2021 Ford F-250 Review: Super Chief and Raptor

If F-350 offers too much for your taste, you can downgrade the offer to the 2021 Ford F-250. Buyers are not going to get the extreme performance, but the Series 2 truck will offer pretty much the same options like its bigger sibling. There are several cab and bed configuration combinations. Add six more trim levels and a possible Raptor edition for the upcoming season. It makes the F-250 one of the most versatile HD trucks in the market.

The new generation is still fresh, so there were no needs for cosmetic updates. Nevertheless, the company will reshuffle some of the options to make the offer looking new. Petrol and diesel units are options for the engine room. So, every buyer can make a perfect setup.

2021 Ford F-250 Specifications

A 7.3-liter petrol V8 engine is the newest addition to the lineup. The Super Duty lineup now gets power from two different gasoline engines. The old one, 6.2-liter V8 is still there, with 385 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. Experts say it is just a matter of time when it is going to happen. The new unit, a 7.3-liter V8 brings the new level to the HD segment. With 430 hp and 475 lb-ft, it is a way better choice if you need extra power for towing.

Still, the best engine in this lineup is a 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8 with 450 horsepower and more than 1,000 lb-ft of torque. Unfortunately, if you want to get the best of it, you must pick the F-350 as the base configuration. A new ten-speed automatic gearbox is sending power to rear wheels, or AWD if buyers request.


The base setup includes Regular Cab, long bed, RWD, and XL package with 17-inch wheels and automatic high-beams. Other options for the cabin are Super and Crew cab, and both solutions make additional offers – short bed and four more trim levels. The XLT is also available with Regular Cab. Under-seat storage and blind-spot monitor are added.

The 2021 Ford F-250 Lariat comes with more serious upgrades. For example, there are halogen fog lamps, larger alloy wheels, and leather upholstery. King Ranch is a very interesting package since it can serve as the base for the Super Chief model. Nevertheless, it upgrades the offer with even more luxurious features. Platinum is a premium package. The heated steering wheel and seats are there, as well as the ventilation. Adaptive cruise control is one of the most advanced in the market. F-250 Platinum doesn’t leave too much space for more additions, but the Limited edition will bring them all, including moonroof, premium interior, and wireless charging.

2021 Ford F-250 Raptor

According to some sources, Ford is planning to expand the Raptor lineup to the 2021 Ford F-250. It will be a rival to Ram 2500 Power Wagon. Still, the Blue Oval company is going to bring the performance to the new level, like Ram did it in the half-ton segment with the TRX model. Still, the F-250 Raptor needs a lot of power and the same rumors are speaking of a 7.3-liter V8 drivetrain as the main choice for the off-road truck.

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