The 2018 Ford Explorer gets a 3.5-liter V6 under the hood that makes 290 hp @ 6500 rpm horsepower and 255 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm of torque. The truck can tow a total of 5000 lbs. and has a Payload capacity of - lbs, that means, you can tow your everyday gigs with comfort and ease.

The Ford also offers a bigger and more potent 2.3-liter I4 that spills out 280 hp @ 5600 rpm horsepower. It comes paired with a 6 speed Automatic that helps to throw out the total available torque of 310 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm for even higher towing capacity. The 2018 Ford Explorer equipped with this engine offers a Payload capacity of - lbs and can tow a maximum of 5000 lbs.

2018 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityCurb Weight
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4453 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4453 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4443 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4629 lbs.
Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4901 lbs.
Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4901 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4453 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4453 lbs.
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2018 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2018 Ford Explorer5000 lbs.-4443 - 4901 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox1500 - 3500 lbs.1114 - 1240 lbs.3274 - 3665 lbs.
2018 Volvo XC603500 lbs.1292 lbs.4322 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Suburban3500 - 8300 lbs.1670 - 1690 lbs.5586 - 5808 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Tahoe3500 - 8600 lbs.1670 - 1720 lbs.5355 - 5602 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse1500 - 5000 lbs.-4362 - 4713 lbs.
2018 Dodge Durango6200 - 7400 lbs.1290 - 1460 lbs.4680 - 5088 lbs.
2018 Dodge Journey1000 - 2500 lbs.-3818 - 4238 lbs.
2018 Ford Edge1500 - 3500 lbs.-3927 - 4401 lbs.
2018 Ford Escape1500 - 3500 lbs.-3526 - 3678 lbs.
2018 Ford Expedition2000 - 9300 lbs.1757 - 1758 lbs.5443 - 5692 lbs.
2018 GMC Acadia1000 - 4000 lbs.-3879 - 4144 lbs.
2018 GMC Terrain1500 - 3500 lbs.1146 lbs.3449 - 3801 lbs.
2018 GMC Yukon8100 - 8500 lbs.1530 - 1690 lbs.5379 - 5743 lbs.
2018 GMC Yukon XL SUV7900 - 8300 lbs.1510 - 1660 lbs.5610 - 5965 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe5000 lbs.1444 - 1486 lbs.4017 - 4198 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV2000 - 3500 lbs.1052 - 1265 lbs.3624 - 4107 lbs.
2018 Jeep Cherokee2000 - 7200 lbs.1000 lbs.3655 - 4046 lbs.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3500 - 7400 lbs.1090 - 1370 lbs.4513 - 4984 lbs.
2018 Jeep Wrangler2000 - 3500 lbs.892 - 1361 lbs.3970 - 4439 lbs.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV2000 - 3500 lbs.880 - 1123 lbs.4075 - 4921 lbs.
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV1000 - 2866 lbs.1018 lbs.3391 lbs.
2018 Kia Sorento2000 - 5000 lbs.1237 - 1521 lbs.3704 - 4101 lbs.
2018 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.-3596 - 3997 lbs.
2018 Lincoln MKX3500 lbs.-4168 - 4387 lbs.
2018 Mazda CX-93500 lbs.1455 - 1495 lbs.4166 - 4361 lbs.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander1500 - 3500 lbs.1334 - 1444 lbs.3351 - 3626 lbs.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid SUV1500 lbs.1050 lbs.4178 lbs.
2018 Nissan Armada8500 lbs.1537 - 1724 lbs.5576 - 5963 lbs.
2018 Nissan Murano1500 lbs.1185 - 1367 lbs.3768 - 4064 lbs.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder6000 lbs.1552 lbs.4293 - 4662 lbs.
2018 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.984 - 1136 lbs.3441 - 3627 lbs.
2018 Subaru Forester1500 lbs.-3322 - 3717 lbs.
2018 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3622 - 3902 lbs.
2018 Honda CR-V1500 lbs.-3307 - 3512 lbs.
2018 Honda Pilot3500 - 5000 lbs.-4054 - 4317 lbs.
2018 Toyota 4Runner5000 lbs.1495 - 1700 lbs.4400 - 4805 lbs.
2018 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV3500 lbs.1409 - 1602 lbs.4398 - 4861 lbs.
2018 Toyota Highlander1500 - 5000 lbs.1280 - 1455 lbs.4134 - 4508 lbs.
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV1750 - 4000 lbs.1010 - 1035 lbs.3605 - 3950 lbs.
2018 Toyota RAV41500 - 7600 lbs.900 lbs.3345 - 3630 lbs.
2018 Toyota Sequoia7000 - 7400 lbs.1300 - 1370 lbs.5730 - 6000 lbs.
2018 Buick Enclave1500 - 5000 lbs.-4358 - 4605 lbs.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas2000 - 5000 lbs.1213 lbs.4336 - 4502 lbs.
2018 Buick Encore1500 - 3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan1500 lbs.970 - 1213 lbs.3777 - 3858 lbs.
2018 Buick Envision1500 lbs.-3755 - 4083 lbs.

