Ford F-150 Towing Capacities

January 19th, 2022 by
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning towing a trailer

The Ford F-150 is one of the most powerful and strongest trucks on the market thanks to its incredible towing capacity. Let the experts at Cornerstone Plymouth walk you through the towing capabilities of each of these newer Ford F-150 models, and find the one that’s right for your budget as well as your needs.



2022 F-150 and F-150 Lightning Towing Capacity

The 2022 Ford F-150’s towing capacity is the benchmark for the class, and the F-150 Lightning’s towing capacity is also one of the best for any mass-production electric vehicle globally. This is how much can a 2022 F-150 can tow, by powertrain:

  • Lightning with Standard-Range Battery: 7,700-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: 8,200-pound max towing capacity
  • Lightning with Extended-Range Battery: 10,000-pound max towing capacity
  • Turbocharged 2.7L EcoBoost® V6: 10,100-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.0L Power Stroke V6: 12,100-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L PowerBoost Hybrid: 12,700-pound max towing capacity
  • 5.0L TI-VCT V8: 13,000-pound max towing capacity
  • Turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost® V6: 14,000-pound max towing capacity (8,200-pounds on Raptor)

2021 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

The 2021 F-150 hits the streets of Minneapolis and Maple Grove with a fresh design and a host of new capabilities. What is the towing capacity of a 2021 Ford F-150? Here are the statistics by engine:

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: 8,200-pound max towing capacity
  • Turbocharged 2.7L EcoBoost® V6: 10,100-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.0L Power Stroke V6: 12,100-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L PowerBoost Hybrid: 12,700-pound max towing capacity
  • 5.0L TI-VCT V8: 13,000-pound max towing capacity
  • Turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost® V6: 14,000-pound max towing capacity (8,200-pounds on Raptor)

2020 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

The 2020 Ford F-150 provides excellent towing capabilities for Minnetonka residents. If you’re considering acquiring the power and purposefulness that the F-150 provides, be sure to check out our car buying tips! Here are the specifications of the 2020 F-150’s towing capacity, per engine:

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: 7,700-pound max towing capacity
  • 2.7L EcoBoost V6: 9,000-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost V6: 13,200-pound max towing capacity
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 11,500-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.0L Turbo Diesel V6: 11,500-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost H.O.: 8,000-pound max towing capacity on Raptor (11,100-pound max towing capacity for Limited)

2019 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

For 2019, the F-150 continues to provide excellent service to its owners through massive towing capability. Here are the specifics, per engine:

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: 7,700-pound max towing capacity
  • 2.7L EcoBoost V6: 9,000-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost V6: 13,200-pound max towing capacity
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 11,500-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.0L Turbo Diesel V6: 11,500-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost H.O.: 8,000-pound max towing capacity on Raptor (11,100-
    pound max towing capacity for Limited)

2018 F-150 Towing Capabilities

The 2018 F-150 towing capacity tops out at 13,200 pounds across five different engine variations. Let’s take a look at the 2018 F-150 towing capacity by engine below:

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: 7,700-pound max towing capacity
  • High-Performance Turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost® V6: 8,000-pound max towing capacity
  • Turbocharged 2.7L EcoBoost® V6: 9,000-pound max towing capacity
  • 5.0L TI-VCT V8: 11,600-pound max towing capacity
  • Turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost® V6: 13,200-pound max towing capacity

The 2018 Ford F-150 can also haul a maximum payload capacity of up to 3,230 pounds, and delivers an EPA-estimated fuel-economy up to 22/30 MPG (city/highway).

2017 F-150 Towing Capabilities

The 2017 F-150 towing capacity reaches up to a formidable 12,200 pounds, again with five different engine options. Get a closer look at the 2017 F-150 towing capacities by engine:

  • 3.5L Ti-VCT V6: 7,600-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® H.O. V6: 8,000-pound max towing capacity
  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6: 8,500-pound max towing capacity
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 11,000-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6: 12,200-pound max towing capacity

The 2017 Ford F-150 also has a maximum hauling capacity of up to 3,220 pounds when equipped with the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, and can deliver up to 19/26 MPG (city/highway).

2016 F-150 Towing Capabilities

For the 2016 F-150, towing capabilities deliver up to 12,200 pounds across four strong engine choices. Here are the 2016 F-150 towing capacities by engine:

  • 3.5L Ti-VCT V6:7,600-pound max towing capacity
  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6: 8,500-pound max towing capacity
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 11,100-pound max towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6:12,200-pound max towing capacity

As for the 2016 Ford F-150, drivers from Minneapolis to Maple Grove can expect to be able to haul a maximum payload of 3,270 pounds! Minnetonka drivers will also be happy to know that the 2016 Ford F-150 has an EPA-estimated fuel economy up to 19/26 MPG (city/highway). You’re also welcome to compare Ford F-150 stats to used Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capabilities.

Find a Used Ford F-150 for Sale Near Brooklyn Park at Cornerstone Plymouth

Impressed by the towing capabilities of the Ford F-150? Find your favorite model in our lineup of used Ford F-150 models for sale in our pre-owned inventory, then contact us to not only receive more information but to schedule your own test drive with us. While you’re here, you can also take advantage of our helpful online tools, which include a payment calculator and trade-in valuer. We cannot wait to see you at our Plymouth dealership! If you’re still deciding on which vehicle is right for you, you can check out our guide about the Ford Explorer towing capacity. You can also browse other powerful truck options and discover the RAM 1500 towing capacity with Cornerstone Plymouth today!

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