As the numbers get bigger, the capabilities do, too. Finally, there's the aforementioned 6. However, the diesel is a bit noisy in this configuration. The short bed and short wheel base makes it easy to turn in tight spots. We'll start at the front, where Ford has located a front step bumper - under-the-hood checks are made easier when the step-stool is built-in and not something you need to carry with you. The standard transmission included with all 2008 Ford Super Duty F250 pickups is a 6-speed manual overdrive transmission. The automatic 4 wheel drive is a nice feature for easy of use and the hubs can be locked in manually for sure traction.
This review also compares the 2008 Ford Super Duty models with other vehicles in its class to give you the best advice even when other reviews present conflicting opinions. The expansive grille is for more than simply show - it fronts a confluence of cooling capability for engine, transmission and the intercooler that serves the diesel's two sequential turbochargers. Vehicle Details With the debut of the current F-Series, Ford established a benchmark for pickup interiors. Better cooling means, of course, bigger towing. This brings it up to par with the 6.
Add a five-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty for peace of mind and you've got a segment-leading package. According to ConsumerGuide, 2008 Ford Super Duty F-250 and F-350 are available in five trim levels. Available twin bucket seats are more accommodating. As a full-size truck, the 2008 Ford Super Duty is not required to be tested to the U. Gear changes are smooth and mechanically satisfying.
All powertrains are available with a six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. The third engine is the 6. The 2008 F250 is available in dark shadow grey, dark blue pearl, oxford white, basic black, stunning red and bright silver. The King Ranch editions are particularly impressive, and the quality of the interior appointments is impressive, but there's still a lot of hard plastic, and not everything is finished to perfection. The 2008 Ford Super Duty sports a massive grille that's certainly in keeping with this rig's mass and weight.
Experiences are similarly pleasing in other 2008 Ford Super Duty models with the gasoline V-8 and V-10 engines sporting automatic transmissions. The truck is surprisingly responsive for its size, and the torque of the diesel engine is so great that when not loaded, it can be started in third gear. Forward visibility is good from the cab of the 2008 Ford Super Duty. And, unlike some luxury pickups, there's no intention of appealing - overtly - to the Country Club set; this remains a work truck and not a work-in-progress. Ford offers three engine choices for work, play or any combination of the two.
The top-line King Ranch is a crew cab only. It has plenty of power for work and towing and the 4 X 4 offers other places to go beyond the regular road. A walk-around with Ford's head of truck design, Pat Schiavone, begins with the grille. When compared to the previous Super Duty, the grille and hood blister provide the main visual differentiation. And while the custom-spec car may have died a long time ago, the variety of permutations available from Ford's Louisville truck plant gives the Super Duty customer a chance at real customization, seemingly with more content variables than the U.
With five trims, three cabs, and several models, the Ford Super Duty offers a dizzying array of features to fit any taste or budget. The F 250 Super Duty Diesel 6. There is not nearly enough room to hit on the details of the F-Series Super Duty in this review, so here's just a quick summary. Constituting some 40 percent of Ford's F-Series sales, the Super Duty is intended to secure the most profitable segment of the pickup market. The tester showed a meager 6.
Whether you're into commercial construction, agriculture or recreational towing, if you use a truck as a truck you'll benefit from the Super Duty's enhanced capability, refinement and convenience. If you're looking for a heavy-duty pickup, the 2008 Ford Super Duty needs to be on your list. Under the hood, Ford offers three engines. Given the importance of towing capability to the Super Duty mission, the receiver is a standard feature any owner can appreciate. And the rear had generous leg and knee room.