Ford F-250 Ratings

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    2004 Ford F-250 - Lariat 4x4 SD Super Cab Long Box

    Pros: Power at high altitude (5000' to 9000')

    Cons: Turning radius, although it's acceptable for this wheelbase

    Advice: Get the diesel with automatic: power and great fuel ecomomy...

    Put 3700 miles on truck in 1st month. Couldn't be happier. Power with 6.0 diesel is exceptional for a 7100lb truck. Am getting 20+ mpg at 65mph, 17.5mpg @80mph, 16.5-17.5 around town. With 38gal tank this gives very long range between fillups. Truck feels very solid on the road and off, and feels like it is going slower than it really is. Very hard to keep it at the speed limit. Cornering ability is also a welcome surprise. Don't recommend chasing sports cars up a canyon in a F-250, but when the turbo's spooled this truck will make them work to get away from you. Also like the much higher redline (4200) than the Cummins or Duramax (3100?), so you never run out of rpm or gears.

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    2004 Ford F-250 - Lariat 4x2 SD Crew Cab Short Box

    Pros: Powerful 6.0L PowerStroke Diesel

    Cons: Arm rests on captains chairs are not long enough

    Advice: Go for the diesel you won't be dissappointed

    This is a large truck that drives like a commuter. the ride is smooth and stable. The 6.0 Powerstroke Diesel has plenty of power to spare. After a rocky 2003 intro the 6.0L has shown vast improvements. The lariat is quite comfortable inside with dual captains chairs and rear 60/40 leather bench. the only drawbacks for me are the arm rest on the captains chairs are not long enough and the extendable trailer tow mirrors when extended tend to whistle. over all ford has outdone themselves once again with a heavy duty truck that shadows the competitors.

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    2002 Ford F-250 - XLT 4x4 SD Crew Cab Short Box

    Pros: 7.3 Power Stroker

    Cons: Has only one fuel tank,29 gals.

    Advice: If you are goning to pull a trailer with this PU get an aux.fuel tank.

    Went from Columbus,Oh. to Orlando,Fl.GVW 11500 lbs.Pulled load very well.Road handling very good,Fuel average 11.1 mph.My 2002 F250 is all stock no after factory add ons.

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    2004 Ford F-250 - XLT 4x2 SD Super Cab Short Box

    Pros: turn signal on mirrors

    Cons: gas mileage

    Advice: price shopping, I did.

    best priced truck with features

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    2003 Ford F-250 - Lariat 4x4 SD Crew Cab Long Box

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: buy now

    I for one love my f250 superduty crew cab 4x4 and also would like to see others reviews.

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    2003 Ford F-250 - XLT 4x2 SD Regular Cab

    Pros: roominess

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: if u need power

    best truck i have ever owned. plenty of room, awesome power. good controls placement. good cd player. towing and hauling power to spare. plus looks great.

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    2004 Ford F-250 - Lariat 4x4 SD Super Cab Short Box

    Pros: shift on the fly 4x4

    Cons: wide turning radius

    Advice: truck is too heavy for the standard engine....go V-10 or Diesel

    I have the 6.8L V-10 with a 373 rear gear. If I had it to do over again I'd probably choose the lower gear because of the difference in towing capability. Nice truck though with plenty of every day power. Gas mileage is about 13 mpg around town and 14 to 15 on the road depending on how fast you drive. There has never been a quality issue with my truck. It has not been back to the dealer since I picked it up. The only issue I have is the turning radius. You'll need a football field to turn around.