2015 Ford F-250
The Ford F-250 belongs to the company’s “Super Duty” line-up, which is consisted of models from F-250 to F-750. Although we can say that Ford’s history of these type of vehicles is more than half of a century long, this line was introduced in 1998. This model was originally released in 1999 as 2000 year model and main characteristics compared to previous models were bigger size, harder construction, more powerful engines and many other, all designed for higher payload and towing capacities. The 2015 Ford F-250 remains as third-generation model, but that doesn’t mean that it comes without novelties.
2015 Ford F-250 changes
If you expected some cosmetic changes or maybe improved cabin, you will probably be disappointed. The 2015 Ford F-250 keeps both the same exterior look and interior but that probably doesn’t wary at all those who drive these types of machines. This is a working machine designed mainly for towing and similar thing, so every potential customer is much more interested in pickup’s performance than its appearance. The 2015 Ford F-250 comes with big news when it is about things under the hood. It comes with new, redesigned 6.7 liter “Power Stroke” V8 diesel engine, which is now more powerful, while fuel consumption remains the same. Thanks to the new turbocharger mainly, and also some other modifications, this engine now outputs 440 hp and 860 lb-ft, which is 40 horses and 60 pound-feet of torque more.
Thanks to this power boost, 2015 Ford F-250 now has a tow rating of 16.800 pounds. On the other side, base 6.2 liter V8 petrol engine remains the same. It has max power of 385 horses while max torque is 405 lb-ft. As we already said, rest of the truck remains almost unchanged, except some new color options and minimal modifications on King Ranch package.
2015 Ford F-250 competition
There aren’t too many competitors in this segment. Japanese manufacturers don’t make heavy duty truck, so all competitors come from General Motors and Chrysler. Those are Chevrolet Silverado and Dodge RAM and both have similar characteristics as 2015 F-250, when it is about performances.
2015 Ford F-250 price
Base 2015 Ford F-250 costs around 31.000 dollars. Great thing about this truck is that it is offered in many variants, so you can customize you own machine exactly how you want. There are five trim levels, two engines, AWD or RWD, four different axle ratios, single or dual rear wheels, fifth wheel or conventional bumper towing etc. so there are plenty of possibilities.