How Much Can a 2022 Ford Explorer Tow?

December 30th, 2022 by

2022 Ford Explorer towing a trailer
Wondering how much a 2022 Ford Explorer can tow? When properly equipped, the new Ford Explorer can tow up to 5,600 pounds. What’s more, with three available powertrains, the 2022 Ford Explorer will take you and your cargo anywhere you want to go around the Friendswood area. Come to Ron Carter Ford in Alvin to see the impressive Explorer specs and tow ratings for yourself and find out how you can drive one home.

Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Choose between two gas-powered engines and a hybrid to meet your towing needs for your lifestyle around Houston.

Gas Powertrains and Specs

  • 2.3L EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder: With the Class III Trailer Tow Package, this engine delivers 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque for a towing capacity of up to 5,300 pounds.
  • 3.0L EcoBoost® V6: When you need more towing power, go for the V6 Explorer with up to 5,600 pounds of towing power. On the Platinum trims, this engine can produce 365 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. The ST trims up the power to 400 hp and 415 lb-ft of torque. The 3.0L Ecoboost V6 is paired with a ten-speed automatic transmission and features twin turbos and direct injection.

Hybrid Powertrain and Specs

  • 3.3L Hybrid: Balancing power with fuel efficiency, the hybrid Explorer with 318 hp and 322 lb-ft of torque is rated for up to 5,000 pounds.

Towing Features for the Ford Explorer

Add these towing features to maximize the 2022 Ford Explorer towing capacity for your Pearland adventures:

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package: This package is essential for the full range of towing capabilities. It comes standard with the 3.0L EcoBoost® engine and is available to order with the 2.3L EcoBoost® and 3.3L hybrid engines.
  • Towing and Trailer Sway Control: This electronically assisted system stabilizes the trailer and gives you more control.
  • Side Wind Stabilization: Helps protect against crosswinds.
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™: Gyroscopic sensors monitor the Explorer, and help you stay in control in case of steering issues or tight curves.
  • Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™: The Explorer is ready for whatever weather comes your way with Normal, Mud/Rut, Sand, or Grass/Gravel/Snow modes.

Check Out the Ford Explorer Towing Capacity at Ron Carter Ford in Alvin

Whichever powertrain appeals to you, the Ford Explorer will give you the capability you need. Whether you are taking the family camping or running a small business, the Ford Explorer SUV has a powertrain for you. Choose between one of two gas-powered engines, or go for the fuel-efficient and powerful hybrid model. Check out the 2022 Ford Explorer today at Ron Carter Ford in Alvin. Come see the new interior features and different trim levels available. There’s a great selection of affordable, top-quality models on the lot, and we have lots of specials to find the Ford SUV that’s right for you.


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