The 15th annual Medium-Duty Truck of the Year award from Work Truck has been announced. And this year, the winner is the Ford F-600 Super Duty Chassis Cab.
“Consistency is the hallmark of greatness. The Ford F-600 Super Duty Chassis Cab’s win as Work Truck’s Medium-Duty Truck of the Year is a testament to its unwavering excellence in the field of commercial vehicles,” said Lauren Fletcher, executive editor of Work Truck. “We are excited to honor Ford for their work and commitment to the vocational work truck fleet industry.”
Selected from a field of 18 tough contenders, Work Truck readers voted the Ford F-600 Super Duty Chassis Cab as the truck that best fits their fleet requirements, including application effectiveness, durability, quality, servicing, maintenance, and lifecycle costs.
The award was presented at Work Truck Week 2023 to Andrew Kernahan, Super Duty Chief Program Engineer.
Deconstructing a Winning Work Truck
Ford has a long history of producing high-quality, durable vehicles, and the F-600 Super Duty Chassis is no exception.
The medium-duty truck is the right size, has the right power, and features the technology to tackle all of the toughest fleet jobs.
One of the top advantages of the Ford F-600 Super Duty Chassis is its power. This truck has a powerful, standard 7.3L V-8 engine that delivers up to 350 horsepower and 468 lb.-ft. of torque. Need diesel? Check out the available 6.7L Power Stroke diesel V-8.
Whether your fleet tows heavy loads, carries a ton of cargo, or any vocational application in between, the F-600 Super Duty Chassis has the power to get the job done.
Ford notes that with a max GVWR of 22,000 pounds, “it delivers the capability of a Class 6 truck in an easy-to-manage Class 5 Super Duty Package.”
In addition to its power, the F-600 Super Duty Chassis is also durable. It is built with a robust and high-strength steel frame that can withstand even the most challenging work environments.
The Ford F-600 Super Duty Chassis is also highly versatile. It is available in various configurations, including regular, crew, and super cabs. It also comes with different wheelbase options, so you can choose the size that best fits your needs.
Additionally, it can be customized with various upfits, including dump bodies, flatbeds, and service bodies, to name just a few. This means that you can configure the F-600 Super Duty Chassis to meet the specific needs of your work truck fleet.
What’s New with the Ford F-600?
Ford has been busy updating and upgrading its truck lineup. Some of the newest features available for the 2023-MY are available on other vehicles in the Ford lineup.
A few of the top updates on the 2023 model include:
- 5G modem.
- Interior work surface.
- Standard power equipment group.
- Standard Driver Assist Technologies content.
- Standard power take-off (PTO).
- Ford Pro Upfit Integration System (UIS).
- DRW Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
- Pro Power Onboard.
Ford has been focusing on work truck fleets for decades - be sure to check out the Ford Fleet site for more information about this incredible, award-winning medium-duty truck. Want to be sure to never miss an update? Sign up today for our eNewsletters!