Ford Towing Capacity Guide

If you're the type of person that likes to get the most out of your weekend, the comprehensive lineup of Ford crossovers, SUVs, and trucks deliver exceptional capabilities to help you work harder or play harder. Whether you've got a fishing trip or home improvement projects on your agenda, there's sure to be a Ford vehicle which meets your needs. If you're having trouble deciding which model is best suited for your lifestyle, we've taken the time to assemble this helpful guide which lists all of the towing capabilities for Ford vehicles.

Ford SUV & Crossover Towing Capacities

Ford EcoSport

Blending the agility of a subcompact with fuel-saving efficiency, the Ford EcoSport is a city-sized solution to urban commuting. Cutting-edge technology features an impressive interior versatility make the EcoSport an excellent option for drivers living active lifestyles. Choose between two economical engine options, an available Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive system, and an array of expressive exterior colors to help your EcoSport reflect your own unique personality.

2019 Ford EcoSport
Ford EcoSport1.0L EcoBoost (FWD)2.0L Ti-VCT (4WD)
Curb Weight (lbs)3,0603,327
Max Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)5050
Fuel Tank (gallons)13.613.6
Towing Capacity (lbs)1,4002,000

Ford Escape

In search of a compact SUV which doesn't make compromises in terms of sharp styling or go-anywhere capability? The Ford Escape delivers both along with three proven powertrain options which help you get out and chase your next adventure. An available Class II Trailer Tow Package allows you to bring along even your largest toys for the journey. Spacious cargo capacity inside its premium interior is another key reason why drivers continue to choose the Ford Escape.

Ford Escape2.5L i-VCT (FWD)1.5L EcoBoost (4WD)2.0L EcoBoost (4WD)
Curb Weight (lbs)3,5423,6683,755
Max Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)686868
Fuel Tank (gallons)15.715.715.7
Towing Capacity (lbs)1,5002,0003,500
Class II Trailer Tow PackageN/AAvailableAvailable

Ford Edge

No matter if you're searching for dynamic styling or inspired performance -- the Ford Edge continues to be a smash hit with midsize crossover drivers. Giving you complete command of your daily commute, the Edge comes standard with Auto Start-Stop Technology, an eight-speed automatic transmission with active warm up, and your choice of two engine configurations. The Edge also features a luxurious yet versatile interior with plenty of comfort amenities which surrounds both you and your passengers.

Ford EdgeTwin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost® I-4 (AWD)2.7L EcoBoost® V6 (AWD)
Curb Weight (lbs)4,1244,477
Max Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)73.473.4
Fuel Tank (gallons)18.518.5
Towing Capacity (lbs)1,5003,500
Class II Trailer Tow Package
with Trailer Sway Control

Ford Flex

Low ground clearance, sharp styling, and room for up to 7 passengers help prove why the Ford Flex is far from your ordinary SUV. Enjoy plenty of power from the standard 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 along with extra confidence from the available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system for when the road conditions take a turn for the worse. Helpful driver-assistive safety technologies give you additional confidence behind the wheel. Luxurious interior amentities also help make the Ford Flex a great choice.

2019 Ford Flex
Ford Flex3.5L Ti-VCT V6 (FWD)3.5L EcoBoost® V6 (AWD)
Curb Weight (lbs)4,4394,828
Max Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)83.283.2
Fuel Tank (gallons)18.618.6
Towing Capacity (lbs)2,0004,500
Class III Trailer Tow Package
with Trailer Sway Control

Ford Explorer

Aggressive exterior styling, unrivaled performance capabilities, and a generously-sized interior are only few examples of why the Ford Explorer has established its reputation as an SUV icon for nearly 3 decades. Optional driver-assistive technologies offered on the Explorer include forward collision warning with brake support, BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System), and adaptive cruise control. A total of three available engines make it simple to find an Explorer model which perfectly suits your lifestyle.

