2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab - Consumer Reviews

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Brakes drags
By BK on 05/17/10 16:36 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab XLT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)

Review

Good truck, gas mileage terrible!!!! Having trouble with right front brake dragging (rim gets coal black in 1000 miles), 2 dealers both refusing to make repairs "can't get paid from Ford, because it'snot bad enough). Ford's 800# customer service is very bad,they just want to get you off the phone. I guess I'll have to pay for repair myself despite the warranty. I will never buy another Ford!
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Better off with a Chevy
By Chuck on 01/23/09 16:12 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab XL 2dr Regular Cab LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)

Review

The truck rides rough. You feel every bump in the road and on the tracks. The truck will lag at acceleration. If you try to pass a slow moving vehicle or enter the highway, the truck's RPMs will lug and you have to pull over so you don't cause an accident. The truck's steering wheel doesn't move up or down to make the cluster visible. The seat is a simple bench seat, so if you have to move the seat forward or backwards you the passenger isn't comfortable. Gas mileage isn't up to par. I maybe getting 12-13MPG at best. If you need a new truck buy a Chevy.
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08 F-250
By nothwoods on 12/20/08 15:58 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab XL 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)

Review

I bought it for a work truck, it has a fisher plow, and it's absolutely the best truck I've ever had. My only complaint is the cheap plastic strip at the top of the tailgate which I've broken twice in under a year, loading bikes and sleds. otherwise I think ford got it right this time!
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White Elephant
By caddgeek on 12/04/08 19:13 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab XL 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)

Review

Driveability - abysmally dangerous. The engine decelerates at irregular, random rates making shifting incredibly challenging. Shifts on flat road may take up to 5 seconds to complete (on uphill grades, they might only be done by slipping the clutch). Truck will accelerate by itself to over 2500RPM even in gear. Engine braking is negligible and may turn into acceleration. Dealer says this is normal. The shifter Low/Reverse lockout works sporadically. The fuel tank sloshes when over half-full (sounds like a loose baffle). Truck is taller than the 6'8" specs so wont fit in most garages. Fuel hog despite advanced technology. Engine vibrates. Roof drains into open door or window, onto switches!
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MPG will kill you
By W on 03/17/08 11:09 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab XL 2dr Regular Cab LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)

Review

Great truck for pulling a trailer. Far superior to any Chevy truck I ever owned. Comfortable, looks great, rides nice, quiet (for a diesel), but I'm getting 9 mpg currently. Hoping for more as I add more miles to the odometer. At $4/gallon for diesel these days, who can afford to drive one of these bad boys?
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Everything I Expected
By nomorefords4me on 11/08/07 10:00 AM (PST)

Vehicle

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab XL 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)

Review

Averaging 10-11 mpg mostly freeway driving. Exhaust billows out of tailpipe on cold mornings. 10k miles and the interior squeaks while on-road driving. Window leaks water and air whistles when rolled up. Currently have an exhaust problem - blue smoke comes out during engine warm up and leaves traffic behind me in a cloud.
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Nice Truck
By Ryan on 10/19/07 04:54 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab XL 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)

Review

The company assigned this vehicle to me - bare bones XL Long Box 4x4 with the Powerstroke. I put the first 5000 miles on it and must say overall I love it! I ranked the interior lower because it's an XL with the plastic seats and zero options. I'd love a Lariat. The Powerstroke feels like it can tow a house and it is quick when it needs to be (after slight turbo lag). The suspension is set up to be loaded with 2000 lbs, so at freeway speed unloaded, it is "bouncy". I have climbed rocky slopes with a 6000lb trailer hooked up without even needing 4x4. This truck is a beast! Visibility is great for such a large truck. You're going to have to pay for the big rig in gas though...
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