Ford Super Duty Truck Review


For years, the Ford Super Duty truck has been the go to choice of hardworking men and women who need a heavy duty pickup, and this is not likely to change any time soon. Whether new or used, Ford Super Duty trucks for sale are usually snapped up quickly, and for good reason.

For example, the new 2016 Ford Super Duty truck offers a 440 hp diesel engine that features an astonishing 860 lbs-ft of torque, which is the highest among its class of truck. This new engine was introduced as a direct response to new competition from Ram 1500 and the Chevy Silverado. The Ford Super Duty has created a strong following that can never be seduced by the competition, but these new, inspired improvements have further cemented its place at the top of its class.

You will like this truck if….

If you are looking for an extremely capable, full sized pickup that also offers comfortable, even luxurious, accommodations, then the 2016 Ford Super Duty models have exactly what you’re looking for.

You might not like this truck if….

If you want the look of a big truck, but don’t want or need the capability that the Ford Super Duty offers up, then a 2016 Ford F150 will offer similar aesthetics and adequate capabilities accompanied by a much lower price tag. Unfortunately, fans of manual transmission will have to look at the competition to find what they want.


Engine and chassis improvements set aside, Ford Super Duty trucks are primarily carryover in terms of standard equipment. The XL base models are designed strictly for work, offering standard amenities like manual control air conditioning, vinyl seats, and a simple, straightforward audio system. Super Duty models offer roll stability control and sway control. For the F250 and F350, the standard engine is the 6.2 liter V8, while the Ford F450’s standard engine has been upgraded to the 6.7 liter V8 diesel Power Stroke engine. As you begin to go up in trim levels, you’ll receive cooled and heated seats, an upgraded audio system, and a navigation system.

The hallmark of Ford Super Duty trucks is their brawny and oversized nature, from the massive tailgate to the intimidating grille that is stamped with the words “super duty” at the bottom. These trucks are available with your choice of 6.75 or 8 foot beds and regular, super cab, or crew cab options. Available cabin options for these trucks range from Spartan to luxurious. A standard cab size can seat three people, while the super cab and crew cab models can accommodate up to six people at once.

The good news is that, with such a wide variety of cab and bed sizes, models, and trim levels available, there is a Ford Super Duty truck for just about everyone. Regardless of whether you plan to purchase one new or used, it is guaranteed that you will find exactly what you are looking for; however, before you buy, make sure to consult the Fair Purchase Price to see what other contractors in your community are paying for their Ford Super Duty trucks.