2000 Ford F250 XL 4.2 turbo from Australia and New Zealand
An overpriced heap of junk
From the point I got it the brake system has not been the best. There was only a half a pedal there.
The clutch cylinders were leaking after 10 000 km.
The bull bar and tow bar has been cheaply put together. I ended up fixing it myself.
After 20 000 km I had to replace the coolant system.
I just hasn't had the power I expected it to have.
After all that money I spent on it it hasn't re payed me anything.
I'd rather have my old Toyota.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 12th August, 2003
4th Jul 2005, 22:07
I have owned a new f 250 for a year now and it is the best truck you could buy. it has heaps of power and tows like a dream. This person does not know what he is talking about.
24th Mar 2006, 22:42
I don't know how you could possibly expect a 4.2 litre diesel engine to feel "powerful" in a 2.5 tonne truck. The 7.3 and 6.0l PowerStroke diesels have a proven track record, almost double the power of the 4.2 and are considered to be very reliable. I have not owned one, but from all the owners I have spoken to with the high capacity diesel engines they are all very pleased with their trucks. I assume this is the case with the 900,000+ Americans who buy new F-series each year also.