What is the Towing Capacity of a Ford F-150?

Ford f-150 towing a boat

In need of a pickup truck that doesn’t shy away from hard work in Elgin? Then you’re in need of the Ford F-150 with its best-in-class towing, serious utility features, and solid specs across the lineup. Explore the F-150 towing capacity and payload rating before deciding which trim level is right for you at Dundee Ford.


Ford F-150 Towing Capacity Specs

The Ford F-150 is available in seven configurations with five engine options, depending on which trim level you choose. Each engine provides a different max towing capacity, so it’s important to research your options to know which will work best for home or the work site in Crystal Lake.

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine: 5,000 to 7,400-pound towing capacity
  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 Engine: 7,600 to 9,000-pound towing capacity
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 Engine: 8,400 to 11,600-pound towing capacity
  • 3.0L Power Stroke® Diesel Engine: 10,100 to 11,400-pound towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 Engine: 10,700 to 13,200-pound towing capacity

What are Some Ford F-150 Towing Tips?

  • Avoid items moving around during travel from Algonquin by securing them firmly.
  • Check tires for proper inflation before towing any equipment.
  • When passing another vehicle, allow for extra clearance.
  • When towing something, merge carefully into traffic.
  • Keep extra distance between you and the person ahead for braking.
  • Take advantage of the Ford F-150 smart towing features like:
    • Factory-installed trailer brake controller
    • Pro Trailer Backup Assist™
    • 8-inch productivity screen provides trailer information
    • BLIS® blind spot monitoring system with trailer coverage
    • Smart trailer tow connector
    • Dynamic hitch assist with line-of-site guide

Ready for Best-in-Class Towing in Dundee?

Not only does the new Ford F-150 provide best-in-class towing, but it also provides a best-in-class payload rating with the 5.0L V8 engine. Learn more about the 2019 F-150 pricing and configurations.  Explore the engine options and safety performance features on a test drive at Dundee Ford, and contact us with any questions about this Ford truck. Still doing research? Check out the Ford Explorer, an SUV that has great towing ratings as well! 

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