2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab

2019 MODEL
$35,485 - $49,530
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2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide


CARHP Editorial Updated on: November 15, 2019


The Ford F-250 is a revolutionary step forward in the full-size, heavy-duty pickup truck market. The F-250 has set itself apart from the competition by rethinking the entire segment and offering an all-aluminum body on all of its models to reduce the curb weight while maintaining both the expected payload and towing values.

The SuperDuty lineup's entrance level truck is the F-250 which does equity to the "Built Tough" tag. Portage with 70 years of truck-production experience, created a truck that can work both as a work truck and a family vehicle. With top tier wheelbase and payload limit, it is one that truck that implies genuine business. Starting at a price of $36,745, there are tons of trims to consider which are curated especially according to pickup buyers. F-250 is equipped with a 6.2L V8 which can produce best-in-class power of 385hp and 430lb-ft of torque. 

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Pros

Rugged looks

Powerful engine

Plenty of customizations

Cons

Shabby braking

Not so tough

What's New?

The standard B&O stereo was replaced by premium Sony stereo system.


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$35485

bodystyle

4dr SuperCab

passenger capacity

6

drivetrain

RWD

engine type

displacement

379 cu.in.

horsepower

385 hp @ 5750 rpm

torque

430 lbs.-ft @ 3800 rpm

transmission

6-speed shiftable automatic

chassis

frame type

Ladder Frame

suspension front

front independent suspension

suspension rear

Rigid axle rear leaf suspension w/anti-roll bar(optional)

brake rotors (f/r)

68.3/67.2

dimensions

wheelbase

148 in.

length

238.2 in.

width

80 in.

height

78.4 in.

curb weight

5932 lbs.

ground clearance

8.5 in.

capacity

passenger volume

37.3 cu ft.

cargo volume

65.4 cu ft.

towing capacity

15000 lbs.

payload capacity

3900 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

6.9 sec.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr. / 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr. / 60000 mi.

powertrain warranty

60 months. / 60000

corrosion warranty

5 yr. / unlimited

roadside assistance

5 yr. / 60000 mi.



Styles

 2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab in Agate Black color  2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab in Blue Jeans Metallic color  2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab in School Bus Yellow color  2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab in Agate Black Metallic and Stone Gray Metallic color  2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab in Vermilion Red Nappa, premium leather color
Agate Black

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Ratings

Features

8.3

Interior

8.0

8.2

OVERALL RATING

Trims and Configurations

MSRP


 2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab XL

XL

power
385 hp @ 5750 rpm
fuel
Flex-fuel
mpg
TBD

$35,485 - $38,490


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
XL 4dr SuperCab 4WD LB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $38,490 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 6
XL 4dr SuperCab 4WD SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $38,280 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 6
XL 4dr SuperCab SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $35,485 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic rear wheel drive 6
XL 4dr SuperCab LB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $35,685 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic rear wheel drive 6

 2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab XLT

XLT

power
385 hp @ 5750 rpm
fuel
Flex-fuel
mpg
TBD

$40,030 - $43,035


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
XLT 4dr SuperCab LB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $40,230 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic rear wheel drive 6
XLT 4dr SuperCab 4WD LB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $43,035 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 6
XLT 4dr SuperCab SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $40,030 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic rear wheel drive 6
XLT 4dr SuperCab 4WD SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $42,835 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 6

 2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Lariat

Lariat

power
385 hp @ 5750 rpm
fuel
Flex-fuel
mpg
TBD

$46,140 - $49,530


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Lariat 4dr SuperCab SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $46,140 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic rear wheel drive 5
Lariat 4dr SuperCab LB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $46,340 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic rear wheel drive 5
Lariat 4dr SuperCab 4WD SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $49,325 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5
Lariat 4dr SuperCab 4WD LB (6.2L 8cyl 6A) Starting at $49,530 MSRP TBD 385 hp @ 5750 rpm, 6.2 L, V-8, flex-fuel
6-speed shiftable automatic four wheel drive 5

Expert Review

8.2

Overall Rating


Ford's rivals in this category are GMC and Chevy which are too quite experienced in the truck-making industry. GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado are almost similar and Ford provides pickup buyers with a different taste in pickups palette. F-250 pickups are available with two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. All are available with the choice of a regular 6.8-footbed or a larger 8.2-footbed. Regular, extended and crew cab configurations are available, while the King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited trims are only available in crew cab configurations.


