Flash Drive

2020 Ford F-350 Crew Cab

Model Tested: 2020 Ford F350 SRW 4X4 Crew Cab Platinum Styleside

2020 F-350 Platinum

Engine:7.3-liter V-8, 430 horsepower, 475 lb-ft torque

Transmission: 10-speed automatic, four-wheel-drive

EPA Rating: Not required for this truck

Base Price: $67,745

As Tested: $74,980


Pleasant highway ride both loaded and empty

No noticeable tire drone

Reasonable fuel economy for its size: our best was 14.6-mpg highway

2020 F-350 Tremor XLT in Lightning Blue

We averaged 14.1-mpg in combined loaded/unloaded bed

Strong engine, good acceleration

Sounds like a big truck, but not unpleasant

Quick, firm shifts from 10-speed transmission

Excellent tow rig

Transmission downshifts well on steep grades

Locking axle

4×4 good for country roads or snow, but truck is too big for trails

Interior space, comfort, and utility are all excellent in the Ford Super Duty trucks.

Drive modes: 2H, 4H, 4L, 4×4 Pull


Super stretch-out front legroom

Both front seats have power lumbar support

Heated and ventilated front seats (3 temps)

Great full-length moon roof brightens interior

Big grab bars on “A” and “B” pillars

Extra spacious back seat

Heated rear outboard seats

Controls, the infotainment screen, and storage options are all great.


Power release tailgate, but manual close

Built-in step in tailgate

Sturdy cargo tie-down loops

Power retracting running boards

Huge power retractable mirrors

Deep wide console bin

Big, full length front door bins

The F-350 tailgate has a handy foldout step and a grab bar.

Split rear seats fold up

Neat storage corral under rear seat

WOW Factors:

Spacious interior both seating rows

Powerful engine/transmission

Trailer backup assist

Excellent backup/parking cameras


Tough to park in the city

Infotainment screen on the small side

Bottom Line:

The gasoline-fueled F-350 Super Duty Crew Cab has class-leading numbers in terms of horsepower and torque, but the F-350 can also be had with the 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V-8 (475 hp and 1,050

2020 F-350 Tremor XLT in Lightning Blue

lb-ft of torque). Many buyers prefer the gas engine to the optional $10,000 diesel as that price difference buys a lot of gas. Either engine in the spacious F-350 Crew Cab makes a great work or pleasure tow rig.