1985 Ford F-250 User Reviews

1985 Ford F-250 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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Ozzie writes:
1985 Ford F-250 Review
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4

Pros

its tough looking, and pulls anything you hook up to it.

Cons

Fuel mileage

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I Miss This Truck It Drove Awesome In The Snow And Sounded Sweet. — Performance- Acceleration sucks, braking was ok, and it handled like a truck. It would pull like crazy, but it wouldn't do it fast. Build Quality- it ran and drove well, the only things I had to put in it was a new u joint, valve cover gasket, and vacuum pump Appearance- It looks tough, it puts hair on your chest just by looking at it. I turned the pump up so it could roll coal which made it even better.\ Cost of ownership- I remember the day I checked the mileage and seen 13 mpg...... it made me want to stand up and cheer.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Josh writes:
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5

Pros

Strong work horse

Cons

small glove box

85

Built Ford Tough — It's a little over 24 years old and still running stronger than a mule, 351 Cleavland has enough power to pull the world, cheapest car I've owned so far :), Nothing stands in this trucks way, especially small economy cars and children in streets :)

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Galm_2 writes:
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4

Pros

Solid body, strong transmission, 460 power!

Cons

Only a 3 speed, electrical issues

Galm_2
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1985 F-250 Supercab Long Bed 7.5l C6 — My first car and got it for only $1,000. It has a lot of new parts but everything that didn't get replaced by the previous owner is shot,(streeing gear box, rear shocks, rear bushings)and some odder things like the fuel pump cut off switch and gas gauges not working. Lots of torque though, sounds like it has a cam in it but I think it's just no cats, headers, and the magnaflows.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sam writes:
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5

Pros

won't get stuck

Cons

10 mpg, lol

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Loved The Truck, Hated Keeping The Gas Tank Full — loved the truck, got the motor all tuned up pretty much started great in the cold, fox body 5.0 motor swap converted to carb, hard cold starts till i got through with it, 4 speed 4x4, almost impossible to get stuck when in 4 low and granny gear, would pull the world if i asked it to

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mauricio writes:
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5

Pros

it's fun

Cons

gas mileage

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Perfect Lol — it is a great truck, really fun to drive, well designed, very comfortable, very reliable, good on road performance, nice to travel, and perfect for towing, it has plenty space in the pick up for everything you want to carry

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Reviews From Other Years

1999 Ford F-250 Reviews

Built Ford Tough By Justin

Performance aspect of this truck is great all around, the 5.4 L V8 has enought horse power and torque to pull just about anything, acceleration is quick and smooth, handles surprisingly well for a lar... Read More

Truck By Matthew

Nice truck, 21 MPG and 280 HP engine. Love the look and the fact it has backseats although a little small. Short bed is short but plenty of room for me. Good towing power and a blast to drive. Rice ... Read More

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1998 Ford F-250 Reviews

Great Truck To Own By Garrett

5.4 V8 So its got power to go, Towing capable to take a camper and bikes anywhere. Positracktion is a plus both tires spin instead of just one. Not the greatest on gas but not the worst on gas. Add... Read More

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1997 Ford F-250 Reviews

Nice Ride By scranch

its got a great diesel eng and 4x4 works awesome, auto tranny is great all around perfect truck. I have towed lots of thing with my f-250 ford and never had any troubles out of it, the 7.3 powerstroke... Read More

Fanrastic Pulling Vehicle By seandrisc

overall the vehicle is I good vehicle it pulls and hauls everything I want it to do it is a great utility vehicle it takes me off road and it gets me through heavy snow with ease overall I love owning... Read More

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1996 Ford F-250 Reviews

Great For Its Purpose. Built To Haul Loads/pull Trailers,or Equipment. By Fall_city4john

More work than I wanted. I Like the longevity of a Diesel engine but not real happy with all the extra money spent on fuel and repairs as I'm not really a mechanic type and unfamiliar with Diesel eng... Read More

Great Truck By dstemmons

I only paid $700 for this truck. With $250 in repairs, it has run like a champ. It's perfect for towing my 32' camp trailer. Back seats are small and typical for an extended cab truck. Ride is rough s... Read More

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1995 Ford F-250 Reviews

Awesome 7.3l Powerstroke By nra1ifer

Overall, I really like this truck. I LOVE the smell of diesel! Works great for what I bought it for (to pull a travel trailer), and I do the maintenence myself, which helps on the cost. Could have use... Read More

Good Work Truck By Kevinsawesome

Well, its been good so far, had a few issues with it but the cost to repair was pretty affordable so far. once i resolve all the issues with it i am sure it will be a great truck again! Read More

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