Comparing B&W Companion OEM and Reese Elite 5th Wheel Hitch for 2019 Ford F-350


Hello. I have a 2019 Ford F-350 with the factory pucks. I am trying to decide between the B&W BWRVK3305 and the Reese RP30871. Both look great. Do you recommend one over the other?


Expert Reply:

You are definitely correct that both the B&W Companion # BWRVK3305 and the Reese Elite # RP30871 are fantastic 5th wheel hitches that will work well on your 2019 Ford F-350 but I do recommend going with the B&W Companion # BWRVK3305.

The B&W Companion series is considered by many to be the best 5th wheel hitches on the market. It features a superior 1 inch thick dual jaw design that provides an excellent connection to the trailer along a quieter ride. Both the B&W and Reese hitch feature articulating heads but the Companion head pivots 4 degrees more than the Reese, allowing for easier hookup and a much smoother ride, especially when going over bumps or through rough terrain. The Companion's heavy-duty machined steel construction will also ensure a long lifespan. This should be the last hitch you buy.

The hitch features a 25,000 pound towing weight capacity and will drop right into the factory pucks on your F-350. I have attached a short video demonstration that you can check out. I have also attached an image a happy customer sent in of the hitch mounted on his Ford F-350 so you can see exactly how it will look on your truck.

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