2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty

2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty Review: Ready For Action

by Adam Lynton

Ford's do-it-all F-250 Super Duty truck offers a compelling combination of a spacious cabin, hi-tech features, and excellent towing and payload capacities. Perched comfortably between the F-150 and the even more serious F-350, there's not too much that the F-250 can't handle. As with other Ford trucks, there are multiple configurations to choose from to suit every need. Whether you want rear-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive; Regular, Super Cab or Crew Cab; or a variety of box sizes, there's something for everyone. An available 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8 pumps out an incredible 450 horsepower and 935 lb-ft of torque, ensuring that the F-250 can handle just about any question asked of it. Rivals include the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the Ram 2500, and while both are competent trucks, the Ford's wide spread of abilities remains tough to beat.

2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty Changes: What’s the difference vs 2018 F-250 Super Duty?

Ford has made a few welcome improvements to the F-250 range for 2019. For customers who love a quality sound system, a 1,000-watt, ten-speaker Bang and Olufsen PLAY premium audio system is now available. CD players are no longer available due to evolving consumer trends. For the Lariat trim, a new Appearance Package is available with features like 20-inch wheels and blacked-out surrounds for the headlamps. The FordPass Connect embedded 4G LTE modem is now available for enhanced connectivity. Further updates include an Advanced Security Pack which is now standard on the XLT, an engine block heater is available in all states as a standalone option, and two new paint colors have been added to the existing palette.

Pros and Cons

  • Excellent payload and towing capacities
  • Wide variety of configurations
  • Powerful engines highlighted by all-conquering V8 diesel
  • Lots of available convenience features
  • Spacious cabins
  • Aluminum body saves weight
  • Sync 3 infotainment system no longer class-leading
  • Upper trim levels are pricey
  • Automatic emergency braking isn't available

F-250 Super Duty Exterior

There's nothing subtle about the F-250's considerable exterior. Huge dimensions and a giant frontal area make the F-250 appear unbreakable. It looks markedly different from the base trim up to the range-topping models, however, with the utilitarian XL featuring black door and tailgate handles, black-painted steel bumpers, and halogen headlamps. As you ascend the extensive range, you get features like a chrome grille, LED box lighting, a remote tailgate release, and LED headlamps. The top-end Limited has an advanced 360-degree trailer tow camera system and a twin-panel moonroof. Wheels range from 17-inch steel items to 20-inch alloys.

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Dimensions

No matter which F-250 you pick, this is a big truck that requires caution when maneuvering in tight spots. Length varies between 231.8 inches for the Regular Cab to 266.2 inches for the long-wheelbase (LWB) Crew Cab. The lowest variant is the Regular Cab 4X2 at a height of 77.9 inches, while the tallest are the 4X4 short-wheelbase (SWB) versions of the Super Cab and Crew Cab, at 81.5 inches. Width excluding the side mirrors varies between 80 inches for the SWB variants and 96 inches for LWB models. Unfold those sizable mirrors and width increases to 105.9 inches for all models. The wheelbase varies between 141.6 inches for the Regular Cab to 176 inches for the Crew Cab LWB. Curb weight ranges from 5,683 pounds for the 4X2 Regular Cab with the 6.2-liter gas-fed engine to 7,494 lbs for the Crew Cab LWB with the 6.7-liter turbodiesel.

Of course, a heavy-duty truck needs to be able to handle some off-road duties from time to time. Minimum ground clearance for the F-250 varies between 8.2 and 8.5 inches depending on the model. The maximum approach/departure/breakover angles are 18.7/22.7/25.4 degrees, depending on the configuration, with the Regular Cab 4X4 generally having the best figures here.

The Regular Cab only has an eight-foot box, while the Super Cab and Crew Cabs offer this option as well as a smaller six-and-three-quarter foot box. With the smaller cargo box, length at the floor is 81.9 inches, growing to 98.1 inches with the larger cargo box. Width between the wheelhouse is 50.5 inches and the maximum width at the floor is 66.9 inches.

