In 1990, the Ford F-250 continued its run as the middle-of-the-road F-Series pickup, slotted between the hot-selling F-150 and the F-350. The 1990 F-250 had three engine options available: a 4.9-liter inline-six, a 5.0-liter V-8 and a 5.8-liter V-8. The F-250 was also available in the regular cab or the larger SuperCab setup, and it had optional four-wheel drive.
The base 1990 Ford F-250 with two-wheel drive and the regular cab tipped the scales at 4,133 pounds, while its four-wheel-drive counterpart weighed 4,481 pounds. The F-250 HD with the regular cab and two-wheel drive weighed 4,333 pounds, and the same truck with four-wheel drive weighed 4,742 pounds. The F-250 HD SuperCab with two-wheel drive weighed 4,788 pounds, while the same pickup with four-wheel drive weighed 5,130 pounds.