional 6.7-liter turbodiesel engine (with six-speed automatic transmission) available for operators. It allows the F250 to come up with a slightly better output of 440 horsepower (up from 400) and 860 pound-feet of torque (up from 800).
The 2015 Ford Super Duty is still capable of a maximum towing strength of 16,800 pounds. But due to the improvements made in some of the key components of the truck, the F250 is expected to have a much better fuel economy than its predecessors and most of its rivals in the market.
Thanks to its well-balanced design, the Ford Super Duty offers a lot of flexibility in handling a variety of heavy-duty applications. In addition, the good interior design does make the F250 a pretty able off-road vehicle and camping truck. It’s more than just a commercial vehicle workhorse.
Like its previous models, the F250 also boasts some innovative safety features that make the drivers more confident and relaxed at their job. Inside the Super Duty are some updated and retained quality components such as a four-wheel anti-lock disc brake, trailer sway control, hill start assist, SOS post-crash alert system, and a traction and stability control.
Familiar interior design
Heavy-duty trucks like the Super Duty F250 are not usually known for fancy and luxurious interior designs, though, you may have already noticed that it started changing a couple of years back. Unfortunately, the manufacturer failed (or decided) not to do any drastic changes to the interior of the this year’s F250, and it’s you may notice some aspects of the design seems to lag a bit with some of its competition. Nevertheless, the Super Duty does offer a pretty nice workroom and the controls remain very accessible as well.
Ford heavy-duty trucks have always been quite reliable when it comes to the machine’s overall build and durability. In this case, we’re happy to know that the F250 like its big brothers (F350 and F450) are designed for some rough stretches and challenging working conditions.
Ford F250: Price
Ford F250: Videos
Despite some minor shortcomings, the 2015 Ford Super Duty F250 is one of the most powerful trucks in its class. In fact, the truck offers an above market-standard power and torque right off the bat. Manoeuvring and operating using the slightly improved engine also felt good when we’re driving. Then, the sound and vibration also remain very minimal. Overall, the Ford Super Duty F250 comes out as a great option for customers who won’t be doing an excessive amount of heavy-duty applications. It also makes a strong case for buyers who are looking to expand their business or just starting out with their first truck. Why? Because the 2015 Ford F250 is just that good and is made for the long haul.