What is the Towing Capacity of a 2021 Ford F-150?

March 31st, 2021 by
2021 Ford F-150 Towing a Trailer

At AutoSavvy, we sell used Ford F-150s that have branded titles. They’re thoroughly inspected and restored, so they’re often in better condition than the average used vehicle, and their insurance designation makes them incredibly affordable. One look at our inventory, and you’ll see a diverse selection of recent-year Ford F-150 trucks that feature comparable specs to the new 2021 model but cost much less.

To give you an idea of what to expect from recent-year used Ford F-150 towing capacity, we’re going to cover the capability of the new model in detail. For starters, it can tow up to 14,000 pounds when properly equipped. Read on, apply for a pre-approval, and get in touch with an AutoSavvy location near you.


2021 F-150 Towing Capacity by Engine

What is the towing capacity of a 2021 Ford F-150? That depends on which of its 6 engine options you choose. Here’s a quick breakdown of Ford F-150 towing capacity and key specs per engine:

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

  • 8,200-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 290 hp / 265 lb-ft of torque
2.7L EcoBoost® V6

  • 10,000-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 325 hp / 400 lb-ft of torque
5.0L Ti-VCT V8

  • 13,000-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 400 hp / 410 lb-ft of torque
3.0L Power Stroke® V6 Diesel Engine

  • 12,100-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 250 hp / 440 lb-ft of torque
3.5L EcoBoost® V6

  • 14,000-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 400 hp / 500 lb-ft of torque
3.5L PowerBoost™ Full Hybrid V6

  • 12,700-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 430 hp / 570 lb-ft of torque

Key 2021 F-150 Towing Features

While you can expect your Ford F-150 to have the muscle needed to do just about any job, a bevy of high-tech towing features makes towing a smoother more convenient experience than ever. Here are just a few highlights:

  • Dynamic Hitch Assist With Line-of-Sight Guidance: Line your hitch up with your trailer receiver by following a video feed with markers and helpful cues.
  • Factory-Installed Trailer Brake Controller: Never worry about hitting the brakes and causing trailer sway again.
  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist™: Park your truck and the load it tows with ease, using an in-dash camera feed with helpful cues and markers.
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) With Trailer Coverage: This blind-spot system is designed to cover the much bigger blind spots created by whatever large load you’re towing.
  • 8-Inch Productivity Screen: This screen allows you to monitor the load you tow from your dashboard and provides you with up-to-date information about its stability.

Experience What the Towing Capacity of a Ford F-150 is Capable of at AutoSavvy

AutoSavvy has locations across the American South and Southwest. From Houston to Colorado Springs to Las Vegas, if you live in this corridor of the nation, there’s likely an AutoSavvy near you. No matter which dealership you choose, expect an extensive selection of refurbished and affordable recent-year Ford F-150s. We can’t wait to show you what the Ford F-150 towing capacity has to offer you! Make sure to also read about our branded title vehicles and our complimentary warranty while you’re here!

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