Front view of a white 2020 Ford F-150 towing something

2020 Ford F-150 Towing Capacity and Related Features


2020 Ford F-150 Overview

As inviting as the 2020 Ford F-150 from Rountree Moore Ford is, the real hook with many drivers lies with the full-size pickup truck’s towing capacity. Not only does the 2020 F-150 outperform the competition with regard to hauling cargo in its bed, but when properly equipped, the 2020 Ford F-150 can tow up to 13,200 pounds.

Beginning with the base trim, the 2020 Ford F-150 is featured in F-150 XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited trims. Three cab configurations (regular cab, extended cab, and four-door) are available with a variety of bed lengths (5’6”, 6’6”, and 8’).

A variety of engine options, which determine the F-150’s towing capacity are available and covered in the next section. For that and much more information about towing capacity on the 2020 Ford-F-150, please continue reading.

2020 Ford F-150 Engine Options and Towing Capacity By the Numbers

The 2020 Ford F-150 offers six engines to choose from. Here is a look at engine choices, as well as max towing capacity; 3.3-liter TI-VCT V6 (7,700 lbs), 3.5-liter EcoBoost High Output V6 (8,000-11,100 lbs), 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 (9,000 lbs), 5.0-liter TI-VCT V8 (11,500 lbs), 3.0-liter Turbo Diesel V6 (11,500 lbs) and the powerhouse that is the 3.5-liter EcoBoost Twin Turbo V6 (13,200 lbs).

To put any of the engines of the 2020 Ford F-150 to the test, schedule a test drive of any 2020 F-150 trim with Rountree Moore Ford, Lake City’s preferred Ford dealer. For more information on ways to effectively manage all that maximum tow capacity, please continue reading.

Standard Trailer Sway Control

With the large amount of towing capacity on the 2020 F-150, a little extra help can get you a long way. Among many features of the AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control) designed to make every towing experience more successful is Trailer Sway Control, standard on the 2020 pickup truck.

As many roads are often wet and/or defined by sharp turns, Vehicle Stability Control works to reduce or eliminate swaying or slipping. A part of that feature is Trailer Sway Control, which places it’s focus on, you guessed it, minimizing or eliminating swaying or slipping of the trailer.

Driver-Assist Features Make Towing Experiences Easy Lifting

Regardless of what you’re towing or hauling in the bed of your 2020 Ford F-150 pickup, a host of standard or available features are designed to make the experience safer and more effective. The available dynamic hitch assist with line-of-site guide actually helps drivers direct the hitch to the connection on the trailer.

With the Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®), standard on F-150 Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and F-150 Limited trims, sensors serve as an extra set of eyes for those tough-to-see spots when attempting to change lanes. With BLIS®, your truck and trailer are being well-cared for. BLIS® is available on XLT and Raptor trims.

Make the Towing Experience a Breeze Going Forward - or Backwards - with Pro Trailer Backup Assist

Backing up a vehicle alone is challenging enough for anyone. When you add to the mix a trailer, any assistance is undoubtedly welcomed assistance.

With the Class-Exclusive Pro Trailer Backup Assist on the 2020 Ford F-150, gone are the days of the truck backing up one way and the trailer going the opposite direction. The process is essentially trying to mitigate two vehicles at once. With the available Pro Trailer Backup Assist, simply turn a conveniently-placed switch to the left or right, depending on which way you wish for the trailer to head.

To learn more about towing capacity numbers of the 2020 Ford F-150 or any of the associated features to make every towing experience a pleasurable and successful one, visit the preferred Ford dealership in Lake City, Rountree Moore Ford.