Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab


$24,995 - $31,995
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty

2008 Highlights

The Ford F-450 Super Duty pickup, previously a commercial-grade vehicle sold in cab and chassis form, debuts for the general public for 2008. Boasting even more extreme work capacity than its already rugged siblings, the F-450 Super Duty benefits from the same major 2008 Super Duty upgrades, such as a stronger chassis that's coated to resist corrosion, a revised rear suspension that improves ride and handling, and a bigger PowerStroke turbodiesel engine that makes an impressive 350 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. Also new this year are higher-grade cabin materials, a standard MP3 audio jack, available power telescoping/folding side mirrors and a unique drop-down tailgate step that makes access to the bed easier.


Pros

  • Class-leading towing and hauling capacities, relatively small turning circle, strong performance, comfortable ride when towing, standard trail-brake controller.

Cons

  • Wider front end than F-250/F-350 makes F-450 more unwieldy in traffic and parking lots, stiff ride when unladen.

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Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab for Sale

Ford F-450 Super Duty 2008 XLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M) Oxford White Clearcoat Medium Stone63,506 miles
Used 2008Ford F-450 Super DutyXLT
List:$31,995
Est.Loan: $583/mo
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2008 FORD F-450**XLT**DRW**CLEAN CARFAX**4WD**6.4L V8 DIESEL**AUTOMATIC**TOW PACKAGE**SIDE STEPS**POWER OPTIONS**CRUISE CONTROL**SLIDING REAR GLASS**AUX AUDIO**BEDLINER**KEYLESS ENTRY**SUPER CLEAN!** Four Wheel Drive And Powered By A 6.4L V8 Powerstroke Diesel Engine, This 2008 Ford F-450 XLT Is Ready To Tackle Any Job You Put In Front Of It! 100% Backed By A Clean And Clear CARFAX History Report Showing No Accidents Or Odometer Issues Of Any Kind, This Ford Comes Loaded Up With An Automatic Transmission, Keyless Entry, Power Options Including Power Windows, Mirrors And Door Locks, Cruise Control, Tilt Steering Wheel, Factory CD Player, AUX Audio Input, Sliding Rear Glass, Soft Tonneau Cover, Drop-In Bedliner, Factory Side Steps, Heated Side Mirrors, Factory Tow Package, Premium Ford Wheels And More! Excellent Financing Options Available For ALL Credit Levels! Act Now By Calling Us At 703-368-7777 To Set Up A Test Drive! We Look Forward To Earning Your Business! -

Ford F-450 Super Duty 2008 Lariat 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M) Silver Clearcoat Metallic Medium Stone95,966 miles
Used 2008Ford F-450 Super DutyLariat
List:$29,995
Est.Loan: $546/mo
Ford F-450 Super Duty 2008 Lariat 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M) 82,705 miles
Used 2008Ford F-450 Super DutyLariat
List:$24,995
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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Silver Clearcoat Metallic Tan106,125 miles
Used 2008Ford F-450 Super DutyXLT
List:$26,999
Est.Loan: $492/mo
Classic Motors
45.3 mi away
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Used 2008Ford F-450 Super Duty
List:$26,999
Est.Loan: $492/mo
Overlea Motors
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Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic 43,227 miles
Used 2008Ford F-450 Super DutyXL
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Keiths Auto Sales
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Features & Specs

Lariat 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M)XL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M)XLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M)XL 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M)XLT 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M)Lariat 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
MPGN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Seating666666
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual
Fueldieseldieseldieseldieseldieseldiesel
Horsepower350 hp @ 3000 rpm350 hp @ 3000 rpm350 hp @ 3000 rpm350 hp @ 3000 rpm350 hp @ 3000 rpm350 hp @ 3000 rpm

