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F250 SD Alert
Cons: Fuel pumps, transmissionHigh pressure fuel pump has just been changed for the second time at a cost of $3800.00. Truck had 106,600 miles when the second pump failed, so we have averaged 50,000 miles for each one. Transmission continues to jerk between 2nd and 3rd gear occastionally and it has been reprogrammed only 3 times. When you release the brake pedal after coming to a dead stop, the trcuk jerks. I drive the truck like it's a baby so the issues are not from abuse.
Pros: The looks
Cons: Fuel economy
Advice: Don't buy unless you have lots of money for gas and like getting stuck.I recently purchased a 2008 F250 Super Duty for work. I made a mistake!! This truck only gets about 10 to 11 mile per gallon. It has the 5.4 triton and it seriously lags in power. I pulled off the road the other day and I had to put it in 4 wheel drive to get out. I was slipping on some wet grass. It looks really sharp but the performance is terrible. I would never recommend this truck to anyone. Last year I purchased a Chevy Silverado 4x4 with a 5.3 for my personal use. I get about 19 mpg with it. It is much better in mud and snow compared to the Ford Super Duty. The Chevy has twice the power than the Ford does. The headlights on the Chevy are much brighter as well.