2022 Ford F-450SD Review

2022 Ford F-450SD Review

Armed with impressive power, excellent capacities, and dependable technologies, any driver of the Ford F-450 will feel ready to take on everything Flushing, Flint, and Swartz Creek, MI, roads have to offer.

Curious to know more? LaFontaine Ford of Flushing has put together this 2022 Ford F-450SD review to help shoppers like you learn all about this model. Whether you’re wondering about the towing capacity, the engine specs, or the driver assistance features of the F-450, we’ll have the answers.

Towing With the F-450


The 2022 F-450 offers serious towing prowess. Whether you’re planning to tow conventionally or with the gooseneck and fifth-wheel options, you’ll find this truck ready to tackle the job ahead.

The base model of the Ford F-450 can already handle impressive loads, with a towing capacity of up to 21,000 pounds. Though certain models can offer the best-in-class 24,200-pound maximum towing capacity.

When looking to take advantage of gooseneck towing, you’ll find that the Ford F-450 has a maximum capacity of 37,000 pounds. When towing a fifth-wheel, the F-450 can handle up to 32,500 pounds.

Top it off with standard features, like AdvanceTrac™ with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™) and Trailer Sway Control, and you’ll find that you feel completely confident every time you tow with the F-450.

Where Does That Power Come From?


The Ford F-450 is able to achieve these impressive feats of towing power thanks to its standard engine. Equipped with the 6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel engine, the F-450 offers up to 475 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque under the hood.

Due to its unique and thoughtful design, this engine can make the most of your fuel to deliver dependable power on every ride. It works with the TorqShift® 10-speed automatic transmission to offer smooth shifting and excellent performance. This transmission includes selectable drive modes, so the Ford F-450 will let you customize your ride using these modes:

  • Normal
  • Slippery
  • Tow/Haul
  • Eco
  • Deep Sand/Snow

Additionally, the truck has a high-capacity fuel tank, ensuring you have everything you need on each drive. The Regular Cab and SuperCab configurations come with a 29-gallon fuel tank, while the Crew Cab model includes a 48-gallon fuel tank.

Technology of the Ford F-450


You can count on the technology of the F-450 to assist with all your driving needs. There are standard features, like the tailgate-mounted rear view camera and FordPass™ Connect, ensuring you have a comfortable drive experience.

However, you can also upgrade your vehicle to include available features, such as:

  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking and Forward Collision Warning
  • Trailer Reverse Guidance
  • Lane-Keeping Alert
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Coverage

The Ford F-450 is available with everything you’ll need to get to work feeling confident in your vehicle. So, simply take a look at the available trims to find your next truck.

Hit the Road With the 2022 F-450

Are you ready to take the 2022 Ford F-450 out around Flushing, Flint, and Swartz Creek, Michigan? Contact the team at LaFontaine Ford of Flushing to schedule your test drive in this exceptional truck and take it on the road today!

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