2021 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity
You deserve a truck with high towing ability, which might require a little research on your end. First, you must figure out the weight of the items that will be towed. Then, you must also look at the curb weight of your truck, weight distribution, and the GVWR. To tow properly, you also need the right equipment to get the job done, including some additional packages. As we look at the 2021 Ford F-150 towing capacity, you should be able to find the model that suits your needs.

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2021 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

The 2021 Ford F-150 towing capacity has increased slightly from the 2020 Ford F-150. Previously, you could tow up to 13,200 pounds, while the new 2021 Ford F-150 can effectively tow up to 14,000 pounds when properly equipped.

Towing Capacity Chart: F-150 Towing Specs

Our 2021 Ford F-150 towing capacity chart shows you the differences between the engines.




Torque Output

Max. Towing Capacity

Max. Payload Capacity

2.7-liter turbo EcoBoost

325 hp

400 lb-ft


2,480 lbs

3.5-liter EcoBoost

400 hp

500 lb-ft

14,000 lbs

3,250 lbs

3.5-liter PowerBoost Full Hybrid V6

430 hp

570 lb-ft

12,700 lbs

2,120 lbs

3.3-liter Ti-VCT V6

290 hp

265 lb-ft

8,200 lbs

1,985 lbs

5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8

400 hp

410 lb-ft

13,000 lbs

3,325 lbs

3.0-liter Turbo Diesel V6

250 hp

440 lb-ft

12,100 lbs

1,840 lbs


2021 Ford F-150 Payload

The 2021 Ford F-150 payload has been upgraded from the 2020 F-150 model with the ability to carry up to 3,325 pounds compared to the previous 3,270 pounds when configured properly.

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2021 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

F-150 Heavy-Duty Payload Package

The 2021 F-150 heavy-duty payload package increases the carrying ability of your truck. The highest maximum tow rating is achieved with the 2021 F-150 SuperCab with an 8' bed. It is equipped with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine and the Max Trailer Tow Package.

F-150 Available Trailer Towing Packages

Depending on the 2021 Ford F-150 truck you choose and the towing you need to accomplish, you might prefer to add some of these trailer towing packages for more capability.

2021 Ford F150 Towing Chart

2021 Ford F-150 Hitch Receiver Weight Capacity

The 2021 Ford F-150 hitch receiver weight capacity chart shows you the necessary data to tow safely.


Weight-Carrying Max. Trailer Capacity (lbs)

Max. Tongue Load (lbs.)

Weight-Distributing Max. Trailer Capacity (lbs.)

Max. Tongue Load (lbs.)





















F-150 Towing Guide

The 2021 Ford F-150 Towing Guide gives you helpful information to maximize your truck's potential. It teaches to check the trailer lamps, brakes, safety chains, trailer wiring harness, and trailer lamps before every trip. You also want to distribute the weight evenly and take turns carefully. With the manual, you can learn how to use the Ford F-150 dynamic trailer hitch assist technology. If you are ever unsure about the handling, try it out in an empty parking lot first.

2021 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

2021 Ford F-150 Curb Weight

The 2021 Ford F-150 curb weight has decreased slightly from the 2020 model lineup. It is now 4,021 to 5,014 pounds.

2021 Ford F-150 GVWR

The 2021 Ford F-150 gross weight is rated at 6,010 to 7,150 pounds, which is slightly less than the 2020 Ford F-150 figures.

The 2021 Ford F-150 Electric Hybrid Towing Power

We are anxiously awaiting the arrival and news of a 2021 Ford F-150 electric pickup truck. For now, we know that the 2021 Ford F-150 Electric Hybrid pumps out 430 horsepower and 570 lb-ft. Of torque to create 12,700 pounds of towing capacity and a payload rating of 2,120 pounds.

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F-150 Bed Length

The 2021 Ford F-150 bed length remains the same as the 2020 Ford F-150, with three options available. Customize your truck with the 5-1/2 ft., 6-1/2 ft. or 8 ft. lengths.

2021 Ford F-150 Cargo Box Volume

The 2021 Ford F-150 cargo box volume is important to you if you plan to do a lot of hauling. With an 8-foot box, you can expect an available 77.4 cu. ft., while the 6.5-foot box provides 62.3 cu. ft. The shorter of the options, the 5.5-foot box gives you 52.8 cu. ft. of cargo volume.

New 2021 Ford F-150 for Sale in Colorado Springs

You can find the 2021 Ford F-150 available at Phil Long Ford of Chapel Hills. Browse our online inventory to see what models are available. You can also talk to our helpful staff to find the F-150 towing capacity that meets your needs. With our available F-150 offers and lease deals, you can save even more while you get the job done.

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