A black 2020 Ford F-150 towing equipment through a jobsite

Towing capacity and raw performance are always at the top of any truck shopper's priority list. There are a host of 2020 Ford F-150 engines, so you're sure to find the configuration that's ideal for you. The team at Bob Allen Ford compiled this 2020 F-150 engines and towing guide to help you decide. Stop by our dealership in Overland Park, KS, to see our current collection of F-150 pickups; you can also browse our F-150 inventory online. Don't forget to check out our monthly lease and finance offers for a great deal. If you have any questions, give us a call at (855) 437-7998 or send us a message online.

Ford F-150
Towing Capacity

This workhorse sits on a high-strength steel, boxed ladder frame and military-grade, high-strength aluminum alloy body. What you get is the ability to tow up to 13,000 lbs. and carry up to 3,270 lbs.

3.5L EcoBoost®


Available on most F-150 trim levels, the 3.5L EcoBoost® boasts best-in-class torque. Low-end and peak power acceleration outputs result in premier towing potential for this F-150 engine. 3.5L EcoBoost performance specs are as follows:


Horsepower

375 HP

Torque

470 ft-lbs.

Towing Capacity

13,200 lbs

Fuel Economy (MPG)

18 City/25 HWY

3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel


The only diesel configuration among the 2020 F-150 engine lineup, the 3.0L Power Stroke® delivers impressive fuel economy and high towing capabilities. Drivers who find themselves hauling over long distances will be drawn towards this powertrain. 3.0L Power Stroke® performance specs include:


Horsepower

250 HP

Torque

440 ft-lbs.

Towing Capacity

11,300 lbs

Fuel Economy (MPG)

22 City/30 HWY

High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost®


Standardly paired with the F-150 Raptor and Limited trims, the High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost® makes a number of refinements to the base 3.5L EcoBoost®, maximizing this engine's performance. H.O. 3.5L EcoBoost® performance specs are as follows:


Horsepower

450

Torque

510

Towing Capacity

11,100

Fuel Economy (MPG)

17 City/22 HWY

2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost®


The smallest of the 2020 F-150 engines, the 2.7L EcoBoost® nevertheless delivers incredible power for its size. This compact powertrain outpaces the torque outputs of some competitors' V8 offerings. Performance specs are as follows:


Horsepower

325 HP

Torque

400 ft-lbs.

Towing Capacity

9,000 lbs

Fuel Economy (MPG)

20 City/26 HWY

5.0L Ti-VCT V8


The Ford F-150 5.0L V8 is built to work as hard as you do. This V8 is designed to make tough tasks look simple with an excess of power and capability. The 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 performance specs are as follows:


Horsepower

395 HP

Torque

400 ft-lbs.

Towing Capacity

11,500 lbs

Fuel Economy (MPG)

17 City/23 HWY

3.3L Ti-VCT V6


If you don't need to maximize power for your day-to-day tasks, consider the 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine. This capable engine will easily tow over 7,000 lbs. without overwhelming the driver with unneeded power and torque. 3.3L V6 performance specs are as follows:


Horsepower

290 HP

Torque

265 ft-lbs.

Towing Capacity

7,700 lbs

Fuel Economy (MPG)

19 City/25 HWY

Ford F-150
Payload Capacity

To know how much your new truck can carry in its bed, consult the factory-rated payload capacity. There are a number of factors that contribute to a truck's payload capacity, including the engine size and power, weight of the frame, and transmission. Payload capacities will vary between each truck, but we've outlined the maximum payload rating of each F-150 engine configuration in the following chart:

Engine Configuration

Max. Payload Capacity

3.5L EcoBoost®

Up to 3,230 lbs.

3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel

Up to 1,980 lbs.

High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost®

Up to 1,520 lbs.

2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost®

Up to 2,470 lbs.

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

Up to 3,270 lbs.

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

Up to 1,990 lbs.

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