2023 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

2023 Ford Explorer parked by a canyon

One of the most popular SUVs for many years, the Ford Explorer continues to impress drivers in Golden Valley, the surrounding areas, and everywhere else. The 2023 incarnation is just as cheer-worthy, as it includes a rear-wheel drive platform that improves towing and handling, a spacious cargo area, numerous top-tier safety features, and fast acceleration via powerful engine options.

So how much can a Ford Explorer tow? When properly equipped, the Ford Explorer towing capacity is up to 5,600 pounds. Learn more about this vehicle’s towing capabilities today!

Ford Explorer Towing Capacity By Engine

How much can a Ford Explorer tow? It depends on the engine you select. Check out the engine specifications below as you consider your driving needs in Dolan Springs and the nearby communities:

2.3L EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder

  • 300 hp
  • 310 lb-ft of torque
  • Tows up to 5,300 pounds when properly equipped

3.0L EcoBoost® V6

  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 365 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque on the Platinum trim
  • 400 hp and 415 lb-ft of torque on the ST trim
  • Tows up to 5,600 pounds

3.3L V6 Hybrid

  • 318 horsepower
  • 322 lbs-ft of torque
  • Tows up to 5,000 pounds

Ford Explorer Towing Features

Numerous features enhance the Ford Explorer’s towing abilities and improve safety on roads in Hackberry and elsewhere:

  • Rear-wheel drive: Adds 600 pounds of towing power to the Ford Explorer.
  • Sidewind Stabilization: Thwarts strong wind gusts to help you remain in control of your SUV.
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™: Monitors roll and yaw rates via intelligent gyroscopic sensors, which keeps you in control if a wheel slip, oversteer, or understeer should occur. This system also includes the Curve Control feature, which helps maintain speed on tight corners.
  • Towing and Trailer Sway Control: Regulates the engine power and activates the braking system as necessary for optimal trailer control and stability.
  • Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™: Allows you to switch between Normal, Sand, Mud/Rut, and Grass/Gravel/Snow modes for better control during challenging road conditions.

You can also add the Class III Trailer Tow Package for an extra-superior Ford Explorer towing capacity. This package is available on the 2.3L EcoBoost® and 3.3L hybrid engines and comes standard with the 3.0L EcoBoost® engine.

Test Drive The New Ford Explorer at Anderson Ford Kingman in Kingman!

Ready to take the 2023 Ford Explorer for a test drive? Have additional questions concerning “How much can a Ford Explorer tow”? Call (844) 572-8093 or reach out online today to request your test drive. For more informative reads, check out our 2023 Ford Explorer vs. 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee comparison and learn how often to change your oil!


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