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Ford Explorer Towing Capacities (2002 - 2024): Your Comprehensive Guide

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Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Overview

The Ford Explorer towing capacity ranges between 2,000 lbs. and 6,740 lbs as specified in our data below, organized by trim, option package, and model year.

For instance, the 2019 Ford Explorer has a minimum towing capacity of 2,000 lbs, while the 2002 Ford Explorer has a maximum towing capacity of 6,740 lbs.

Factors such as trim level, engine configuration, and drivetrain can impact the towing capacity of a specific model year of Ford Explorer.

Check out the Towing Capacity specifications for other makes and models.

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All towing capacities are braked capacities. This means that the trailer being towed has a braking system installed to assist with the vehicle's own braking. The towing capacities for trailers without brakes will be much less.

Confirm all towing capacities with the owner's manual.

2024 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2024 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 5,000 lbs. and 5,600 lbs as shown in the table below.

2024 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
XLT 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Timberline 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
ST-Line 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
ST-Line 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
ST 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2024 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
ST 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,600 lbs
Platinum 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Platinum 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Limited 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
King Ranch 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2024 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
King Ranch 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Base 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Base 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs

2023 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2023 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 5,000 lbs. and 5,600 lbs as shown in the table below.

2023 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
XLT SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Timberline SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
STLine SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
STLine SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
ST SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2023 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
ST SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,600 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.3L | HYBRID | 10 Spd Auto Modular Hybrid | RWD | 318 HP | 322 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.3L | HYBRID | 10 Spd Auto Modular Hybrid | 4WD | 318 HP | 322 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
King Ranch SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2023 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
King Ranch SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Base SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Base SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2022 Ford Explorer
2022 Ford Explorer

2022 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2022 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 5,000 lbs. and 5,600 lbs as shown in the table below.

2022 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
XLT SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Timberline SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
STLine SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
STLine SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
ST SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2022 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
ST SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,600 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.3L | HYBRID | 10 Spd Auto Modular Hybrid | RWD | 318 HP | 322 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.3L | HYBRID | 10 Spd Auto Modular Hybrid | 4WD | 318 HP | 322 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
King Ranch SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2022 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
King Ranch SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Base SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Base SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2021 Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer

2021 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2021 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 5,000 lbs. and 5,600 lbs as shown in the table below.

2021 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
XLT SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Timberline SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
ST SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,600 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.0L | Hybrid | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 365 HP | 380 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 365 HP | 380 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
2021 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Platinum SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 365 HP | 380 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited SUV 3.3L | HYBRID | 10 Spd Auto Modular Hybrid | 4WD | 318 HP | 322 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited SUV 3.3L | Hybrid | HYBRID | 10 Spd Auto Modular Hybrid | 4WD | 318 HP | 322 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited SUV 3.3L | HYBRID | 10 Spd Auto Modular Hybrid | RWD | 318 HP | 322 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited SUV 3.3L | Hybrid | HYBRID | 10 Spd Auto Modular Hybrid | RWD | 318 HP | 322 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
King Ranch SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 365 HP | 380 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2021 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
King Ranch SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 365 HP | 380 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2020 Ford Explorer
2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2020 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 5,300 lbs. and 5,600 lbs as shown in the table below.

2020 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
XLT SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
ST SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,600 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 365 HP | 380 ft/lbs 5,600 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | Hybrid | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2020 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | Hybrid | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
XLT 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2020 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
ST 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 400 HP | 415 ft/lbs 5,600 lbs
Platinum 3.0L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 365 HP | 380 ft/lbs 5,600 lbs
Limited 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Limited 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
Base 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | RWD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2020 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Base 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 10 Spd Auto W/Selectshift | 4WD | 300 HP | 310 ft/lbs 5,300 lbs
2019 Ford Explorer
2019 Ford Explorer