2019 Ford Explorer Towing
Ford Explorer3.5L Ti-VCT V6 (FWD)2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 (4WD)3.5L EcoBoost® V6 (4WD)
Curb Weight (lbs)4,4434,5564,901
Max Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)81.781.781.7
Fuel Tank (gallons)18.618.618.6
Towing Capacity (lbs)5,0003,0005,000
Class II Trailer Tow PackageN/AOptionalN/A
Class III Trailer Tow PackageRequires AWDN/AStandard

Ford Expedition

If you have a large family or simply enjoy living large, the Ford Expedition delivers some of the best towing capabilities of any full-size SUV in its class. You'll have plenty of muscle thanks to its standard 3.5L EcoBoost® engine which cranks out an impressive 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Take the guesswork out of parking with a trailer attached with available Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ which gives you extra steering assistance when in reverse with a twist of a knob. An optional limited-slip differential adds even more reassurance when launching a boat or traveling across rough terrain.

2019 Ford Expedition Towing
Ford ExpeditionExpedition 4X2Expedition 4X4Expedition MAX 4X2Expedition MAX 4X4
Standard Engine3.5L EcoBoost®
V6 with Ti-VCT
3.5L EcoBoost®
V6 with Ti-VCT
3.5L EcoBoost®
V6 with Ti-VCT
3.5L EcoBoost®
V6 with Ti-VCT
Curb Weight (lbs)5,4435,6925,5445,793
Max Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)104.6104.6121.5121.5
Fuel Tank (gallons)23.323.328.328.3
Max Towing Capacity (lbs)9,3009,2009,0009,000
Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow PackageAvailableAvailableAvailableAvailable

Ford Truck Towing Capacities

Ford F-150

Making even the most difficult tasks seem easy is a primary reason why the award-winning Ford F-150 has earned its iconic reputation for excellence among truck buyers. The impressive F-150 lineup features a total of six proven powertrain configurations, making it simple to find an F-150 which is perfectly matched to your needs. A fully-boxed frame constructed with up to 78 percent high-strength steel is found beneath the military-grade, aluminum-alloy body of the F-150. Engineered to excel at both work and play, the F-150 is the perfect companion for carrying your biggest cargo with ease.

Available F-150 Towing Features

  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Tow/Haul Mode
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Brake Controller
  • 360-Degree Camera System
  • Dynamic Hitch Assist
  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist™
2019 Ford F-150 Towing
EngineHP @ RPMTorque @ RPMMax Towing (lbs)Max Payload (lbs)
3.3L Ti-VCT V6290 @ 6,500265 lb-ft @ 4,0007,7001,990
2.7L EcoBoost V6325 @ 5,000400 lb-ft @ 2,7509,0002,470
3.5L EcoBoost V6375 @ 5,000470 lb-ft @ 3,50013,2003,230
5.0L Ti-VCT V8395 @ 5,750400 lb-ft @ 4,50011,5003,270
3.0L Turbo Diesel V6250 @ 3,250440 lb-ft @ 1,75011,5002,020
3.5L EcoBoost H.O. V6450 @ 5,000510 lb-ft @ 3,5008,000 / 11,1001,200 / 1,520

Ford Super Duty

Offering maximum durability and strength, the Ford Super Duty takes the tradition of F-Series toughness to the next level. Meeting the demands of a variety of commercial vocations along with those of personal towing customers -- the Super Duty is engineered to excel in the most challenging environments. Whether you're on the job site or at the campsite for a fishing trip, no other heavy-duty pickups are able to compete with the performance and capabilities found on every Ford Super Duty pickup.

Available Ford Super Duty Towing Features

  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Trailer Brake Controller (TBC)
  • Tow/Haul Mode With Integrated Engine-Exhaust Brake
  • Standard Hill Start Assist
  • Smart Trailer Tow Connector
  • 5th-Wheel/Gooseneck Prep Package
  • Trailer Reverse Guidance
  • Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System
  • Dynamic Hitch Assist
  • Tow Technology Bundle
Ford Super Duty
Max Horsepower450 HP @ 2,800 RPM
Conventional Towing935 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
5th-Wheel TowingUp to 21,000 lbs
Gooseneck TowingUp to 27,500 lbs
PayloadUp to 35,000 lbs