What is the 2021 Ford Ranger Towing Capacity?

September 28th, 2021 by
2021 Ford Ranger Towing a Boat


Searching for a midsize pickup truck that doesn’t skimp on capabilities? The new Ford Ranger for sale at Northside Ford may just be the perfect vehicle for you! What is the towing capacity of a 2021 Ford Ranger? You can best describe this midsize truck as small but mighty, as the maximum Ford Ranger towing capacity is a whopping 7,500 pounds! Learn more about the Ranger towing limits with Northside Ford, then contact us when you’re ready to arrange a test drive in San Antonio.



How Much Can a Ford Ranger Tow?

Whether you’re on the job in Boerne or picking up a trailer full of home improvement supplies in New Braunfels, the Ford Ranger effortlessly keeps up with it all. Almost every 2021 Ranger configuration offers up a maximum tow rating of 7,500 pounds. How much can a Ford Ranger tow at that level? Here are some common items that you could safely tow with a 7,500-pound maximum limit:

  • Midsize trailer
  • Larger boats
  • Flat-bed trailer carrying another vehicle

Learn More About the Ford Ranger Engine

What is the towing capacity of a 2021 Ford Ranger supported by? A strong engine, of course! When you’re taking advantage of the Ford Ranger towing capacity, know that it’s all made possible by a 2.3L EcoBoost® inline 4-cylinder engine with auto start-stop. In addition to strong towing specs, this engine also generates thrilling levels of horsepower and torque. Learn more about the Ranger engine output, here:

2.3L EcoBoost® I4 Engine with Auto Start-Stop

  • 270 hp
  • 310 lb-ft of torque
  • Recommended fuel: 87 octane
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy: 21 mpg city/26 mpg highway

Towing-Oriented Performance Features

Towing a trailer through San Antonio can be a stressful ordeal, but the Ford Ranger keeps you confident and in control with numerous performance features that make towing easier. Take a look at the standard and available options that can aid you when you’ve got a trailer hitched up:

  • Ford performance sport exhaust system
  • High strength steel frame
  • Frame-mounted steel bumpers
  • Terrain Management System™
  • Independent A-arm front suspension
  • All-terrain tires
  • Trail Control™
  • Electronic-locking rear differential
  • Off-road hoop-step style running boards
  • Off-road suspension
  • Steel bash plate
  • And more!

Find Your Ranger at Northside Ford!

Is the Ford Ranger towing capacity enough for your needs? If you’re prepared to move forward on a new Ranger in San Antonio, the new Ford specials at Northside Ford can help you save! You can also value your trade before your visit to discover how much value your current truck might hold, and apply it directly to your new Ranger purchase.


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