FAQ: Super Duty Towing Capacity
Ford trucks including the Ford F-150 and the SuperDuty trucks are known for their best in class towing capacity. In other words, Ford has some of the best pickup trucks on the market, well-known for their innovative technology and also for their high performance. And if you are looking for a very high-performance Ford truck, then you should take a look at the Ford Super Duty trucks that include the Ford Super Duty F-250, Ford Super Duty F-350 and Ford Super Duty F-450. Below is a list of frequently asked questions with regards to the Ford Super Duty trucks and its towing capacity.
- What is the difference between towing capacity and payload capacity?
The payload capacity of a truck is the maximum amount of weight it can handle in its bed and in its cabin before its performance is affected. However, the towing capacity of a truck is the maximum weight that the vehicle can carry in tow behind it. Ford trucks including the Ford F-150 and the Super Duty trucks have the best in class for both towing and payload capacity on the market. Learn more about Ford trucks and their towing capacity.
- What is the difference between gooseneck and fifth-wheel towing?
Did you know that there are also different types of towing, such as gooseneck and fifth-wheel towing? A gooseneck towing is referred to as such because of the shape of the hitch that closely resembles a goose’s neck. A gooseneck hitch is attached to the centre of the bed of a pickup truck. However, a fifth-wheel hitch is fastened to the back of the truck with a hinged plate hitch. For more information on possible towing configurations, please contact our sales department and we will be more than happy to help.
|2018 Super Duty F-250||2018 Super Duty F-350||2018 Super Duty F-450|
|Max. Conventional Towing (when properly configured)||9,525 kg||9,525 kg||9,525 kg|
|Max. Payload (when properly configured)||3,461 kg||3,461 kg||3,461 kg|
- What is the payload capacity of a Ford Super Duty truck?
Any Ford Super Duty truck including the Ford Super Duty F-250, Ford Super Duty F-350, or Ford Super Duty F-45 has a maximum payload capacity of 9,525 kg, when the truck is properly configured.
- What is the towing capacity of the Ford Super Duty trucks?
When properly configured, the Ford Super Duty trucks are capable of towing up to 3,461 kg. So you have enough power to tow your family trailer or speedboat during the summer!