Ford Towing Capacity

Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 is one of the most popular selling trucks in America for a good reason. With five unique powertrain configurations, the Ford F-150 has the capability you need whether you need to accomplish light to medium work or haul recreational vehicles on the weekends. Endlessly customizable, the F-150 can come as a basic work truck or a luxury statement piece with all the bells and whistles. Depending on the engine, you can tow anywhere from 8,200 up to 14,000 pounds.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
3.3L Ti-VCT V6290 @ 6,500265 lb-ft @ 4,0008,2001,985
2.7L EcoBoost V6325 @ 5,000400 lb-ft @ 3,00010,1002,480
3.5L EcoBoost V6400 @ 6,000500 lb-ft @ 3,10014,0003,250
5.0L Ti-VCT V8400 @ 6,000410 lb-ft @ 4,25013,0003,325
3.5L PowerBoost Full Hybrid V6a430 @ 6,000570 lb-ft @ 3,00012,7002,120

Ford Maverick

The Ford Maverick is a compact pickup truck designed with the non-truck driver in mind. Packed with entertainment and customizable storage options, the smaller profile pickup allows for maneuverability while towing 2,000 to 4,000 pounds, depending on which engine you choose. The 2.5-liter Hybrid Powertrain comes standard, but you can move up to a 2.0-liter EcoBoost conventional gas engine if you need the higher towing capacity.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
2.5L FHEV (Hybrid)191 @ 5,600155lb-ft @ 4,0002,000 lbs. (FWD Only)1,500 lbs
2.0L EcoBoost (Gas engine)250 @ 5,500277 lb-ft @ 3,0002,000 lbs./4,000 w/ tow package1,500 lbs

Ford Bronco

The legendary Ford Bronco offers offroad enthusiasts the capability they need in a well-rounded 4x4 SUV. Fit for tough terrain, the Bronco can also tow up to 3,500 pounds whether you choose a 2-door or 4-door configuration and either one of the two EcoBoost engines available.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
2.3L EcoBoost275 @ 5,700 rpm315 @ 3,400 rpm3,5001,246 lbs
2.7-liter EcoBoost V6315 @ 5,500410 lb-ft @ 3,0003,5001,224 lbs

Ford Bronco Sport

The newest compact Ford SUV, the Bronco Sport, offers offroad maneuverability in a more practical package while retaining its rugged good looks. The smaller engine options allow for a max towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
1.5L EcoBoost181 @ 6,000 rpm2,0001,170 lbs
2.0L EcoBoost250 @ 5,500 rpm277 @ 3,000 rpm2,2001,010 lbs

Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger offers a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine capable of towing up to 7,500 pounds. With a max payload of 1,860 pounds, the mid-sized truck can handle just about any recreational situation and light-duty work.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
2.3L EcoBoost 4x2270 hp @ 5,500 rpm310 lb-ft @ 3,000 rpm7,500 lbs.1,905 lbs
2.3L EcoBoost 4x4270 hp @ 5,500 rpm310 lb-ft @ 3,000 rpm7,500 lbs.1,696 lbs.

Ford SuperDuty

Ford Super Duty trucks can handle the hardest jobs, personal and professional. Equipped with the most robust engine Ford has to offer, you can get a conventional towing capacity of up to 24,200 pounds and up to 37,000 pounds for gooseneck or 5th wheel towing. You can find Ford Super Duty trucks just about anywhere extra muscle is needed. You'll find this competent truck anywhere from construction zones accomplishing heavy-duty work to campgrounds towing RVs and other large recreational vehicles.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
6.2L N/A V8 Gas385 @ 5,750 rpm430 @ 3,800 rpm13,300 4x2/12,900 4x4.3,550 to 4,160*
7.3L N/A V8 Gas430 @ 5,500 rpm475 @ 4,000 rpm14,000 4x2/15,000 4x4lbs.3,550 to 4,160*.
6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel 475 @ 2,600 rpm1,050 @ 1,600 rpm 15,000 lbs.3,550 to 4,160*

These numbers are based off the F-250 Super Duty. *Depending on configuration

Ford EcoSport

The smallest SUV offering from Ford, the EcoSport is a subcompact SUV. Highly maneuverable and efficient, the 2.0-liter Ti-VCT engine with 4WD can tow up to 2,000 pounds.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
2.0L Ti-VCT I-4166 @ 6,500 rpm 149 @ 4,500 rpm2000.N/A

Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is the perfect SUV for everyday families. One of the most popular SUVs on the road, the Explorer is spacious and comfortable. You can tow 5,000 to 5,600 depending on which of the three powertrain options you have equipped.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
2.3L EcoBoost I4300 @ 5,500 rpm*310 @ 3,500 rpm*N/A.N/A
3.0L EcoBoost V6400415N/A.N/A
3.3L HEV V6318 @ 6,500 rpm**322 @ 2,500 rpm**N/A.N/A

*ST model only | **requires optional Class III Trailer Tow Package

Ford Expedition

The Ford Expedition is the largest SUV in the Ford lineup. The Expedition is a popular choice for large adventurous families with four available powertrain options and either 2WD or 4WD. You can fit the whole family, friends, and everything they need while towing 9,000 to 9,300 pounds.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
3.5L EcoBoost V6 (Expedition)380 @ 5,000 (XL-STX, XLT)470 @ 2,250 (XL-STX, XLT)12,000 4x2/12,300 4x46,000
3.5L EcoBoost V6 (Expedition Max)400 @ 5,000* (Limited , King Ranch, Platinum)480 @ 5,000* (Limited, King Ranch, Platinum)12,500 4x2/12,400 4x4.6,300 4x2/6,000 4x4

These numbers change with the heavy-duty trailer towing package. See dealer for details.

Ford Escape

The Escape is a stylish compact SUV with all the tech you need for entertainment. Weekend getaways are a breeze, with three available engine options providing towing capabilities that range from 1,500 to 3,500 pounds.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
2.5L hybrid165 @6,250**(200** total system)155 @4,000**1,500N/A
2.5L plug-in hybrid165 @6,250**(221** total system)155 @4,000**1,500N/A
1.5L EcoBoost181 @6,000 rpm*190 @3,000 rpm*2,000.N/A
2.0L EcoBoost250 @ 5,500 rpm* 280 @ 3,000 rpm*3,500.N/A

T*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349 standard. Your results may vary.**Calculated via combined performance of the engine and electric motor(s) with peak battery power. The calculations utilize SAE J1349® engine results and Ford electric motor dyno testing. Your results may vary.

Ford Edge

For practical drivers or smaller families who need space and light capability for weekend fun, the Ford Edge is a mid-size crossover SUV that can seamlessly transitions from the city to the campground. Two available engines offer either 1,500 or 3,500 pounds of towing capacity.

EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
2.0L EcoBoost I-4 turbocharged250 @ 5,500 (tested with 93-octane fuel)280 @ 3,000 (tested with 93-octane fuel)6,300N/A
2.0L EcoBoost I-4 turbocharged250 @ 5,500 (tested with 93-octane fuel)280 @ 3,000 (tested with 93-octane fuel)8,300N/A
2.7L EcoBoost V6 twin-turbocharged335 @ 5,550 (tested with 93-octane fuel)380 @ 3,250 (tested with 93-octane fuel)8,500N/A

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