2020 Ford Edge Towing Capacity

September 12th, 2020 by

2020 Silver Ford Edge

How much can the new Ford Edge tow? When properly equipped, the 2020 Ford Edge towing capacity maxes out at 3,500 pounds. This is in addition to ample cargo space and storage features, meaning you can load up your Ford Edge for adventures in and around Naperville with ease. Discover the Ford Edge engine lineup and towing capabilities in this guide from River View Ford before scheduling a test drive near Naperville.

Ford Edge Engine Lineup

The main contributor to the Ford Edge towing capacity is its strong engine lineup. There are two Ford Edge engine options available. Check out the specs of each powertrain below.

Twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost I-4

  • Turbocharged
  • Direct-injection
  • 245 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,500-pound tow rating

2.7L EcoBoost V6 

  • Twin-turbocharged
  • Direct-injection
  • 335 hp
  • 380 lb-ft of torque
  • Maximum 3,500-pound tow rating

Seeking an even more performance-oriented SUV to take on the Montgomery streets? The Ford Edge ST will do the trick, as it boasts cluster/paddle shifters, enhanced active noise control, revised electronic throttle programming, sharp engine braking, and much more.

Ford Edge Towing Features

The following features enhance the Ford Edge towing capacity even further, ensuring a safe, controlled experience every time you tow in and around Yorkville.

  • Hill Start Assist: Prevents backward roll as you move your foot to the gas pedal on a hill by automatically holding the brake.
  • Intelligent All-Wheel Drive: Monitors traction and balances torque between the front and rear wheels via sensors to improve handling and maximize traction.
  • Traction Control: Reduces throttle output to limit wheelspin.
  • Trailer Sway Control: Applies the brakes or reduces engine torque as necessary to maintain control of your SUV and trailer. 

Ford Edge Towing Package

In order to achieve the maximum Ford Edge towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, you will need the Class II Trailer Tow Package installed, along with all-wheel drive. The package is standard on the Ford Edge ST, and can be added to the Ford Edge SEL and Ford Edge Titanium. 

Experience the Ford Edge at River View Ford!

Experience the Ford Edge for yourself at River View Ford today! Get in touch to schedule a test drive or with any questions you might have about the 2020 Ford Edge towing capacity. Make sure to apply for financing online before you visit, too, to expedite the process at the dealership.

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