8.3/10
Features

 
 
 

8.0/10
Interior

 
 
 
 
 

2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Features

8.3/10

There are 6 available trims for this SuperDuty truck and these highly customizable trims range from bedrock basic to sky-high luxurious. The base trim XL is available with all the basic amenities and no fancy features. Whereas, the limited trim is fitted with a beautiful moon-roof. King Ranch trim is fitted with smooth leather to match your cowboy boots.

Trims XL XLT Lariat King Ranch Platinum Limited
MSRP (2WD) $36,745 $41,805 $48,250 $55,190 NA NA
MSRP (4WD) $39,595 $44,600 $51,435 $58,385 $63,115 $80,020
Features 6.2L Flex-Fuel V8 engine XL basic features plus these and more: XLT basic features plus these and more: LARIAT basic features plus these and more: King Ranch features plus these: Platinum features plus these:
  HD Vinyl 40/20/40 Split Bench Front Seats SYNC 3 Infotainment System SYNC 3 Accent-Color Bumper, Two-Tone Paint, Running Boards Adaptive Steering Moonroof
  Advance Traction Control with RSC (Roll Stability Control) Cloth 40/20/40 Split Bench Front Seats Leather 40/Console/40 Front Seats Unique King Ranch Mesa Leather Seating Surfaces Auto High Beam Headlamps 6 Upfitter Switches
    Power Equipment Group 8" LCD Productivity Screen Voice-Activated Navigation System Heated Rear Outboard Seats  
      Electronic Shift on Fly for the 4X4 variant   Quad Beam LED Headlamps and Taillamps  

We Recommend

SuperDuty trucks are mostly used for hauling and towing purposes and luxurious additions inside this truck are not very useful as the arena they are meant to play in is not very clean. We would recommend going for the XLT 4WD trim which offers basic amenities and perfect for rough and tough tasks.

2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Engine and Performance

Thanks to its stout engine and chassis, the F-250 is capable of taking on just about anything.-Edmunds

The F-250 is equipped with a refined engine combined with a good set of performance numbers. The century-old tradition of Ford's truck-building abilities are very clearly reflected on this truck, the 6.2L V8 echoes to its abilities very smoothly. The engine noise very rarely passes through the cabin and keeps the cabin noise in check.

Models

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 HD SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

MSRP

$33,150

$36,645

$39,595

$40,295

Engine

6.2L 2-Valve SOHC EFI V8

5.7L V8 HEMI VVT

Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI

Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI

Transmission

6-Speed Automatic

6-Speed Automatic

6-Speed Automatic

6-Speed Automatic

Power

385 hp

383 hp

360 hp

360 hp

Torque

430 lb-ft

400 lb-ft

380 lb-ft

380 lb-ft

The power is transmitted by a 6-speed automatic transmission which provides smooth and efficient shifts. This automatic transmission is built by Ford making the engine & transmission like Sherlock and Dr. Watson.

Acceleration

Fitted with a military grade aluminum-alloy body which makes this truck lightest in this segment. The light-weightiness combined with Ford's in-house agile transmission helps this truck win the quickest truck in the segment title. There is no other truck that can compete with F-250's gallops.

