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2012 Best Resale Value Awards: Full-Size Pickup Truck

Best Resale Full-Size Pickup
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Best Full-Size Pickup Truck: 2012 Ford F-Series Super Duty

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Accounting for nearly half of all heavy duty pickup truck sales, the Ford Super Duty pickup hauls more than money into dealerships. Capable of towing 24,500 pounds or hauling nearly 7,110 pounds of payload, the Ford Super Duty comes with two powerful engine choices, plenty of options, and interior setups that range from easy-to-clean basic to limousine-like decadent -- making it what many consider the best heavy duty pickup, and what we've identified as the best full-size pickup overall when it comes to resale value.

A veritable workhorse, the Ford Super Duty comes with a 6.2-liter V8 capable of producing 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque. Opting for the 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel will get you a best-in-class 400 horsepower and a whopping 800 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired with a TorqShift 6-speed automatic with manual shift controls and can be combined with either 2WD or 4WD.

The Ford Super Duty also boasts an incredibly spacious interior that transforms from practical to plush as you move up the XL, XLT, Lariat and King Ranch lineup, offering useful modern touches such as a laptop-sized center console and USB inputs.

Combining ability and livability like no other heavy-duty pickup, it's no wonder the Ford Super Duty has won the best full-size pickup resale value award three years in a row.

Resale Value (for the F250, F350, F450) at 36 months: 55.1% at 60 months: 38.7%
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Max Towing Capacity: 14000 lbs
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Get to know the F350
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Max Towing Capacity: 14000 lbs
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Get to know the F450
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Max Towing Capacity: 17500 lbs
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