Exterior Colors

The F-250's color palette comprises eleven shades. They are Race Red, Oxford White, Stone Gray, Blue Jeans, Ingot Silver, Magnetic, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat and Magma Red - newly introduced for 2019 are Agate Black and Silver Spruce. Falling away for this year are Shadow Black and White Gold. A separate, more basic fleet-only color palette exists, with shades like Orange and School Bus Yellow. Color availability also differs by trim, with the top-line Limited only being available in six shades, and the King Ranch available with two-tone paint. Premium shades like White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat will add up to $595 to the base price.

  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Jeans Metallic
  • Magma Red Metallic, Build Out: 12/20/2018
  • Oxford White
  • Stone Gray Metallic
  • Silver Spruce, w/954, Build Out:05/29/2018, w/PAINT, Build Out: 06/01/2019
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Race Red
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Silver Spruce, Build Out: 06/01/2019

F-250 Super Duty Performance

When you can haul up to 18,000 pounds with conventional towing, you need engines that are up to the task, and both the F-250's power plants fit that description to a tee. The gas-powered 6.2-liter V8 has outputs of 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque, which are great numbers, but they're dwarfed by the mighty V8 turbodiesel - displacing 6.7-liters, it puts out 450 hp and a monumental 935 lb-ft. Rear-wheel drive is standard while four-wheel drive is optional.

Although the 6.2-liter gets off the line with better responsiveness than the diesel (which has to contend with some turbo lag lower down), both provide plenty of performance even when towing, with even a big load and inclines leaving you with enough power to make smooth progress. Unladen, independent tests have shown the diesel should hit 60 mph in under eight seconds if you floor it, but this engine's strength is in its mid-range pulling power, which is plentiful. The gasoline V8 provides a similar 0-60 mph time, ensuring that whichever engine you choose, there's plenty of get-up-and-go. With fifth-wheel/gooseneck towing, maximum loaded trailer weight increases to 18,500 lbs for the turbodiesel 4X2 Regular Cab. In general, the F-250's performance is top-class.

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Engine and Transmission

Two engines are used throughout the F-250 range. The lower-powered variant uses a 6.2-liter gasoline V8 generating 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft. It's paired with a heavy-duty six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift. The turbodiesel is a monster, with the 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 having peak outputs of 450 hp and 935 lb-ft. It is paired with its own six-speed automatic. Both transmissions feature a tow/haul mode.

Both motors have enough grunt to overcome the large F-250's weight, as well as any cargo or trailers you may be towing. The diesel has some turbo lag when pulling away from a standing start, but once the torque kicks in, it feels unstoppable. On the move, it's the engine of choice. The gas-powered model is more responsive off the line, but with less than half the torque of the diesel, it naturally requires a heavier foot to generate the same urgency. Even when hauling over 10,000 lbs, the diesel doesn't feel outdone. It's also smooth and quiet, although the gas-fed model is always going to be quieter under load. Both engines have no trouble settling into a comfortable cruise and maintaining speed at the legal limit.

  • Engines
    6.2-liter V8 Gas, 6.7-liter Turbo V8 Diesel
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrains
    4X4, RWD

Handling and Driving Impressions

There's no getting away from the F-250's size. Especially around town, it feels as big as it is, although available adaptive steering improves maneuverability at lower speeds. Otherwise, steering feel is rather muted and you never really feel inclined to push too hard in the corners. The same can also be said of most competitors, to be honest.

When laden, the Ford provides a reasonably comfortable ride, but it never really approaches the smoothness of the Ram 2500 in this regard. With only the driver aboard, there's a notable firmness to the suspension's workings, but this is somewhat forgivable when you consider how much the big Ford has been designed to carry. Comfort is enhanced by good containment of wind and road noise, and the refined engines also make long cruises a fairly relaxed affair.

The F-250's engine power and strong underpinnings translate well to off-road driving, with mud, sand, and snow easily overcome in 4X4 variants. With available electronic shift-on-the-fly, it's easy to engage 4WD using a dial on the instrument panel. The FX4 off-road package also adds a transfer case, hill descent control, and an electronic-locking rear differential to further improve off-road capability. All trims have trailer sway control to help maintain control of the truck when towing.

