Ford Towing Capacity Guide

If you're the type of person that's never content with sitting at home on the couch, the extensive lineup of Ford crossovers, SUVs, and trucks have impressive capabilities which help you get out and enjoy nature. No matter where you're headed, there's a Ford vehicle capable of towing your biggest toys or equipment. In order to help you choose the right Ford for your needs and lifestyle, we've created this helpful guide which lists all the towing capabilities for Ford vehicles.


Ford SUV & Crossover Towing Capacities

Ford EcoSport

EcoSport is the city-sized crossover that's big on attitude. Perfect for urban environments, its compact platform makes it a great choice for drivers craving extra efficiency and easy maneuverability. Available with your choice of two economical engines and optional Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive -- the Ford EcoSport is perfectly suited to those looking to stand out from the ordinary.

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

Searching for a compact SUV that makes no sacrifices on style or capability? Look no further than the Ford Escape which offers drivers their choice of three proven powertrains to help you chase your next adventure. An available Class II Trailer Tow Package makes it possible to bring your biggest toys along for the journey. Generous cargo capacity inside its premium interior help illustrate 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

From proven power and sharp looks to connected technology -- the Ford Edge delivers it all. Designed to command the road, the Edge comes standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission with active warm up along with Auto Start-Stop Technology and your choice of two engine configurations. Its modern cabin offers plenty of refinement to help you and your passengers get comfortable as the miles fly past 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

Boasting spacious seating for up to 7 passengers, the Ford Flex stands out for its low ground clearance and dynamic styling that's sure to be a hit with your family. A 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 paired with Intelligent All-Wheel Drive gives the Flex surefootedness in even the worst weather conditions. Groundbreaking safety technologies and a premium interior are two other 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

As an SUV icon for nearly 3 decades, the Ford Explorer has remained a perennial favorite for its dynamic style, go-anywhere performance capabilities, and generously-sized interior. Available driver-assist technologies found on the Explorer include adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with brake support, and BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) for additional confidence on every drive. Three available engines make it simple to find the perfect Explorer to suit your needs.

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

Perfect for large families or for those who live large, the Ford Expedition delivers some of the best towing capabilities in its class. You will experience a massive 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque from the standard 3.5L EcoBoost® engine. Available Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ helps you steer a trailer in reverse with just the turn of a knob while an available limited-slip differential adds confidence in slippery conditions.

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

The legendary Ford F-150 has built its reputation on making even the toughest jobs look easy. With a total of six proven powertrain configurations available on the F-150, it's no wonder the competition is always chasing the impressive benchmarks set by Ford. Designed for work and play, the F-150 lineup has plenty of options to make carrying your largest cargo virtually 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

Reinforcing the storied tradition of F-Series toughness, the Ford Super Duty continues tomeet the needs of a multitude of commercial vocations, as well as personal use towingcustomers. Engineered to conquer the toughest challenges drivers will ever face, Ford Super Duty models represent 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