The Ford F-250 can tow a 22.8k lbs fifth wheel RV with the Power Stroke Diesel v8. They make 3 different engines each with its own capability shown below.
- 7.3L gas v8, 15k lbs, 19.5k lbs fifth wheel
- 6.7L powerstroke diesel v8, 20k lbs, 22.8k lbs fifth wheel
- 6.2L flex fuel v8, 15k lbs, 15.8k fifth wheel
- 6.8L v10, 12.5k lbs, 14,500 fifth wheel
In 2022 they make 3 engines, the 6.8L was available in previous years.
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.
F-350: 20,000 lbs
F-450: 24,200 lbs
Goosneck/5th Wheel Towing
F-350: 35,750 lbs
F-450: 37,000 lbs
The F-250 looks like this: