For 2013, Ford brings back the F-250 Super Duty with amazing functionality and utility. This vehicle has always been considered a great utilitarian ever since but what caught our attention more is the fact that Ford made a few tweaks here and there to make this vehicle the strongest and most well-rounded pickup today. This should really come as no surprise because Ford has always been competing with their selves, which is a good thing. They are constantly developing and releasing new vehicles that seem to outdo the previous one. For all these, the automotive market consumers should be ecstatically happy.
We have always known the Ford Super Duty to be a strong vehicle. This is one of the well-loved traits of this heavy-duty pickup truck. But for 2013, Ford claims that Super Duty just got stronger with more reliable brakes, towing capabilities, and of course the payload capacities.
By merely looking at the 2013 Ford Super Duty, it still looks smaller than the other heavy-duty pickup trucks but then size would not be such a big thing because of all its great features. This vehicle truly offers one of the best-rounded packages in the pickup industry today.
More than all these amazing features, Ford added the MyFord Touch, which is an incredibly great tool that anyone can benefit from. Ford also releases a Platinum trim level for those who want their heavy-duty pickup to be ultra plush as well.
We love the variety of trim levels that the 2013 Ford Super Duty offers. Consumers greatly benefit as they can choose the trim level perfect for their needs and budget. The XL is favored by workers as it is considered the workhorse among all the trim levels. The XLT just adds up some high technology features like keyless entry and full power accessories. This level also boasts of some plush qualities like having full carpet flooring and cloth upholstery.
Lariat and King Ranch also boasts of high technology features but if you want ultra-plush comfort and amenities, the top-of-the-line Platinum trim level will be the one to satisfy you.
Available already this year is Ford’s huge, upscale pickup truck – the 2013 Ford Super Duty also known as the F-250. The 2013 Ford Super Duty comes in three cab models – regular cab, super cab and crew cab. In addition, there are five trims – base XL, midlevel XLT, upscale Lariat, luxury King Ranch and posh Platinum. The higher end trims do not come in regular cabs and are offered only as either super cab or crew cab. Base interior features include just vinyl floor coverings and upholstery, tilt-telescoping steering wheel and a 2-speaker radio. As you go higher with the trim, the interior features get better and more – unique and upgraded leather upholstery, telescoping power mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, powered seats with heating and ventilation, a heated steering wheel, an 8-speaker audio system with satellite radio, MyFord Touch, and 20” polished alloy wheels to top it all off.
The engine of the 2013 Ford Super Duty is a 6.2L V-8 that generates 385 horsepower and 405 lbs. of torque. You can also get the optional more powerful 6.7L turbodiesel V-8 which increases output to 400 horsepower and 800 lbs. of torque. The Super Duty comes as either two-wheel driver or four-wheel drive, both on automatic transmission. With proper equipment, the Super Duty can carry up to 4,240 lbs. and tow up to 16,800 lbs.
Safety features of the 2013 Ford Super Duty include side curtain airbags, antilock disc brakes, stability control, trailer sway control and hill start assist. Depending on the trim, other safety features include rear parking sensors, power-adjustable pedals, an integrated trailer brake controller and a rearview camera.
Depending on the cab and trim, the price of the 2013 Ford Super Duty ranges from $33,500 for the base XL up to $53,200 for the plush Platinum trim. For those who want to delve into the realm of the ultimate pickup trucks, the Super Duty can definitely take you there.