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2017 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityCurb Weight
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4443 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4629 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4443 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4629 lbs.
Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4901 lbs.
Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4901 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4443 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4629 lbs.

2017 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2017 Volkswagen Touareg7716 lbs.1239 lbs.4696 lbs.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox1000 - 3500 lbs.1063 - 1196 lbs.3764 - 4007 lbs.
2017 Volvo XC603500 - 5000 lbs.1292 lbs.3959 - 4175 lbs.
2017 Chevrolet Suburban8000 - 8300 lbs.1670 - 1690 lbs.5587 - 5808 lbs.
2017 Chevrolet Tahoe8400 - 8600 lbs.1640 - 1720 lbs.5356 - 5631 lbs.
2017 Chevrolet Traverse5200 lbs.1503 - 1698 lbs.4713 - 4956 lbs.
2017 Dodge Durango6200 - 7400 lbs.1280 - 1420 lbs.4756 - 5097 lbs.
2017 Dodge Journey1000 - 2500 lbs.1003 - 1165 lbs.3818 - 4327 lbs.
2017 Ford Edge1500 - 9200 lbs.-3927 - 4401 lbs.
2017 Ford Expedition9200 lbs.1620 - 1640 lbs.5562 - 5789 lbs.
2017 Ford Explorer5000 lbs.-4443 - 4901 lbs.
2017 GMC Acadia1000 - 5200 lbs.1609 - 1755 lbs.3956 - 4850 lbs.
2017 GMC Terrain1500 - 3500 lbs.1146 lbs.3792 - 4068 lbs.
2017 GMC Yukon8100 - 8500 lbs.1530 - 1690 lbs.5379 - 5743 lbs.
2017 GMC Yukon XL SUV7900 - 8300 lbs.1510 - 1660 lbs.5610 - 5965 lbs.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe5000 lbs.1138 lbs.3997 - 4198 lbs.
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV2000 - 3500 lbs.1138 lbs.3624 - 3898 lbs.
2017 Hyundai Tucson1500 lbs.1071 - 1286 lbs.3300 - 3686 lbs.
2017 Infiniti QX605000 lbs.-4383 - 4462 lbs.
2017 Jeep Cherokee2000 lbs.1000 lbs.3655 - 4046 lbs.
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee2000 - 6200 lbs.1090 - 1320 lbs.4545 - 4984 lbs.
2017 Jeep Wrangler2000 - 3500 lbs.880 - 1000 lbs.3760 - 4315 lbs.
2017 Kia Sorento2000 - 5000 lbs.1237 - 1521 lbs.3704 - 4101 lbs.
2017 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.-3305 - 3765 lbs.
2017 Land Rover Discovery8201 lbs.-4835 lbs.
2017 Lincoln MKX3500 lbs.-4168 - 4387 lbs.
2017 Mazda CX-93500 lbs.1489 - 1517 lbs.4144 - 4327 lbs.
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander1500 - 3500 lbs.1169 - 1444 lbs.3351 - 3626 lbs.
2017 Nissan Armada8500 lbs.1537 - 1724 lbs.5576 - 5963 lbs.
2017 Nissan Murano1500 lbs.1223 - 1360 lbs.3769 - 4017 lbs.
2017 Nissan Pathfinder6000 lbs.1552 lbs.4292 - 4660 lbs.
2017 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.984 - 1124 lbs.3424 - 3627 lbs.
2017 Subaru Forester1500 lbs.-3322 - 3479 lbs.
2017 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3580 - 3856 lbs.
2017 Honda CR-V1500 lbs.-3307 - 3512 lbs.
2017 Honda Pilot3500 - 5000 lbs.-4054 - 4317 lbs.
2017 Toyota 4Runner5000 lbs.1495 - 1700 lbs.4400 - 4805 lbs.
2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD SUV5000 lbs.1550 lbs.4750 lbs.
2017 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV3500 lbs.1230 - 1340 lbs.4825 - 4965 lbs.
2017 Toyota Highlander1500 - 5000 lbs.1280 - 1455 lbs.4134 - 4655 lbs.
2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV1750 lbs.900 lbs.3925 - 3950 lbs.
2017 Toyota RAV41500 lbs.900 lbs.3455 - 3630 lbs.
2017 Toyota Sequoia7000 - 7400 lbs.1300 - 1370 lbs.5730 - 6000 lbs.
2017 Buick Enclave4500 lbs.1537 - 1687 lbs.4724 - 4922 lbs.
2017 Buick Encore1000 - 2000 lbs.1016 - 1018 lbs.3237 - 3358 lbs.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan2200 lbs.1149 - 1195 lbs.3404 - 3646 lbs.
2017 Buick Envision1000 - 1500 lbs.-3755 - 4083 lbs.

