2017 Ford F-150 Towing

Tow More with the 2017 Ford F-150

When the job is tough, you need a versatile pickup truck. The 2017 Ford F-150 offers all the towing capabilities and features you need to get the job done quickly and safely. Explore the towing features this model has to offer below.

Towing Capacities

With four engines to choose from, the 2017 Ford F-150 offers a variety of towing capacities for Peotone drivers looking to haul more while on the road.

  • 2.7L V6 – If you opt for the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine, you can experience a towing capacity between 7,600 and 8,500 pounds, which allows you to do a lot more while on the job.
  • 3.5L V6 – If you choose the 3.5L Ti-VCT FFV V6 engine, you’ll enjoy a towing capacity of 5,000 to 7,500 pounds.
  • 5.0L V8 – Move up to the 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine and you’ll get a towing capacity between 8,300 and 11,100 pounds.
  • Turbo 3.5L V6 – At the top of the line, the turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost V6  engine gives you a towing capacity between 10,600 and 12,200 pounds.

As you can see, the Ford F-150 doesn’t shy away from a challenge, no matter which engine you choose. When you need to haul, the F-150 is the pickup truck to choose.

Smarter Towing

Aside from being able to haul the largest and heaviest equipment, the 2017 Ford F-150 also ensures that you’ll have excellent towing features on hand. For starters, the Pro Trailer Backup Assist helps you safely navigate your tow while in reverse. In addition, the Smart Trailer Tow Connector simplifies the way you connect your equipment to your pickup truck. The trailer brake controller offers additional assistance to keep a steady tow while on the road, and the available Blind Spot Information System lets you know if you can safely move between lanes. All of these features help ensure that you’re able to experience safety and versatility when towing equipment.


In addition to having impressive towing features, the F-150 was also designed to handle heavy objects inside its bed. The bed of the F-150 was structured to hold heavy weights, giving you the option of hauling items behind you or in the box. In fact, with the 3.5L EcoBoost engine, you can experience a maximum payload of 3,270 pounds, so you can easily get the job done when you need it.

Choose Your Favorite at Terry’s Ford

The 2017 Ford F-150 is an extremely rugged and versatile vehicle that makes towing easy. If you want to experience towing and hauling in a way you’ve never experienced it before, then be sure to head to Terry’s Ford to see the capabilities of the F-150 in person. Our dealership is located at 363 Harlem Avenue in Peotone. You can also contact us online or call us at (708) 258-9200 to schedule a test drive or apply for vehicle financing.

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