1997 Ford F-250 User Reviews

1997 Ford F-250 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 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: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"power" 8 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"sound" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Cody writes:
1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr XLT 4WD Standard Cab LB Review
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3

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Looks, aggressiveness, suspension, sound of the engine.

Cons

0-60, handling, bumpy ride, sluggish powerband.

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Depending On The Engine, It's An All Around Tough Truck For The Average Driver. — Exterior is well put together, with nice moldings on the sides, with chrome to compliment the body color. The interior is very basic. Tacky dash quality is pretty standard on these trucks. The performance leaves a LOT to be desired with the 4.6 liter V8. 0-60 takes 14.5 seconds. Handling is marginal with the open differential. It's also a major gas guzzler, getting realistic numbers around 10 to 14 MPG, depending on the day.

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Zach writes:
1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB HD Review
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5

Pros

good for pulling

Cons

gas prices

45

Great Truck. — i love the 460 big block 7.5 with the good strong E40D tranny 355 rear end and the dual 3 inch exhaust.this is a very powerful dependable truck that will last a long long time the only bad thing is that is sucks gas pretty badly.

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

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Derrick writes:
1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr XL Extended Cab LB HD Review
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4

Pros

put it behide it.. it'll probably pull it

Cons

nuthing yet

45

Good Ol Truck — It's just a old work truck.. but in great condition, it was old man owned and only 122xxx miles.plenty of power and moves on down the road. in a few weeks will have my knaphide utility bed on it. ford power

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

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mustangmike writes:
1997 Ford F-250 3 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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4

Pros

It can handle anything in its way.

Cons

gas milage

mustangmike
65

Ford Tough — very strong truck.Had a van hit me in a parking lot,I got scratches on the bumper,the van got the front smashed in.I would recomend this truck to anyone who does'nt feel safe in a small car,or a small truck

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Austin writes:
1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB HD Review
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5

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all

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none

45

Ford F-250 Diesel — I love this truck, when I shift the five speed well the acceleration will keep your head in the seat, it handles surprisingly well I really never have to slow down for a corner. This truck also has the best TCS that I have ever encountered. The body style is my favorite body style of any vehicle with its tough and rugged look.

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

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Nick writes:
1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr XLT 4WD Extended Cab LB HD Review
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5

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Great reliablity, the big block has alot of power so it's fun to drive

Cons

Fuel economy

35

Great Truck. — Only thing I disliked was fuel economy. Got 8.5-9 MPG at all times. Was a great truck. Had ALOT of power, towed great, handled great sat up high with OUT a lift kit. Would go through any mud or snow with 4X4

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

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seandrisc writes:
1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr XLT 4WD Standard Cab LB HD Review
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5

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love the 7.3 diesel

Cons

expense of repairs when it needs repaired

seandrisc
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Fanrastic Pulling Vehicle — 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 vehicle

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

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Jeffrey writes:
1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr Lariat 4WD Standard Cab LB Review
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Everything

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nothng

45

Its Just A Great Truck — I've owned this truck for about a year but the owners before my were my grandparents. I drive it everyday and absolutely love it. It has a 4.6L V8 that's got enough power to do what i need it to do. Its never let me down and i appreciate owning it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tanner writes:
1997 Ford F-250 2 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB HD Review
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Fast, built like a Ford, cause it is one Haha!

Cons

It is old

25

Good First Car — This car is old but it still drives pretty good. It goes fast when i need it to so that is really good, but i think it is time for a new car. it is good for my first car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Samantha writes:
1997 Ford F-250 4 Dr XL 4WD Crew Cab SB HD Review
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5

Pros

Great towing rig

Cons

Crew cab + short bed = lame

35

Love The Power & Versatility... — Great truck....it's got the 7.3L Powerstroke, and the best year possible (1997). Easy to work on, easy to turn up and get more power. Great for towing but also a good rig for around town...downside is combination of the crew cab (4 full doors) and a short bed. Backseat is roomy enough for 3, but bed isn't big enough to hold what you need. Still, love the truck.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, 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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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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1994 Ford F-250 Reviews

Fun Car By Beau

drives great on the road even better off road great build quality no repairs needed lots of power with its proformance engine upgrades great interior with race seats and custom center console the ext... Read More

Awsome By Rodney

all around good truck. its a deisel. great power and hauling is great too. the body in great shape and no rust. it the 7.3 idi with no turbo. and it a auto. fuel mileage is 15-18. i love this truck Read More

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