2018 Ford® Super Duty® Pickup Truck | Top 8 Capability Features | Ford.com

2018 Ford Super Duty in pen with rancher and cows

Most Capable Full-Size Pickup in Its Class

The heavy-duty pickup you’ll want on your work crew is the Ford Super Duty® . And for one big reason: The Super Duty®  is out ahead of all other pickups in its class in every measure of capability*. Just check out these specs: 7,630-lb. (3,460-kg) maximum payload rating, maximum conventional tow rating of 21,000 lbs. (9,525 kg), plus maximum 5th-wheel tow rating of 27,500 lbs. (12,473 kg) and gooseneck hitch rating of 34,000 lbs. (15,422 kg). Super Duty® is top-rated also with its gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 42,800 lbs. (19,414 kg). And Super Duty® offers technology like class-exclusive* Trailer Reverse Guidance that helps make manoeuvring big trailers a difficult task of the past.
*When properly configured. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
2018 Ford Super Duty pulling trailer on open road

Best-in-Class* Conventional Towing

The all-new Super Duty® has a maximum conventional towing capacity of 21,000 pounds (9,525 kg) — greater than ever before and higher than any other heavy-duty pickup*. That’s because this Super Duty® generation features a stronger, sturdier, fully boxed frame made of over 95 percent high-strength steel; heftier axle, suspension and driveline components; plus a factory-installed weight-carrying hitch built into the frame.
*When properly configured. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
2018 Ford Super Duty pulling flat trailer loaded with bales of hay

5th-Wheel and Best-in-Class* Gooseneck Towing

Go beyond what ordinary pickups can pull with the Ford Super Duty® and its best-in-class* 34,000 lbs. (15,422 kg) with gooseneck hitch. And with 5th-wheel hitch tow ratings: maximum 27,500 lbs. (12,473 kg). The 5th-Wheel and Gooseneck Hitch Prep Package can set you up for this exceptional capability. Among the features is a 5th-wheel and gooseneck substructure attached to the frame (factory-installed on 4x4 model only). Compatible with 5th-wheel hitch kits and gooseneck hitch kits offered through the factory and Ford Custom Accessories.
*When properly configured with available factory installed equipment. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
2018 Ford Super Duty with attached horse trailer

Best-in-Class* GCWR

The Ford Super Duty® boasts best-in-class* maximum payload rating. But that’s not all. Load up your pickup box to the max while pulling a large trailer — and haul it all better than any other heavy-duty pickup on the road with the best-in-class* Super Duty 42,800-lb. (19,414-kg) gross combination weight rating (GCWR).
*When properly configured. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
Close-up of 2018 Ford Super Duty interior, showing centre dash screen

Trailer Reverse Guidance

The available class-exclusive* Trailer Reverse Guidance** enhances visibility via cameras in the sideview mirrors and visual guides in the centre dash screen. You get a clear rear view of where the trailer is going, with the guidelines changing with the movements of the steering wheel. The camera view is digitally expanded to help improve sightlines in the direction of the truck and the trailer when reversing9 .  Hence, one difficult task on the job isn’t so difficult anymore.

*When properly equipped. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

**Functionality varies with 5th-wheel/gooseneck applications. See your dealer for details.

2018 Ford Super Duty on worksite bed loaded with wooden beams

Best-in-Class* Payload

Reducing body weight by up 350 lbs. (158 kg) and making the frame 24 times stiffer increase — together, they increase the payload in today’s generation of the Super Duty® . The 7,630-lb. (3,460-kg) maximum rating is the best in its class*. New features transform the pickup bed: class-exclusive* available BoxLink to secure accessories, available centre high-mount stop lamp camera10 , available LED box lights, class-exclusive* remote tailgate release/power-locking tailgate and class-exclusive* tailgate step.
*When properly equipped. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
2018 Ford Super Duty

Larger Fuel Tanks

Super Duty® has larger fuel tanks than the previous generation. Now factor in the efficiency of both the 6.2L gas V8 and the 6.7L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel V8. Not having to stop to fill up as often means more productivity on the job.
Close-up of Ford 2018 Super Duty interior, showing steering wheel and dashboard

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Truck and Trailer)

No longer do you have to get out of the cab to check if the trailer’s tires are properly inflated. Because that information is now available inside the comfort of the cab. The class-exclusive* Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with in-dash display covers the tires of the trailer as well as the truck.**

*When properly configured. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR based on Ford segmentation.

**Not compatible with all tire/wheel sizes. See dealer for details.

 

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