Ford is known for making some of the most famous and durable commercial vehicles in the various markets and its pickup trucks are sold in high numbers. Ford Super Duty series is preferred a lot by heavy duty users like construction companies, civic authorities, and disaster relief operation service providers etc. The 2017 Ford F-650/F-750 series of commercial trucks are versatile and they are ruggedly built to take on rough terrains and perform heavy towing tasks with aplomb. The series gets a makeover for 2017.
2017 Ford F-650/F-750 – Immaculate Design:
There is no denying the 2017 Ford F-650/F-750 looks rugged and absolutely muscular in styling. The build is mostly boxy with a massive honeycomb grille at the front. The front bumper gets chrome treatment. You get three cab choices to pick from- four-door Super Cab, two-door Regular Cab, and Crew Cab. The trims include pro Loader, Straight Frame, and Tractor. Various exterior colors are available.
The cabin is quite enticing and decent amenities are available. Ford made use of some noise suppression technologies. Standard features include Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, and Vinyl seating. There are some useful in cabin storage options including Glove Box and Beverage Holders. You may opt for cloth upholstery as well.
While the 2017 Ford F-650 and 750 are not aimed at luxury pickup seekers, they do pack in some amenities. You can opt for the voice-activated SYNC27 technology which supports voice-activated operations.
2017 Ford F-650/F-750 – Powerful Engines and Performance:
Ford has equipped 2017 F-650 and 750 with powerful engines. You get the PowerStroke 6.7-liter V8 turbo diesel engine as standard. The default unit generates 270 hp. If you want more power, the same engine comes with the output of 300 and 330 hp. If the diesel engine is not your thing, opt for the mighty 6.8-liter Triton V10 3-valve gasoline engine. It churns out 320 hp. All the engines are quite powerful and have enough power to sail through mud, sand and snow, based on needs. A 6-speed automatic transmission unit is mated with all engine variants.
Towing capacity varies from one trim to another, as it is natural. The F-650 gasoline Pro Loader can tow 26,000 lbs while the Straight Frame variant can tow 29,000 lbs. F-650 diesel Tractor can tow 29,000 lbs. and F-750 diesel Tractor has a maximum towing capacity of 37,000 lbs.
2017 Ford F-650/F-750 – Price and Expected Release Date:
The price of F-650 SD Gas Pro Loader is $55,955 while the Straight frame variant costs $56,640. The F-750 Straight frame has a price tag of $58,530. F-650 SD Diesel Pro Loader costs $65,925. The F-650 and F-750 Diesel Straight Frame costs $66,610 and $68,500 respectively. The most expensive variant is the F-750 SD Diesel Tractor and it costs $70,980.
The 2017 Ford F-650/F-750 series is ideal for those seeking capable medium duty pickup trucks. The build quality is rugged and styling is quite muscular. The engine choices are good and Ford deserves applauds for succeeding in keeping the cabin quiet. These models do not come for cheap but you do get great value for money.