2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty  RealSafeCars94Safety Rating

#1 of 2017 Pickups

#3 of all 2017 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty
The F-250 Super Duty, part of Ford's lineup since 1999, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. The Ford F-250 Super Duty has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The F-250 Super Duty has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty is very safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty has a score of 94, implying a 0.023% chance of driver death (2.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0234% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.6678%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0234% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.6678% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty is 51% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty is 58% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10067GMC Sierra 1500Chrysler PacificaFord FlexFord F-150Chevrolet SilveradoDodge Ram 1500F. F-250 Super DutyFord ExplorerNissan TitanChevrolet TraverseToyota TundraKia SedonaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 67 to 100. The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty is safer than the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, the 2017 Ford Flex, the 2017 Ford F-150, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500, the 2017 Kia Sedona, the 2017 Toyota Tundra, the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2017 Nissan Titan, and the 2017 Ford Explorer.

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