The Ford F-250 Super Duty is more capable than ever before. It’s all new available, more powerful 7.3-liter gas V8 engine takes towing and power to the next level. The 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty is a full-size, heavy-duty pickup available in six trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited – all trims but the King Ranch are configured as a regular cab, an extended cab, or a crew cab with either a 6.8- or 8.2-foot bed length. With three engines to choose, there is one to meet your needs. You can choose the 6.2-liter gasoline V8 engine that pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission, the all-new 7.3 V8 and 10-speed automatic transmission package, or the turbocharged diesel V8 engine paired with a 10-speed transmission. Each trim builds off the features of the preceding trim, making the top of the line trim truly sophisticated. Let’s compare each trim level.
The base XL is a standard heavy-duty work truck that comes with the basic helpful features such as a removable locking tailgate and trailer tow package with trailer sway control, and telescoping tow mirrors. Cabin basics also include air conditioning, vinyl upholstery, manual windows, 2.3” productivity screen, FordPass Connect with 4G WiFi modem, SYNC, and a four-speaker audio system. Other added safety features with Ford Co-Pilot360 include rear view camera, SOS post-crash alert system, and automatic high beams. Starting price for the Super Duty XL is $33,705.
A step above the XL, the XLT offers a respectable list of standard features with options to satisfy your needs. Ford Co-Pilot 360 technology is standard, with automatic high beams and headlamps, blind spot information system with trailer coverage, SOS post-crash alert system, pre-collision assist, AdvanceTrac, and rear-view camera. Some comfort and convenience features include power-adjustable heated mirrors, cloth upholstery, power windows, and cruise control. FordPass Connect is standard with 4G WiFi modem and SYNC 3, with a 7-speaker sound system. All this with a 4.2 -inch LCD productivity screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. The Super Duty XLT starting price is $38,485.
The Lariat is the midrange of the Ford F-250. It offers more convenience and is more like a heavy-duty family truck. The Lariat is upgraded to leather seating, 8.0 inch productivity screen, leather wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic temperature control, reverse sensing system, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and SecuriCode keyless entry keypad. SYNC 3 infotainment with 10-speaker B&O sound system that brings surround-sound quality to the Super Duty cab is also an added upgrade. You can add the Lariat Sport package for an even more aggressive look to your Lariat Super Duty which includes 6” ebony black angular running boards, 20” black painted aluminum wheels, A/T tires with outlined white letters, body color front and rear bumpers, and ebony black grille and ebony black trim for the fender vents and mirror caps. The Ultimate package adds a numerous list to this already well-equipped truck. Starting price for the Lariat trim is $46,600.
If you’re a cowboy and like the ranch life, then the King Ranch is your style. It is only offered in the crew-cab models, but offers a unique western-themed trim and style. It comes with the added features of the lower trims, but among the additional luxury features are upgraded leather upholstery, power-adjustable pedals and a heated steering wheel, driver’s seat memory, and heated/cooled front seats, voice activated navigation system, and intelligent access with push-button start among other items. The Super Duty F-250 King Ranch starts at $59,000.
Among the added features of the previous trims, the Platinum trim comes with an assortment of luxury comforts such as power-retractable side steps, a power tailgate, multi-contour front seats, LED fog lamps, collision warning with brake support, adaptive steering and adaptive cruise control. Don’t forget the SYNC 3 with 8-inch touchscreen and 10-speaker B&O sound system that is also offered in some lower models. The F-250 Platinum trim price starts at $65,895.
What’s not to love about this sophisticated luxury F-250 Limited. In addition to all the other features of the F-250, the Limited trims go all out with features such as a panoramic sunroof, two-tone leather interior, ultimate trailer tow camera system, dark ash swirl wood trim, and illuminated scuff plates. This Limited trim comes with a boosted 6.7 turbodiesel V8 engine. The F-250 Limited starting price starts at $83,600.
The standard higher trim features are offered as options to the rest of the trim levels. Some of these options include a heavy-duty trailer tow package, paired with the turbodiesel engine, a massive 48-gallon fuel tank, different axle ratios, and an Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System with a total of seven cameras. A new available upgraded package is the off-road Tremor package with larger tires, specialized front suspension, and an assortment of rock and terrain crawling modes. Rear-wheel drive is standard on all models, and four-wheel drive is offered as an option.