Models

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 HD SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

0-60 MPH

6.7secs

7.7sec

7.4 sec

7.5 sec

Quarter mile

15.3

15.9

15.6 sec

15.9 sec

Engine

6.2L V8 Petrol

5.7L Hemi V8

Vortec 6.0L VVT

Vortec 6.0L VVT

Emissions(Tons/yr. of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year )

NA

NA

NA

NA

Ride & Handling

F-250 might be equipped with a light body and heavy-duty ladder frame but this setup hampers the truck's handling. This SuperDuty is cursed with a significant amount of body roll which makes cornering a bit risky. Equipped like Iron Man with features, this truck is also equipped with trailer sway control which helps you cruise without any worries even with a trailer attached to its back.

Handling is not accurate but even for a truck, F-250 is very agile. A little bit of torsional flex is experienced while cornering which makes this truck a bit unstable. The FX4 package armors this truck from the trails away from the tarmac. The rear-locking differential provides this truck with superior off-road capabilities.

Braking

The braking grounds are guarded by 4 big disk brakes which makes this truck more reliable. The diesel variant is even equipped with exhaust braking which can provide the disk a little bit of relief even when a heavy load is attached to the rear-hook. Apart from big brakes, this SuperDuty is equipped with ABS and ESP to make this truck more stable.

Model

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 HD SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Brake Front(in)

14.29

14.2

13.9

13.8

Brake Rear(in)

14.29

14.1

14.1

14.1

Curb weight(lbs.)

6060

6306

6242

6242

60-0 MPH (ft.)

140

135.5

138

138

This truck might be equipped with bigger brakes but it does not mean that they stop this truck in an efficient way. It takes 140mtrs to bring itself to halt from 60mph which is longest in this segment.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Ford's F-250 SuperDuty was specially built to tow a heavy amount of load and to meet these needs Ford has fitted this truck with a big engine. The updated F-250 now provides best-in-class towing capacity and stays true to its Built tough tag.

Model

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 HD SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Drive Train

4X2

4X2

4X2

4X2

Power Train

6.2L

5.7L

6.0L

6.0L

Weight (lbs.)

17500

17260

13000

13000

Payload Capacity

Ford perfectly understands the duties a pickup is expected to do and therefore they provided F-250 with a longer wheelbase increasing payload capacity. The increased payload capacity is best-in-class and can store almost 3870lbs of payload.

Model

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 HD SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

capacity (lbs.)

3870

2694

3534

3233

2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Fuel Economy

EPA does not rate fuel economy for pickup trucks but as we know the capacity of the engine, it definitely will not be fuel efficient.

Model

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 HD SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Highway

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

City

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Combined

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Interior

8.0/10

Fashion and function live side by side in harmony inside the Super Duty, which has a handsome dash design and a practical layout.-caranddriver

Seating & Comfort

F-250's SuperCab variant is specially curated keeping families in mind. This 5-seater truck can easily be camouflaged as a well-suited family truck and also as a rugged work-truck. The interiors are well-placed and steering position is as best a truck can get. Interior quality is as expected for this type of truck. One will note that while the materials on the higher trim models are completely appropriate, plastic pieces are scattered throughout the cabin with the quality materials which make this truck so comfortable.

Model

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Passenger capacity

6

6

6

6

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg)(In.)

40.8/66.7/43.9

41.0/66.0/41.0

42.8/64.8/45.2

42.8/64.8/45.2

Rear (Head/Shoulder/Leg)(In.)

40.4/65.6/43.6

39.9/65.7/40.3

40.5/64.3/40.9

40.5/64.3/40.9

Infotainment System

Even with a SuperDuty badge in its chest, F-250 is equipped with tacky infotainment. In higher trims, this truck is blessed with SYNC3. SYNC3 is Ford's voice-activated system which is quick and responsive. The B&O stereo system is now replaced with SONY's stereo which will keep your cravings for a crispier sound satisfied.

