2021 Ford F-250 Towing Capacity

October 11th, 2021 by
A Ford F-250 towing a trailer on a farm

One of the main differences between the 2021 Ford F-250 vs. F-150 can be found in the Ford F-250 towing capacity. With the ability to tow upwards of 30,000 pounds when properly equipped, the heavy-duty Ford F-250 can handle Peoria jobs that are out of reach of light-duty trucks. Take a look at the different levels of the Ford F-250 towing capacity with Mike Murphy Ford.


Ford F-250 Specs and Engines

While you can expect a high Ford F-250 towing capacity on East Peoria worksites, the amount you can tow will depend on which engine you choose and its Ford F-250 specs. There are four engine options available, and here’s how their numbers compare:

6.2L V8 w/6-speed Automatic Transmission

  • 385 hp
  • 430 lb-ft of torque
  • 19,500-pound standard 5th-wheel/gooseneck GCWR with 3.73 axle ratio
  • 22,000-pound maximum GCWR with 4.30 axle ratio

6.2L V8 w/10-speed Automatic Transmission

  • 385 hp
  • 430 lb-ft of torque
  • 19,500-pound standard GCWR
  • 23,500-pound maximum GCWR

6.7L V8 w/10-speed Automatic Transmission

  • 475 hp
  • 1,050 lb-ft of torque
  • 23,500-pound standard GCWR
  • 30,000-pound maximum GCWR

7.3L V8 w/10-speed Automatic Transmission

  • 430 hp
  • 475 lb-ft of torque
  • 21,800-pound standard GCWR
  • 26,000-pound maximum GCWR

Ford F-250 Towing and Safety Features

In addition to the great engine options at the heart of the Ford F-250 towing capacity, you’ll have a host of other features and kits that can make towing in Pekin safer and easier than ever before in a heavy-duty truck. Some of those towing features include:

  • Gooseneck Hitch Kit: This kit provides the full towing potential of your Ford F-250.
  • Trailer Hitch Receiver: Choose between a durable 2.5- or 3-inch Built Ford Tough® Trailer Hitch Receiver to connect your truck to your trailer.
  • Trailer Sway Control: Maintain control with Trailer Sway Control, which ensures seamless handling.
  • Trailer Brake Controller: This system syncs your vehicle and trailer brakes and provides for smooth stops and more control.
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control® (RSC): Maintain stability no matter where you are in IL, thanks to this system that functions with gyroscopic sensors, reduced engine power, and selective wheel braking.

Find Your New 2021 Ford F-250 at Mike Murphy Ford

When you’re ready to experience the new Ford F-250 towing capacity, contact Mike Murphy Ford to arrange a test drive and get started on the truck-buying process. You can get into your Ford-F-250 even faster when you apply for financing with us. We’re happy to do the work in finding the best loan rate for you.

*Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.


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