Those intending to tow with their Super Duty trucks will appreciate Ford's factory-installed TowCommand System. Mileage is really a crap shoot rather or not it will be good or bad. Functional enhancements include a foldable bed extender, which improves load utility when in place and stays out of the way when not needed. Wish I could afford something so new. Given that profile, I wouldn't have a problem at all with a V10. We are running tunes in it now hoping to refine the 08+ models a little more.
Bottomline is there are too many variables that are being dealt with to really apply that to someone else. And while 48-month residuals of Ford and Chevrolet 49 percent and 47 percent, respectively are similar, Dodge is pegged at only 42 percent, reflecting that it's nearing the end of this particular product cycle. In the new Super Duty the benchmark is moved upward in available choices, functionality and appointment. You probably will have a similar cost to own mpg, price of fuel, price of maintenance. And, unlike some luxury pickups, there's no intention of appealing - overtly - to the Country Club set; this remains a work truck and not a work-in-progress.
The 2008 Ford F-250, 350 and 450 Super Dutys are heavy duty pickup trucks. Lariat and King Ranch owners will enjoy dual-zone climate control. Accessing the bed is made easier - and safer - by the why-didn't-they-think-of-this-before tailgate step option. And with the premium price for diesel right now the sticker shock at the pump will be lower. One thing on the v10 while it's a good engine you will have to let it revv up much higher then you are used to with the diesel and some don't like to do that I know I didn't when I had to borrow a gas burner while my truck was being worked on and some either go back to a diesel or always regret having gone to the gas but can't afford to go back to the diesel. Better cooling means, of course, bigger towing.
I don't see what everyone is seeing on their 6. Depends a lot on for what he'll use it. In a year in which the big news - both literally and figuratively - was presumably focused on Toyota's launch of its new Tundra, Ford arguably trumps Toyota's thunder with its debut of an all-new Super Duty. We are really easy to work with, if you had tunes from us and are not fully happy with service and tunes we would just refund 100% of your money back. Keep us updated on the refining.
But now Ford has created a diesel offering more power 350 horsepower and torque 650 pound-feet , along with a cleaner burn, quieter operation and better throttle response via dual sequential turbos. From its enlarged grille to the tailgate, everything on the new Super Duty has been redesigned or aggressively tweaked. The diesel engine is an option on the F250 and F350, as is a 6. Skid steer, stump grinder, dump trailer, 24' trailer, carport to cover Excursion and 24' trailer 56' long!!! Check the V10 forum, you'd be surprised how many diesel owners are now happy V10 owners. Good luck with which one y'all go with. Is it really beneficial for something that is already pushing the power it is? Given the importance of towing capability to the Super Duty mission, the receiver is a standard feature any owner can appreciate.
Vehicle Details With the debut of the current F-Series, Ford established a benchmark for pickup interiors. Power Stroke Diesel With its 6. If he rarely drives it with a trailer, and most of his miles will be empty then I think a simple test drive of a V-10 will tell him more than we ever can. Good luck with which one y'all go with. Just something that is worth mentioning, but not soming that needs to be dwelled upon. .
Take the test drive and let him make up his own mind. Now I know I don't drive as fast as others on here, but terrain also might be more harsh then what they are dealing with as well. A walk-around with Ford's head of truck design, Pat Schiavone, begins with the grille. Constituting some 40 percent of Ford's F-Series sales, the Super Duty is intended to secure the most profitable segment of the pickup market. The v10 will do the job for you, but coming from a diesel it's hard to make the switch.
Still trying to decide if I want a tune for a little more something something. I've been spending all my money on equipment for my tree business. The F350 has a 5,720 pound payload capacity and an 18,700 pound towing capacity. Either engine will get the job done for him. All trims benefit from new materials, surfaces and accents.