  • Hill Start Assist System
  • 2 12V power point sockets
  • Illuminated and Lockable Glove Boxes
  • Overhead Console with Dual Storage Bins
  • Rear View Camera with dynamic hitch assist
  • Individual Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Automatic On/Off Headlamps
  • Under Seat Storage

 

2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Exterior

The Super Duty remains big and boxy, with a sharply cut grille, headlights, mirrors and even fender flares.-kbb.com

Dimensions & Weight

The F-250 is boxy in its appearance. The headlights look as though they are engulfing the grille as they curl around the corners of the prominent chrome-colored centerpiece. The LED running lights enhance this look even more as they surround the outside of the headlights. This mean workhorse is designed to please even the layman eyes and this is one reason which makes the F-series truck the best-selling pickup trucks of America. The double-stacked headlamps combined with SuperDuty tattooed on hood wraps this truck in the pure American spirit.

Model

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 HD SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

curb weight(lbs.)

6060

6306

6242

6242

Length(in)

250.0

237.4

239.5

239.5

Width(in)

80.0

79.5

80.5

80.5

Height(in)

78.3

76.9

78.2

78.2

Ground clearance(in)

8.5

6.1

9.6

9.6

Wheelbase(in)

160.0

149.0

153.7

153.7

It might look big and it might sound mighty but what Ford did was provide all this in a light-weight body which paved way for upgraded frame and axles. These upgrades did not make the F-250 heavy and kept it agile.

Bed Dimensions

Ford's SuperDuty F-250 is gifted with best-in-class dimensions and this is made possible without compromising in cabin space. The best-in-class wheelbase can be attributed to its bed dimensions.

Model

Ford F-250 Super Duty XL

RAM 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

Chevy Silverado 2500 HD SuperCab

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Bed Length (in.)

81.9

76.3

78.8

78.8

Bed Height (in.)

21.1

20.2

21.1

21.1

Bed Width (in.)

66.9

66.4

51.2

51.2

2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Safety

The 2017 Ford F-250 Superduty SuperCab got 5* Overall Crash Test Score from the Government and Ford wants to iterate the same results with the 2018 edition as well. Hence Ford has equipped the 2018 F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab with some great safety features. Those include

  • 6 Airbags as Standard with Passenger side Deactivation and Side Curtain
  • Inflatable Rear Seat Outboard Safety Belts
  • Adaptive Cruise Control and Collision Warning with Brake Support
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • SecuriLock passive anti-theft system
  • SOS Post Crash Alert System

The IIHS has not rated the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty SuperCab yet but the NHTSA has rated the same.

2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Competition

Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab vs Ram 2500 Tradesman SuperCab

The three-quarter-ton trucks with SuperCabs are meant to suffice both the family and work needs. Ram can perform both the roles pretty efficiently but Ford takes the ticket for bigger and much meaner truck. If off-roading is what drives you, the Power Wagon by Ram will suffice your every off-tarmac needs. With front and rear differential locks, the Power Wagon can take any terrain and fills the Ford Raptor some serious worries.

Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab vs Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD SuperCab

There is no doubt that Ford has already set a benchmark which is not easy to achieve. This market is dominated by American manufacturers such as GMC, Chevy, and Ram. To challenge F-250, Chevy came up with its Sierra 2500HD. With muscular looks and tough frame, this heavy-duty truck can challenge F-250 in every arena. Chevy has a history of being the longest-running trucks in America, if you feel like owning a truck for the rest of your life, Silverado is for you.

Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab vs GMC Sierra 2500HD SuperCab

Chevy Silverado's closest cousin, Sierra is not very different. GMC has tried to provide this truck with some minor facelifts but it still looks like the Silverado. With best-in-class ground clearance, Sierra is already taking off-road trails like a caterpillar. A limited edition TerrainX version to Sierra is made to tackle the extreme trails.

2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab Final Verdict

The 2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty SuperCab is one of the best-selling three-quarter ton truck with some serious performance numbers under its hood. Ford's F-series was black-eyed by its frame bending issues in its SuperDuty lineup, this is now rectified and these heavy trucks are now as rigid as Goldberg's spear.

If towing and hauling is the reason you want to buy a heavy duty truck, Ford might not be a better option. If a truck which can fulfill all of your family duties with some work-related duties as well, Ford's F-250 is the truck that youd want to have.