A silver Ford Explorer driving through the mountains

Enjoy your adventures to the max, with all the toys, tools, and luggage you need, when you drive a versatile Ford SUV. According to the experts at Car and Driver, "any list exploring options for the best SUV for towing has to begin with Ford." So that's what we've done. The team at Bob Allen Ford crafted the following research guide outlining how much the Ford EcoSport, Escape, all-new Bronco, Flex, Edge, Explorer, and Expedition can tow and haul.

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A blue 2020 Ford EcoSport Titanium

Ford EcoSport
Towing Capacity

There's no downsizing necessary when you choose the Ford EcoSport. The 2.0L engine in the compact EcoSport SUV allows you to tow up to up to 2,000 pounds. Maximum cargo volume is 50 cubic-feet. Key engine specs include:

Max Towing: 2,000 lbs.

1.0L EcoBoost® I3

Six-speed SelectShift® automatic

HORSEPOWER
123 HP
TORQUE
125 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
27
MPG (hwy)
29

2.0L Ti-VCT I4

Six-speed SelectShift automatic

HORSEPOWER
166 HP
TORQUE
149 lb.-ft
MPG (city)
23
MPG (hwy)
29

2020 Ford Escape S - Desert Gold

Ford Escape
Towing Capacity

Step up in size into the Ford Escape. The 2020 Ford Escape can tow up to 3,500 pounds using the 2.0L EcoBoost I4 engine and Class II Trailer Tow Package. Stock up on groceries with up to 65.4 cubic-feet of cargo volume in gas powertrain models. Escape engine specs include:

Max Towing: 3,500 lbs.

1.5L EcoBoost

Eight-speed automatic

HORSEPOWER
181 HP
TORQUE
191 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
27
MPG (hwy)
33

2.0L EcoBoost

Eight-speed SelectShift automatic

HORSEPOWER
250 HP
TORQUE
280 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
23
MPG (hwy)
31

2.5L Atkinson-Cycle I4 Hybrid

eCVT

HORSEPOWER
200 HP
TORQUE
155 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
44
MPG (hwy)
37

A black 2020 Ford Bronco

Ford Bronco
Towing Capacity

Answer the call of the wild with everything you need in tow in the 2021 Ford Bronco. Max towing for the Bronco is 3,500 pounds using either available engine, plus the Class II Trailer Tow Package. Maximum 2021 two-door Bronco cargo volume is 52.3 cubic-feet, while the four-door Bronco offers 77.6 cubic-feet of cargo space. Bronco engine specs include:

Max Towing: 3,500 lbs.

2.3L EcoBoost

Seven-speed manual/ten-speed automatic

HORSEPOWER
270 HP
TORQUE
310 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
N/A
MPG (hwy)
N/A

2.7L EcoBoost

Ten-speed automatic

HORSEPOWER
310 HP
TORQUE
400 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
N/A
MPG (hwy)
N/A

A blue 2020 Ford Flex

Ford Flex
Towing Capacity

The 2019 Ford Flex - its final year of production - is equipped to top up to 4,500 pounds using either available engine equipped with the Class III Trailer Tow Package. Maximum cargo volume in the Flex is 83.2 cubic-feet. Look through the following graph for Flex engine specs.

Max Towing: 4,500 lbs.

3.5L Ti-VCT V6

Six-speed SelectShift® automatic

HORSEPOWER
287 HP
TORQUE
254 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
16
MPG (hwy)
23

3.5L EcoBoost V6

Six-speed SelectShift automatic w/ paddle shifters

HORSEPOWER
365 HP
TORQUE
350 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
15
MPG (hwy)
21

2020 Ford Edge SE - Agate Black

Ford Edge
Towing Capacity

The 2020 Ford Edge can tow up to 3,500 pounds using the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 or 2.0L EcoBoost with all-wheel drive (AWD) when equipped with the Class II Trailer Tow Package. Pack for the entire week on your next vacation with up to 73.4 cubic-feet of cargo space. Find Edge engine specs in the chart below.

Max Towing: 4,500 lbs.

3.5L Ti-VCT V6

Six-speed SelectShift® automatic

HORSEPOWER
287 HP
TORQUE
254 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
16
MPG (hwy)
23

3.5L EcoBoost V6

Six-speed SelectShift automatic w/ paddle shifters

HORSEPOWER
365 HP
TORQUE
350 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
15
MPG (hwy)
21

A red 2020 Ford Explorer XLT

Ford Explorer
Towing Capacity

Load up and roll out with the 2020 Ford Explorer. Expect maximum towing up to 5,600 pounds with the 3.0L EcoBoost V6 equipped with the Class III Trailer Tow Package. When you need serious cargo room, the 2020 Explorer provides up to 87.8 cubic-feet behind the first row seats.

Max Towing: 5,600 lbs.

2.3L EcoBoost I4

Ten-speed automatic w/ SelectShift

HORSEPOWER
300 HP
TORQUE
310 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
21
MPG (hwy)
28

3.0L EcoBoost V6

Ten-speed automatic w/ SelectShift

HORSEPOWER
400 HP
TORQUE
415 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
18
MPG (hwy)
24

3.3L Hybrid V6

Ten-speed automatic w/ SelectShift

HORSEPOWER
318 HP
TORQUE
322 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
27
MPG (hwy)
29

A gold 2020 Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition
Towing Capacity

Equip your 2020 Ford Expedition with a weight-distributing hitch and Class IV Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package and tow up to 9,300 pounds. A weight-carrying hitch allows you to tow up to 6,000 pounds. Unlock massive cargo capabilities with 104.6 cubic-feet in the Expedition and 121.5 cubic-feet in the Expedition MAX.

Max Towing: 5,600 lbs.

3.5L EcoBoost V6

Ten-speed automatic with SelectShift

HORSEPOWER
375 HP
TORQUE
470 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
17
MPG (hwy)
24

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