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Found On the Road Dead
I bought this when my 2005 f 350 blue its motor the third time while stuck in Wyoming with six horses and a family in a motel, the 2008 got me home but over the last three years it broke down seven times, four radiators, two turbos an engine and now another break down and a new engine, now its 2000 miles out of extended warranty. It is unreliable, poorly built and only a fool would recommend it, the ones that do have never used it for long hauls or extensive ranch work which is what it was built to do.....FORD found on the road dead how true is that. Ford should be ashamed to sell this crap and a class action suit should be had. 29 repair items this time around....
Another one bites the dust
I bought it in Texas thanks to a blown head gasket on my 05 F350 that left me stranded (5th time) and I had to get my 40' trailer to NM by the next day. Since the repair would have been a 3 day event I bought the 08 F450 off the dealer's lot. At first all was well, the truck pulled better than the 350 and it ran perfectly. It was trouble free for the first 4 years I owned it aside from it's abysmal fuel efficiency (6 MPG towing, the older 350 averaged around 10 with the same trailer). Then, things started to happen. A sensor crippled the truck. Repair. A turbo blew. Repair. Oil leak. Repair. DPE failure leading to blown engine. Currently broken, 66k and 10 days out of warranty.
Piece of junk Stay away dont buy
Purchased truck early 07 when first came out I know have 128k miles . truck has spent a lot of time at dealer . many items broke main things are rear end . rear springs. trailer wiring .engine blew @ 106 k .3 radiators. air conditioner panel. replaced coolant hoses. replaced temp stat. new turbo and hoses replaced. many other little stuff . Its always fighting with ford they are not real customer helpful there never wanting to stand up to there piece of junk I will never purchase ford again Stay away don't buy
More About This Model

When it comes to sales, Ford's F-Series truck has been the dominant force in the U.S. truck market for quite some time. And if you want to know why, the new 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty pickup stands as a prime example.

Sure, most people will never need a truck with the sheer brute strength of the 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty pickup with its 6.4-liter PowerStroke diesel and 24,500-pound towing capacity. But that's not the point. The point is that some people -- especially snowbirds with huge fifth-wheel trailers -- have shown a need for the ultimate towing machine.

Making their own bed
In the past, if you wanted an F-450 dually that didn't look like an industrial appliance, you had to convert a commercial-grade F-450 cab-chassis, the unfinished one that comes with naked frame rails behind the cab. Several companies make a tidy living from grafting standard F-350 8-foot beds (or even fiberglass replicas) onto the back of cab-chassis combinations. Unfortunately there are major problems involved.

First, a commercial chassis usually features a narrow standard frame with straight rails just 34 inches apart. A conventional civilian pickup actually employs wider-spaced frame rails because it doesn't have to be compatible with moving-van cargo boxes, tow-truck setups and other industrial gear. Bolting a typical pickup bed to a narrow cab-chassis frame requires hand labor and fabrication.

And then there is the wheelbase issue. An F-450 crew-cab cab-chassis measures 176.2 inches, while the equivalent F-350 spans only 172.4 inches. When an 8-foot box is adapted to the commercial chassis, there's a 4-inch gap behind the cab that has to be bridged with an obvious filler panel.

Ford solves both problems at once by making the F-450 Super Duty pickup in-house. For the back half of the frame, F-350-dimensioned rails bring the frame-spacing, bed mounts and wheelbase along with them. An 8-foot pickup box drops straight on, and the unsightly cab-gap is history.

Load handling redefined
Up front, the F-450 is all commercial grade. The 4x2 and 4x4 alike employ a radius-arm suspension setup to locate what Ford calls a "wide-frame monobeam," a very wide solid axle with coil springs. This design not only affords massive load-carrying capacity but also 45 degrees of steering lock.

As a result, the F-450 pickup has a tighter turning radius than comparable F-350 and -250 designs, some 51.5 feet versus 56.5 feet. During a side-by-side parking lot comparison between the two, the benefit is immediately apparent.

As expected, the components underpinning it all are mighty rugged. The F-450's commercial-grade 225/70R19.5F Continental tires are unsympathetically stiff and need to be run in the neighborhood of 80 psi. In order to regain the lost ride comfort, the progressive, multistage rear-leaf springs are 8 inches longer and have been carefully tuned to combine a reasonably comfortable ride with good load-carrying capacity.

It all adds up. The F-450 pickup, sold only with dual rear wheels, can pull up to 24,500 pounds with a gooseneck or fifth-wheel hitch, or 16,000 pounds with a conventional setup. An equivalent F-350 (a leader in towing capacity in its own class) manages 18,800 pounds and 15,000 pounds, respectively. Meanwhile, the F-450 shares the F-350's 6,000-pound payload.

After driving an F-450 pickup with and without a trailer, we're sure that while the unladen ride is better than it might otherwise be with a true commercial cab-chassis, it's still not ideally suited to daily driving. Considering the F-450's towing capability, this is totally understandable.

