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2000 Ford F250 Tow Specifications

by Susan Revermann

The 2000 Ford F250 is offered in a two-wheel- or four-wheel-drive configuration with three different types of engines to choose from. There are different body styles as well: a regular cab, an extended Super Cab, and a four-door Crew Cab. The regular cab is 6.75 feet long, and the Super Cab is 8 feet long. The Crew Cab can have either length bed. With these body and engine differences, the tow specifications vary between the F250s.

5.4-Liter, V8, Manual Transmission

The towing specs for the F250 Super Duty with manual transmission vary. For the 5.4-liter V8 engine, the towing limits are as follows: Two-wheel drive is 8,200 pounds for the 3.73:1 axle and 9,700 pounds for the 3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle. The four-wheel drive is 9,200 for the 3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle and 7,700 for the 3.73:1 axle. The two-wheel drive Super Cab hauls 7,800 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 9,300 pounds (3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle). The two-wheel drive Crew Cab tows 7,500 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 9,000 pounds (3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle). The four-wheel drive Super Cab tows 7,400 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 8,900 pounds (3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle). The four-wheel drive has a towing capacity of 7,100 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 8,600 pounds (3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle). The 6.8-liter V10 and 7.3 TD engines for all F250 models will give you 10,000 pounds of hauling capacity.

5.4-Liter, V8, Automatic Transmission

The conventional and fifth-wheel towing specs for the F250 Super Duty with a 5.4-liter, V8 engine and an automatic transmission also vary. A two-wheel drive is 8,100 pounds for the 3.73:1 axle and 9,600 pounds for the 3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle. The four-wheel drive is 9,100 for the 3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle and 7,600 for the 3.73:1 axle. The two-wheel drive Super Cab hauls 7,700 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 9,200 pounds (3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle). The two-wheel drive Crew Cab tows 7,400 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 8,900 pounds (3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle). The four-wheel drive Super Cab tows 7,300 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 8,800 pounds (3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle). The four-wheel drive Crew Cab has a towing capacity of 7,100 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 8,600 pounds (3.98/4.09/4.10:1 axle).

6.8-Liter, V10 Engine

The 6.8-liter V10 engines for all F250 models will give you 10,000 pounds of conventional hauling capacity if you have manual or automatic. For fifth-wheel automatic manual transmission hauling, the two-wheel drive gets 11,000 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 14,500 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The four-wheel drive gets 10,500 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 14,000 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The Super Cab two-wheel drive is 10,600 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 14,100 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The Super Cab four-wheel drive is 10,200 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 13,700 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The two-wheel drive Crew Cab gets 10,300 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 13,800 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The four-wheel drive Crew Cab gets 10,000 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 13,500 pounds (4.30:1 axle). For the automatic transmission, the two-wheel drive gets 11,500 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 14,500 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The four-wheel drive gets 11,000 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 14,000 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The Super Cab two-wheel drive is 11,00 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 14,100 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The Super Cab four-wheel drive is 10,700 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 13,700 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The two-wheel drive Crew Cab gets 10,800 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 13,800 pounds (4.30:1 axle). The four-wheel drive Crew Cab gets 10,400 pounds (3.73:1 axle) and 13,400 pounds (4.30:1 axle).

7.3 TD Engine

The 7.3 TD engine only comes equipped with a 3.73:1 axle. All F-250 7.3 TD models will also give you 10,000 pounds of conventional hauling capacity if you have manual or automatic. If you are doing fifth-wheel towing with a manual transmission, they are as follows: 14,000 pounds for the two-wheel drive, 13,500 pounds for the four-wheel drive, 13,600 pounds for the Super Cab two-wheel drive, 13,200 pounds for the four-wheel drive Super Cab, 13,300 pounds for the two-wheel Crew Cab and 12,900 pounds for the four-wheel drive Crew Cab. The automatic transmission 7.3 TD hauls 14,000 pounds for the two-wheel drive, 13,500 pounds for the four-wheel drive, 13,700 pounds for the Super Cab two-wheel drive, 13,200 pounds for the four-wheel drive Super Cab, 13,400 pounds for the two-wheel Crew Cab and 13,400 pounds for the four-wheel drive Crew Cab.

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