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Ford Media Center
DEARBORN, Mich., March 27, 2017 – In a year full of recognition and accolades, the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty has won PickupTrucks.com’s three-quarter-ton work truck challenge – beating out competitors from Chevrolet, Nissan and Ram.
Based on a series of empirical tests conducted at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona, the all-new F-250 Super Duty XL 4x2 outscored the competition handily. Powered by the 6.2-liter flex-fuel V8 engine mated to a heavy-duty six-speed SelectShift-G automatic transmission, Super Duty led the pack in 0-60 mph and quarter-mile acceleration, 60-0 braking, maximum horsepower and measured fuel economy.
PickupTrucks.com editors also noted “Super Duty’s striking interior layout and quality materials, its numerous large and small storage spaces, top-notch acceleration and braking feel, more bed tie-downs and lighting features than the others.”
The award is the latest in a series of accolades Ford’s all-new F-Series Super Duty has earned. Motor Trend named Super Duty its 2017 Truck of the Year, while the Texas Auto Writers Association placed it at the top of its class at the 13th annual Texas Truck Rodeo.
The recognition highlights Ford’s yearlong celebration of F-Series as best-selling trucks in America for 40 consecutive years, and 35 years as the best-selling vehicle in America. Join the #40YearsTough celebration at www.40YearsTough.com.
PickupTrucks.com’s three-quarter-ton work truck challenge can be found here.
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