28 Jul '16, 3pm

Just how 'green' is a Ford Super Duty truck?

Aaron Cole 2,133 views Jul 28, 2016 2017 Ford Super Duty F-250 Enlarge Photo Most buyers won't consider a truck's environmental impact when considering a heavy duty hauler. That's a given. Yet, while most buyers may not consider the idea, that doesn't mean the lumbering haulers aren't changing. The idea a decade ago that truck buyers would swap their thirsty V-8s for turbocharged V-6s was heresy. DON'T MISS: Why Green Car Reports Writes About Full-Size Pickup Trucks Now, truck buyers have opted for boosted V-6 engines in more Fords than any other powertrain option, even with displacements as small as 2.7 liters. Progress, they say, doesn't happen without deviation.* New for 2017, Ford's Super Duty deviates a little from the script when it comes to green, including: • Closed loop recycling for aluminum bodies. According to Ford, roughly 20 million pounds of aluminum is scra...

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