1. Home
  2. Towing
  3. Tow Vehicles
  4. 2014 Ford F-450 Super Duty Pickup

2014 Ford F-450 Super Duty Pickup

Originally Published in Trailer Life Magazine


For 2014 the F-450 Super Duty is the top of Ford’s line for recreational towing. It’s rated to tow up to 24,700 pounds with a fifth-wheel hitch and 18,500 pounds with a conventional hitch. Plus there’s 5,880 pounds of payload capacity, for hauling big campers.
The F-450 is sold in just one body style, a four-door crew cab with an 8-foot bed. You can also have any drivetrain you want, as long as it’s a turbocharged 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel with a six-speed automatic, dually rear wheels and four-wheel drive. The engine is rated at 400 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque and has engine exhaust braking to help control downhill speeds, especially when towing. The F-450 comes standard with ABS, trailer sway control and hill start assist.
ford-2014_F450-leather-interiorChoose from five trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum. Standard base-model XLs come with 17-inch alloy rims, manual trailer-tow mirrors, air-conditioning and split folding seats. The XLT adds a chrome grille and bumpers; heated outside mirrors; an integrated trailer-brake controller; cruise control and Sync voice activation system, with CD player. Buy Lariat trim and you get foglights, power towing mirrors, rear parking sensors, leather and power seats, power outlet, plus a nine-speaker audio system with satellite radio. King Ranch adds two-tone paint, remote start, heated and ventilated front seats, and a GPS system. Line-topping Platinum trim brings  more special trim, a tailgate-assist step, and heated steering wheel. Other options include a stowable bed extender, various axle ratios, fifth-wheel mounting points compatible with Reese hitches and bedliners.


Ford TrucksKen FreundTrucks for Towing

The Best of RV Magazine Delivered to your Inbox

Subscribe to RV.com and RV Magazine

Subscriptions starting at only $14.97 per year.

Members save by only paying $9.97 per year!


Please login or register to view archived articles.

Sign In

Do not have an account? Create New Account