The F-450 is offered as a dual rear-wheel (DRW) truck only. The F-450's purpose is to offer a truck with unparalleled payload and towing capabilities. The F-450 is available as a 4x4 Crew Cab model with an 8-foot box only. The standard engine is the innovative 6.7-liter turbo 440-hp V8 Powerstroke diesel with an incredible 925 lb.-ft. of torque and it is mated to the TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift and a Tow/Haul mode. For 2017, the F-450 has an expanded lineup of trims. In addition to the customary XL, XLT and Lariat trims, the F-450 now offers both the King Ranch and the Platinum trims. The F-450 offers standard amenities such as traction control, a hill launch assist feature, 19.5-inch forged aluminum wheels, six airbags including side curtains, air conditioning, manual tilt and telescoping steering wheel and trailer sway control. The XLT adds many features including power and heated exterior mirrors, locking under seat storage compartments, SiriusXM satellite radio, SYNC, cruise control, power door locks with a remote keyfob, a rear camera and power windows. The Lariat adds to the features found on the XLT with electronic shift on the fly, LED spot lights on the exterior mirrors, an auto dimming interior rearview mirror, power leather front seats, automatic climate control, a premium Sony audio system, SYNC 3, power adjustable pedals, a leather steering wheel and a power rear window with defrost. The new for 2017 King Ranch further adds to the Lariat features by offering illuminated running boards, a two tone paint application, automatic high-beam control, heated and ventilated front seats with memory control for the driver, HD radio, a navigation system, Intelligent Access with a push button start, a power operated tilt and telescoping steering wheel and a remote start system. The new for 2017 Platinum trim also further adds to the Lariat trim by offering power running boards, adaptive speed-sensing steering, Quad LED head lamps and tail lamps, multi-contour massaging front seats, heated rear seats and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS). The F-450 towing capabilities are unmatched in the heavy-duty pickup truck segment. Features such as a smart trailer tow connector, a dynamic hitch assist option that utilizes cameras to facilitate hitching up a trailer, a trailer brake controller and a 360 degree trailer tow camera system coupled with outstanding towing values allows the F-450 to stand alone in this segment.
The 2017, the all-aluminum F-450 combines fuel efficiency, capability and refinement in one complete package. The availability of five distinct trims and several new safety features combined with a host of available options and packages allows this truck to be configured to suit any customers' needs.