2020 Ford F350 review

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  • Lots of utility from the powerful diesel V8 engine option
  • Very good option for towing and hauling
  • Plenty of available convenience features


  • You need to climb the trims to get expected tech features

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A powerful and comfortable workhorse.

Since its introduction in 1998, the Ford Super Duty line of one-ton pickup trucks has been the final word in rugged yet refined heavy-duty trucks. The 2020 Ford F-350 continues the tradition, with a great selection of body styles and powerful engine options ready to tackle the toughest tasks. And with a comfortable interior and a packed feature list, this is a big, powerful workhorse that's easy to live with and drive day in and day out.

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What is new for the 2020 Ford F350?

  • F350 trims have been upgraded with Leatherette Seats and CD Audio as standard equipment this year.
  • The Lariat trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Departure Warning, and Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment.
  • The XL trim now comes with Side Airbags, Turbo Diesel Engine, Sync System, Satellite Radio Ready, and Cruise Control as standard equipment.
  • The XLT trim now comes with Turbo Diesel Engine, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Power Seat(s), Blind Spot Monitor, and Lane Departure Warning as standard equipment.
  • The Limited trim now comes with Dual Rear Wheels as standard equipment.
  • The Platinum trim now comes with Lane Departure Warning, Long Bed, and Flex Fuel Vehicle as standard equipment.
  • The King Ranch trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Departure Warning, Dual Rear Wheels, and Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment.

2020 Ford F350 trims

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5 reasons to buy the 2020 Ford F350

1. Great choice of body styles

2020 Ford F-350: Exterior rear view | CarMax

A common theme of the 2020 Ford F-350 is the versatility of its available configurations. That starts with the selection of available body styles and beds; three separate cab options, a regular cab, extended SuperCab, or a crew cab, are complemented with a choice of either a 6.8-foot or 8.2-foot bed length. The Regular Cab offers space for three passengers across the front bench seat, and the SuperCab and Crew Cab add a second row of seating for three more passengers, with the Crew Cab having up to 43.6 inches of legroom for passengers in the rear seats. Regardless of how big your family or work crew is, and how big your cargo is, you'll find a 2020 Ford F-350 configuration to fit your lifestyle and requirements.

2. Powerful engines

2020 Ford F-350: Engine | CarMax

One of the main reasons you might be considering a heavy-duty truck is for its pulling power—and the 2020 Ford F-350 more than delivers in this regard. A choice of three engines options is available, starting with a 6.2L petrol V8 engine with 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque, up to a mighty 7.3L petrol V8 packing 430 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. Finally, there's a 6.7L turbocharged diesel V8 with 475 horsepower and a gargantuan 1,050 lb-ft of torque. These powerplants give the 2020 Ford F-350 formidable hauling capacities, with a maximum estimated towing capacity of 21,200 lbs with that 6.7L turbo-diesel engine when properly equipped.

3. Excellent all-terrain capabilities

2020 Ford F-350: Front lift system | CarMax

If you need to be able to tackle tough jobs on rougher terrain, there is a new option package for this model year called the Tremor. Specifically focused on enhanced off-road capabilities, the Tremor package adds a two-inch front lift system, upgraded suspension and shock absorbers, a limited-slip front differential and locking rear differential, and low-speed cruise control and rock crawling modes. With all-wheel drive also available on all models—and standard on Limited model trims—the 2020 Ford F-350 has you covered no matter how far off the beaten track your work tasks and adventures take you.

4. Comfortable & spacious interior

2020 Ford F-350: Front seats | CarMax

Rugged doesn't have to mean primitive, as the 2020 Ford F-350 proves with a spacious interior full of comfort features. All three cab configurations offer 40.8 inches of headroom and 43.9 inches of front legroom, and of the two six-seater configurations, the Crew Cab offers the most legroom for passengers in the rear seats with an impressive 43.9 inches, the same as front-seat passengers. No matter how many passengers you have along for the ride, you'll all have plenty of space to stretch out. You'll also love the abundance of features that make each journey as comfortable as possible, such as heated and ventilated leather front seats on the King Ranch trims upwards.

