Ford Towing Capacity Guide

If you're the type of driver that's always chasing adventure on the weekends, the comprehensive lineup of Ford crossovers, SUVs, and trucks offer outstanding capabilities to help you make the most of your free time. Regardless of your destination, you'll find a Ford vehicle that's capable of towing your largest toys or equipment. To give you a little help when choosing the right Ford for your lifestyle and needs, our team has assembled this useful guide which lists all the towing capabilities for Ford vehicles.

Ford SUV & Crossover Towing Capacities

Ford EcoSport

Offering subcompact maneuverability and impressive efficiency, the Ford EcoSport is the city-sized crossover that's perfectly suited for urban environments. Connected tech features and plenty of interior versatility make the EcoSport a great choice for those living active lifestyles. Choose between two economical engines, available Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive, and a variety of bold exterior color options to match your EcoSport with 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

Looking for a compact SUV which makes no compromises on styling or capability? Take a look at the Ford Escape which gives drivers their selection of three proven powertrains which help you get out and experience adventure. An optional Class II Trailer Tow Package allows you to bring even your biggest toys along for the trip. Spacious cargo capacity inside its premium interior helps prove why the Ford Escape is a great choice.

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

From bold styling to proven performance -- the Ford Edge continues to impress. Designed for pure command of the road, the Edge includes a standard eight-speed automatic transmission with active warm up, Auto Start-Stop Technology, and the choice of two engine configurations. An ergonomic interior delivers an array of comfort features to help you and your passengers relax as the miles fly by your windshield.

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

Generous room for up to 7 passengers, low ground clearance, and eye-catching style help illustrate why the Ford Flex remains a hit with growing families. It can be equipped with a muscular 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 and available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive for the ultimate confidence in nasty weather conditions. Ingenious safety technologies and a luxurious interior are just two additional reasons why drivers continue to choose the Ford Flex.

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

A roomy interior, rugged exterior styling, and go-anywhere performance capabilities are only a handful of reasons why the Ford Explorer has remained an SUV icon for nearly 3 decades. Optional driver-assist technologies available on the Explorer include BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System), forward collision warning with brake support, and adaptive cruise control for greater peace of mind behind the wheel. A total of three available engines makes it easy to find the perfect Explorer for 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

Whether you have a large family or just like to live large, the Ford Expedition features some of the best towing capabilities in its class. Its standard 3.5L EcoBoost® engine cranks out a muscular 375 horsepower and long 470 lb-ft of torque for superior low-end response. Optional Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ provides steering assistance for your trailer when in reverse with only a twist of a knob while a limited-slip differential delivers extra confidence when the road conditions turn slippery.

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 the toughest jobs look easy is how the legendary Ford F-150 has earned its award-winning reputation. Drivers can select from a total of six proven powertrain configurations to find the F-150 that's perfectly suited to your driving habits. Beneath the military-grade, aluminum-alloy body of the F-150 is a fully boxed frame made of up to 78 percent high-strength steel. Engineered for work and play, the Ford F-150 has plenty of options to make carrying your largest cargo nearly effortless.

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

Continuing the storied tradition of F-Series toughness, the Ford Super Duty meets the requirements of a variety of commercial vocations along with the needs of personal use towing customers. Developed to conquer the most demanding challenges drivers will ever face, Ford Super Duty models are the ultimate in hard-working, durable trucks.

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