F-250 Super Duty Gas Mileage

At the time of writing, EPA-rated fuel-economy estimates were not available for the F-250 Super Duty. Of course, while buyers of heavy-duty trucks rarely expect thrifty consumption, it's still good to know what to expect. According to real-world reports, an F-250 with the gasoline engine and in various configurations returned an average consumption figure of 11.3 mpg. From a 34-gallon tankful of 87 octane/E85, this would equate to a cruising range of 384 miles. The Crew Cab has a bigger 48-gallon gas tank so its range would be around 542 miles.

The diesel, meanwhile, returned a combined consumption of 14.3 mpg based on multiple real-world reports. Based on this figure, a 29-gallon tankful of ultra-low sulfur diesel will return a cruising range of around 414 miles. In the long-wheelbase Crew Cab, the 48-gallon gas tank should be enough for a range of 686 miles. While the diesel's consumption is also heavy, it is clearly the more economical of the two engines.

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    34.0 Gallons
* 2019 Ford F-250 XL 2WD Regular Cab 8' Box

F-250 Super Duty Interior

There's a vast difference between the basic XL and the lavish Limited's interiors, with the former set up to be a tough workhorse and the upper trims able to carry passengers around in a high level of comfort. Once you've taken a big step up to board the F-250, you'll find more than enough space for all occupants. The chunky dashboard looks and feels as sturdy as the F-250's exterior, and while solidly built, you won't confuse it for a high-end German SUV. The lower trims have manual air-conditioning, basic audio systems, vinyl upholstery, and trailer sway control. Higher up in the range, there's a much more opulent level of equipment, with a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, power-adjustable seats, and premium sound systems being fitted.

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Seating and Interior Space

The Regular Cab seats three people and, depending on the trim, Super Cab and Crew Cab models seat either five or six. The XL and XLT both feature a 40/20/40 split-folding front bench. From the Lariat trim and above, this bench is replaced with seating for two and a large center console. Wherever you sit, there's enough legroom and headroom to get sufficiently comfortable, although the seat cushions aren't the softest or the best shape. Thankfully, all models have a tilt and telescoping steering wheel column which helps with finding a good driving position.

Ingress and egress are naturally not as easy as they'd be in a car as the F-250 sits quite high off the ground. Children and older people will, therefore, likely require some assistance. What does help are convenient side steps, large door openings, and well-sited grab handles.

  • Seating capacity
    3-seater

Interior Colors and Materials

Ford has spent quite a lot of time distinguishing each trim from each other - no two trims share exactly the same seating upholstery, for example. The workhorse XL gets you vinyl upholstery, with an upgrade to cloth for the XLT. The Lariat has leather seats and the King Ranch its own Kingsville Antique Effect leather. On the top two trims, you'll find Platinum leather for the Platinum variants and Camelback two-tone premium luxury leather on the Limited. The XL has a vinyl-covered steering wheel, upgraded to urethane for the XLT and leather-wrapping for the rest. Only the XL has vinyl flooring, with the rest featuring color-coordinated carpeting.

There are ten different interior upholstery colors, ranging from the XL's basic Medium Earth Gray or Dark Earth Gray to the Platinum's much smarter Dark Marsala luxury leather with tuxedo stripes. The range-topping Limited has Camelback two-tone premium luxury leather.

F-250 Super Duty Trunk and Cargo Space

With the six-and-three-quarter-foot box, the F-250 has 65.4 cubic feet of space available. The bigger eight-foot box takes that figure up to 78.5 cubes. That's enough space for a dirt bike and pretty much anything you'd ordinarily need to carry around, and if it can't fit, you'll be able to tow it.

While six-seater models have a mini front console for small-item storage, the five-seater has a large, flow-through center console with lockable storage and twin integrated cup holders. On the Super Cab and Crew Cab, there is additional rear under-seat storage, while the Crew Cab also has partitioned lockable fold-flat storage at the back. The Regular and Super Cabs have front map pockets, while the Crew Cab has them at the back as well.

