2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty Positioned as Class-Leading Workhorse | Edmunds

2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty Positioned as Class-Leading Workhorse


Just the Facts:
  • Ford released technical specifications for the 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty and is claiming best-in-class horsepower, torque and towing capacity.
  • Ford's second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 turbodiesel engine now delivers 440 horsepower, up from 400 hp.
  • The 2015 F-450 has a maximum towing capacity of 31,200 pounds, a gain of 6,500 pounds.

DEARBORN, Michigan Ford released technical specifications for the 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty and is claiming best-in-class horsepower, torque and towing capacity.

Ford's second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 turbodiesel engine now delivers 440 horsepower, up from 400 hp, and 860 pound-feet of torque, up from 800 lb-ft of torque, across all Super Duty models from F-250 to F-450.

The 2015 F-450 has a maximum towing capacity of 31,200 pounds, a gain of 6,500 pounds. The 2015 Ford F-350 increases maximum towing capacity as well, to 26,500 pounds, from 23,200 pounds.

"The improved ratings are a result of designing and engineering the truck as an integrated system," said Ford in a statement.

The 2015 Ford F-350 is available with a high-capacity towing package that includes new front springs and a wide track axle, increasing the gross combined weight rating with the 6.7-liter Power Stroke engine from 31,900 pounds to 35,000 pounds.

The F-Series Super Duty competes with the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD and Ram HD.

Edmunds says: Some important numbers for car shoppers to consider as they shop this competitive segment.

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