Ford Super Duty Trucks – King of Towing

Ford’s Trucks are the top when it comes to towing says a Louisville, Kentucky Dealer of Sales, Selection and Best Prices

Ford Super Duty truck

The battle of heavy-duty pickup truck one-upmanship continues with Ford’s announcement that it will increase the maximum trailer tow rating on its 2011.5 F-350 and F-450 Super Duty models to 17,500 pounds. Not coincidentally, General Motors nabbed the maximum conventional trailer rating at the beginning of 2011 with the latest versions of its Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD with ratings of up to 17,000 pounds.

Of course, to pull such massive loads, any fullsize truck needs to be properly equipped, and in the case of the Ford, that means a 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel (400 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque), a Crew Cab, dual-rear-wheel chassis and a weight-distributing hitch. For those keeping track, GM says its trucks can pull their maximum loads with a standard weight-carrying hitch.

At the start of 2011, the Ford Super Duty’s maximum conventional tow rating stood at 16,000 pounds when properly equipped. What led to the increase? Speaking to, Ford spokeswoman Anne Marie Gattari explained that a frame change made back in August of 2010 will work together with a new hitch design that will go into production on Monday, February 7th. So there you go.

Naturally, we expect a suitably quick response from General Motors, and possibly even Ram.

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