For serious towing, the best-selling truck in the US, Ford F-150 is just not good enough. It offers a great set of various skills. With it, you can tow or travel. But, when you have a big cargo to deliver, then you must move to the Super Duty segment of the Blue Oval company. The 2020 Ford F-250 is the entry level, but it will offer a significant increase in performance. Well, a vehicle that uses huge diesel V8 is not joking around. The high amount of torque is guaranteed in the future since the new truck continues to get the energy from the same source.
Powerstroke diesel unit remains the best option for 2020 Ford F-250. However, there are many other configurations available with the petrol engine. Crew Cab, Super Cab, and Regular Cab are combined with short or long boxes. Various trim levels put more options for buyers. King Ranch and Platinum are high-end models, while Lariat remains one of the favorites as the mid-range truck. The 2020 Ford F-250 could suffer the redesign, but spy shots are not showing too much. Changes won’t be radical, and this Super Duty truck will again pay more attention to utility, rather than a luxury. Well, premium Ford F-250 Limited Edition for 2020 will be a pickup for showing off with more features than before.
We are still waiting for official updates about release date and price. It is still early for these details since the truck is still in unofficial development. More information is coming in 2019.
Spy Photos Not unveiling too many 2020 Ford F-250 Redesign Changes
Yes, test mules of the next Super Duty lineup are already out. We can see these big trucks under heavy camouflage, but details are not yet available. However, spy photos are confirming something is happening. Also, from these, we can notice small changes in overall design. The overall size of the 2020 Ford F-250 will remain the same, but designers are adding few aesthetic touches on hood and roof. The tested vehicle is a Crew Cab model, and spy photographers need to catch other versions as well.
2020 Ford F-250 Configurations and Options
The greatest advantage the 2020 Ford F-250 will have is the wide offer of models and options. Buyers will be able to assemble the truck to meet their preferences. Cab and bed sizes are the first thing you can pick, then there are trim levels, and finally – additional packages. What’s more, the upcoming 2020 Ford Super Duty segment could add one big model to the lineup – F-250 Raptor.
Crew Cab vs Super Cab vs Regular Cab
Reversed – Regular Cab is the basic and the cheapest option. Also, choosing this option will allow you to maximize towing capacity from your 2020 Ford F-250. Of course, that comes with a long bed. Super Cab adds more room for passengers. The five-seat layout is a better choice for family trips, but it still lacks rear doors. Crew Cab is a four-door truck and comes with both short and long bed version.
Trim Levels – King Ranch, Platinum, Lariat, XLT, Limited
The entry-level truck is XL and it uses base options. The upcoming 2020 Ford F-250 XLT will offer a lot more for about $4,000 higher price. Lariat is the mid-range version that adds more infotainment options and leather seats and upholstery. Navigation and few more unique accessories are available for King Ranch, which we can consider as the premium model. Platinum upgrades it even further with many Ford’s features and parts that will maximize the comfort and appearance. If you need to show off with high-end parts and systems, then 2020 Ford F-250 Limited Edition will be the choice. However, this truck will be in luxury segment with price over $83,000.
The 2020 Ford F-250 Sport Package will be a special upgrade for Lariat trim level with Crew Cab configuration. Also, the F-350 version will offer it, but only in 4×4 drive. The Sport Package blacks out the truck with 20-inch aluminum wheels and 6-inch running boards. Other black details include fender vent, grille bars, and mirror caps. Halogen lights get black surroundings. Special bed design comes with bedliner, tailgate guard, and tie-down hooks.
2020 Ford F-250 Raptor
The greatest surprise of the next season could be the 2020 Ford F-250 Raptor. This off-road version of the F-150 is one of the most popular models in its lineup. A special tuning is making it more capable to drive in toughest situations. A similar package of features could be prepared for the next Super Duty pickup. Well, we can hear only rumors, but where is smoke, there’s fire. More about it will be known in the following months.
2020 Ford F-250 Specs
Under the hood of the 2020 Ford F-250 will be the same drivetrains as for the current model. Well, the possibility of the 7.0-liter unit is very tiny, so we won’t consider it as an option until Ford unveils so.
So, the standard offer includes a 6.2-liter petrol drivetrain. This V8 can provide 385 hp and 430 pound-feet of twisting power. A six-speed automatic is still the power router, but for 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty truck, engineers could implement a new 10-pace gearbox. Standard drive is 4×2 and the pickup is available with 4×4 setup optionally.
Powerstroke Diesel Engine
The unit that will make 2020 Ford F-250 the torquiest in the class is getting updates. The 6.7-liter Powerstroke turbodiesel will be ready to crunch out 930 lb-ft of twist for the next season. Besides that, power output stays at 440 horses. With it, the Ford F-250 Super Duty truck can tow up to 20,000 pounds.
2020 Ford F-250 Towing Capacity
So, the 2020 Ford F-250 Powerstroke diesel is the best in the lineup for towing. It can reach 20,000 pounds. The F-250 is not coming with the dual-rear-wheel setup. Its sibling, Ford F-350 can tow over 30,000 lbs with this option. Petrol unit is also pretty capable. Its towing capacity is 15,000 pounds.
2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty Release Date
During next year we will see debuts of the heavy-duty truck by all leading manufacturers in the USA. This year we saw big premieres of models for next season in half-ton segment. So, we could see the first preview of 2020 Ford F-250 already in Detroit or New York. Whatsoever, the truck won’t be available so soon. Dealerships will offer first Super Duty pickups late in 2019.