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F-250 Super Duty Infotainment and Features

Features

Standard features differ widely between the trims, which makes sense when you consider the F-250's price range spans nearly $50,000. At a base level, you get single-zone manual climate control, a 2.3-inch productivity screen, a rearview camera, and auto on/off headlamps. The XLT has a larger, 4.2-inch productivity screen, cruise control, and remote keyless entry. Advancing to the mid-range Lariat adds features like dual-zone climate control, power-adjustable pedals, power-folding mirrors, ten-way power front seats, and a reverse sensing system. The King Ranch gets ambient lighting, heated and cooled front seats, automatic high beams, push-button start and a remote tailgate release. Moving up into the more expensive tier of trims gets you all these features plus quad-beam LED headlamps, adaptive steering, cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping alert, and adaptive steering.

Infotainment

Infotainment starts off with a basic AM/FM stereo with four speakers on the XL, with the XLT getting MP3 compatibility, an extra speaker, and SiriusXM radio with a six-month prepaid subscription. You'll need to go for the Lariat trim and above to get the most desirable connectivity features, as this trim introduces the SYNC 3 infotainment system. It uses an eight-inch capacitive touchscreen and is easy to operate. Features at this level include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, two smart-charging USB ports, 911 Assist, AppLink and voice recognition. The FordPass Connect 4G Wi-Fi Modem is also included and can connect up to ten devices. A premium Bang and Olufsen ten-speaker sound system is also far superior to the system on basic trims. Further up in the range, navigation and HD radio are also available. For fleet buyers, Ford Telematics Prep is included.

F-250 Super Duty Problems and Reliability

The F-250 Super Duty holds a J.D. Power rating of 82 out of 100, which puts it behind the Chevrolet Silverado, although there isn't much in it. There have been a few recalls issued by the NHTSA for the 2019 F-250. The first of these was for an incorrect transmission case casting which could cause the vehicle to move while parked. In another recall, damage to a block heater connector posed a fire hazard. 2017-2019 models were also recalled for a similar fire risk due to a potentially corroding block heater cable splice connector. Other recalls were for a premature right rear axle shaft failure for variants equipped with electronically locking rear differentials, and reduced back seat strength which can increase the risk of injury in a crash. The NHTSA also recorded quite a few reported owner complaints, with 43 in 2016, a considerable 414 in 2017, 88 in 2018, and at the time of writing, 76 in 2019. The steering system appears to be the main culprit, racking up 274 complaints alone for the 2017 model.

Ford covers the F-250 range with a three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty. The gasoline model's powertrain warranty is for five years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first, while the diesel has powertrain coverage for up to 100,000 miles. Corrosion cover is for five years with unlimited miles, and you also get five-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance.

F-250 Super Duty Safety

NHTSA safety ratings for the 2019 Ford F-250 differ depending on configuration, with all models achieving four stars besides the Super Cab and Crew Cabs in 4X2 configuration, both of which managed to achieve a full five-star rating. The IIHS, on the other hand, has yet to test the F-250 for crashworthiness.

Key Safety Features

While the lower trims miss out on the best driver-assist safety gear, they do at least get front airbags, plus frontal side and curtain airbags. Also standard across the range are a rearview camera, child seat tethers, auto headlamps and wipers, hill start assist, trailer sway control, tire pressure monitoring, and an SOS post-crash alert system. XLT adds cruise control and 911 Assist via the SYNC system. The mid-range Lariat gets a reverse sensing system and fog lamps. Above this level, trims offer safety features like automatic high beams with rain-sensing windshield wipers, adaptive steering, blind-spot monitoring, cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring for a trailer. The range-topper additionally has adaptive cruise control and collision warning with brake support, as well as lane-keeping alert.

Verdict: Is the 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty a good Truck?

