Are you looking to buy a used truck that works great for hauling or towing really heavy loads? The Ford F-250 might be the perfect truck for you. With its larger frame, 95% high-strength steel cross members and rails, this beast is ready for any task. Don’t think that all this high-strength steel will make it heavy on the road though, the F-250 also comes with a lightweight dent resistant aluminum body panels and pickup box. If you are interested in learning more about this Ford truck then read on!
What is under the hood of the F-250?
Two engines are available to the F-250. The base engine is a 385 horsepower 6.2-liter V8 that runs on gasoline and has 430 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The diesel engine, on the other hand, has 440 horsepower and 925 lb-ft of torque. The 6.7-liter turbocharged diesel V8 comes with a 48 gallon fuel tank as well. The F-250 has a maximum towing rate of 18,600 pounds.
How many safety features are in the F-250?
The Ford F-250 is very safety conscientious. Standard safety and security features would include trailer sway control, antilock brakes, post-crash alert system, MyKey for parents who want to best promote safe driving habits in their teens,inflatable rear seat belts, hill start assist, and multiple airbags throughout. Additionally, some of the features that are standard on higher trim levels would include a rearview camera, a surround-view camera system, a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention, tire-pressure monitoring, and adaptive cruise control with collision warning and brake support.
What trim levels are available?
The base trim of the Ford F-250 is the XL with front tow hooks, intermittent wipers, a removable locking tailgate with tailgate lift assist, vinyl floor covering, a dual glovebox, and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. The XLT trim comes with heated mirrors with built-in signals, keyless entry, an alarm system, rear under-seat lockable storage, rear privacy glass, and four locking cleats in the bed. Next up is the Lariat trim with dual-zone automatic climate control, rear parking sensors, leather upholstery, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, two 110-volt household-style power outlets, an 8-inch center touchscreen display, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a power sliding window, and power folding telescoping outside mirrors. The King Ranch trim gives the truck a little western theme with LED box lighting, a navigation system, a body-color grille, accent-color bumpers and lower body trim, heated and ventilated front seats, automatic high beams, and a power tilt-and-telescoping heated steering wheel. At the very top of the lineup is the Platinum trim with adaptive steering, a built-in tailgate step, LED headlights and foglights, multi-contour front seats, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.
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