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After the latest upgrades, the 2021 Ford Super Duty should get only minor changes. The current generation was introduced in 2017. The 2020 model will bring plenty of refreshments. That includes more power, better towing capacity, more tech, and the all-new Tremor package.
The exterior will get small cosmetic modifications, and the interior will get the latest technology updates. In terms of performances, the Super Duty lineup should largely remain. The race for the best heavy-duty lineup continues with the Ram and Chevrolet models.
2021 Super Duty Exterior Facelift
The design of the all-new 2021 Ford Super Duty will largely remain. Blue Oval’s heavy-duty lineup will only get a couple of visual upgrades. The current model arrived with the redesigned front bumper and a larger grille. This change provides quicker engine cooling, and the airflow is better. On top of that, headlights and taillights are restyled.
The tailgate is also relatively new, so there won’t be changes in that department. For 2021, Blue Oval will look to slightly enlarge some of the exterior features. On top of that, we could expect new equipment on the upper trim levels. Ford will now focus on practicality and not on the styling.
Minor Interior Improvements
Even the changes inside the cabin are minimal. The 2021 Ford Super Duty will only provide a couple of technology updates. That includes the infotainment system and interface on the displays. This should improve the user experience for a little more. On the other hand, the interior will remain practical and full of carbon materials. Unless you buy the range-topping Limited model that is very luxurious. Ford could provide some changes in terms of standard and optional equipment too.
However, this is just a possibility. Every Super Duty model now features a 4G LTE and the Wi-Fi hotspot. Pro Trailer Backup Assist is very recommendable. With this option, you can smooth reverse while towing a trailer. Finally, 2021 Super Duty offers numerous advanced safety aids, and Ford could provide one or two all-new systems.
Engine Lineup Remains
Light-duty pickup trucks need to offer literally everything when it comes to performance. This segment has become similar to the SUV segment. The manufacturers are paying particular attention in order to balance between power and fuel economy. However, heavy-duty trucks are all about strength. The 2021 Ford Super Duty is one of the best lineups in this category. There will be three powertrain choices. A 6.2-liter V8 gasoline engine is the base powertrain for the F-250 model. It uses a 6-speed automatic transmission.
On the other hand, F-350 is available with a 10-speed automatic gearbox. A 6.7-liter turbodiesel is optional on the F-250 and F-350 models. However, it is standard on the F-450 truck. Ford says the turbodiesel can generate up to 450 hp and 935 lb-ft of torque. The highlight is the newest 7.3-liter V8 gasoline output. This engine also uses a 10-speed automatic transmission. Moreover, it is aimed at customers who want extra towing capability but prefer a gasoline type of drivetrain.
We are still waiting for the official specs of the towing and payload figures. The 2021 Ford Super Duty has been impressive in both categories so far. On top of that, the manufacturer promises better numbers this time. The current F-250 model can tow up to 18,500 pounds. The F-350 is rated at 32,000 pounds and F-450 at 35,000 pounds.
2021 Ford Super Duty Price and Release Date
Starting with the F-250 model, the 2021 Ford Super Duty will begin at $35,000. However, thanks to the numerous models and trim levels, the price of this heavy-duty lineup will vary. The range-topping Limited model will surely cost above $80,000. Blue Oval plans to release its new Super Duty at the beginning of 2021.