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A blue 2023 Ford F-250 Super Duty is shown parked off-road while towing a horse trailer.

How the 2023 Ford F-250 Is Built for Tough Challenges on the Job Site

If you use your hands for everyday work or enjoy the great outdoors on the weekends, whether you’re hauling the camper to the local campground or slinging mulch in your flower beds, you know the tools you use can make or break the success of your job. This includes the vehicle you use to complete that job. Thanks to its versatility, the 2023 Ford F-250 is one tool you’ll want to have at your disposal.

Whether it’s the addition of an innovative tailgate that lets you monitor what’s behind you or the ingenious fold-down gear shift that allows you to create a workstation in the cab of your truck, the Ford F-250 has options that work smarter to help you get the job done. The 2023 Ford F-250 is in Ford’s Super Duty lineup and comes in six model options, each with its own unique benefits and backed by Ford’s long history of reliability and dedication to creating vehicles that stand out above the crowd. Continue reading to learn just a few ways that the F-250 can become your favorite tool of the trade, thanks to Ford’s dedication to performance and functionality.

A black 2023 Ford F-250 XL STX is shown driving on a highway.

Performance: Putting the 2023 Ford F-250 to the Test

When choosing a truck to help you with work and play, you want to know how much that truck can carry with it. That makes sense since you’re only as good as the tools you have in your tool belt. You’ll be happy that the F-250 does more than just haul big loads; it hauls big loads with your safety and driving experience in mind. With six different models, the maximum towing capacities waver, but the best answer is that Ford went all out when designing this particular truck.

For instance, the 2023 Super Duty can be purchased with a 6.7L V8 Turbo Diesel that can tow up to 23,000 lbs with the addition of the High-Capacity Trailer Tow Package and 18-inch All-Season Tires or 20-inch All-Terrain Tires. Not only can the Ford F-250 Super Duty haul just about anything you need, but it also comes equipped with technology such as standard Trailer Sway Control and available Onboard Scales with Smart Hitch. These things make hauling the big loads easier and help you feel more confident while driving. Each aspect of Ford’s Super Duty Tow Technology is detailed below to show how powerful this truck can be when equipped with available features.

The 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Prep Package

This package is available for all Ford F-250s and gives you the support you need to haul 5th Wheel/Gooseneck trailers. The prep package has five attachment points for the truck bed, including a frame under-bed cross member and a seven-pin connector.

Smart Trailer Tow Connector

This is like your control panel for the things you tow. The system lets you know when there are issues with connection, lighting, and more. This ensures that everything operates as it should and gives you safety while on those long trips on the open highway.

Standard Trailer Sway Control

The more stability you have while hauling large loads, the more confident you’ll be. With Standard Sway Control, movement is reduced by measuring the yaw motion and reacting to create a smoother ride and less trailer sway. This system works with Ford’s AdvancRac with Roll Stability Control.

The black and gray interior and dash of a 2023 Ford F-250 is shown.

Standard Trailer Brake Controller

Braking can be challenging when hauling up to 23,000 lbs. With Standard Trailer Brake Controller, you get the added support you need to brake smoothly and efficiently.

Available Onboard Scales with Smart Hitch

This high-tech feature estimates cargo weight and helps you evenly distribute the weight based on those numbers. You can monitor and engage with the system through your FordPass app, touchscreen display, or within the taillamps of the truck. Even weight distribution helps your F-250 deliver a comfortable ride and is better for your trailer, camper, or whatever else you might haul.

Trailer Reverse Guidance

Hauling large loads doesn’t come naturally for most people. If your nerves ramp up just thinking about it, it might help to know that Ford provides three cameras with multiple views to enhance its Trailer Reverse Guidance system. These views give you the support you need to maneuver your trailer. The system will work with all types of trailers, including 5th Wheel/Gooseneck trailers.

Pro Trailer Backup Assist and Pro Trailer Hitch Assist

Even better than Trailer Reverse Guidance is this innovative system that allows you to park your trailer with the turn of a button while it controls the throttle, braking, and steering. Pro Trailer Backup Assist is included in the Tow Technology Package.

360-Degree Camera System

Have you ever wanted to see the view around your truck and trailer? Now you can, with the addition of the 360-Degree Camera System. The system includes BLIS, Ford’s Blind Spot Information System, with Cross Traffic Alert and Trailer Coverage, as well as Rear Parking Sensors and a Reverse Sensing System with Reverse Brake Assist. It is available for the XL and XLT and is standard on LARIAT, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited models of the 2023 Ford F-250.

Power Tailgate

One of the hardest things about attaching your hitch or reversing down a boat dock is the inability to see through the tailgate. Sure, you can stop the vehicle, put it down, and do what you need to, or you can enjoy the Ford F-250s Power Tailgate option. This handy feature lets you lower the tailgate from inside the cab, allowing you to see what you need to and maneuver more successfully.

A blue 2023 Ford F-250 Super Duty is shown towing a trailer off-road.

Interior Functionality: Helping You Get the Job Done

Now that you know the ins and outs of towing with your new 2023 Ford F-250, it’s time to take a look at how the truck’s interior can help you with your tasks. To start, there is an available 12-inch LCD Productivity Screen starting with the XLT model. This large interactive screen gives you the information you need in an easy-to-understand format. You also get FordPass Connect with 5G Wi-Fi Hotspot capability that allows you to connect up to ten devices for improved functionality. That’s in addition to multiple powerpoints to give you extra juice when you need it most.

There’s also an available Lockable Under-Seat Storage Box for the Crew Cab of certain models, keeping your important paperwork safe. Perhaps the coolest feature of all is the addition of an Interior Work Surface, available on XL, XLT, and Lariat models with 40/20/40 seats. This feature includes a fold-down shifter that allows you to have a flat work surface area for your laptop, sign documents, or just eat lunch.

Performance and Functionality to Help You Be Your Best

Thanks to Ford’s dedication to performance and function, you can use your 2023 Ford F-250 to improve your work day and enjoy your weekend fun with the family. And knowing you can do both with the same vehicle is an even bigger perk. From innovative towing technology to creating space within the cab to focus on the details of your job, it’s hard to beat the benefits you gain when choosing the F-250 Super Duty line of trucks. To learn more about each feature described above, stop in to your local Ford dealership and see the 2023 Ford F-250 for yourself.