3. Ford F-250 Super Duty

Just one step up from the F-150 and one step down from the F-350, the F-250 is Ford’s most improved model for the 2018 model year.


That 6.7-liter Power Stroke Diesel allows this rejuvenated pickup to pull a maximum of 18,500 pounds with the right kind of configuration.

4. Ford F-350 Super Duty

The Ford F-350 got a badly needed re-design in 2017 making it lighter, more powerful and more fuel efficient. Its top-of-the-line engine is a 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V8 rated at 440 horsepower and a whopping 925 lb-ft of torque.

With the right configuration, that powerplant allows the truck to pull a maximum of 21,000 pounds with conventional towing.

5. Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

Chevrolet jumps into the heavy duty pickups arena with the seriously impressive Silverado 2500.


Ford has its Power Stroke Diesel, Chevy has its Duramax turbo-diesel V8 that pumps out 415 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque. The Duramax is the heart of the entire HD line for Chevrolet. The Silverado 2500HD has a towing capacity of 18,100 pounds with the right configuration.

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