Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

When it's time to choose a truck that can tow some considerable materials from Point A to Point B, there's no better option than the 2018 Ford F-150. At Richmond Ford West, we're here to give our friends in Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump some more details on the Ford F-150 towing capacity to see if it's got what it takes to help you trailer your cargo.

Keep reading to learn about the abilities and capacities of this iconic pickup truck.

F-150: Degrees of Power & Performance

The Ford F-150 comes with plenty of options to appease all levels of drivers. It starts out with a 3.3L V6 and works its way through notable engines, such as two turbocharged V6 engines and a hefty V8. Each engine comes paired with an automatic transmission that offers TOW/HAUL mode. This feature lets drivers allocate torque to help them when it's time to tow some heavy equipment or materials. Look below to see the engine options and their respective outputs:

  • 3.3L V6: 290 horsepower, 265 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6: 325 horsepower, 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.0L V8: 395 horsepower, 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6: 375 horsepower, 470 lb-ft of torque

How Much Can the Ford F-150 Tow?

Due to the impressive display of power offered by the different F-150 engines, this pickup offers a remarkable range of towing abilities. Given the array of impressive abilities that it offers, you'll want to be sure to choose the right engine and truck set-up based on the tasks you'll need to complete with your vehicle.

  • The F-150's 3.3L V6 engine can tow 7,700 pounds.
  • The 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine can tow 8,500 pounds.
  • The 5.0L V8 engine maxes out at 11,100 pounds.
  • The 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 tows the most out of these engines at 13,200 pounds.

Ford F-150 Payload Abilities

On top of the impressive ability to trailer some significant materials and equipment, the F-150 was also built to carry some payload. There are optional bed sizes, ranging from the 5.5-ft bed and the 6.5-ft bed to the 8-ft bed. The choice of engine also has an effect on the amount of payload that the Ford F-150 can carry:

  • The 3.3L V6 engine can carry 1,990 pounds of payload.
  • The 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 drops the payload capacity to 1,880 pounds.
  • The 5.0L V8 engine allows for a 3,000-pound payload capacity.
  • The 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 continues to impress with its 3,000-pound payload capacity.

Learning More About the Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

Now that you're aware of the impressive towing capacity that the Ford F-150 brings to the table, you're probably eager to get started and take a closer look at this pickup truck. When you're ready, you can come by Richmond Ford West and see us for some more of the details about this vehicle. You can even get behind the wheel and sense the type of power you can expect when you're putting it to work.

Learn all about the 2018 Ford F-150 and its impressive abilities by scheduling a test drive with us at Richmond Ford West. We're here to help our friends in Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump get a better sense of the vehicles that they're interested in!

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