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What are the towing capacities of the 2021 Ford F-150 pickup trucks?

2021 Ford F-150 maximum towing capacity by engine type 

What are the towing capacities of the 2021 Ford F-150 pickup trucks? As you may know, the engine type that you choose can impact the vehicle’s ability to tow. The maximum towing capacity for the 2021 Ford F-150 is 14,000 pounds when properly equipped. Below, you can learn about the maximum towing capacity of the 2021 Ford F-150 by engine option. 


Which engine of the 2021 Ford F-150 is the most powerful? 

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A more powerful engine will translate to it having more towing capacity. The 3.5 L EcoBoost ® V6 engine is the only engine capable of towing 14,000 pounds for the 2021 Ford F-150. The charts below will show you all of your engine option’s maximum towing capacities based on the model you choose: 

Maximum conventional towing capacities by engine type for 2021 Ford F-150 Regular Cab models* 

2021 Ford F-150 Model 
3.3 L Ti-VCT V6 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
2.7 L EcoBoost ® V6 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
5 L Ti-VCT V8 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
3.5 L EcoBoost V6 engine with a 7.73 axle ratio 
122.8-inch wheelbase model with 4×2 drive type 

8,200 pounds 

8,600 pounds 

n/a 

n/a 

122.8-inch wheelbase model with 4×4 drive type 

 

8,200 pounds 

8,500 pounds 

n/a 

n/a 

141.5-inch wheelbase model with 4×2 drive type 

 

8,200 pounds 

10,000 pounds 

13,000 pounds 

13,300 pounds 

141.5-inch wheelbase model with 4×4 drive type 

 

8,200 pounds 

10,000 pounds 

13,000 pounds 

13,100 pounds 

Maximum conventional towing capacities by engine type for 2021 Ford F-150 SuperCab models* 

2021 Ford F-150 Model 
3.3 L Ti-VCT V6 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
2.7 L EcoBoost ® V6 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
5 L Ti-VCT V8 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
3 L Power Stroke ® V6 engine with a 3.55 axle ratio 
3.5 L EcoBoost V6 engine with a 7.73 axle ratio 
145.4-inch wheelbase model with 4×2 drive type 

8,200 pounds 

10,000 pounds 

12,800 pounds 

n/a 

12,300 pounds 

145.4-inch wheelbase model with 4×4 drive type 

 

8,100 pounds 

10,100 pounds 

12,300 pounds 

12,100 pounds 

12,300 pounds 

164.1-inch wheelbase model with 4×2 drive type 

 

n/a 

10,000 pounds 

13,000 pounds 

n/a 

14,000 pounds 

164.1-inch wheelbase model with 4×4 drive type 

 

n/a 

n/a 

13,000 pounds 

n/a 

13,800 pounds 

 Maximum conventional towing capacities by engine type for 2021 Ford F-150 SuperCab models* 

2021 Ford F-150 Model 
3.3 L Ti-VCT V6 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
2.7 L EcoBoost ® V6 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
5 L Ti-VCT V8 engine with 3.73 axle ratio 
3 L Power Stroke ® V6 engine with a 3.55 axle ratio 
3.5 L EcoBoost V6 engine with a 7.73 axle ratio 
3.5 L PowerBoost ™ Full Hybrid V6 with 3.73 axle ratio 
145.4-inch wheelbase model with 4×2 drive type 

8,200 pounds 

10,000 pounds 

12,900 pounds 

n/a 

n/a 

n/a 

145.4-inch wheelbase model with 4×4 drive type 

 

8,200 pounds 

10,100 pounds 

13,000 pounds 

12,100 pounds 

n/a 

11,000 pounds 

157.2-inch wheelbase model with 4×2 drive type 

 

n/a 

10,000 pounds 

13,000 pounds 

n/a 

14,000 pounds 

12,400 pounds 

157.2-inch wheelbase model with 4×4 drive type 

 

n/a 

n/a 

13,000 pounds 

12,100 pounds 

13,800 pounds 

12,400 pounds 

*Some models may require Max Trailer Tow Package. Not all axle ratios are listed.