What Is the Towing Capacity of a Ford F-150?

The towing capacity of the Ford F-150 pickup truck varies with engine size, wheelbase, drivetrain and model year; Ford F-150s with a V8 engine can tow up to 9,500 lbs. while newer and lighter models, like the 2015 Ford F-150, have smaller and lighter frames, and can tow approximately 8,500 lbs. The class of Ford F-150 trucks, like many pickups, comes in several options, which include base models and luxury editions. Some also come with extra features to enhance towing capacity, such as payload packages and additional hitches.