2019 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2019 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 2,000 lbs. and 5,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2019 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Sport SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (44C) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (44C) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
2019 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited EcoBoost SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | 4WD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited EcoBoost SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | FWD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | 4WD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | FWD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2019 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Sport 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (44C) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Platinum 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (44C) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
2019 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | FWD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | 4WD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Base 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Base 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2018 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2018 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 2,000 lbs. and 5,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2018 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Sport SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (44C) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (44C) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
2018 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited EcoBoost SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | 4WD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited EcoBoost SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | FWD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | 4WD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | FWD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2018 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2017 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2017 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 2,000 lbs. and 5,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2017 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Sport SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6-Spd Selectshift Auto (Tr-Cg) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6-Spd Selectshift Auto (Tr-Cg) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
2017 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited EcoBoost SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | 4WD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited EcoBoost SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | FWD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | 4WD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 2.3L | I4 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto (446) | FWD | 280 HP | 310 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2017 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2016 Ford Explorer
2016 Ford Explorer

2016 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2016 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 2,000 lbs. and 5,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2016 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Sport SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6-Spd Selectshift Auto (Tr-Cg) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Platinum SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6-Spd Selectshift Auto (Tr-Cg) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
2016 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2016 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2015 Ford Explorer
2015 Ford Explorer

2015 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2015 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 2,000 lbs. and 5,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2015 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Sport SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6-Spd Selectshift Auto (Tr-Cg) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Limited EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2015 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2014 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2014 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 2,000 lbs. and 5,000 lbs as shown in the table below.

2014 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Sport SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6-Spd Selectshift Auto (Tr-Cg) | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 5,000 lbs
Limited EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2014 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT (FFV) | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2013 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2013 Ford Explorer towing capacity is 2,000 lbs. regardless of its trim level or drivetrain.

2013 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT EcoBoost (4 Cyl) SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Sport SUV 3.5L | V6 | ECOBOOST | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD & Paddle Shifters | 4WD | 365 HP | 350 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited EcoBoost (4 C SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2013 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
EcoBoost (4 Cyl) SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2012 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2012 Ford Explorer towing capacity is 2,000 lbs. regardless of its trim level or drivetrain.

2012 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT EcoBoost (4 Cyl) SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited EcoBoost (4 C SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
2012 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
EcoBoost (4 Cyl) SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2011 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2011 Ford Explorer towing capacity is 2,000 lbs. regardless of its trim level or drivetrain.

2011 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
XLT SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
Limited SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Selectshift Auto | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs
SUV 3.5L | V6 | TI-VCT | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD | 290 HP | 255 ft/lbs 2,000 lbs

2010 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2010 Ford Explorer towing capacity is 3,500 lbs. regardless of its trim level or drivetrain.

2010 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,407 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,437 lbs 6,020 lbs
Sport Trac Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,407 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,437 lbs 6,020 lbs
Sport Trac Adrenalin SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | AWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,407 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac Adrenalin SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,437 lbs 6,020 lbs
2010 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
XLT 4WD/ SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,652 lbs 6,280 lbs
XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,555 lbs 6,010 lbs
Limited 4WD/ SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,652 lbs 6,280 lbs
Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,555 lbs 6,010 lbs
Eddie Bauer 4WD/ SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,652 lbs 6,280 lbs
Eddie Bauer SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,555 lbs 6,010 lbs

2009 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2009 Ford Explorer towing capacity is 3,500 lbs. regardless of its trim level or drivetrain.

2009 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,407 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,437 lbs 6,020 lbs
Sport Trac Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,407 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,437 lbs 6,020 lbs
Sport Trac Adrenalin SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | AWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,407 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac Adrenalin SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,437 lbs 6,020 lbs
2009 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
XLT 4WD/ SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,574 lbs 6,180 lbs
XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,574 lbs 6,010 lbs
Limited 4WD/ SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,584 lbs 6,190 lbs
Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,584 lbs 6,020 lbs
Eddie Bauer 4WD/ SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,574 lbs 6,180 lbs
Eddie Bauer SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,574 lbs 6,010 lbs

2008 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2008 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 3,500 lbs. and 5,260 lbs as shown in the table below.

2008 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 5,098 lbs 1,420 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 5,260 lbs 1,450 lbs 6,020 lbs
Sport Trac Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 5,098 lbs 1,420 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 5,260 lbs 1,450 lbs 6,020 lbs
Sport Trac Adrenalin SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | AWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 5,098 lbs 1,420 lbs 6,160 lbs
XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,574 lbs 6,180 lbs
2008 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,574 lbs 6,010 lbs
Limited 4WD/ SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,584 lbs 6,190 lbs
Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,584 lbs 6,020 lbs
Eddie Bauer 4WD/ SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,574 lbs 6,180 lbs
Eddie Bauer SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,574 lbs 6,010 lbs

2007 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2007 Ford Explorer towing capacity is 3,500 lbs. regardless of its trim level or drivetrain.

