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Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Ford F-450 Super Duty, Truck
#16 of 45 Re: Towing Mileage [shellade]
May 21, 2010 (9:59 am)
I went to a second dealership were I found online 2 trucks with all the options I would want on my truck. The sales manager had grabbed one for his personal demo vehicle. I told him one of the reasons I was thinking of trading my 08 was the increase in fuel mileage the 2011s were getting but was going to wait till I heard what kind of mileage the 2011s were getting pulling a load. The manager offered to swap my ride for a weekend so I could hook up my camper and compare the mileage for myself. (could not believe this either) I plan on taking him up on this offer in the next couple of weeks I will post the results when I do. This will be an F250 4x4 with locking 355 gear. Although not a 450 it will be comparing a 08 250 with an 2011 250.
#17 of 45 Re: Towing Mileage [diehardford]
May 21, 2010 (11:18 am)
Sounds a great offer, look forward to your report on the mileage, the 250 will give me a good idea as to the new fuel consumption.
Jun 23, 2010 (11:36 am)
Just got back from camping trip. I met a man with a new 2011 6.7 diesel pulling a large ceder creek 5fth wheel around 12000 pounds. His truck was a F250 short bed crew cab 4x4 with 355 gears. Has had truck about a month and has 3500 miles on it. His previous truck was an 05 F250 with a 6.0 diesel. So far he is very happy with his truck no problems. His highway mileage solo is about 20.5 verses 16.5 in his old truck. Pulling his 5th wheel 10.5 verses 8.0 in old truck. As I find people with the new 2011 in camp grounds I will report their mileage results.
#19 of 45 Re: Mileage Update [diehardford]
Jun 23, 2010 (1:06 pm)
Well my wife fell in love with a F350 2011 Ultra Lariat, Tuxedo Black with the dark grey interior, so far we are in love with the machine, about 16 mpg without the tow from the Horse Trailer - That's next week, thanks for the update we shall post u another responce on our progress.
Endurance riding is the best.
#20 of 45 Re: 2011 Ford Super Duty [gmhellman]
Jul 09, 2010 (10:37 am)
I BOUGHT 2011 F350 4X4 DIESEL VIN 1FT7W3BT3BEA01851 THIS THING USES OIL LIKE CRAZY 5 QTS IN 4100 MILES. TRANS AT TIMES STUTTERS. CANT GET PARTS. FORD CUST. SERVICE IS USELESS. TRUCK IS AT DEALER WAITING ON PARTS, IM NOT HAPPY ABOUT SPENDING $55,OOO ON A TRUCK WITH A REBUILT ENG. IT GETS LOUSY MILEAGE. IF YOU HAVNT BOUGHT THIS TRUCK YET. DONT. "DO NOT BUY A 2011 F350 DIESEL"
#21 of 45 2011 F450 Lariat/Ultra
Jul 11, 2010 (11:41 am)
Well reading the last post on the appalling F350 and the oil usage etc, my wife and I are seriously considering canceling the new F450, as mentioned before from us we cannot afford to have problems with our tow vehicle with horses on long trips let alone spending $60,000 bucks on a dead lame machine, if anybody else out there has any further input we would be very interested and very grateful.
#22 of 45 08 Transmission & 2011 ?
Jul 14, 2010 (12:45 pm)
Could somebody help in writing what the difference is between the Ford F450 08 transmission and the 2011 - Thanks....
#23 of 45 Re: 2011 Ford Super Duty [hdh2]
Jul 17, 2010 (12:16 pm)
I'm in the market for a '11 F350 Diesel and came across your post. Any luck with Ford on getting your problems resolved? What kind of mileage are you getting?
#24 of 45 Re: 2011 Ford Super Duty [shinbone1]
Jul 18, 2010 (8:16 am)
Good timing on your part, we just got back from a fast trip to Northern MO from the NW Georgia Mountains. The F350 Lariat/Ultra with Nav system and all the options you can get performed perfectly except for the Nav taking us off to a gas station that didn't exist. But all in all, road noise, speed, overtaking at speed, cruise control etc was great, no use of oil what so ever we monitored that part closely! We have the 20 inch wheels with little noise etc. Overall fuel mileage came in at 17 mpg that's hitting 90 mph at times plus town and very country back roads in Northern MO. I you have any further questions we should be able to cover most, good luck, it is a great truck.
#25 of 45 Further Post on the New Ford 2011 SD F350/450
Jul 18, 2010 (9:20 am)
Given our great ride to MO and back to NW Georgia, we feel confident unless another post comes in on the F450 (011) Lariat/Ultra that we will go ahead and get this model to pull our big (LQ) horse horse trailer and trade in the 08.