Towing Test: New 2020 Ford F-250 with 430 hp 7.3L V8 road tests the 2020 Ford F-250 with the new 7.3L V8 to see how it performs and measure fuel economy towing a load

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With 430 hp and 475 lb.-ft. of torque, the new 7.3L V8 in Ford’s Super Duty trucks is the most powerful gas-powered heavy-duty pickup truck on the market today. But how does all that power affect fuel economy?

Editors at drove a field test with the 2020 Ford F-250 Lariat on a 60-mile test loop, empty and while towing a trailer. They reported driving and handling impressions and transmission performance throughout the trips.

It’s an interesting review, with comparison to their recent test of GM’s gas 6.6L V8.

(read’s Ford F-250 fuel economy test . . . )