FORD F-250

Heavy Duty 3/4 Ton Pickup, 2WD

Ford F-250

The Ford F-250 returns to the winner’s circle this year, taking top honors in the ¾ ton 2WD pickup segment. The F-250 showed consistency, having the best value in all three annual mileage scenarios measured. Although there was solid competition throughout this segment, when the cost of ownership numbers are measured, the Ford comes out on top.
 
2007 Ford F250 XL Reg Cab 2WD*
Cost Item Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Total
Depreciation:  $10,031 $870 $853 $836 $539 $13,129
Fees & Taxes : 1158 124 132 115 125 $1,654
Finance:  1078 869 644 404 146 $3,141
Fuel:  2089 2164 2241 2320 2403 $11,217
Insurance:  1376 1383 1390 1397 1404 $6,950
Maintenance:  348 398 942 1307 364 $3,359
Opportunity Cost: 368 620 907 1242 1575 $4,712
Repairs:  0 0 200 334 334 $868
Total $16,449 $6,428 $7,310 $7,955 $6,890 $45,030
*The data displayed here is for the specific model and trim identified.  The award is based on an average of all trims combined as of January, 2007.

 

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