2017 Ford Super Duty

This year Ford re-engineered their Super Duty truck line, introducing a reduced body weight, increased overall strength and the addition of more technology in the cabin. Drivers can expect to find many of the latest safety systems on this work truck while still being able to take this truck to the job site and work tirelessly day after day. Mix and match regular cab, crew cab, or supercrew cab, short or long bed, and rear wheel drive or 4X4 along with weight class of F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 to complete the perfect vehicle ready to take on any job. Keep reading to see the top questions asked about the 2017 Ford Super Duty, so you can find out if this is the right truck for you. 

 

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  1. What's new on the 2017 Ford Super Duty?
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    The body on the new Ford Super Duty is constructed out of military grade aluminum alloy which helped to lower the weight. The engineers were then free to beef up other components such as the chassis, axle, steering and frame for overall improved flexibility and durability. Yet even after strengthening parts, the overall weight came in 350 pounds lighter than before.

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  2. What are the load and hauling capacities?
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    Every class of the Super Duty will vary, but the F-450 DRW 4x4 is capable is carrying a payload up to 7,630 while the more popular F-250 4X4 regular cab tops out at a respectable 3,730. However, if carrying more weight is needed, add the heavy duty trailering package and the F-450 can pull up to 32,500 lbs with the Power Stroke diesel engine with dual-wheel rear axle.

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  3. Does it have the new safety systems found on other vehicles?
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    Long hauls become safer with available Blind Spot detection, rear cross traffic alerts and lane departure warning. Adaptive cruise control helps the pilot maintain proper distance between the truck and any vehicle it is following. Trailer Tow helps to reduce sway and provides improved control through responsive trailer braking system.

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  4. Can a smartphone be used while driving?
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    Using SYNC® 3 audio system and voice activated controls, place hands free phone calls, access music and navigation apps while the driver leaves their hands on the wheel. Bluetooth technology allows the smartphone to remain on the charger while the driver utilizes onboard microphone and speakers to enjoy worry free phone calls.

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  5. What size engines are available?
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    There are two engines available. Choose between the 6.2L 2-VALVE V8 gas engine and the 6.7L POWER STROKE® V8 turbo diesel. The gas engine cranks out 385 horsepower and 430 foot pounds of torque at 5750 rpm. Sequential electronic fuel injection and 6-speed TorqShift automatic transmission provides seamless power over the entire band. Amp up the numbers using the diesel and receive 440 horsepower and a stunning max of 925 foot pounds of torque for unparalleled ability to accelerate even under a full load.

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  6. Are the seats heated?
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    Enjoy all the comforts of a fine sedan when selecting the Lariat or King Ranch editions. Leather seating with heated and cooled options in a comfortable captain's chair keeps the driver focused while avoiding muscle cramps caused by unforgiving seating. Of course, use the remote start to warm up the passenger cabin before climbing in.

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  7. Are there additional power options?
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    The available onboard power inverter are perfect additions when on the job site and plug in tools, laptops or battery packs need recharging. Smart charging USB outlets allow everybody to keep their devices powered up and connected while on the road. Upfit the bed to include further auxiliary outlets for improved ability and versatility.

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  8. Is there a larger fuel tank?
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    Travel farther between gas stations with the combined fuel efficiency of the Power Stroke diesel engine and the available 48 gallon fuel tank. Standard size tank is 29 or 34 gallons depending on F-250 or F-350 model. When the larger size is added, increased time on the road and at the job site helps to make a faster return on equipment investment dollars.

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