After earning a 5-star rating from the National Highway Safety Administration, the new Ford Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab is officially the safest Super Duty ever. The truck managed to win the government’s highest crash test rating by using an innovative design, durable materials, and advanced technology. These changes allowed it to earn top scores in frontal and side driver crash tests.
Superior Design and Materials
Using lightweight military-grade aluminum alloy for the body and the box helped Ford improve the Super Duty F-250’s crash rating score. The manufacturer used the material to create local frame stiffness in strategic locations, providing the ultimate in protection for the truck’s occupants. Ford also added a new fully boxed frame that consists of 95 percent high-strength steel. This steel is as much as 24 times stiffer than the frame that was used for the 2016 model. This helps the truck’s frame stay stable during accidents.
Additional Safety Features
This truck also has a ton of safety features that keep people safe. It has an SOS Post Crash Alert System, Belt-Minder, and multiple airbags to protect the occupants. Parents are also happy to learn that the truck has child tethers to make it easier to secure children.
In addition, there is optional technology available that allows you to enjoy an even safer ride. Consider getting the 360-degree camera system, adaptive cruise control with collision mitigation, inflatable seatbelts, and the lane-keeping alert system. These additional features come in handy when you are on the road. You will feel safe and protected, no matter how far that you’re traveling.
If you want a safe and reliable vehicle that you can count on, it’s time to go to Berglund Ford of Bedford in Bedford, VA. You can test drive the Ford Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab and apply for financing right at the dealership. Then, you can take this truck home with you so you will always be safe and secure when you are on the road.
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