Enhanced Tow Ratings of the 2020 Ford Explorer Lineup

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Explorer, Towing/Hauling on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 3:53 pm
2020 Ford Explorer towing a boat

How Much Weight Can the 2020 Ford Explorer Tow?

Reigning as America’s best-selling three-row SUV for over 25 years, the Ford Explorer lineup promises unparalleled performance on the grounds of power and capability – and boy does this lineup deliver! So, how much weight can the 2020 Ford Explorer tow? The answer depends largely on which engine you opt for. Join us as we examine the maximum towing potential of each of the trim levels of the 2020 Explorer lineup.

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2020 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity by Trim Level

Explorer XLT & Explorer Limited

Even at the entry point of the lineup, the 2020 Ford Explorer XLT and Limited models deliver serious power with a potent 2.3-liter EcoBoost® rated at 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. The base-level 2020 Explorer XLT rounds out the package with a maximum towing capacity of 5,300 lbs.

Explorer ST & Explorer Platinum

A 3.0-liter EcoBoost® V6 is standard on the athletic 2020 Explorer ST model grade and the upscale 2020 Explorer Platinum. Thanks to twin-turbocharging, the V6 peaks at 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque. The V6 is the best option for specialized towing with a maximum towing capacity of 5,600 lbs.

Explorer Hybrid

With its first-ever hybrid powertrain, the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid boasts up to 27 city/29 highway with an estimated range of up to 500 miles! The fuel-sipping engine makes no compromise in power, reaching 365 horsepower, 380 lb-ft of torque and a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 lbs.

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2020 Ford Explorer parked outside of log cabin

2020 Ford Explorer Seats

Test Drive the 2020 Ford Explorer near Atlanta, GA

Home to Georgia’s largest Ford inventory, Akins Ford hosts a diverse selection of well over 1,000 new models from the Ford lineup. Atlanta-area drivers interested in learning more about the newest Explorer can contact an Akins Ford dealership representative for more information and dedicated assistance. Ask to schedule a test drive today to experience the potent engine power of the 2020 Explorer lineup for yourself.

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