What is the towing capacity of the Ford F-150?

2019 Red Ford F-150 outside river

How Much Can it Tow?

Are you thinking about adding a pre-owned Ford F-150 pickup truck to your workday, but aren't sure which model year provides the towing capability you require? The experts at Greenbrier Truck Town have created the following page to inform you of the maximum towing capacities for F-150 models from 2011-2019. Continue reading to learn which model year provides the capacity you need, and then check model availability by calling our pre-owned truck dealership at (844) 804-1907.

Towing capacity of the Ford F-150 by year

2013 Ford F-150 in construction zone

2011

When equipped with the 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine, the 2011 F-150 can tow up to 11,300 lbs.

2012

The 2012 Ford F-150 can tow up to 11,300 lbs. when paired with the 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine.

2013

When the 2013 Ford F-150 is powered by the 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine, you'll be able to tow up to 11,300 lbs.

2016 Ford F-150 towing boat by house

2014

Tow up to 11,300 lbs. with the 2014 Ford F-150 when equipped with the 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine.

2015

The 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine inside the 2015 Ford F-150 can tow an impressive 12,200 lbs.

2016

Equip the 2016 Ford F-150 with the 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine, an tow up to 12,200 lbs.

2019 Ford F-150 towing atv out in field

2017

The 2017 Ford F-150 can tow up to 12,200 lbs. when powered by the 2nd-Gen 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine.

2018

Tow up to 13,200 lbs. with the 2018 Ford F-150 paired with the 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine.

2019

When equipped with the 3.5L EcoBoost™ I4 engine, the 2019 Ford F-150 can tow up to 13,200 lbs.

How to get the maximum towing potential out of your Ford F-150

In order to get premium towing performance from your Ford F-150, there are a few tips you should know about. First, it is important to know your Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) before towing, and to stay at or below that number for maximum performance. When loading your trailer, be sure to keep the center of gravity low for best handling, and evenly distribute the load as best as possible.

2019 Ford F-150 towing atv out in field

The latest Ford towing technology

Ford offers impressive towing technology to ensure maximum safety while hauling loads of any type. These technologies have been designed to increase visibility, prevent accidents, and improve traction and handling. The most notable towing features have been listed below:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Electric Power-Assisted Steering
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Information System with Trailer Coverage
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Curve Control
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control
  • Trailer Sway Control

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