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You may want to check this chart. That is assuming you have a 2017.

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While the diesel will definitely tow better, I do just fine with my 6.2L gasser towing my 31ft gooseneck tandem dually deckover. GCVW is 29,800#, but I am only licensed for 24,000# which is enough to cover my towing needs when I usually do not gross over 22,000#. Empty combined weight is 14,000#. I do not tow very often. If I did, I would most likely go for the diesel. Maintenance is much more expensive for a diesel as is diesel fuel.

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Not to mention the huge price they charge up front for the diesel I just spent $3,200 for new injectors on my 6.0 diesel. The extra torque is nice on the hills and for fuel economy but you can buy an awful lot of gas for the cost of the D..
 

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I could tow pretty much everything I have with the 6. something gas motor that is standard but I would likely be close to or maxing out it's capacity. I like using only 50-70 percent of the capacity of the diesel. I have close to 200k on the 13 and 220k on the 15 and they both still run great.
I have never worn out a Ford engine since i went 100% synthetic. Ah, take that back I had a 98 Escort that died at 170,000 with a broken crank. Ran fine drove it to work and when i was ready to go home it wouldn't start. That escort was a rental return all my others were purchased new.
 

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That's why they came out with the 7.3L gas, as a step between the diesel and the 6.2L gas.
Delivered one 80 miles away yesterday. 35 mph cross wind, cruise set at 80 mph and I was getting 11.5 mpg.
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I have had several Ford pickups, F150, F250, F350 had them all, my favorite was a 14 Raptor, but I just couldnt make myself tow heavy with it, just seemed "wrong" so I sold it, pocketd a bunch of delta cash and went old school with a seven three... low mileage 2002 under 100K, rides like ****, loud in the cab, slow as a pig, but its a beast. I'll keep this one a long time.
I put the 4" lift and 35s on it.
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I have had several Ford pickups, F150, F250, F350 had them all, my favorite was a 14 Raptor, but I just couldnt make myself tow heavy with it, just seemed "wrong" so I sold it, pocketd a bunch of delta cash and went old school with a seven three... low mileage 2002 under 100K, rides like ****, loud in the cab, slow as a pig, but its a beast. I'll keep this one a long time.
I put the 4" lift and 35s on it.
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I had a 13 Raptor that I loved. But the 5 1/2 bed got old, really the only reason I sold it. Got good money and set me up well for my 17 F250 purchase.
 
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