2017 Ford F-250 Diesel Review, Specs

The 2017 Ford F-250 Diesel is a heavy duty pick-up truck that comes with more muscle and improved towing capabilities. It is available in three cub styles; the regular, extended and crew cab. The truck comes with high technological features and upgraded interior which brings new driving experience. It competes well with Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, Ram Heavy Duty, GMC Sierra HD and Nissan Titan XD. It also comes with the variety of cab-bed configurations. In addition, it is available as a single-rear-wheel or a dual-rear-wheel option.

2017 Ford F-250 Diesel - front

2017 Ford F-250 Diesel – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design

The body panels are made of aluminium which has saved many pounds when you compared to the outgoing model. This makes the truck faster. The front fascia has undergone some styling changes where the horizontal slat grille now sits on the headlights. It comes with four full-size opening doors and an optional 6 or 8-foot cargo bed. The headlights are C-shaped completely different from the predecessor. The fog lights are also redesigned giving the truck a more stylish appearance. The 2017 Ford F-250 Diesel is also fitted with a tailgate assist step and 20 inches all terrain tires.

Interior:

The interior is equipped with comfort and luxury features. First, it comes with well-contoured seats that are heated and ventilated. You can fold the rear seats in 40/20/40 split. The floor is covered with vinyl with leather trimming. The 2017 Ford F-250 Diesel has entertainment features which include the 8-inch screen with Smartphone integration, Bluetooth connectivity, voice commands, USB charging ports and 10-speaker audio system that are fitted with auxiliary audio jack.

Safety features include the blind-spot monitoring system, 360-degree rearview cameras, front-seat side airbags, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, rear cross traffic alert system and forward collision warning with brake support. Driver assistance features include driver memory settings, defrosting rear window, padded door armrests, electronic locking rear differential, keyless entry and start, hill descent control and a navigation system.

2017 Ford F-250 Diesel - interior

2017 Ford F-250 Diesel – Engine and Performance

The truck is powered by a 6.7-litre V8 engine which produces 440 horse power and 925 lb-feet of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2017 Ford F-250 Diesel accelerates much faster thanks to the light weight compared to the outgoing model. The powerful engine gives the truck a towing ability of 18,600 pounds. When the track is towing, the gyroscopic sensors apply power to the engine which allows selective wheel braking leading to more stability. Consequently, the adaptive steering wheel adapts to the speed of the truck. The fuel economy stands at 11 mpg in the city and 16 mpg on the highway. The truck also operates well at low speeds since the power delivery is more responsive.

2017 Ford F-250 Diesel - rear

2017 Ford F-250 Diesel – Price and Release Date

The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $ 35, 894. The estimated release date is towards the beginning of 2017 since the truck is in final stages of production. However, hasthe dathavenot been confirmed officially. If you are looking for a muscle truck that is reliable and full of luxury features, the Ford F-250 Diesel 2017 truck should be on top of your list.

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