Unlock the Unparalleled Distinctions: F-250 vs F-350
Both trucks can come outfitted with a 6.2L Boss SOHC V8 engine. This remarkable engine sports 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque
Looking for diesel? There is also the option for the 6.7 Turbo-Diesel Power Stroke V8. This power house engine offers 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque.
Both of these engine options have very comparable engine power
Both of the F-250 and the F-350 trucks come with a six-speed automatic transmissions that support both RWD and 4WD. Additionally, the Super Crew and Super Cab truck models come with full-time 4WD.
The F-250 and the F-350 truck models can be converted to Bi-Fuel, which allows them to run on both gasoline and a secondary fuel source like propane or compressed natural gas (CNG).
The F-350 has a significantly higher maximum towing capacity compared to the F-250. The max capacity for an F-350 is 32,000lbs, while the F-250 maxes out at 18,500 lbs.
The F-350 also has a higher average payload than the F-250; the F-350 can have a maximum payload of 7,640 lbs. while the F-250 can have a maximum payload of 4,270 lbs.
Both maximum payload and towing capacity do depend upon the engine, cab style, and bed size, so there are certain configurations of F-350s that can tow and hold less than an F-250.
That being said, the F-350 has many higher-power truck configurations than the F-250. Therefore, the F-350 is generally stronger and more prepared for heavy-duty work.
Finally, the F-350’s suspension is specially tuned for recreational and commercial towing; it has a tight rear spring and a reinforced midsection, which makes it ideal for towing projects.