The engine also uses aluminum heads. We spent a short stretch on the road with the 6. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Capability is key in the heavy-duty pickup truck segment, and the new Super Duty does not disappoint. The nice thing about these cars. Yet it's also much more powerful than before, making the Super Duty pull away from traffic lights like a heavy-duty hot rod. You feel like you need tugs to maneuver this battleship into position.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557425120847 ; listingsSearchManager. Those needing more power can opt for the 6. True American land yacht heavy iron. To this end, some of the toughest, most abused, and most proven trucks on the market are the 2011 Ford Super Duty lineup. To recap: Ford will sell you 800 lbs. The new engine puts out 385 horsepower and 405 pound-feet of torque, up 85 and 40 respectively, while it's said to improve fuel economy by 15 percent.
If pricing is as competitive as Ford says, you get best-in-class capability and a faster truck, with improved fuel economy and more cool options. In addition, the hood now has a power dome, allowing more clearance to accommodate the new diesel engine. To this end, some of the toughest, most abused, and most proven trucks on the market are the 2011 Ford Super Duty lineup. Bed dimensions are also the same as before. And, going 75 mph for most of the drive-or at least where the speed limit allowed for that-the truck loped along at 1750 rpm and provided 18 mpg fuel economy, all on a single tank with plenty to fuel to spare.
Both engines are mated to an all-new heavy-duty six-speed automatic transmission. For a moment, we wondered if Ford's claims of a quieter engine been false. The new diesel offers 390 horsepower and 735 pound-feet of torque-both best in class-improvements of 40 horsepower and 85 pound-feet. Beyond the hyper-masculine exterior styling, the Super Duty features useful items like fender-mounted vents, available telescoping mirrors and optional 20-inch forged aluminum wheels. This means that the added cost of the new emissions system won't be passed along to the buyer. It makes everything else short of a Cat diesel or Kenworth seem puny. Getting ready for the drive to Los Angeles from Phoenix after 's introduction of the new Super Duty, we saw a running 2011 F-250 sitting in front of the hotel where we had been staying for the event.
Overall, reviewers agree that for consumers who need the utmost towing, hauling, and power from their work truck, the Ford Super Duty is the best choice, hands-down. The hill-start assist feature applies brakes when at a stop, preventing the truck and trailer from rolling back. We asked numerous times for the Carfax knowing that the car had an issue but never received it. To fill the gap from when you take your foot off the brake pedal to when you put it on the gas pedal, the system holds the brakes for two seconds before gradually reducing the amount of brake assist. There's even a checklist included for novice towers.
In the next phase, selective catalytic reduction, diesel exhaust fluid, a mix of urea and water, becomes C02 and ammonia when heated. The refreshed 2011 Ford Super Duty trucks are some of the most capable on the market. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. The premium King Ranch offers luxurious features that would be at home in an upscale sedan, like heated and cooled leather seats, automatic dual-zone climate control, and power adjustable pedals with memory. Brakes are firm, but not twitchy.
The base powerplant is the new 6. They have either blackmailed, bought ,. The end result is one that has fleet and general customers already clamoring for the latest and greatest. He was unable to put gas in it because the company credit card was being used by someone else. That makes this truck a great value, and should prove a tough one to beat. I am several inches taller than most men and I still felt like a 12-year-old next to the Super Duty.
As it is, you won't have to give it more than a glance to see what's going on. Bed dimensions are also the same as before. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Some of the exhaust gases are cooled by engine water at about 90 degrees Celsius, and then routed into a low-temperature loop, a second cooling system in the engine that operates at about 50 degrees C and also serves as added transmission cooling. The chap has a late 70s-early 80s Olds 98 that he drives all the time. As the hotel's main doors slid open, we could hear a loud clackety-clack, the sound you'd associate with a truck's diesel engine.
Ford's Work Solutions, which allows you to track where your tools are, keep tabs on other vehicles in the fleet, and access the Internet and download and print forms, is optional. The fuel door is now wider, making room for the filler spot for the Diesel Exhaust Fluid, said to need refilling every 7500 miles, depending on the demands put on the truck. Wheels come in 17- to 20-inch sizes. And the Ford F250 Super Duty is all those things and more besides. The previous Power Strokes had been built by Navistar International for Ford, but after several disputes and lawsuits, that relationship soured.
The base engine, a 6. This system provides a lot of confidence while towing and can keep a trailer from rolling back into the vehicle behind you. So you have emissions and yearly registration. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Forget about Drive-thrus — and clearing tight corners.