5. Wealth of convenience features

2020 Ford F-350: Dashboard | CarMax

Are you looking for a full-size pickup truck but want to make day-to-day driving of a big vehicle as easy as possible? Rest assured, the 2020 Ford F-350 has a multitude of driver convenience features to give you peace of mind out on the roads. Base models feature a rearview camera as standard alongside options such as blind-spot monitoring and automatic emergency braking on XLT trims upwards. The top-line Platinum includes advanced features such as adaptive cruise control and rain-sensing windshield wipers. As big and tough as it might be, the 2020 Ford F-350 can also be a gentle giant that's effortless to live with every day.

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Newly redesigned in 2017 for the fourth generation of Ford Super Duty pickup trucks, the F-250 instead focuses on everyday practicality and workability. 2020 models offer a maximum estimated towing capacity of 20,000 lbs with the 6.7L turbocharged diesel V8 engine when properly equipped.

 The 2020–2022 F-250 also offers a great selection of comfort and convenience features, such as:

  • Ford Sync® voice-controlled infotainment system (XLT trims upwards)

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control (Lariat trims upwards)

  • Leather seats (Lariat trims upwards).

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Ratings & reliability

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Ford F350 features and specs

XLT 2WD 2D Regular Cab

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear View Camera
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Sync System
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Bed Cover
  • Bed Liner
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Dual Rear Wheels
  • Fifth Wheel Tow Hitch
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Gooseneck Tow Hitch
  • Long Bed
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Sync System

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 43.9"

Head room

F 40.8"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

1300/13000 lbs.



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Color options

2020 Ford F-350: Color options | CarMax

Exterior colors:

  • Agate Blue Metallic

  • Blue Jeans Metallic

  • Green

  • Green Gem

  • Iconic Silver Metallic

  • Magnetic Metallic

  • Orange

  • Oxford White

  • Race Red

  • School Bus Yellow

  • Stone Gray Metallic

  • Velocity Blue Metallic

  • Vermillion Red

  • Yellow

Interior colors:

  • Medium Earth Gray

Interior details

The Regular Cab 2020 Ford F-350 provides seating for up to three passengers across one row of bench seats, with the SuperCab and Crew Cab configurations providing seating for up to six passengers. Cloth seats are standard on XL and XLT trims, the Lariat features leather-trimmed seats as standard. King Ranch models upward feature leather seats front and rear, as well as heated and ventilated front seats and a heated steering wheel. Front-seat legroom across the 2020 Ford F-350 range is consistent at 43.9 inches, with the SuperCab offering 33.5 inches of rear legroom and the Crew Cab offering 43.9 inches of rear legroom.

Child seat details

The 2020 Ford F-350 allows for one car seat in the front row in RegularCab configuration, and in all three rear-seat positions in SuperCab and Crew Cab configurations. Child safety seat-top tether anchors are standard on all trims.


The 2020 Ford F-350 offers a total of three engine options: a 6.2L petrol V8 engine producing 385 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque, a 7.3L petrol V8 engine producing 430 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque, and a 6.7L turbocharged diesel V8 motor packing 475 hp and a whopping 1,050 lb-ft of torque. All three engines are available on all trim levels, with the top-of-the-range Limited trim offering the 6.7L diesel V8 engine as standard. Additionally, all of the above engines are paired to a ten-speed automatic transmission.

Two-wheel drive is standard on all trims, with four-wheel drive available—though it comes standard on the Limited trim. When properly equipped, a maximum estimated towing capacity of 21,200 lbs is possible with the 6.7L diesel engine.

Year comparisons

2011–2016 Ford F-350 (Third Generation)

The third-generation Ford F-350 was offered with three cab configurations, regular cab, SuperCab, and Crew Cab, as well as two rear axle designs—single wheel and dual—and two bed lengths—eight-foot and six-foot nine-inches. Engine options included a 6.2L petrol V8 engine producing 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque as standard, and an optional 6.7L diesel V8 producing 400 horsepower and 800 lb-ft of torque. This diesel V8 was uprated in 2015, up to 440 horsepower and 860 lb-ft of torque.

2017–Present Ford F-350 (Fourth Generation)

Completely redesigned for the fourth generation, 2017 model year Ford F-350s onward added driver convenience features such as adaptive cruise control, collision warning with automatic braking, and a rearview camera as options across the range and standard on Premium trims. The 6.2L petrol V8 and 6.7L turbo-diesel V8 return, with an additional 7.3L petrol V8 added in 2020. Four-wheel drive also became an option across the range and standard on 2022 King Ranch and Platinum models.

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