How Much Can a 2021 Ford Explorer Tow?

June 18th, 2021 by

2021 Ford Explorer Towing a Trailer
What is the towing capacity of a Ford Explorer? Can this truck handle all the towing you need to do on our Latham roads? The maximum 2021 Ford Explorer’s towing capacity is 5,600 pounds when properly equipped, but what is the towing capacity of a Ford Explorer when it is equipped with a hybrid engine? We delve into that and other details below.

What is the Towing Capacity of a 2021 Ford Explorer by Engine?

How much can a Ford Explorer tow when it is equipped with a 4-cylinder engine, as opposed to the 3.3L Hybrid? What is the towing capacity of a Ford Explorer equipped with a V8 engine? While the non-hybrid engines can tow over 5,000 pounds, the Ford Explorer Hybrid still offers an impressive 5,000 pound towing capacity for local drivers. Here are the towing capacities of each engine:

2021 Explorer Towing Capacity by Engine

  • 2.3L EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder: Up to 5,300 pounds
  • 3.0L EcoBoost® V6: Up to 5,600 pounds
  • 3.3L Hybrid: p to 5,000 pounds

What You Can Tow With a 2021 Explorer

How much can a Ford Explorer tow with a 5,000-pound towing capacity? A lot! Here’s a list of just some of the things you can tow with the Ford Explorer:

  • Single-axle camper
  • Bass boat
  • ATVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Jet skis

2021 Explorer Towing Accessories

If you do a lot of towing on our Albany roads, you know it’s about more than towing capacity. The right accessories make towing safer and easier. Here are some of the towing accessories you can buy from our parts center:

  • Locking Hitch Pin
  • Hitch Shackle Kit
  • Trailer Hitch Wiring Harness
  • Trailer Hitch Ball Mount
  • Trailer Hitch Ball

Towing-Related Features

Accessories aren’t the only things that make towing safer and easier. The right features will help you tow your equipment, boat, or camper with ease in Schenectady. The new Explorer is loaded with driver assist features. Here are just a few:

  • Towing and Trailer Sway Control
  • Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package

Check Out the 2021 Explorer  at Ford of Latham of Latham

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of a new Ford Explorer? Ford of Latham has helped lots of customers just like you from Clifton Park and beyond to find the car that’s just right for them. You can start today by filling out our online finance application, or feel free to contact us about a test drive today!

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