1999 Ford F250 Super Duty Reviews - Page 2 of 2

1999 Ford F250 Super Duty SD Super-cab XLT 5.4L V8 from North America

Model year1999
Year of manufacture1998
First year of ownership2004
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 5.4L V8 Automatic
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 4 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.0 / 10
Distance when acquired56000 miles
Most recent distance81000 miles
Previous carChevrolet Silverado

Summary:

This is a great work or family truck, that runs better when put under duress

Faults:

At around 70,000 I had to replace the battery. However, if you buy this truck at a Ford dealer I would recommend to buy the extended warranty. With the battery going out, the warranty paid for the free towing and diagnosis of the truck. All I paid for was the battery.

General Comments:

This truck does however go through lots of oil. I also recommend paying attention to the routine maintenance that needs to be done. When you over extend the time needed for a tune-up the gas mileage goes down hill.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 12th March, 2005

1999 Ford F250 Super Duty larriet powerstroke 7.3 diesel from North America

Model year1999
Year of manufacture1999
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission powerstroke 7.3 diesel Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
10.0 / 10
Distance when acquired6 miles
Most recent distance112453 miles
Previous carFord F250

Summary:

One great truck

Faults:

Replaced glow plug controller twice.

General Comments:

This truck has been trouble free, the first set of tires lasted almost 80,000 mile and it still has the original brakes (still look good). It rides good, handles great, and is very comfortable.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 28th February, 2005

1999 Ford F250 Super Duty 7.3 diesel from North America

Model year1999
Year of manufacture1999
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 7.3 diesel Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 3 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 3 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 1 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
4.2 / 10
Distance when acquired15 miles
Most recent distance139000 miles

Summary:

A potent work truck that is great for fleets

Faults:

Front ball joints replaced at 60,000 miles.

Front coolant pipe to bottom radiator hose leak at 80,000 miles.

Camshaft sensor bad at 90,000 miles resulted in "no start" condition out on job-site.

Passenger side fuel line to back of cylinder head leak at 119,000 miles=no recall yet? Other trucks (2) have had same problems.

Turbo pipe to inter-cooler replaced at 120,000 miles due to chafing with wires.

General Comments:

These are tough yet powerful trucks that can haul.

Common problematic items are readily accessible such as camshaft sensors, fuel pumps, etc.

Not built for those who have McDonald's budgets. These trucks are pricey when things break, just wait till you replace rear brake rotors.

Carry lots of engine oil, these trucks are rather thirsty.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 24th December, 2004

29th Dec 2008, 07:55

Brake work on any 3/4 or 1 ton diesel truck will be expensive compared a lesser vehicle. Brake rotors are no more expensive than any other comparable vehicle. The calipers are more expensive than the rotors, but the Ford brakes are worth the money when towing.

1999 Ford F250 Super Duty 5.4L Triton V8 from North America

Year of manufacture1999
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission 5.4L Triton V8 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.2 / 10
Distance when acquired10 kilometres
Most recent distance52000 kilometres
Previous carFord F150

Summary:

Good, Powerful Truck. It's the way to go

Faults:

Not a Thing!! (it's a FORD)

I'm not lying.

Very reliable.

General Comments:

We had to upgrade to a 250 after the 1992 F-150 with a 302 wouldn't pull our new fifth wheel we had purchased. We took the truck for a test drive a easily noticed the power difference, there was NO CONTEST. Even the CHEVEY'S weren't that good. The 5.4L V8 (330c.i) gas motor a had plenty pf towing torque, we could easily do 140 KM/H towing our 11,000 lbs. trailer. With the crew cab (4 door) model there is just as much or more room as a mid-sized sedan.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 26th February, 2003

Average review marks: 7.2 / 10, based on 8 reviews