2018 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity & Engine Specs
There are always those instances in life when you need raw hauling and towing power. Whether you are taking the boat to the lake for the weekend or helping your buddy move, being able to hook up and haul heavy loads can make or break your best-laid plans. The 2018 Ford Explorer not only has the engine performance and towing capacity that you need it also has a comfortable and connected cabin to keep all occupants occupied along the drive across town or across the country. Take a look at the engine specs and towing ability of the 2018 Ford Explorer below and you can get into the driver’s seat of the 2018 Explorer at EVS Auto in Milwaukee, WI today.
Performance & Towing Specs
The 2018 Ford Explorer is offered in five trim levels, the Explorer, XLT, Limited, Sport, and Platinum. Under the hood of the Explorer and XLT trim levels there is a standard 3.5L V6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. When the 3.5L V6 works with standard Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) it can tow a maximum of 5,000 pounds when equipped with the Class III Trailer Towing Package and a 3.39 axle ratio. With All-Wheel Drive (AWD), the Class III Trailer Towing Package and a 3.65 axle ratio the 3.5L V6 can also tow up to 5,000 pounds. Without being equipped with the Class III Towing Package the 3.5L V6 engine can tow only 2,000 pounds in both AWD and FWD.
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