What Is the Towing Capacity of a Ford F-150?

November 19th, 2018 by

Silver Ford F-150 towing a trailer in the woods

The 2018 Ford F-150 offers best-in-class towing to City Centre drivers, with a maximum towing capacity of 5,987 kg. Get all the details on Ford F-150 towing capacity at Capital Ford Winnipeg to find out if this pickup truck has the power you need. When you are ready to experience F-150 performance in person, schedule a test drive!

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2018 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity Specs

With several different Ford F-150 trim levels, cab styles, and engine options to choose from, you can build your F-150 with the exact towing capacity you need. So many choices means you can find the right balance of power, interior space, and utility. Explore Ford F-150 engines and maximum towing capacity below:

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine: 2,268-3,357 kg towing capacity
  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 Engine: 3,447-4,082 kg towing capacity
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 Engine: 3,810-5,262 kg towing capacity
  • 3.0L Power Stroke® Diesel Engine: 4,581-5,171 kg towing capacity
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 Engine: 4,853-5,987 kg towing capacity

Smart Ford F-150 Towing


The Ford F-150 offers driver-assist and safety features, as well as specially-designed towing technology to make towing easier and safer than ever, including:

  • 8-inch productivity screen allows you to monitor your trailer
  • Factory-installed trailer brake controller for added stopping power
  • Smart trailer tow connector
  • Dynamic hitch assist with guidelines for easy hitching
  • BLIS®: Blind spot monitoring system with trailer coverage
  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ for safety when reversing

If you are new to towing, there are some important things to know before setting off with a trailer or boat hitched to the back of your Ford F-150. Towing tips to keep in mind to avoid issues and incidents on Winnipeg roads:

  • Secure all cargo to avoid items shifting, falling, or throwing the trailer off-balance
  • Frequently check tire inflation levels
  • Maintain a bigger following distance than you normally would
  • Allow for extra clearance when merging and changing lanes

Maroon Ford F-150 towing a boat at dusk

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