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Ford F-Series Fifth-Wheel Trailer Towing Selector
Courtesy of: 1995 Ford Recreation Vechicle and Trailer Towing Guide


The biggest RV towing jobs can be handled by a Fifth-Wheel F-Series model - 12,500-lb. trailer weight and 20,000-lb GCWR for a pickup and up to 26,000-lb. GCWR for the F-Super Duty Chassis Cab.

Use the appropriate chart to determine which model and powertrain combination best meets your towing needs:

  • Select automatic or manual transmission section
  • Determine which cab design you prefer
  • Find the column for the truck series and drive system (4x2 or 4x4) you want.
  • Read down that column to find the maximum loaded trailer weight that can be towed with the engine/axle ratio combination listed at left. (If you live in California, Massachusetts or a High Altitude area, check with your Ford Dealership to be sure the desired powertrain/axle ratio is available in your area.)
  • The GCWR column shows the maximum allowable combined weight of vehicle, trailer and cargo (including passengers) for this engine/axle ratio combination.
  • Maximum Loaded Trailer Weight assumes towing vehicle with mandatory options, no cargo and driver (150-lb.) only. Weight of additional options, passengers and cargo must be deducted from this weight.
  • Be sure to also check the Required/Recommended Equipment charts on page 18.
MAXIMUM LOADED TRAILER WEIGHT (LBS.) -- AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ENGINEAXLE
RATIO
GCWR
(LBS.)
Regular Cab PickupSuperCab Pickup
F-150
4x2
F-150
4x4
F-250
4x2
F-250
HD 4x2
F-250
HD 4x4
F-350
4x4
F-350
DRW
4x2
F-150
4x2
F-150
4x4
F-250
HD 4x2
F-250
Hd 4x4
F-350
4x2
DRW
4.9L
EFI I-6
3.08
3.31
3.55
4.10
9,000
9,500
10,000
11,000
4,600
5,100
5,600
--
(1)
--
5,300
--
--
--
5,300
--
--
--
--
6,200
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
4,300
4,800
5,300
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
6,000
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
5.0L
EFI V-8
3.08
3.31
3.55
4.10
9,000
11,500
11,500
12,500
4,700
--
7,100
--
--
6,900
6,800
--
--
--
--
7,800
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
6,800
--
--
6,700
6,600
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
5.8L
EFI V-8
3.08
3.31
3.55
4.10
10,000
11,500
12,000
13,000
5,500
--
7,500
--
5,200
--
7,200
--
--
6,700
--
8,200
--
6,500
--
8,000
--
6,200
--
7,700
--
6,200
--
7,700
--
6,400
--
7,800
5,300
--
7,300
--
--
--
7,100
--
--
6,300
--
7,800
--
5,900
--
7,400
--
--
--
--
7.3L V-8 DI
Turbo Diesel
3.55
4.10
16,000
20,000
--
--
--
--
--
--
10,500
12,500
10,100
12,500
10,000
12,500
--
12,500
--
--
--
--
9,600
12,500
9,300
12,500
--
12,500
7.5L
EFI V-8
3.55
4.10
15,500
18,500
--
--
--
--
--
--
9,900
12,500
9,600
12,500
9,500
12,500
--
12,500
--
--
--
--
9,600
12,500
9,300
12,500
--
12,500
MAXIMUM LOADED TRAILER WEIGHT (LBS.) -- MANUAL TRANSMISSION
4.9L EFI I-64.1010,000------5,200----------------
5.0L EFI V-84.1010,000----5,400------------------
5.8L EFI V-83.55
4.10
11,500
13,000
--
--
--
--
--
--
6,500
8,000
6,200
7,700
6,200
7,700
--
7,800
--
--
--
--
6,300
7,800
6,000
7,500
--
--
7.3L V-8 DI
Turbo Diesel
3.55
4.10
14,500
17,000
--
--
--
--
--
--
8,900
11,400
8,600
11,100
8,500
11,000
--
11,200
--
--
--
--
8,700
11,200
8,300
10,800
--
11,000
7.5L EFI V-83.55
4.10
12,000
16,000
--
--
--
--
--
--
6,900
10,900
6,600
10,600
6,500
10,500
--
10,700
--
--
--
--
6,700
10,700
6,300
10,300
--
10,400
(1) Not available for trailer towing.

MAXIMUM LOADED TRAILER WEIGHT (LBS.) -- AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ENGINEAXLE
RATIO
GCWR
(LBS.)
Crew Cab PickupChassis Cab
F-350
4x2
SRW
F-350
4x2
DRW
F-350
4x4
F-350
4x2
SRW
F-350
4x4
SRW
F-350
4x2
DRW
F-350
4x4
DRW
F-
SUPER
DUTY
4.9L EFI I-64.1011,000------6,600--6,200----
5.8L EFI V-83.55
4.10
11,500
13,000
6,000
7,500
5,800
7,300
5,600
7,100
6,900
8,400
--
--
6,600
8,000
--
--
--
--
7.3L V-8 DI
Turbo Diesel
3.55
4.10
5.13
16,000
20,000
22,000
9,900
12,500
--
--
12,500
--
9,400
12,500
--
10,900
12,500
--
10,400
12,500
--
--
12,500
--
--
12,500
--
--
--
12,500
7.5L EFI V-83.55
4.10
4.63
5.13
15,000
18,500
22,000
26,000
9,300
12,500
--
--
--
12,500
--
--
8,900
12,500
--
--
10,300
12,500
--
--
9,800
12,500
--
--
--
12,500
--
--
--
12,500
--
--
--
--
12,500
12,500
MAXIMUM LOADED TRAILER WEIGHT (LBS.) -- MANUAL TRANSMISSION
4.9L EFI I-64.1010,000------5,600--5,200----
5.8L EFI V-83.55
4.10
11,500
13,000
--
7,500
--
7,300
--
7,100
7,000
8,500
--
--
--
8,000
--
--
--
--
7.3L V-8 DI
Turbo Diesel
3.55
4.10
5.13
14,500
17,000
19,000
8,400
10,900
--
--
10,700
--
7,900
10,400
--
9,400
11,900
--
8,900
11,400
--
--
11,400
--
--
10,900
--
--
--
12,500
7.5L EFI V-83.55
4.10
4.63
5.13
12,000
16,000
22,000
26,000
6,400
10,400
--
--
--
10,100
--
--
5,900
9,900
--
--
7,300
11,300
--
--
6,800
10,800
--
--
--
10,900
--
--
--
10,400
--
--
--
--
12,500
12,500