Heavy-duty pickup trucks can tackle the toughest jobs imaginable with ease. If you’re in need of a heavy-duty truck to tow up to 16,000 lbs., then visit Lakeland Ford in Lakeland, FL at 1430 West Memorial Blvd. and check out the 2015 Ford F-250. As one of Florida’s premier Ford dealerships, you’ll get a first-class car-buying experience and an incredible price on a new Ford. Lakeland Ford serves Tampa, Orlando and Bartow, FL with a superb selection of new Fords. Visit our dealership today and test drive the new F-250.
The heavy-duty pickup truck segment is booming with a lot of strong competition, so let’s see how the 2015 Ford F-250 does against the Chevrolet Silverado 2500.
Both of these heavy duty pickup trucks area available with two engines for you to choose from. The base Silverado 2500 has a Vortec 6.0L V8 making 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. The entry-level F-250 packs a 6.2L V8 producing 385 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. The range-topping Silverado 2500 is equipped with a Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 making 397 hp and 765 lb-ft of torque. The top-of-the-line F-250 boasts a 6.7L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel V8 generating 440 hp and 860 lb-ft of torque.
Both of the F-250’s engines make more power than the Silverado 2500’s.
When it comes to heavy-duty pickup trucks, towing and payload capability reign supreme. If you need to get serious towing done, the new F-250 is the truck for you. The Silverado 2500 has a maximum towing capacity of 17,900 lbs. and a maximum payload capacity of 3,560 pounds. These figures are impressive, but when comparing them to the F-250’s they fall short. The F-250 can tow 16,600 lbs. and has a maximum payload capacity of 4,040 lbs.
When towing up to 16,600 lbs., the last thing you want to worry about is something going wrong on your pickup truck. That’s why Ford packed the new F-250 with a comprehensive warranty. You can worry about the job at hand and not your truck. Warranty coverage on the F-250 includes:
The 2015 Ford F-250 offers you with two powerful engines, a superb payload capacity and a lengthy warranty. When comparing it to the Silverado 2500, the F-250 edges out as the go-to heavy-duty pickup truck. If you need a heavy-duty truck to tackle your tough jobs, then stop by Lakeland Ford in Lakeland, FL and explore the new F-250.View Inventory