2016 Ford F650 was introduced a year ago on National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show. It is a medium duty truck and together with Ford F750 it entered the new generation and came with various changes in interior, exterior and performance segments. Thee trucks have been produced in Mexico before, but now after discontinuing Econoline truck, production of these models will be transferred to Avon Lake, Ohio factory. This will also mean that this truck is going to come with influences inherited from van’s old platform.
On the outside this truck comes with several changes in the front, with a lot of influences from discontinued Econline van. It comes with new hood and grille, headlights are the same as the ones we were able to see on Econline and the whole front part looks like something in between bulged Econline and Ford F350. Truck also gets the new super duty looking logo, which is made in “Leadership Bold” font. The bed of the truck didn’t come with any changes in the new generation vehicle.
New model is available with Regular, Super Crew and Crew cab configurations. New generation vehicle also comes with new frame and construction, with both F650 an F750 having longer leaf springs and redesigned anti-roll bar that will give its passengers a more comfortable ride.
Inside the truck new 2016 Ford F650 comes with the new AC outlet and SYNC Crew Chief fleet that comes as an additional option. Its cabin comes with the suplement rapid heater. Brakes can be air or hydraulic and turn signals have five blink tap function. All the luxury features that come with F150 and F350 for example can be bought as an additional features with this truck as well, although F650 is primarily made for industrial use, and it is mostly sold as a fleet vehicle. These trucks usually don’t get the same treatment as the uch more popular lighter versions. Unlike its RAM and Chevy Silverado rivals, Ford provides more interior features in the additional option.
Performance and Engine
When it comes to performance, there are also several changes. There are several engine options that buyers can choose, one of the is 6,7 liter Powerstroke V8 and there is also a 6,8 liter Triton V8. Both F650 and F750 are also available with diesel engines,3126 Caterpillar has been replaced by C7 and Cummins ISB engines. New Cummins engine comes with 6,7 liter displacement and I6. It also has 8 standard horsepower rating and two vocational ratings. There are also two gasoline engines 6,8 liter Triton V10 comes with 362 horsepower and 457 pound feet of torque. It is combined with TTC Spicer ES56-7B 7-speed manual.
2016 Ford F-650 Price and Release Date
Price of 2016 Ford F-650 haven’t been revealed yet, but we believe that more information is going to be revealed in the summer, while the truck can start its sales sometime in the fall of winter, this year. It is going to cost around $60,000 in the base version and depending on the additional options buyers choose, its price can go up all the way to $80,000.