2020 Ford F-250 Towing Capacity

January 29th, 2020 by

A 2020 Ford F-250 towing a large boat

Elk River-area drivers know that, for strong towing, the Ford F-250 has been the gold standard. But now more than ever, the F-250 is a towing powerhouse with best-in-class capabilities, a new engine, and top gas and diesel ratings. The updated 2020 F-250 is the super duty truck to beat for work and play. What is the towing capacity of the Ford F-250? When properly equipped the new F-250 towing capacity ranges from 12,600 to 22,800 pounds. Learn what makes this truck so powerful.



Ford F-250 Engine Specs

Anoka work truck drivers who opt for the 2020 F-250 will get extra muscle with a larger line of gas and diesel engines that have been ranked best-in-class. You won’t find more capable engines in any other full-size pickup over 8,500 pounds on the road in Elk River.

  • 6.2L Flex-Fuel gas V8 is the standard engine.
    • Ford TorqShift® G 6-speed transmission
    • 385 hp and 430 lb-ft torque
  • Available 7.3L gas V8
    • All-new available port fuel-injection
    • Pushrod design to optimize low-end torque
    • Variable-cam timing
    • Cast-iron block with four-bolt and cross-bolted main bearings
    • Forged-steel crankshaft
    • 430 hp and 475 lb-ft torque
  • Available 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel
    • Upgraded for 2020
    • 36,000-psi fuel-injection system
    • New forged steel pistons
    • 475 hp and 1,050 lb-ft torque

The 7.3L and 6.7L options are coupled with the Ford TorqShift® 10-speed automatic transmission.

Towing Features

  • Trailer Brake Controller: Fully integrated and factory installed, this trailer brake controller synchronizes trailer and vehicle brakes for seamless braking.
  • Trailer Sway Control: This system keeps your trailer from swaying uncontrollably and separately from your truck.
  • Trailer Hitch Receiver: This 2.5-inch Built Ford Tough® Trailer Hitch Receiver (SRW) makes the connection between your truck and trailer super convenient and durable (optional 3-inch model).
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control® (RSC): With gyroscopic sensors, reduced engine power, and selective wheel braking, this system works to maintain stability.
  • Gooseneck Hitch Kit: Installing this optional package helps you to reach the maximum towing capacity possible.

Feel the Power of the Ford F-250 at Cornerstone Auto!

When you find the right work truck for the job from our extensive inventory, schedule a test drive at our dealership in Elk River to feel the power yourself.

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