To think that the F-250 is merely the starting point within Ford's Super Duty range says a lot about just how capable these trucks are. Thanks to a pair of powerful gasoline and turbodiesel engines, along with ultra-tough underpinnings, the F-250 admirably serves the needs of thousands of Americans who need to haul heavy cargo under demanding conditions. The 6.7-liter diesel, with its earth-moving 935 lb-ft of torque, is simply one of the strongest engines you'll encounter anywhere. Beyond the basic trims, the F-250 is also an excellent on-road truck, combining a spacious cabin with enough features to keep the family happy. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and Ram 2500 are also great trucks, and in specific aspects, are better than the Ford - the Ram 2500 is a smoother drive, for example. But for its consistent spread of abilities, more modern feel, and a vast range of trims and configurations, the F-250 is a tough act to follow.

What's the Price of the 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty?

The F-250 Super Duty range begins with the entry-level XL, in Regular Cab configuration, at $33,150. Next is the slightly less basic XLT at $37,365. A bigger step up in luxury and equipment comes with the mid-range Lariat with an MSRP of $46,140. The King Ranch costs $56,910, the luxurious Platinum goes for $63,335, and the fully-loaded Limited will set you back a hefty $80,240.

For the F-250 XL, upgrading from the Regular Cab to the Super Cab costs $2,335, and the Crew Cab an extra $1,260 on top of that. Opting for the larger box costs an additional $200. While the 6.2-liter V8 gasoline engine is standard, it'll cost you $9,120 to upgrade to the 6.7-liter V8 turbodiesel. Finally, the 4X4 option costs $2,795 over the default rear-wheel-drive model. The price difference from one configuration to the next is similar per trim; for instance, the Lariat Crew Cab costs $2,330 more than the Lariat Super Cab.

All prices exclude tax, licensing, registration, and a destination charge of $1,595.

2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty Models

The F-250 Super Duty range is comprised of six trims: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited. The XL is the basic workhorse in the range, with black bumpers, a black grille, and 17-inch steel wheels. Inside, it gets vinyl upholstery, single-zone manual climate control, a four-speaker sound system, and seating for six - in Crew Cab form, the rear seats can flip up but the backrests don't fold. The 6.2-liter V8 gasoline engine is standard, with a 6.7-liter turbodiesel optional. The XLT is the next step up. Over and above the XL's features, it also has cloth-trimmed seats, cruise control, chrome exterior trim, increased storage in the Super Cab and Crew Cab and remote keyless entry.

The mid-range Lariat trim is a lot less spartan than the XL and XLT. Unlike the base trims, it is only available in Super Cab and Crew Cab configurations, with a choice of two box sizes. Lariat specification adds more chrome exterior treatment, LED security approach lamps, the SYNC 3 infotainment system, a ten-speaker Bang and Olufsen sound system, front leather-trimmed seats, power-adjustable front seats, and dual-zone climate control. Seating capacity drops to five, with the lower trims' front bench seat being replaced by two bucket seats and a large flow-through console. The King Ranch is the next step up, and it's only available as a Crew Cab with two box sizes. The front seats are heated and cooled, plus this trim also gets Ice Blue ambient lighting, LED box lighting, a heated steering wheel and navigation.

Moving even more upscale will get you behind the wheel of the Platinum. Once again, only the Crew Cab is available, while 4X4 becomes standard. This model has heated rear outboard seats, LED fog lamps and taillamps, satin-aluminum exterior trim, and multi-contour front bucket seats. Blind-spot monitoring with trailer coverage, along with cross-traffic alert, is also thrown in. At the top of the range is the Limited - this is the only variant to get the 6.7-liter diesel engine as standard. It has premium features like power-deployable running boards (shared with the Platinum), a twin-panel moonroof, quad-beam LED headlamps and the ultimate trailer tow camera system. Lane-keeping alert, adaptive cruise control, and forward-collision warning are driver aids added to this model.

