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

August 29th, 2019 by

Ford F-150 Towing

For a strong, capable pickup truck that works hard and delivers on performance, the 2019 Ford F-150 is for you. With various available engines and a number of configurations from which to choose, the new F-150 can certainly be customized to your liking, especially when it comes to the F-150 towing capacity. So, what is the towing capacity of a Ford F-150? It all depends on the setup you select, but it delivers a maximum of 13,200 pounds of towing capabilities, propelling it ahead of the competition. Learn more about what the Ford F-150 can do for you around Peoria with Mike Murphy Ford!

F-150 Towing Capacity By Engine

Across the F-150 lineup, there are five engines available, and F-150 towing capacity varies based on the engine you choose. We break it down below:

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine: 7,700 pounds of maximum towing
  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 Engine: 9,000 pounds of maximum towing
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 Engine: 11,600 pounds of maximum towing
  • 3.0L Power Stroke® Diesel Engine: 11,400 pounds of maximum towing
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 Engine: 13,200 pounds of maximum towing

F-150 Towing Guide

Want to make the most of your towing experience in and around East Peoria? Check out these tips from Mike Murphy Ford:

  • Properly inflate your tires. Connect with the Mike Murphy Ford service center to learn about putting nitrogen in your tires!
  • Keep anything loaded into a trailer securely in place.
  • Maintain a safe distance between you and the vehicle ahead of you, as hauling a trailer, boat, or anything else will mean you need extra stopping time.
  • Similarly, exercise extra caution when passing another vehicle or merging.
  • Utilize the following F-150 smart towing features:
    • Smart trailer tow connector
    • Factory-installed trailer brake controller
    • Dynamic hitch assist with line-of-site guide
    • Pro Trailer Backup Assist™
    • BLIS® blind spot monitoring system with trailer coverage
    • 8-inch productivity screen that provides trailer information

Boost Your Towing with the Ford F-150 From Mike Murphy Ford!

Clearly, the new Ford F-150 has you covered when it comes to towing, whether you’re heading off on a camping trip or going to the worksite in Pekin. And with a payload capacity of 3,270 pounds, you can load up the bed with even more gear! Get in touch with our dealership to schedule a test drive of the F-150 and discover all that it has to offer!

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