What are the 2018 Ford F-150 Towing Capabilities?

September 14th, 2018 by

2018 Ford F-150 XLT in Ruby Red

When it comes to pickup trucks that are ready to work, the Ford F-150 is situated comfortably at the top of the list. One of the main reasons for this is because of this truck’s utility. The 2018 Ford F-150 towing capabilities are best-in-class with impressive specs throughout the trim levels.

What are the 2018 Ford F-150 Towing Capabilities?

The new Ford F-150 comes in seven trim levels, and has a variety of engines to choose from, which determine how much you can tow.

Ford F-150 Engine Options Ford F-150 Towing Capabilities
3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Between 5,000 and 7,400 pounds
2.7L EcoBoost® V6 Between 7,600 and 9,000 pounds
5.0L Ti-VCT V8 Between 8,400 and 11,600 pounds
3.5L EcoBoost® V6 Between 10,700 and 13,200 pounds
3.0L Power Stroke® Diesel Between 10,100 and 11,400 pounds

Ford F-150 Towing Tips

  • Ensure that your tires are properly inflated before towing anything
  • Firmly secure items being towed to avoid shifting as you drive around South Bend
  • Allow extra distance for braking when you have a trailer or other item is attached
  • Allow for extra clearance when passing another vehicle
  • Be careful when merging into traffic if you’re towing something
  • Take advantage of smart towing features from the Ford F-150, such as:
    • Pro Trailer Backup Assist™
    • Smart trailer tow connector
    • BLIS® blind spot monitoring system with trailer coverage
    • Dynamic hitch assist with line-of-site guide
    • 8-inch productivity screen provides trailer information
    • Factory-installed trailer brake controller

2018 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew

Take Advantage of Best-in-Class Towing from Jordan Ford

Not only does the Ford-150 have best-in-class towing capabilities, but it also has best-in-class payload capacity when powered by the 5.0L V8 engine. Now it’s time to see this truck in action, whether you’re shopping for a new or used F-150. Visit our showroom in Mishawaka to learn more about the Ford F-150 towing capabilities and take it for a test drive, or compare it to similar trucks like the Chevy Silverado 1500. Want to stand out from the crowd on Osceola roads? Find out how to customize your Ford truck with Jordan Ford!