Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian review the 2017 Ford Super Duty. The Super Duty has been completely redesigned from the ground up and the product guide will get up to speed on all of Super Duty’s new technology and capabilities.
2017 Ford Super Duty
The 2017 Ford Super Duty is the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty ever:
-Most capability: All-new F-Series Super Duty can tow heavier trailers and haul heavier cargo than ever before, with maximum gooseneck towing capacity raised to 32,500 pounds on F-450, fifth-wheel towing capacity boosted to class-leading 27,500 pounds and conventional towing to class-leading 21,000 pounds; maximum payload now rated at up to best-in-class 7,630 pounds
-Most power: 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel boosts horsepower to a class-leading 440 and torque to a class-leading 925 lb.-ft. for all pickup models – from F-250 to F-450; 6.2-liter V8 gas model offers best-in-class torque of 430 lb.-ft.
2017 Ford Super Duty Engine choices:
6.2L V8 gas engine – 430 lb-ft, 385hp
6.7L Turbo diesel 925 lb-ft, 440hp
6.8L V10 gas engine – 424 lb-ft, 288hp
Larger gasoline and larger DEF tanks.
-Most confidence: Class-exclusive smart technologies help make towing easier and enable increased confidence, including BLIS with trailer coverage, adaptive cruise control that works with the heaviest trailers, and Trailer Reverse Guidance to help back trailers up tested it in our labs, at our proving grounds and across North America.
We’ve even given a select group of real-world Ford Truck customers behind-the-wheel access to see for themselves how we’ve completely reinvented and taken heavy-duty pickups to the next level. Now it’s your turn to be among the first to drive the all-new Ford F-Series Super Duty, the toughest, smartest and most capable Super Duty ever.
The next-generation Super Duty is all-new from the ground up, bringing new meaning to “Built Ford Tough” with advanced materials that make it both tougher and more efficient than ever. Ford is also defining a new standard for heavy-duty pickups with segment-first innovations that improve capability, and protect and assist the driver on- and off-road or while towing some of the largest trailers.
Super Duty is the ultimate towing machine as you tow trailers with the help of Trailer Reverse Guidance – one of 14 class-exclusive features – and up to seven digital cameras for better visibility than ever before.
2017 Ford Super Duty Ultimate towing features include:
Trailer reverse guidance
Trailer tire pressure monitoring system
Blind spot information system with trailer tow
Adaptive cruise control
Customer – placed trailer camera
All new Super Duty4 offers the ultimate hauling and class exclusive features. High strength, military grade, aluminum alloy body and box. BoxLink with premium locking cleats. Next generation tailgate step, Remote tailgate release with power lock, LED box lighting, storable loading ramps, and extended running boards with power deployable runningboards optional.
Alternate interior class exclusive features include:
Wet load floor on Super Cab and Crew Cab models, 110 –volt outlets with combined maximum output of 400W, 360° camera with split view display, Multi contour front seats with Active Motion, and inflatable outboard rear safety belts in crew cab models.
Toughest- Smartest- Most Capable
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