Trim Engine Transmission Drivetrain Price (MSRP)
XL
6.2-liter V8 Gas
6-Speed Automatic
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
$33,150
XLT
6.2-liter V8 Gas
6-Speed Automatic
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
$37,365
Lariat
6.2-liter V8 Gas
6-Speed Automatic
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
$46,140
King Ranch
6.2-liter V8 Gas
6-Speed Automatic
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
$55,410
Platinum
6.2-liter V8 Gas
6-Speed Automatic
Four-Wheel Drive
$63,335
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Additional Packages

The endless customization of the F-250 Super Duty range continues with the long list of available packages. There are a few mechanical add-ons available across the range (such as enhanced trailering and an engine block heater), seating upgrades (bucket seats and upholstery enhancements), convenience features (such as navigation or SiriusXM) and exterior upgrades (among them, LED lighting). Standalone options are trim-specific. More comprehensive packages are also specified for each trim, too, with Power Equipment upgrades for the XL ($915), the Premium Package for the XLT, which adds on 18-inch wheels, chrome tow hooks, the SYNC 3 infotainment system, halogen fog lamps and more ($3,025), and the Lariat Ultimate Package with high-beam headlamps, remote tailgate release, push-button start, a heated steering wheel, and ventilated front seats ($3,355). The King Ranch gets access to the $3,350 Ultimate Package to add blind-spot monitoring, quad-LED headlamps, power-deployable running boards, and front bucket seats. The Platinum Ultimate package adds on adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping alert, as well as a twin-panel moonroof and trailering fittings to the Platinum trim at a cost of $3,080. Numerous customization packages are available to also enhance capability per trim. Many packages are also restricted to the Crew Cab.

What Ford F-250 Super Duty Model Should I Buy?

The mid-range Lariat looks like a tempting proposition, as it feels much less spartan than the lower two trims, but doesn't have the inflated price of the more luxurious offerings. The SYNC 3 infotainment system, power-adjustable and leather-trimmed front seats, and premium audio system go a long way towards making this a more pleasant truck to live with. There are also a number of Lariat-specific packages to choose from to customize this variant.

Assuming you're happy with the Super Cab, we'd spec ours with the Lariat Value Package. It adds an easy entry/exit memory driver's seat, PowerScope trailer tow mirrors, LED box lighting, and heated/ventilated front seats. While there are countless ways of speccing your F-250 for specific heavy-duty environments, we also like the FX4 Off-Road Package with specially tuned shocks, hill descent control, and fuel tank skid plates. This automatically adds the 4X4 drivetrain as well. All in all, your total cost including options and the destination charge works out to $52,685.

2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty Comparisons

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2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs Ram 2500

With an all-new Ram 2500 having been introduced this year, the Ford F-250 has a formidable rival to contend with. The Ram is a close match for the Ford in many areas: it's available 6.7-liter turbodiesel engine may not quite equal the mighty F-250's outputs, but 850 lb-ft of torque is still plenty. On the road, the Ram 2500 betters the Ford by providing a more comfortable, compliant ride. Its interior also feels more luxurious, especially on the higher trim levels. The 2500 also has great technology on board, with the available 12.3-inch touchscreen leaving the F-250's equivalent looking a bit dated. Both have superb towing and payload capabilities. As the 2500 is all-new, it does appear to have the overall edge over the Ford. But this brawl is close-fought, and we'd highly recommend test-driving both trucks before making a final decision.

See Ram 2500 Review

2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs Ford F-150

America's default truck for decades, the smaller F-150 continues to rack up phenomenal sales numbers. Although it still has very good towing and hauling capacities, the F-150 will always be outclassed by the tougher F-250 in these aspects. If you don't need such a serious load-lugger, there's even more choice available in the F-150 range. A 2.7-liter twin-turbo V6 and a 5.0-liter V8 are among the extensive engine options, and a choice of cabs are available. A big advantage that the F-150 has over the F-250 Super Duty is more manageable dimensions. In their largest configurations, the F-150 is over 15 inches shorter and over eight inches narrower. The heaviest F-150 also weighs less than the lightest F-250. The F-150 is, therefore, simply easier to live with on a day-to-day basis. Unless you require the more extreme capabilities of the F-250, your money is better spent on a higher-spec F-150, which for 99 percent of the time, is all the truck you'll ever need.

See Ford F-150 Review

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