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Ford F 250:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Ford F 250 side view
Ford F 250 angular front perspective
Ford F 250 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Ford F 250

Learn about the Ford F 250

Ford F 250 Summary

The Ford F-250 is a pickup truck synonymous with strength and durability. It offers all the power of a pickup in a lightweight aluminum body. With plenty of payload, the F-250 really comes into its own with excellent towing capabilities, lending itself to commercial work. Plus, there is the option to use either a conventional or gooseneck hitch for towing. Newer models even have trailer reverse guidance, so you can trust it on and off the road.

Pros and cons of the Ford F 250

  • Plenty of payload and tow capacity
  • Many tech features available
  • Big crew cabs have room for six
  • Tall step-in height
  • Diesel option is offered at an additional cost
  • Stiff suspension may result in a stiff ride
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Ford F 250

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Ford F 250

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats3 - 6
  • Doors2 - 4
  • Fuel typeDiesel or Gas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption-
  • Highway consumption-
  • Width2031 mm
  • Length5888 - 6762 mm
  • Trunk space328 L
  • Cargo space328 - 1475 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Ford F 250

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Ford F 250 2017 - 2021 is available in 5 trims:

XL trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Ford F 250

Dimensions of the Ford F 250

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211978 mm2031 mm5888 mm
20201978 mm2031 mm5888 mm
20191978 mm2031 mm5888 mm
20181978 mm2031 mm5888 mm
20171978 mm2031 mm5888 mm

Towing capacity of the Ford F 250

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021680 kg5670 − 5897 kg
2020680 kg5670 − 5897 kg
2019680 kg5670 − 5897 kg
2018680 kg5670 − 5897 kg
2017680 kg5670 − 5897 kg