2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch: Review, Features, Price

For the buyers, who need to tow or haul cargo that exceeds the capabilities of the light-duty trucks, or just want a heavy league truck for showing, Ford’s super-duty series is the best choice. Ford redesigned its super-duty lineup for the 2017 model year and greatly improved this series redefines the boundaries in the truck industry. Improved chassis and suspension rise towing and hauling ratings while aluminum body brings down overall weight. Reworked turbodiesel engine defines new torque and power limits and new technology keeps you connected and safe. The 2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch also benefits from mentioned improvements but also brings the next level of luxury and style.

Availability:

The King Ranch version is uniquely styled and better-equipped trim of Ford’s trucks that sits just under the top Platinum trim. This high-level model only comes in crew body style. However, there is the choice between 8-foot or shorter 6.75-foot bed. As for the engine options, it get power form either V-8 petrol or improved Power Stroke V-8 diesel.

2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch

2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch: Design specifics

Like every super-duty model, the 2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch rides on the vastly improved fully-boxed chassis which includes larger cross-members and rails. These elements consist of 95 percent military-grade steel which promises 28 times improved rigidity. That allows higher towing and hauling ratings while aluminum body panels reduce weight for hundreds of pounds.

From, the visual point of view, the King Ranch model features Ford’s new design approach and plus adds uniquely-styled exterior trim. It sports two bar grille design with Caribou insert. Quad beam halogen headlights are standard on this model while quad beam LED front lamps are optional. The model also includes standard fog lights, cab steps, power lock tailgate, wheel lip moldings, tow hooks, body-painted door handle, etc.

This model also features accent-color front and rear bumpers as well as lower body trim. It rides on 18-inch bright machined aluminum wheels but also offers several options including 20-inch rollers. There are also other options like power deployable cab steps, spray-in bed liner, bed mat, moonroof and much more.

Interior:

The cabin of this truck is spacious and comfortable as well as attractively styled. The seats feature unique, Mesa Brown leather upholstery. The steering wheel is also wrapped in Mesa Brown leather. The 10-way power front seats include heating and ventilating features and there is also driver memory setting. There are also standard features like power and heated steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, power pedals, floor covering and mats, keyless entry and start, etc.

Tech and safety:

Tech-wise, this model includes high-performance Sync3 infotainment system, voice commands, navigation, a 10-speaker sound system, HD and Satellite radio, Auxiliary Audio Input, etc.

For the safety, there are standard features like cruise control, rearview camera, reverse sensing system, hill start assist, trailer sway control, etc. Safety options include surround-view camera system, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, trailer reverse guidance, lane departure warning, etc.

2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch: Powertrains

The standard engine on the 2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch is a 6.2-liter Flex Fuel V-8. This engine can produce 385 hp and torque of 430 lb-ft. The standard transmission system is Torque Shift heavy-duty 6-speed automatic.

Available in the King Ranch model is also a 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V-8 engine. It boasts best-in-class torque and power ratings.  This engine can deliver 440 horsepower and torque of 925 lb-ft.

This model can tow up to 18, 600 pounds while a payload maximum is 3, 450 pounds.

Price

If you want to own the 2017 Ford F-250 King Ranch, its starting price is $54, 250 while with available options it can at jump much higher level.

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