If you're one of the many drivers around Mesick or Interlochen that is looking to invest in the powerful new Ford F-150, you've come to the right place. The team at Fox Grand Traverse is passionate about this legendary workhorse truck, and we're ready to help you find the model and engine option that best fits your needs.

Towing is a big part of the Ford F-150 experience, and depending on what you're looking to do, you'll need to make sure you've got the right engine option underneath the hood. The F-150 is capable of a wide range of towing capacities that effectively balance power and efficiency. At a minimum, the Ford F-150 will give its owner or lessee 6,000 pounds of towing. However, when properly equipped, things escalate quickly.

A Breakdown of the Ford F-150's Towing Capacity by Engine Option

The Ford F-150 can be equipped with one of six different engine options. Each one offers a different power output, fuel efficiency rating, payload rating, and, of course, towing capacity. Here's the towing capacity you can expect from each engine option.

  • 3.3-liter V6 engine (Standard) - 7,700 pounds of towing
  • 5.0-liter V8 engine - 11,600 pounds of towing
  • Turbocharged EcoBoost 2.7-liter V6 engine - 8,500 pounds of towing
  • Turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine - 13,200 pounds of towing
  • High Output 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine - 6,000 - 11,100 pounds of towing
  • 3.0-liter Turbodiesel engine - 11,500 pounds

For the biggest jobs, Suttons Bay and Manton drivers will want to equip the turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine. Several available technologies make towing a trailer easier which include Trailer Backup Assist, Dynamic Hitch Assist, and Trailer Sway Control.

If you're ready to check out the Ford F-150, or any other new Ford vehicle for yourself, Traverse City drivers can contact us today.

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