Vehicles

Ford f350 vs f450 [What is the Difference?]

The Ford f350 and f450 pickup trucks have similarities and differences. They are both popular RV towing trucks.

The f450 costs more by about $13k, has larger brakes and tires. It also has a better turning radius due to wider front. The 450 has larger axle and body. It has a larger fuel tank. The 450 is harder to find at dealers.

If you are towing a 5th wheel then having more braking power is useful.

They have the same engines and are close in towing capacity.

Conventional Towing

F-350: 20,000 lbs
F-450: 24,200 lbs

Goosneck/5th Wheel Towing

F-350: 35,750 lbs
F-450: 37,000 lbs

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Engines:

6.2L gas-powered V8 (385 horsepower, 430 pound-feet of torque)
7.3L gas-powered V8 (430 hp, 475 lb-ft)
Turbo 6.7L diesel V8 (475 hp, 1,050 lb-ft)

Compare to an f150 and other 1-ton pickups

F-350 photo gallery:

Dually wheels and tires.

 

 

F-450 photo gallery: