The new 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty is considered to be the most powerful and best fuel efficient truck in its class for the 2011 model year. It probably has the highest torque, towing capability and payload in the heavy-duty truck class. Another plus side is the new 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty offers with a choice of gas or diesel engines.
Tested fuel economy on the all-new 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty truck equipped with the 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel engine averages about 18 percent improvement for pickup models and up to 25 percent improvement for chassis cabs compared to 2010 models. Trucks equipped with new base 6.2-liter V-8 gas engines have an average of 15 percent improvement compared to 2010 models. This makes it the best fuel efficient truck in its class for 2011.
The all-new 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 turbocharged diesel engine produces 735 ft-lb of torque at 1,600 rpm, making the highest in the heavy-duty truck class. High torque is accomplished through a 390 horsepower (at 2,800 rpm) 6.7-liter engine. In addition, the new engine is B20 biodiesel compatible.
Another engine offering for the 2011 Ford F-Series trucks is the all-new 6.2-liter V-8 gas engine with 385 horsepower and 405 ft.-lb. of torque. This is about 85 more horsepower and 40 ft.-lb. of torque more than the current 5.4-liter V-8 gas engine. It also delivers better fuel economy and E85 compatibility.
All-new powertrains give the new 2011 F-Series Super Duty a class-leading towing capability of 26,400 pounds on chassis cabs, 24,400 pounds on pickups; and payload capability of 12,711 pounds on chassis cabs, 6,520 pounds on pickups.