The 2020 Ford F-250 is out. The company continues to improve its big rig. Most improvements are coming for the diesel engine and the interior. Well, these are the most criticized parts of the old Super Duty truck. Modernization, inside and under the hood is the thing you will like the most. The drivetrain is more efficient for the next season. The cockpit is offering more options, features, and equipment.
The release date of the 2020 Ford F-250 is set for the last quarter of this year. However, the company already announced diesel specs for the next season. Also, cosmetic changes on the new Super Duty truck are including improved Wi-Fi connection, multiple USB jacks, and wireless charging.
New Transmission Makes 2020 Ford F-250 More Efficient
Buyers of the 2020 Ford F-250 mostly opt for the diesel engine. It is a Power Stroke unit, which is now using a 10-speed automatic gearbox as a router. The new TorqShift technology is available on legendary models, Mustang and F-150. For the Ford F-250 Super Duty class it is tuned to fulfill expectations of buyers. Also, this is a kind of the response to the new Allison transmission for Chevy Silverado HD lineup.
Of course, the first thing we spot on the new models is their exterior. And, the 2020 Ford F-250 presents the new grille with larger air vents. This will improve cooling, especially for its close sibling, F-350, with dual-rear-wheel configuration. Daytime running lights are standard. LED lamps to improve safety. Special design of headlights is waiting for buyers that opt for the higher trims. Taillights will also get a new shape. The Blue Oval company prepared a new set of wheels.
Of course, the connectivity is the major upgrade for the 2020 Ford F-250. Advanced systems are there to make the ride more fun. The Wi-Fi spot can connect 10 devices at the time. The new systems will monitor the driver’s behavior and improve the ride quality by recognizing moves. Also, wireless charging pad and more USB ports are part of the infotainment.
Besides the LED lights, 2020 Ford F-250 will offer a variety of feature to improve overall safety. Automatic braking is standard. Lane keeping warning and pedestrian detection are there from XLT trim level. At the higher-end models, we can find Pro Trailer Backup Assist.
2020 Ford F-250 Diesel Specs and the New V8 Petrol Unit
With 70 percent of sales, we can easily say which will be the top engine choice for the 2020 Ford F-250. A Power Stroke 6.7-l unit is capable to produce 450 hp and 800 lb-ft of torque. It creates even more twist for F-350 Dually. We are still expecting news about the 7.3-liter V8 engine. According to sources, this one is coming to Canada first, and the US buyers will see it in dealerships late next year. The new V8 will be the replacement for V10 engine in light-duty chassis trucks.
The new Super Duty class updates, which means the price will go up. Ford gave us an update about changes, but not about the release date and other details. Still, the 2020 Ford F-250 can’t increase the cost for too much. Experts are sure it will still keep it under $35,000. If you are willing to spend more money, six trim levels will be available for the choice. Limited is still a high-end option, while Platinum is slightly cheaper. Best upgrades for a reasonable amount of money are coming with King Ranch version. Lariat and XLT are slightly above the entry-level XL trim. We will have the exact pricing list after the official release of the new Ford F-250 for next season which is happening late this year.