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New Ford Super Duty Trucks: big, bad, ready soon

Powerful and versatile, the new lineup of Ford Super Duty Trucks will be available soon.

The pending 2022 Ford Super Duty Trucks define the brawn and bravado of pickup trucks.

The models — F-250, F-350 and F-450 — have impressive statistics for the mammoth segment, specifically in areas important for RVers.

The new lineup of Ford Super Duty Trucks will debut soon.
The new lineup of Ford Super Duty Trucks will debut soon.

Powered by gasoline and diesel engine options, the 2022 model beasts have options:

The 7.3-liter gasoline V-8 produces 430 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque;

Ford Super Duty Trucks: Big, Bad

The turbodiesel 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 churns includes 475 horsepower ad and 1,050 lb-ft of torque;

A gasoline 6.2-liter V-8 also remains available.

Current max towing and hauling numbers are also massive: 37,000 pounds gooseneck, 32,500 pounds fifth-wheel, 24,200 pounds conventional and 7,850 pounds for payload.

Powerful and versatile, the new lineup of Ford Super Duty Trucks will be available soon.
Powerful and versatile, the new lineup of Ford Super Duty Trucks will be available soon.

The 2022 Ford Super Duty will be available with Ford’s new cloud-connected Sync 4 infotainment system and a 12-inch color touchscreen. For those who prefer traditional knobs or buttons, they’ll be offered for frequently used functions.

The current Super Duty series features Sync 3 and an 8.0-inch screen. Sync 4 has twice the computing power. Its upgrades include wirelessly connect to smartphones for easy integration of Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Sync AppLink apps.

Sync 4 will be standard on Lariat and above models; Sync 3 will be standard on the XLT and as an option on the XL.

The 2022 Ford Super Duty joins the 2021 Ford F-150, 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and 2021 Ford Bronco offering Sync 4 technology.

Ford hasn’t yet released pricing for the 2022 Super Duty lineup, which the manufacturer announced will be available in the summer of 2021.

James Raia, a syndicated auto columnist in Sacramento, California, publishes a free weekly automotive podcast and electronic newsletter. Sign-ups are available on his website, theweeklydriver.com. He can be reached via email: [email protected].

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