The 2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty is going to be the most powerful HD truck in the market. The vehicle returns over 1,000 lb-ft of torque if you choose the Powerstroke engine. Still, there are more options, with lest twist from the same powerplant. Of course, you can always pick a petrol model. But, in that case, towing capacity drops down.
On the other hand, the new 7.3-liter engine is fresh on the market and it could be one of the jokers for buyers. It is more capable than its predecessor and beats Chevy’s 6.6-liter replacement for a 6.0-liter unit. The 2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty is not taking any cosmetic changes. All we can see is rearranging the options for trim levels.
2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty New Engine
For a long time, we’ve been listening to the rumors about the new largest petrol engine. Most fans didn’t believe in these speculations since the Blue Oval company tried to make its vehicles more efficient. And a 7.3-liter unit is definitely not something that will save your fuel. Whatsoever, it is out and as rumors predicted, it is part of the Super Duty lineup.
A 7.3-l engine is replacing a 6.2-liter petrol powerplant. It adds 45 ponies for 430 hp total. It also boosts torque to 475 lb-ft. According to rumors, the truck with this engine and proper equipment is going to tow up to 25,000 pounds. Currently, the new drivetrain is available for the Super Duty class only. However, if other rumors come true, the engine could jump in the F-150 Raptor.
The improvements are significant, but that is still not enough to fear the lovers of diesel power. A 6.7-l Powerstroke is towing up to 33,000 pounds thanks to its 1,000 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission shifts power to all wheels for better traction and balance under heavy loads. The diesel unit is also good for 450 hp.
There will be six trim levels available for the 2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty. The entry-level model is XL, while the upper XLT already starts at $40,000. We could say that Lariat is a premium truck with the $50k price tag. But, the King Ranch model is available and costs $10,000 more. Platinum version comes with a price of $65,000 and the Limited edition adds around $20,000.
Regular, Crew, and Super Cab options are available for choice, as well as two sizes of bed, and single or dual rear wheels. The Limited model offers mostly everything. Quad LED lights and premium interior are available for some lower levels. King Ranch comes with unique leather seats and towing camera. The entry-level truck comes with a base Sync infotainment system. Blind-spot monitor, lane departure warning, and the auto emergency braking are added already on the XLT model.
2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty Competition
If the 2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty is too big for you, there is a lighter version in the family – F-250. The same is with a more potent F-450 and its 37,000 pounds of towing capacity. If you are looking for other brands, Ram 3500 HD and Chevy Silverado 3500 are the only other options in the market.