About Ford Trucks
Over the years, the Ford Motor Company has produced many models of trucks ranging from dump trucks to box trucks to pick-up trucks to commercial vans and trucks and many more. The Ford Truck
line-ups are available in various trim levels and brands including Ford Ranger, E Series, F-Series, Ford Explorer Sport Trac and Super Duty. With comfort styling, refined mechanics, fuel economy and many more user-friendly features, the Ford Trucks
continues to be a leading competitor when compared to its global rivals like Honda, Chevy, Dodge and others. The Ford Motor Company has a range of Ford trucks that are meant to serve different purposes. The Ford Trucks may broadly be categorized under the following names:
- Super duty
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The Ford Ranger was launched in the year 1983. It is a compact pick up truck. The Ford Ranger
provides the option of a four wheel drive or a rear wheel drive. During the time from 1987 to 2002 it was the top selling compact pick up Truck Model
in the US. With the introduction of several changes the Ford Ranger today has 143 hp 2.3l I4, a 155 hp 3.0l and a 207 hp 4.0l V6 engine options. It comes with a longer wheel base, new front bucket seats as per the United States Federal safety rules and fenders and a completely new and stylish look.
The Ford E-series is the full size van that has both cargo and passenger options. The Ford E-series
was launched in the year 1961 and is currently manufactured at the Avon Lake, Ohio Plant of Ford
. It holds the distinction of being the top selling American full size van since the 1980. It has conquered this segment for the last 27 years and continues to hold pride of place.
The E-Series model ($25,575-$33, 075) offers rear-wheel-drive cargo vehicles. This Truck Model
was first introduced in 1960 and then redesigned in 1993 as a full-size cargo van. Presently this brand comes in three types - van, wagon, and pickup. According to a recent news flash, the Ford
E-Series commands a total market share of 49.5 percent while boasting a 62.8 percent share of the cutaway segment. The cutaway designs are refined and launched afresh for the 2008 series.
This Truck Model
features E-250, E-350 and E-450 Super Duty and E-350 and E-450 stripped chassis with 138-, 158- and 176-inch wheelbases and three axle ratios (3.73, 4.10, and 4.56) in both single rear wheel and dual rear wheel configurations. Apart from that, there are regular Car Models
offering new features like power driver seat, remote keyless entry, leather-wrapped steering wheel, privacy glass, special two-tone exterior paint, forged aluminum wheels, overhead console and running boards.
The Ford F-150 belongs to the Ford F-series and is known to be the top selling vehicle in the US for the last 23 years and also the top selling Truck
for a period of 30 years now. The F-series
was separated into different groups namely the F-150 and the second being that of F-250 and F-350 which is known as the Ford Super Duty.
Ford F-series Super Duty
The Ford F-series comes with a range of engines to choose from. It is available with a 235 hp Triton V-8, 235 hp V8 turbo diesels, and 275 hp V10 engine. They come with 5 or 6 speed manual and auto transmission option. The anti brake system is optional. You can either decide for the 2 wheel drive or the four wheel drive. The Ford F-series
Super Duty has been very popular and is doing very well as they come in different styles. The different Car Models
are regular cab, an extended cab or a crew cab and suit the requirement it is purchased for whether it is for a small business or for some personal heavy use. The Ford Super Duty in addition to carrying heavy loads provides for a convenient comfortable ride.
The standard Ford F-Series
offers three engine choices- a 205-hp V-6, 220-hp V-8, and 260-hp V-8 and is available in 2 and 4 wheel drive and manual and automatic transmissions. Apart from the regular F-series line-ups, the F-250 and F-350 are considered to be a totally different class. These super-duty pick-ups Ford Truck
are restyled for an even more aggressive look that includes a massive grille and stacked headlight/turn signal assemblies, chassis upgrades an updated rear suspension design that improves ride and handling dynamics, and a bigger, stronger Power Stroke diesel V8 that pumps out an impressive 350 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque.
Three body styles (regular cab, extended cab, crew cab) and four trim levels (base XL, midlevel XLT, off-road-oriented 4WD-only FX4 and plush Lariat) are offered for this Truck
. Many options are available to further customize the F-250, including a fancy King Ranch package and a Tow Command system that integrates the control of the trailer brakes with those on the truck. For the recent 2008 Car Ford Models
, the F-Series now have the 2 massive closed loop front tow hook design as opposed to conventional open hooks, which may bend out or even break. The F-Series can pull up to 30,000 lb. with just one hook.
Ford commercial trucks are thus, made to cater to your requirement whether related to business or even for personal use. The technology behind a Ford commercial truck
is backed by a team of professionals who have both the expertise and experience of manufacturing trucks that speak quality. A Ford commercial truck is a trusted name on the road and would serve you without fail under any sort of conditions. With a Ford truck
you are assured of meeting your deadlines day after day without fail and climbing the ladder of success in your chosen field.