In case you’re opting for the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction when you want it most.
The 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this sort of car. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in line with extra modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend trying out the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at extra value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty recent by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty, which pushes the 2020 Ford F450 Super Duty into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.