Review: 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty

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If your needs call for more than just a heavy duty truck, the Ford Super Duty is just what you need. For 2019, Ford updated the F-250 Super Duty with a new sport package option, but most features are staying the same as the past loved F-250 Super Duty.

Come visit us at Friendly Ford in Poughkeepsie, New York to be one of the first to take the 2019 F-250 Super Duty for a test drive. 


Ford knows drivers want options, especially when it comes to one of the best-selling trucks in the US, the Ford F-250 Super Duty. With the new 2019 model, Ford still offers the pickup with two engine options. The base powertrain is a 6.2 liter 2-valve gas V8 that makes 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. This option is paired with a TorqShift-G 6-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode.

If you go with an upper trim level, you 2019 F-250 Super Duty will be fitted with a 6.7 liter Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel engine that pumps out 450 horsepower and 935 lb-ft of torque. The diesel engine is connected to a TorqShift 6-speed automatic transmission with tow/haul mode.

The F-250 comes in a RWD model which gives drivers a maximum payload of 9,900 pounds and the 4X4 options can support up to 10,000 pounds. The F-250 Super Duty towing capacity tops out at 25,700 pounds when properly equipped. All models of the F-250 Super Duty come with the option for a fifth-wheel hitch, gooseneck hitch, or gooseneck dual hitch kit. Super Duty models with trailering packages come standard with a trailer brake controller.

Exterior Features

Every model of the Ford F-250 Super Duty has the option of a Tough Bed Spray-in bedliner with tailgate guard, Box Link with four premium locking cleats, stowable loading ramps, skid plates, and LED box and roof lighting.

Other available exterior options include chrome or Stone Gray cab steps, power-deployable running boards, chrome or satin aluminum door handles and grille, LED fog lamps, a power tailgate, and PowerScope mirrors. The PowerScope mirrors are an excellent option for all F-250 Super Duty shoppers. These mirrors are heated and telescope, fold and feature integrated turn signals to make towing a breeze.

When you are towing, you always want to be aware of what’s going on behind you, so there are a few options for rear-facing camera systems. Available on all models is an option for a rear center high-mounted stop lamp camera with a center-stack screen display, custom-placed trailer camera, or the Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System. The Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System includes a rearview camera, trailer hook-up lamp, a 360-degree camera with split-view, rear CHMSL camera, and Trailer Reverse Guidance,


Entertainment and Convenience

All trim levels come with the option for the SYNC Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System with a 4.2 inch LCD screen, 911 assist, AppLink, and a USB port. There is also the SYNC 3 system, adding an 8-inch color touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and two USB ports.


Each trim has available Blind Spot Information System with trailer coverage and cross-traffic alert. The upper trim levels come standard or have options for Adaptive Cruise Control with Collision Warning and Brake Support, adaptive steering, automatic high beams, Lane-Keeping Alert, Rain-Sensing Wipers, and a Reverse Sensing System.


The 2019 model brings a new sport package option to the table for Ford F-250 Super Duty drivers. The Lariat Sport package was added to the roster for the 2019 Super Duty lineup. This package trims out your pickup with running boards, 20-inch wheels, a spray in bed liner and several black exterior trim pieces. The Lariat package also has a new Bang & Olufsen Play stereo that swaps with the formerly available Sony system.


Starts at $62,660 MSRP

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