For the 2016 model year, the Ford F-550 chassis cab with an automatic transmission comes with front and curtain airbags, stability control, trailer sway control, and either a diesel or gasoline-powered engine. The truck comes in XL, XLT and Lariat trim levels, with each level adding more features as standard.
The truck's gasoline-powered engine is a 6.8-liter V10 that produces 362 horsepower and 457 foot-pounds of torque. This engine can also be configured to operate on compressed natural gas or propane. The diesel engine is a 6.7-liter, turbocharged V8 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 660 foot-pounds of torque. The truck comes with either a 5-speed or 6-speed driver-shiftable automatic transmission.