Ford introduced its line of F Series Super Duty Trucks last year. The competition for supremacy in the truck production has led to Ford keeping up the pace by introducing the 2018 Ford F-250 King Ranch. This is the company’s entry level model when it comes to Super Duty trucks. This heavy-duty truck will evidently top every other vehicle in its category if everything rumored about the design is executed.
Since the pickup truck market is most competitive and highest volume automotive segment, Ford continues to lead the way with regular updates and innovations that improve its truck lineup year in and year out.
2018 Ford F-250 King Ranch – Exterior and Interior Design
The 2018 F-250 will come in same body styles, same trim levels. It comes with aluminum body and plenty of other design solutions that improved overall performances significantly. This Ford F-250 King Ranch 2018 will retain its aluminium body for weight and design purposes. Compared to previous generation, this truck is about 350 pounds lighter.
The exterior of this new model becomes more attractive, with rigid and tough character. The grille has been modified and this model keeps on working the all familiar look with the blocky gaze. Its grille features a new design that includes clip-holes and a dual-nightclub graphics. The lighting has take a different approach, all thanks to the guided LED lightings. Its wheelbase is the same as 2017 model.
2018 Ford F-250 King Ranch – Engine Specs
The new 2018 Ford F-250 King Ranch will either be petrol or diesel-powered and each engine will have a better performance than its 2017 model. For its diesel versions a 6.7-liter V8 engine producing 440 hp and over 900 lb-ft of torque will do. The 6.2-liter V8 with a hp of 385 and 430 lb-ft of torque will be for its petrol varieties.
In either cases its engines will come paired with 6-speed automatic transmission for stable accelerations and power distributions. These engines are able to produce an acceleration of 60 mph in less than ten seconds. As for its fuel efficiency, the engine exhibits an average of 17 mpg on highway and 21 mpg for off-road tearing.
The 2018 model will be offered in 3 body sorts i.e. a two-entryway standard taxicab, 4-entryway amplified taxi (SuperCab) and 4-front entryway Crew Cab. The body styles will be allowed in XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum trims. The passengers enjoy adequate space thanks to the seat arrangement and size of the truck. A great display on the dashboard that connects to the seven cameras installed in the truck will be at the driver’s disposal.
It also uses Ford’s Sync 3 infotainment system that exhibits ease of use and wireless connections. The truck includes a number of assist systems that help the driver in preventing accidents. Its safety features also include the SOS Post-Crash Alert system, blind spot, adaptive cruise control among many. Automatic braking and lane departure monitors are also part of its driving helps.
2018 Ford F-250 King Ranch – Pricing and Release Date
The 2018 Ford F-250 King Ranch should come to the markets in the mid of 2018. It is expected that the prices start at $32,000 for base models and $ 57,000 for hybrid versions. However, the correct prices have not been discharged by the automakers.
With modern features and installations present in the 2018 Ford F-250 King Ranch gives a good competing angle to other giants in the truck world. In Spite the fact that it is required to get the top spot, it needs to compete with Chevy Silverado 2500HD, Ram 2500 and Nissan Titan XD. All in all, Ford has taken a wise approach by investing on a powerful truck.