2025 Ford Explorer Platinum rear view by trees

How much can the 2025 Ford Explorer tow?

2025 Ford Explorer performance and handling 

Among other capacity questions, you may wonder how much the 2025 Ford Explorer can tow. Keep reading with Sherwood Ford of Sherwood Park, AB, to find your answer and learn about the 2025 Ford Explorer performance and handling. 

2025 Ford Explorer maximum towing capacity 

The 2025 Ford Explorer can tow up to 5,000 pounds. This allows drivers to transport campers, boats, or recreational vehicles like snowmobiles. If you’re looking for a capable SUV, the 2025 Ford Explorer fits the bill. 

2025 Ford Explorer front view on a rocky hillside
2025 Ford Explorer driving on a mountain road

How powerful is the 2025 Ford Explorer? 

The 2025 Ford Explorer offers two engine options. The 2.3 L EcoBoost I-4 engine delivers 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. The more powerful 3 L EcoBoost ® V6 engine offers 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque, giving you a huge increase in both types of power. 

2025 Ford Explorer selectable drive modes 

The 2025 Ford Explorer offers seven drive modes with its Terrain Management System. These modes help you find the perfect performance for the situation. Modes include Eco, Sport, Slippery, Trail, Normal, Tow/Haul, and Deep Snow/Sand. 

2025 Ford Explorer maximum seating capacity 

The 2025 Ford Explorer can move a lot of weight, but can it hold a lot of people? With third-row seating, the 2025 Ford Explorer can accommodate up to seven people. The seats can also fold down to make more room for cargo.  

2025 Ford Explorer cargo area capacity 

Lastly, let’s look at how much cargo the 2025 Ford Explorer can hold. The cargo area can be configured in multiple ways depending on how many passengers you have. Here are the available cargo volumes: 

  • 16.3 cubic feet behind the third row of seating 
  • 46 cubic feet behind the second row of seating 
  • 85.3 cubic feet behind the first row of seating (85.8 cubic feet on Explorer Active model)