2019 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

2019 Ford Explorer Towing a Boat 

With a 2019 Ford Explorer towing capacity ranging between 3,000 and 5,000 pounds, Collinsville drivers can load all their gear for any trip or construction job. What's more, the new Explorer boasts a payload capacity between 1,259 and 1,717 pounds. Learn more about Explorer towing and capabilities with Auffenberg Ford O'Fallon.


Ford Explorer Engines

Fairview Heights drivers have access to three distinct engines when they choose the Ford Explorer, which impacts towing abilities. Expect the following specs:

  • 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque from a 3.5L Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing V6 engine
  • 280 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque, as well as an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city and 27 mpg highway, from a 2.3L EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder
  • 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque on Explorer Sport and Explorer Platinum models from a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
 Ford Explorer in Snow      

Ford Explorer Towing Packages

Boost your capabilities even more with these two 2019 Ford Explorer towing packages, which provide Granite City-area drivers with these features:

  • Class II Trailer Tow Package: Available on Explorer models with the 2.3L engine, this package comes with the equipment necessary to tow up to 3,000 pounds, such as a wiring harness and a frame-mounted hitch.
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package: Available on Explorer models with the 3.5L V6 engine, this package boasts an engine oil cooler, a frame-mounted hitch, and four- and seven-pin connectors to allow for the 5,000 pounds maximum towing capacity.

Ford Explorer Towing Safety Features

Stay safe while towing around Collinsville thanks to some of the most advanced towing safety features available in the industry. A couple of highlights include:

  • Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™, which allows drivers to switch between Normal, Mud/Rut, Sand, or Grass/Gravel/Snow modes depending on the terrain.
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™, whichworks to keep you in control in the event of wheel slip, understeer, or oversteer, and also comes with Curve Control, which slows the Explorer's speed during tight cornering. 

Test Drive the Ford Explorer at Auffenberg Ford O'Fallon! 

You now have an answer to the question: How much can a Ford Explorer tow? That means it's time to schedule a test drive at Auffenberg Ford! We'll get you behind the wheel of a brand-new Ford Explorer and ensure that you get a great deal with our new vehicle specials!

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