Towing and Payload Capacities of the 2020 Ford F-150 Lineup

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford F-150, Towing/Hauling on Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at 10:35 pm
2020 Ford F-150 towing a boat at sunset

How Much Can the 2020 Ford F-150 Lineup Tow and Haul?

Churning out best-in-class max towing and payload ratings, the 2020 Ford F-150 doesn’t shy away from a challenge. See how this lineup breaks the benchmark when we dive into the capability ratings of this full-size Ford pickup to see just how much the 2020 Ford F-150 lineup can tow and haul!

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The 2020 Ford F-150 returns a best-in-class max tow rating of 13,200 lbs. when properly equipped. That max tow capacity can be achieved with the F-150 XL SuperCrew® 4X2 matched with the 6.5-foot bed, the 3.5L EcoBoost® engine and the available Max Trailer Tow Package.

Your vehicle’s capacity depends on a number of factors, including engine, drivetrain, cab and bed configuration and axle ratio. The 2020 Ford F-150 lineup’s standard towing range runs from 5,000 to 8,000 lbs. Check out the table below for a look at each engine’s standard max towing and payload abilities.

2020 Ford F-150 Payload and Towing Ratings

Engine Horsepower Torque Max. Towing Capacity Max. Payload Capacity
2.7L EcoBoost 325 hp 400 lb-ft 9,000 lbs. 2,470 lbs.
3.5L EcoBoost 375 hp 470 lb-ft 13,200 lbs. 3,230 lbs.
H.O. 3.5L EcoBoost 450 hp 510 lb-ft 8,000 lbs. 1,200 lbs.
3.3L Ti-VCT V6 290 hp 265 lb-ft 7,700 lbs. 1,990 lbs.
5.0L Ti-VCT V8 395 hp 400 lb-ft 11,500 lbs. 3,270 lbs.
3.0L Turbo Diesel 250 hp 440 lb-ft 11,500 lbs. 2,020 lbs.

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2020 Ford F-150 hitched to a boat

2020 Ford F-150 unloading boat into water

Tow-Friendly Features of the 2020 Ford F-150

The 2020 Ford F-150 lineup comes through with a brimming collection of advanced features designed to support safe and easy towing. These features offer next-level confidence while trailering.

Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ helps synchronize the truck and trailer while backing up.

Dynamic hitch assist helps maneuver the hitch to the trailer receiver

The factory-installed trailer brake controller keeps the brakes on the truck and trailer working in sync.

The Blind Spot Information System with Trailer Coverage keeps eyes alongside your trailer to alert you when a vehicle is cruising in your blind spot.

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