2017 Ford super duty F-450 Review, Specs

The truck department in Ford is seriously getting ready to conquer the US(and the World) with a more capable heavy-duty truck for the next year with the name, 2017 Ford super duty F-450. This time, the new truck would come with a beefed up frame, together with another powerful element to make the truck more capable than before. The new truck will be released in three body styles, such as Crew Cab, SuperCab, and Regular Cab with five trim levels that include XL, Lariat, XLT, Platinum, and King Ranch.

2017 Ford super duty F-450 front 3

2017 Ford super duty F-450 Exterior

Each model of the 2017 F450 Ford truck comes with its individual external features and components to differentiate from other models. Accordingly,
The XL model comes with the standard external features(same as F350) that include: step running boards, intermittent wipers, trailer hitch, cargo tie downs and trailer wiring…

The XLT models come with the same standard features of the XL models, plus privacy glass.
The Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum models come with the same standard features of the XL and XLT models, plus power horizontal and rear defogger.
All models of the new F-450 truck will be offered with a set of 19.5-inch polished alloy wheels, wearing 225/70R G sized all-season tires in the front and at the rear as standard. 2017 Ford super duty F-450 towing capacity should be more than 31,200 pounds(14,150 kg), which is tow of the current model.

2017 Ford F-450 side view

The XL and XLT models of all cabs will be offered with couple optional packages. These packages include:
 Power Equipment Group.
 STX Appearance Package.
 14,000(6350 kg) pounds GVWR Package(all trims).
 Camper Package
 XL Value Package.
 Snowplow/Camper Package.
 Heavy Service Suspension Package.

Read: 2017 Ford Super Duty Chassis Cab

The 2017 Ford super duty F-450 Lariat model will be offered with eleven optional packages with the features. These packages include:
 Lariat Interior Package.
 Heavy Service Front Suspension Package.
 Fifth Wheel/Gooseneck Hitch Prep Package.
 Snow Plow Package.
 Camper Package.
 Snowplow/Camper Package.
 FX4 Off-Road Package.
 Chrome Package.
 Lariat Ultimate Package.
 Tow Technology Bundle.
 Skid Plate Package.
The all-new 2017 Ford super duty F-450 King Ranch model comes with the same optional packages as those of the Lariat model, plus a King Ranch Ultimate Package and the King Ranch Monochromatic Paint Package, instead of Lariat Ultimate Package and Lariat Interior Package respectively.

Aluminium body of F450

The Platinum model will be offered with seven optional packages that include:
 Platinum Ultimate Package.
 Heavy Service Front Suspension Package.
 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Hitch Prep Package.
 Snowplow/Camper Package.
 Camper Package.
 FX4 Off-Road Package.
 Skid Plate Package.
Each of these packages comes with lots of features according to the needs of buyers.

The Ford 2017 super duty XL model comes with seven arresting body colors that include:
 Shadow Black.
 Blue Jeans Metallic.
 Ingot Silver Metallic.
 Caribou Metallic.
 Magnetic Metallic.
 Race Red.
 Oxford White.

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All XLT models of the new truck come with the same body colors as those of the XL models, plus White Gold Metallic, Dark Red Metallic Painted Clear Coat, and Bronze Fire Metallic.
The Ford F450 pickup Lariat model comes with 23 body colors that include the colors of both XL and XLT models, plus:

 Dark Red Metallic Painted Clear Coat with Magnetic/plus Caribou.
 Oxford White with Magnetic/Caribou.
 Blue Jeans Metallic Caribou with Metallic/Magnetic Metallic.
 Bronze Fire Metallic Caribou with Metallic/Magnetic Metallic.
 Shadow Black with Magnetic/Caribou
 White Gold Metallic Caribou Metallic.
 White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat with Magnetic/plus Caribou.

2017 F450 rear camera

The all-new Ford super duty F-450 2017 King Ranch model comes with 14 external colors, most of them are same as Lariat model, but there is couple of new colors, such as:
 Bronze Fire Metallic.
 Caribou Metallic.
 Oxford White.
 Shadow Black.
 White Gold Metallic.