2007 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,473 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,501 lbs 6,020 lbs
Sport Trac Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,473 lbs 6,160 lbs
Sport Trac Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,501 lbs 6,020 lbs
XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,565 lbs 6,180 lbs
XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,570 lbs 6,010 lbs
2007 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,575 lbs 6,190 lbs
Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,580 lbs 6,020 lbs
Eddie Bauer SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,565 lbs 6,180 lbs
Eddie Bauer SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC 12-VALVE | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 3,500 lbs 1,570 lbs 6,010 lbs

2005 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2005 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 5,060 lbs. and 5,260 lbs as shown in the table below.

2005 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 240 ft/lbs 5,060 lbs 1,517 lbs 5,840 lbs
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 240 ft/lbs 5,260 lbs 1,557 lbs 5,660 lbs
Sport Trac XLS SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 240 ft/lbs 5,060 lbs 1,517 lbs 5,840 lbs
Sport Trac XLS SUV 4.0L | V6 | SOHC | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 240 ft/lbs 5,260 lbs 1,557 lbs 5,660 lbs

2004 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2004 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 5,060 lbs. and 5,260 lbs as shown in the table below.

2004 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC MPFI FLEXIBLE FUEL | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 205 HP | 242 ft/lbs 5,060 lbs 1,491 lbs 5,840 lbs
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC MPFI FLEXIBLE FUEL | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 205 HP | 242 ft/lbs 5,260 lbs 1,525 lbs 5,660 lbs
Sport Trac XLS SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC MPFI FLEXIBLE FUEL | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 205 HP | 242 ft/lbs 5,060 lbs 1,491 lbs 5,840 lbs
Sport Trac XLS SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC MPFI FLEXIBLE FUEL | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 205 HP | 242 ft/lbs 5,260 lbs 1,525 lbs 5,660 lbs

2003 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2003 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 5,060 lbs. and 5,260 lbs as shown in the table below.

2003 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC MPFI | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 240 ft/lbs 5,060 lbs 1,517 lbs 5,840 lbs
Sport Trac XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC MPFI | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 240 ft/lbs 5,260 lbs 1,557 lbs 5,660 lbs

2002 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity Data

The 2002 Ford Explorer towing capacity is between 2,540 lbs. and 6,740 lbs as shown in the table below.

2002 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
Sport Trac SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 240 ft/lbs 2,540 lbs 1,517 lbs 5,800 lbs
Sport Trac SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 240 ft/lbs 2,740 lbs 1,557 lbs 5,610 lbs
Sport SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | 4WD | 203 HP | 237 ft/lbs 2,880 lbs 958 lbs 4,920 lbs
Sport SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | RWD | 203 HP | 237 ft/lbs 3,080 lbs 999 lbs 4,760 lbs
XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 6,520 lbs 1,160 lbs 5,340 lbs
XLT SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 6,740 lbs 1,155 lbs 5,100 lbs
2002 Ford Explorer Towing Capacities Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain | Horsepower | Torque Towing Capacity Payload GVWR
XLS SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 6,520 lbs 682 lbs 5,060 lbs
XLS SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 6,740 lbs 896 lbs 5,060 lbs
Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 6,520 lbs 1,062 lbs 5,340 lbs
Limited SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 6,740 lbs 1,057 lbs 5,100 lbs
Eddie Bauer SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | 4WD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 6,520 lbs 1,153 lbs 5,340 lbs
Eddie Bauer SUV 4.0L | V6 | (245) SOHC SEFI | 5 Spd Auto w/OD | RWD | 210 HP | 254 ft/lbs 6,740 lbs 1,148 lbs 5,100 lbs
  • a fishing boat and trailer usually weighs between 900 lbs. to 6,000 lbs.
  • a tent trailer typically weighs between 1,000 lbs. to 1,500 lbs.
  • a fifth-wheel travel trailer averages between 12,000 lbs. to 15,000 lbs.
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