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Ford introduced a potent new powertrain for its heavy-duty pickup truck line early in 2003. The 6.0-liter Power Stroke turbo-diesel engine delivers 325 horsepower and 560 pounds-feet of torque and works with a five-speed TorqShift automatic transmission. Buyers may choose two other engines for the F-350 Super Duty: a gasoline V-8 or V-10.The full-size F-350 Super Duty pickups come in regular-cab, SuperCab and Crew Cab configurations. Each is offered in XL, XLT and Lariat trim levels. An FX4 Off-Road model includes skid plates, Ranch shock absorbers and a steering damper. During the 2003 model year, a King Ranch option group became available. An XLT Sport package also is offered for Crew Cab and SuperCab pickups.
Ford’s King Ranch option features lighted running boards, premium aluminum wheels, body-colored mirror housings and Arizona Beige wheel lip moldings. The XLT Sport package includes chrome tubular step bars, body-colored exterior accents, a sliding rear window, fog lamps and privacy glass.Heated and telescoping trailer-tow mirrors with integrated turn signals, a power moonroof — intended for Crew Cab pickups — and Ford’s Reverse Sensing System are optional.