The all-new 2017 Ford super duty F-450 Platinum model comes with six body colors that consist of:
 Magnetic Metallic.
 Ingot Silver Metallic.
 Dark Red Metallic Painted Clear Coat.
 White Gold Metallic.
 Shadow Black.
 White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat.
All models of the three cab styles of the new F-450 2017 will have a stabilizer bar suspensions in the front and at the back. Also there are aerated disc brakes in the front and firm disc brakes at the back.

2017 Ford super duty F-450 frame

2017 Ford super duty F-450 frame

2017 Ford super duty F-450 Interior

Like external features, each model of the next generation Ford super duty F-450 truck comes with its individual inside features. Consequently,
All XL models will have two interior colors, such as Medium Earth Gray, vinyl and Medium Earth Gray, cloth. All XLT models of the three cab styles will be provided with two interior color options(same is in F350), like cloth and Camel, Medium Earth Gray and cloth. The Lariat models will have two inside color options that include Camel Leather and Black Leather, whereas the King Ranch model has the only King Ranch Mesa with Java Accents, premium leather option. The Platinum model gets two interior color options, such as Black plus Brunello, premium leather, and Black, premium leather.

Some of the interiors feature which comes with the F450(as F350) XL and XLT models of three cab styles include:
 Air conditioning, Air filtration.
 Outside temperature display.
 Front cupholders(all super duty trims).
 40:20:40 split bench seats in the front.
 Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, Power steering.
 Adaptable lumbar support at the driver seat.
 Travel computer.
 AM/FM stereo with four speakers.

Ford super duty F-450 2017 interior

Ford super duty F-450 2017 interior

Some of the standard new 2017 Ford F-450 super duty interior features available with the Lariat model of three cab styles include all XL and XLT features, plus new ones:
 Eight-way power passenger and driver seat.
 Height adjustable passenger and driver seat.
 Leather upholstery.
 Bucket seats in the front.
 Folding center armrest.
 Split-folding back seatback.
 Two single-touch power windows.

Check also: 2017 Ford F-350 super duty

Safety features available with the all models of the three cab styles include:
 All-wheels ABS.
 All cabin single and double airbags.
 Engine immobilizer.
 Automatic delay-off headlights.
 Twilight sensing headlights.
 Front headrests.
 Stability control and Grip control.
 Post-collision protection system.
 Tire pressure monitoring.
 Back View Camera and Blind spot alert.

2017 Ford super duty F-450 3

Engine

All models of the 2017 F450 Ford truck come equipped with an eight-cylinder Single overhead cam power diesel unit with the displacement of 6.2 liters. This power plant will be provided as standard on all models. Buyers who would like to have a diverse powertrain can choose the new F-450 truck that comes outfitted with a V8 turbo-diesel powertrain with the displacement of 6.7-liters or with a V10 petrol power plant with the displacement of 6.8 liters. All engines offer better acceleration to their concerned models that make them attain the speed of 60 mph from the static mode in 8 seconds and a maximum speed of 110 mph.
All engines will be mated to a six-rate shiftable mechanical transmission system. All models will be offered with the four-wheel drive configuration as standard. All models of the three cab styles come with the fuel tank with the maximum capacity of 34.0 gallons.

Read: 2017 Ford F150 diesel

2017 Ford super duty F-450 rear

Base cost and the date of release

The release date of the 2017 Ford super duty F-450 is expected to be during the final part of 2016. When comes to pricing, each model differs in the base cost. Accordingly,
The XL variant of the new F-450 will be sold at a starting price of $53,945.
The XLT variant of the new F-450 will be sold at a preliminary cost of $58,810.
The Lariat variant of the new F-450 will be sold at an initial price of $65,635.
The King Ranch variant of the new F-450 will be sold at an initial cost of $72,455.
The 2017 Ford F 450 Platinum variant of the new F-450 will be sold at a base price of $77,125.

2017 Ford super duty F450 Photos

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