Ford offers an F-450 that can tow 32,500 pounds with a gooseneck trailer, but that’s the kind commonly used for pulling heavy equipment. For pulling a conventional, camping-style fifth-wheel trailer, both the 450 and the Ford F-350 have trailer ratings of 27,500 pounds.
What towing capacity do I need for a camper?
Most ¾ ton pickups can tow 12,000-15,000 lbs. These bigger trucks give you more options for bigger trailers. The gas models can generally tow between 9,500 and 15,000 pounds. Diesel models tow up to 14,500 18,000 pounds.
How do you tell if your truck can pull a camper?
To find your truck’s towing capacity, subtract your truck’s curb weight from its Gross Combined Vehicle Weight Rating (GCVWR). The GCVWR is the maximum weight of your loaded truck and the weight of its attached trailer.
Can I tow more than my towing capacity?
Max towing capacity should not be taken lightly. Exceeding what your vehicle is designed to tow can strain your engine and transmission, accelerate brake wear, damage your tires and even warp your chassis. This could in turn trigger catastrophic failure while driving and could lead to property damage or serious injury.
What can a 1500 lb tow?
There are many vehicles that have towing capacity of 1,500 lbs, even some sedans, and compact vehicles can pull them.
Which Vehicles Can Tow 1,500 lbs.
|Vehicles||Towing Capacity (lbs.)|
|Subaru Forester||1,500 pounds|
|Honda CR-V||1,500 pounds|
|Buick Encore||1,000 pounds|
|Chevy Equinox||1,500 pounds|
How big of a camper can a Ram 1500 pull?
The Dodge Ram 1500 can pull a trailer up to 9,130 pounds for a travel trailer. You place Your truck’s transmission in jeopardy when You exceed Your vehicle’s towing limit.