The 2016 Ford F-150 Towing and Payload Capacities are Tremendous

February 29th, 2016 by

2016 F-150Oswego and Naperville drivers know that the 2016 Ford F-150 towing and payload capabilities are impressive. No matter which model you choose, the 2016 F-150 blazes ahead of the competition and handles almost any job with ease. Keep reading to learn more about the 2016 Ford F-150 and its towing and payload capacities.

2016 F-150 Towing

The 2016 Ford F-150 towing capabilities are impressive with any of the four available engines. Depending on what model you choose, the towing capability will vary. Here’s what Oswego and Naperville drivers can expect with each engine:

  • 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 – The base engine will see drivers in command of up to 282 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque. With this kind of power, towing ratings peak at 7,600 pounds.
  • 2.7L EcoBoost V6 – This engine is extremely confident thanks to its EcoBoost technology, which allows for up to 325 hp and 375 lb-ft of torque which will let drivers tow up to 8,500 pounds.
  • 3.5L EcoBoost V6 – The 3.5L EcoBoost delivers up to 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, which will allow drivers to tow up to a whopping 12,200 pounds.
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 – The V8 outputs a herculean 385 hp and 387 lb-ft of torque allowing for up to 11,100 pounds.


Payload also varies depending on the size and power of the Ford F-150. Here’s what drivers will get with each:

  • 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 – 1,910 pounds with the Regular Cab, 1,660 pounds with the SuperCab, 1,610 pounds with the SuperCrew.
  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 – 2,210 pounds with the Regular Cab, 2,120 pounds with the SuperCab, 2,080 pounds with the SuperCrew.
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 – 3,240 pounds with the Regular Cab, 2,950 pounds with the SuperCab, 2,890 pounds with the SuperCrew.
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 – 3,270 pounds with the Regular Cab, 2,970 pounds with the SuperCab, 2,910 pounds with the SuperCrew.

For maximum ratings, a Heavy Duty Payload Package with 18-inch wheels is required.

Find the Right 2016 Ford F-150 for You at River View Ford

Whether you need a higher tow rating or higher payload rating, our friendly staff can help you find the right 2016 Ford F-150 for you. For more information, contact us online or call 888-994-1003. We can’t wait to put our Oswego and Naperville customers behind the wheel of this beast of a truck, so come see us soon!

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