The F-350 is a heavy-duty truck with a 1-ton capacity as opposed to the 1/2 ton of the F-150. The Super Duty line was redesigned for 2005 with new exterior and revised engines. The ride is stiff and bouncy, especially compared to the F-150. Ford's 6.0-liter turbodiesel packs some real punch and is fairly quiet and free of vibration. Stepping into the cabin is more difficult because of the high floor.
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Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling

What Owners Say

"It has plenty of power for the job at hand."

Anonymous, MT (2006 Ford F-350)

"It works hard and always is strong"

Dave S., CA (2006 Ford F-350)

"the dually configuration provides a very stable towing platform."

Ronald P., WA (2006 Ford F-350)

"Ford knows about a shimmy with these trucks on the highway. Also, their diesel engines for this year trucks are prone to failure. I was unaware of fault"

Anonymous, MA (2006 Ford F-350)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

What Owners Say

"Seats are comfortable, very good insulation between passengers and outside noise, you can barely hear the deisel engine at highway speeds. The climate controls do not keep the cab at equal temps throughout. It is often cold by the driver door when the rest of the cab is warm."

Micheal T., MT (2006 Ford F-350)

"The truck rides really smooth when pulling a big trailer. It is a diesel, so it has some engine noise. We like to sit up high."

Anonymous, MT (2006 Ford F-350)

"Hauling/pulling. Ride is good"

PATRICIA S., TX (2006 Ford F-350)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

What Owners Say


MICHAEL U., OR (2006 Ford F-350)

"This is a dump truck with a GVW of 13,000 and it met my requirements that I needed to tow a boat."

Anonymous, HI (2006 Ford F-350)


How it looks inside and out

What Owners Say

"Truck looks like a truck should - good looking and tough"

DOUG J., BC (2006 Ford F-350)

"Now 10 years old and still looks good and is still in style."

JOHN H., NV (2006 Ford F-350)
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Would you buy this car again?

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Percentage of owners who would definitely purchase that same vehicle again. Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?". If we don’t have sufficient data, a similar model might be used to form the owner-satisfaction score.
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