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What is the towing capacity of the 2018 Ford F-150?

By Modessa Mamuri on

F-150 Towing Capacity - EdmontonThe towing capacity of the 2018 Ford F-150 ranges from 5,000 to 13,200 lbs., depending on the truck’s configuration. The Ford F-150 is part of the Ford F-Series—Canada’s best-selling truck for 38 years—and continues to innovate with the addition of breakthrough towing technology.

Let’s talk about the factors that determine towing capacity.


Engine Type

Max towing capacity is determined by what engine is running your 2018 F-150. There are five engine options for the current F-150, and each model provides a different towing capacity.


Type of Engine

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

2.7L EcoBoost

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

3.5L EcoBoost

3.0L Power Stroke Diesel

Max Towing Capacity

7,700 lbs.

9,000 lbs.

11,600 lbs.

13,200 lbs.

11,400 lbs.


Axle Ratio and Vehicle Weight

Aside from engine type, axle ratio and vehicle weight are factors that determine towing capacity. The heavier the truck, the larger the towing capacity.

Type of Engine

Axle Ratio

GCWR

Max Capacity

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

3.55

9,500/9,600
9,700

9,900

5,100

5,000

5,000

3.73

12,100/12,200

12,300/12,500

12,600

7,700

7,400

7,400

2.7L EcoBoost

3.15

12,200/12,300

12,600/12,700

7,600

7,700

3.31

12,200/12,300

12,600/12,700

7,600

7,700

3.55

12,500/12,600

12,800/12,900

7,600

7,600

3.73

13,100/13,200

13,300/14,100

14,300

8,500

8,400

9,000

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

3.15

13,000/13,900

14,200/14,300

8,300

9,200

3.31

13,000/13,200

13,900/14,100

14,300/14,400

8,300

9,100

9,200

3.55

13,200/13,800
14,100/14,400
14,500/14,900  

15,200/15,300

9,100

9,100

10,100

10,200

3.73

14,600/16,000
16,100/16,200  

16,500/16,600

16,900

9,700

10,900

11,300

11,600

3.5L EcoBoost

3.15

15,500/15,800 15,900

10,600

10,700

3.31

15,800/16,000
16,100/16,200

10,700

10,700

3.55

15,500/15,800

15,900/16,000
16,600/16,700
17,900/18,100

18,400

10,700

10,700

11,200

12,700

13,200

3.73

17,000/17,100

12,100





With its new high-strength aluminum-alloy and steel body, the F-150 is built for the Albertan lifestyle. The possibilities are endless: whether towing your boat to Sylvan Lake or towing your heavy-duty equipment, you can always count on the new 2018 F-150 to get the job done. Visit us or contact us at (780) 434-8411 to find out more about the towing power of Canada’s best-selling truck.

By Modessa Mamuri on