How Much can the 2018 Ford F-150 Tow?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford on Monday, September 17th, 2018 at 4:49 pm
2018 Ford F-150 exterior shot with red color paint job driving across a muddy river

Towing Capacity of the 2018 Ford F-150

You can’t get a better tough and powerful pickup truck than with a Ford. That’s why the Ford F-150 is one of the best-selling pickup truck models on the market and a standard victor of the industry. So, just how powerful is the current 2018 Ford F-150? How much can the 2018 Ford F-150 haul and tow?

2018 Ford F-150 Engine Options

With many different cabs, beds, drivetrains, trims, and more, the maximum towing capacity of each 2018 Ford F-150 model can vary quite a bit. However, we’ll try to simplify it down and compare the towing capacities of the 2018 Ford F-150 models based upon engine options. Just be aware, some of this data may slightly vary depending on the specificity of your build.

2018 Ford F-150 parked on rocks next to fishing creek

2018 Ford F-150 King Ranch towing boat

The current engine options for the 2018 Ford F-150 are as follows:

3.3L V6 engine with 290 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque.

2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine with 325 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque.

3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine with 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque.

5L V8 engine with 395 horsepower and 4,000 lb-ft of torque.

2018 Ford F-150 Maximum Towing Capacities

The towing capacity of a 2018 Ford F-150 can have a range of anywhere between 5,000 lbs and 13,000 lbs depending on vehicle configuration. As said above, configuration equates to engine power along with weight/size which can vary by cab and bed selection. That being said, here’s a general estimation of towing capacity by engine type.

A 2018 Ford F-150 with a 3.3L V6 engine will have a maximum towing capacity of around 9,000 lbs.

A 2018 Ford F-150 with a 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine will have a maximum towing capacity of around 12,000 lbs.

A 2018 Ford F-150 with a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine will have a maximum towing capacity of around 12,500 lbs.

A 2018 Ford F-150 with a 5L V8 engine will have a maximum towing capacity of around 13,000 lbs.


2018 Ford F-150 Engine Options


For additional information concerning the 2018 Ford F-150, or to schedule a test drive with any model in our pre-owned inventory, please contact us. We can be reached online, by phone, or in person at our dealership location. Miller’s CrossPointe Motor Cars is located in Winchester, Virginia within Frederick County.

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