What Is the Towing Capacity of the Ford F150?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 11, 2020 8:43:04 PM ET

The towing capacity of the Ford F150 varies by model, but the 2015 model ranges from 5,100 to 12,200 lbs. There are differences between how much an automatic and a manual transmission can haul as well as between 4x2 and 4x4 models.

The towing capacity refers to how much a truck can pull behind it. This is usually in the form of a trailer, boat or RV. In addition, trucks receive separate ratings for their payloads, which is how much they can haul in their beds. Some of the 2015 Ford F150 models have a payload of 3,300 lbs. This is higher than some of their competitors.