The upcoming 2021 Ford F-650 is a supreme leader of the medium-duty segment. Ford’s commercial trucks are providing incredible profit in last couple of years. Whatsoever, Blue Oval manufacturer is one of a few automakers that offers Series 6 and Series 7. Chevrolet is following the same path and for that reason the competition is more serious.
For that reason, Ford is willing to provide further updates to its F-650 truck. The 2021 F-650 will offer both gasoline and diesel engines, amazing towing capacity and a lot more. As for the design, we can expect a couple of refreshments. Even the interior could benefit from latest technology updates.
Current model comes with a 6.8-liter V10 Triton engine. However, the 2021 Ford F-650 will obtain new 7.3-liter V8. Moreover, Ford released engine specs and are rated at 430 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. According to Blue Oval manufacturer, it is the most powerful gasoline engine in the segment. However, towing capacity and payload rating are not available yet. From what we know, new F-650 will use a 10-speed automatic transmission.
2021 F-650 Diesel
Of course, if you want better tow rating and more torque, you’ll go for diesel. Luckily, the forthcoming 2021 Ford F-650 offers one. A 6.7-liter Powerstroke is available and it delivers three different outputs. For a start, you can choose between 270, 300 or 330 hp variants. As for the torque, outputs are ranged from 675, 700 and 725 lb-ft. Unlike gasoline variant, diesel is using a 6-speed TorqShift gearbox.
As we already wrote, the gasoline variant of 2021 Ford F-650 is still a mystery in terms of payload and towing capacity. However, diesel is well-known dues its tradition and long presence on the markets. Base variant can tow up to 22,000 pounds. If you go for mid-range output, then your truck will be able to tow 37,000 pounds. That is better capacity than Ford had with the V10 Triton engine. The previous V10 Triton could tow 33,000 pounds.
The medium-duty truck already offers more than solid list of standard amenities. However, the upcoming 2021 Ford F-650 will provide more features once it arrives. Of course, you can’t compare the light-duty F-150 with the workhorse such as F-650 truck. Still, for such a rugged model that gets the job done, interior is more than equipped. Both Series 6 and Series 7 are now offering more USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity.
Moreover, Blue Oval will introduce better comfort with more upscale materials. As for the systems, infotainment system is getting an update. Furthermore, hill start assist and traction control system are now available. As for the safety, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and stability control are all optional.
2021 Ford F-650 Price and Release Date
New 2021 Ford F-650 will retain its price, according to latest reports. That means you can get this medium-duty truck is available for $60,000. Thanks to the upper trim levels this model is very customizable and its range-topping trim level is premium in many ways. Blue Oval manufacturer will release its new truck in the second half of 2020.