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If you’re looking for peak, quality engineering and an inexplicably fierce, capable, and powerful truck, look no further than the heavily respected Ford F-450 and the Ford F-550. These Ford trucks are absolute behemoths that can make any tough job feel like light work, whether commercial or private. Join along as we compare the new F-450 and F-550 with the team here at Keith Hawthorne Ford of Belmont to find out what makes each model special.


As you’d expect with a Ford truck, the new 2020 Ford F-450 and the 2019 Ford F-550 are both extremely capable of getting nearly any job done whether it’s a commercial need or something private on the ranch, but they do have their differences. To find out more about these two kings of the road, continue to follow along for more details on the F-450 and F-550, and discover which one is right for you.


Towing and Hauling Capacities


These monsters are both capable of hauling incredibly heavy loads for long distances without issue, but here’s a deeper look into how they stack up against each other.


The Ford F-450

-       Towing Capacity (Chassis Cab): 12,750 pounds

-       Towing Capacity (Conventional Trailer): 24,200 pounds

-       Towing Capacity (5th wheel): 32,500 pounds

-       Towing Capacity (Gooseneck): 37,000 pounds

-       Maximum Payload (Conventional Bed): 7,600 pounds

-       Maximum Payload (Chassis Cab): 17,500 pounds


The Ford F-550

-       Towing Capacity (Chassis Cab): 12,750 pounds

-       Payload Capacity (Chassis Cab): 18,500 pounds


Powering the Beasts


In the Ford F-450 and F-550 Chassis Cab models, you will find a powerful 7.3L gas-powered V8 engine. Additionally, you can opt in for a highly efficient and extremely reliable 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel engine for either model.


Configurations and Trim Options


The Ford F-450 features a large range of available configurations that are suited for drivers who use their trucks for daily tasks and more, with each one featuring a set of standard and available comfort, driver assistance, and performance features. The options are plentiful, ranging from XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Limited and Platinum models, loaded with tons of standard features.

When it comes to the F-550 Chassis Cab, it is available in XL, XLT, and Lariat configurations. Find out more individual model options and features by speaking to a Keith Hawthorne Ford of Belmont expert today!



If you’re in the market for a truck that can accomplish any task thrown its way, look no further than the new Ford F-450 and the new Ford F-550. View our lineup online and come in today for a test drive at your local Ford dealership, Keith Hawthorne Ford of Belmont.


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