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2018 Ford F250

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Ford F250 highlights

Customer rating

Pros

  • Super powerful diesel V8 engine option
  • Lots of convenience and tech features in the cabin
  • Lightweight aluminum body helps fuel economy
  • Great towing capacity for work and play

Cons

  • Huge amount of options can make it difficult to find what you need

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What is new for the 2018 Ford F250?

  • The F250 is available in a new trim called the Limited.
  • F250 trims have been upgraded with Seat Massagers, Sunroof(s), Panoramic Sunroof, Lane Departure Warning, and Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment this year.
  • The XL trim now comes with Rear View Camera and Auxiliary Audio Input as standard equipment.
  • The Lariat trim now comes with Long Bed as standard equipment.

2018 Ford F250 trims

Curious how Ford F250 trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities

XL:

  • 385-hp, 430-lb-ft of torque 6.2L
  • 450-hp, 935-lb-ft of torque 6.7L
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Traction Control
  • Side Airbags
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Rear View Camera
  • Tow Hitch
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Automatic Transmission
  • View our Ford F250 XL inventory

XLT:

  • Includes all features available on the XL
  • Cruise Control
  • Cloth Seats
  • Power Mirrors
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Sync System
  • Power Locks
  • Power Windows
  • View our Ford F250 XLT inventory

Lariat:

  • Includes all features available on the XLT
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Rear Defroster
  • Sony Sound System
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • View our Ford F250 Lariat inventory

King Ranch:

  • Includes all features available on the Lariat
  • Memory Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • A/C Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Smart Key
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Navigation System
  • View our Ford F250 King Ranch inventory

Platinum:

Limited:

5 reasons to buy the 2018 Ford F250

1. So many configurations

Whatever your trade, project, or crew size, the 2018 Ford F250 has what you need to get the job done. Working in a family partnership? The regular cab seats three passengers, has 11.6 cu-ft of in-cab storage, and includes an eight-foot box for materials or machinery. Driving with co-workers and kids? The SuperCab and Crew Cab both seat up to six across two rows. Pick the SuperCab for daily work duties and family trips, while the Crew Cab's extended second-row legroom (43.6 inches) means more space for your hardworking team.

2. Impressive cab comforts

Once you've chosen the right cab size for your needs, you'll find plenty of passenger comforts and workplace smarts, thanks to the 2018 Ford F250's six available trims. Base trims feature lockable storage and wipe-clean vinyl upholstery. If you're driving between work sites every day, pick the Lariat trim or above for body-hugging front-row bucket seats and rear privacy glass.

3. Ready for anything

Whether you're moving goods for customers or providing services to the farming or construction industries, the 2018 Ford F250 has the practicality to drive your business forward. Two box-length options (6.8 ft or 8 ft) are available, and rugged standard features like a military-grade reinforced steel bed, BoxLink premium locking cleats, and a removable tailgate allow you to confidently plan ahead while remaining adaptable to new demands.

4. Technology that works hard

The 2018 Ford F250 has plenty of available features that elevate its role as a work truck. Optional functionality includes the addition of up to seven onboard cameras, providing assistance on maneuvers and cargo box or trailer monitoring on the move, or revealing available space through dense forests or rocky passes. Shop for a model with available overhead console upfitter switches (optional from XL; standard on Limited), and you can enjoy a 2018 F250 with the additional outlet features your workday requires, like CB radio functionality or auxiliary light sources.

5. A hauling holy grail

It's called Super Duty for a reason. When you need to haul a horse box, trailer home, or heavy machinery, the Ford F250 steps up, providing supersize hauling capability. For maximum pulling power, the 2018 F250 powered by the turbodiesel 6.7L Power Stroke® V8 engine and AWD can tow an estimated 17,500 lbs. when properly equipped.

 While finding a 2018 F250 with the right hauling capacity for you will depend on several factors, such as engine or cab size and the choice of FWD or AWD, this truck has the mettle to conquer any challenge.

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Ratings & reliability

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RepairPal gave the Ford F250 an overall reliability rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Ford F250 17th out of 19 among Fullsize Trucks.

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Ford F250 features and specs

XL 2WD 2D Regular Cab

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Bed Cover
  • Bed Liner
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Fifth Wheel Tow Hitch
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Gooseneck Tow Hitch
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Sync System
  • Turbo Diesel Engine
  • Vinyl Seats

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

6.2L

Horsepower

385

Torque (ft-lbs)

430

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

34

Wheelbase

142"

Overall length

231.8"

Width

80"

Height

77.9"

Leg room

F 43.9"

Head room

F 40.8"

Front tires

LT245/75SR17

Rear tires

LT245/75SR17

Seating capacity

3

Max towing capacity

1330/13300 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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