2000 Ford F250 Arizona 7.3 turbo diesel
This is by far the best truck on the road. Highly recommend it over dodge and chevy
I have never had this truck in the shop. I have owned this truck for a year and a half and never had the slightest problem.
This is a truck that I would highly recommend to anyone who wants a truck for serious work or play.
The solid front axle allows for a more rugged suspension which allows for a cheaper long term maintenance cost.
The gas mileage is awesome. Living in Phoenix, AZ, I get 18.5mpg to 19.5mpg in rush-hour traffic. The worst gas mileage I have experienced (not towing) was 16.5mpg. The best overall gas mileage experienced was 23.3mpg. Typically I get 20.5 to 21.0 on the roads and through the mountains.
Diesel power is tremendous. Why drive a gas guzzler when you can have more torque and speed than a V10! The performance is very nice.
The only negative (if you can call this negative) thing, is the rougher ride than you would typically get in a independent suspension vehicle. I don't mind only because the vehicle is very solid and maintenance free.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 27th February, 2002
27th Feb 2002, 13:30
Well I would hope it has no problems being 2yrs old and all. Oh yeah DODGE RULES!!!
27th Feb 2002, 18:50
Have you ever owned a Dodge or Chevy? Probably not. Nice informed opinion.
28th Feb 2002, 20:51
Yes I have owned one and I know that a Dodge is MUCH better.
3rd Mar 2002, 00:04
I own 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 with the Cummins engine and auto transmission, 30k miles and the transmission will not start in first gear, the only way to get it into first is to manually downshift. First dealer said that was normal, so I switched dealers, supposed to take it in next week. I am looking at the F250 now, owned Fords in the past with no problems. I am glad someone likes the Dodge, there is going to be a good one for sale soon...