Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

Being Built Ford Tough®, the F-150 pickup truck comes with a sturdy design and rugged performance. Also to back up that claim, it has strong towing capability to help you at work or play around Lewistown, State College, and Bellefonte.

Exactly how much is the Ford F-150 towing capacity? At The Lake Dealerships, we wanted to show you how much weight the various configurations of the F-150 can safely tow.  Contact us today to schedule a test drive!

Engine Options

How much the Ford F-150 can tow will depend on the trim level and engine you choose to have equipped in your truck. There is a total of six engines to choose from in the Ford F-150.

Ford F-150 Engine Specs



Torque (lb-ft)

3.3L Ti-VCT V6



2.7L EcoBoost® V6



5.0L Ti-VCT V8



3.5L EcoBoost® V6



3.0L Power Stroke® V6



H.O. 3.5L EcoBoost® V6



The standard engine in the F-150 is the 290-horsepower 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine. The truck also comes equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission. There is an available 10-speed automatic transmission that features Normal, Tow-Haul, Snow-Wet, EcoSelect, and Sport modes to tailor the truck’s performance to your current driving situation.

Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

Now that you know the various power sources the F-150 has available, it is time to see what each of them meaning in regard to the Ford F-150 towing capacity.

2019 Ford F-150 TowingThe standard 3.3L V6 can tow up to 7,700 pounds. This will give you the ability to hitch your boat, trailer, camper, and more with the Ford F-150. The available 3.5L EcoBoost® gives the Ford F-150 the capability of towing 8,000 pounds.

The available 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 has a towing capacity of 8,500 pounds. When equipped with the available 5.0 V8, the F-150 towing capacity is 11,300 pounds. If you get the Ford F-150 with the available 3.0L Power Stroke® V6, the truck can tow 11,400 pounds.

At its best, the Ford F-150 has a maximum towing capacity of 13,200 pounds when powered by the 3.5L EcoBoost®.

Advanced Technologies to Making Towing Safer and Easier

To go along with its ability to tow a lot of weight, the F-150 also has technology features to help you when it comes to towing with the pickup truck. As a part of the AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ system, the Ford F-150 has trailer sway control to keep your trailer firmly on its intended course.

The Ford F-150 will also alert you if there are any issues with the connection, lighting, or battery when you have something hitched up to the back with the smart trailer tow connector. There are also more available features that are extremely helpful when towing.

  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist™: This available technology makes backing up with a trailer easy. All you have to do is turn the knob inside the truck the way you want the trailer to go.
  • Dynamic Hitch Assist: This available feature, along with its line-of-sight guide, will be able to help you quickly and accurately hook up the hitch to the trailer receiver.
  • Blind Spot Information System: By alerting you when there is a vehicle in the blind spot of your truck or along your trailer, this available safety feature will help you confidently change lanes while towing.

Learn More About the Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

The Ford F-150 towing capacity shows that you can configure this truck to carry any equipment you need to tow around Lewistown, State College, and Bellefonte. That’s just the beginning of what this truck is capable of. To learn more about the Ford F-150, stop by The Lake Dealerships today!

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