A magical transformation results when a 20,000-pound fifth-wheel trailer is clamped on, as was the case during our test-drive in Nevada. Not only does the truck's laden horizon remain parallel to the real one, the ride smoothes out and body motions are quite subdued.

Diff'rent power strokes
Motivating so much truck and so much payload takes some serious grunt. To that end, Ford has thoroughly reworked the PowerStroke V8 diesel. In fact, the camshaft is the only carryover part from the previous version.

A larger bore results in a displacement increase from 6.0 to 6.4 liters, and a forged crankshaft now spins in larger bearing journals and is connected to sturdier connecting rods. Four-valve cylinder heads sandwich multilayer steel head gaskets.

For this new V8, Ford employs common-rail direct injection and Piezo-electric injectors. Because the fuel is administered in up to five metered spurts per combustion cycle rather than all at once, reliability is improved, air emissions are reduced and the engine even runs quieter.

Twin-sequential turbochargers deliver 42 psi of boost. At low rpm, the smaller variable-geometry turbo spins up quickly to help with getaways from a stop. In the midrange of the V8's power band, a larger fixed-geometry unit joins in, eventually taking over at the top end of the power band. The exhaust exits through a flow-tuned particulate filter that screens out almost 97 percent of the diesel particulate emissions.

Deep breather
As a result, the 6.4-liter V8 delivers 350 horsepower at 3,000 rpm and a massive 650 pound-feet of torque at 2,000 rpm. While this is an impressive improvement over the 6.0-liter V8's 325 hp and 570 lb-ft, it merely levels the playing field. Chevy's 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V8 makes 360 ponies and 650 lb-ft of torque. And it's mated to a six-speed automatic, while the Ford's F-450 still has a five-speed automatic.

After we drove the F-450 for several runs up a sinuous 5-to-6-percent grade climbing out of Laughlin, Nevada, it was clear that the 20,000-pound load we were dragging wasn't leaving our mount breathless. Unencumbered, Ford claims a 1.0-second improvement in zero-to-60-mph time for the F-450 over last year's PowerStroke F-350. Based on our 2006 Heavy-Duty Truck Comparison Test, this performance suggests the F-450 will get to 60 mph in about 8.5 seconds, much like our Silverado 3500 Duramax.

But there's more to towing 24,500 pounds than horsepower and torque. Commercial suspension aside, the F-450 pickup trumps the Chevy by employing 4.88:1 final-drive ratio.

A large-capacity cooling system keeps the big diesel happy in its work. There are no fewer than six heat exchangers and a radiator that's 33 percent larger than last year. To ensure good airflow to the radiator, a new nose for the bodywork accommodates a grille with lots of openings, while the front bumper has been repositioned to ensure it doesn't obstruct airflow.

More options to choose from
The F-450 is not only massive on the outside but also massive (in design spirit, anyway) on the inside. A brand-new interior features a dash that carries lots of heavy-duty design themes, although it looks a bit overstated. On the plus side, the controls on the center stack are familiar and work well. And there are useful storage compartments everywhere.

For the first time, the new F-450 pickup cabin can be appointed with the full array of regular F-Series Super Duty options. It wasn't previously possible to get a cab-chassis conversion with factory-installed goodies like rear-seat entertainment, an auxiliary audio input jack and, of course, the King Ranch trim package. Now your ultracapable tow rig can be well-appointed, too.

If you don't need the towing capacity of the F-450 chassis, the F-250 and F-350 benefit from the same revamped interior and exterior styling, and both can be equipped with the new 6.4-liter PowerStroke diesel engine.

But if you're considering retirement in a three-axle fifth-wheel travel trailer with dual-sliders and granite counter tops, and want a leather-lined tow implement with all the trimmings to yank it about, the new 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty pickup is the one to look at hard.

With 24,500 pounds of towing capacity, the 2008 Ford F-450 might well be the only factory-built, heavy-duty choice that you have.

Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab Overview

The Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab is offered in the following styles: Lariat 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M), XL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M), XLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M), XL 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M), XLT 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M), and Lariat 4dr Crew Cab LB DRW (6.4L 8cyl Turbodiesel 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab?

Save up to $300 on one of 5 Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $24,995 as of 07/21/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab trim styles:

  • The Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat is priced between $24,995 and $29,995 with odometer readings between 82705 and 95966 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty Crew Cab XLT is priced between $26,999 and $31,995 with odometer readings between 63506 and 106125 miles.

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