2016 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityCurb Weight
Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4901 lbs.
Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4901 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4629 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4443 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4629 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4443 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4629 lbs.
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)5000 lbs.4443 lbs.

2016 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2016 Chevrolet Equinox1500 - 3500 lbs.1063 - 1196 lbs.3764 - 4007 lbs.
2016 Volvo XC904000 - 5000 lbs.-4293 - 4627 lbs.
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe8400 - 8600 lbs.1670 - 1720 lbs.5355 - 5602 lbs.
2016 Chevrolet Traverse5200 lbs.1618 - 1764 lbs.4713 - 4956 lbs.
2016 Dodge Durango6200 - 7400 lbs.1280 - 1420 lbs.4756 - 5097 lbs.
2016 Dodge Journey1000 - 2500 lbs.1003 - 1165 lbs.3818 - 4238 lbs.
2016 Ford Explorer5000 lbs.-4443 - 4901 lbs.
2016 GMC Acadia5200 lbs.1609 - 1755 lbs.4656 - 4850 lbs.
2016 GMC Terrain1500 - 3500 lbs.1146 lbs.3792 - 4068 lbs.
2016 GMC Yukon8100 - 8500 lbs.1530 - 1690 lbs.5379 - 5743 lbs.
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe5000 lbs.1537 - 1608 lbs.3904 - 4085 lbs.
2016 Infiniti QX605000 lbs.1470 - 1606 lbs.4379 - 4515 lbs.
2016 Jeep Cherokee2000 lbs.1000 lbs.3655 - 4028 lbs.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee6200 - 7400 lbs.1050 - 1320 lbs.4545 - 4984 lbs.
2016 Kia Sorento2000 - 5000 lbs.1237 - 1521 lbs.3704 - 4101 lbs.
2016 Lincoln MKX3500 lbs.-4168 - 4387 lbs.
2016 Mazda CX-93500 lbs.1433 lbs.4054 - 4301 lbs.
2016 Nissan Murano1500 lbs.1219 - 1360 lbs.3790 - 4021 lbs.
2016 Nissan Pathfinder5000 lbs.1552 lbs.4168 - 4486 lbs.
2016 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.1037 lbs.3408 - 3618 lbs.
2016 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3593 - 3814 lbs.
2016 Honda Pilot3500 - 5000 lbs.-4054 - 4317 lbs.
2016 Toyota 4Runner4700 - 5000 lbs.1495 - 1700 lbs.4400 - 4805 lbs.
2016 Acura MDX3500 - 5000 lbs.1150 lbs.3960 - 4268 lbs.
2016 Toyota Highlander1500 - 5000 lbs.1385 - 1455 lbs.4134 - 4508 lbs.
2016 BMW X55952 lbs.1110 lbs.4680 - 5150 lbs.
2016 Buick Enclave4500 lbs.1537 - 1687 lbs.4724 - 4922 lbs.
2016 Volkswagen Touareg7716 lbs.1239 lbs.4696 lbs.

2015 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityCurb Weight
Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4882 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4610 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4432 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4610 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4432 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4610 lbs.
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4432 lbs.

2015 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe6400 - 6600 lbs.1715 - 1752 lbs.5308 - 5545 lbs.
2015 Chevrolet Traverse2000 lbs.1618 - 1764 lbs.4647 - 4841 lbs.
2015 Dodge Durango5000 lbs.1280 - 1420 lbs.4756 - 5097 lbs.
2015 Ford Escape1500 - 2000 lbs.-3502 - 3645 lbs.
2015 Ford Explorer2000 - 5000 lbs.-4432 - 4882 lbs.
2015 GMC Acadia2000 lbs.1609 - 1755 lbs.4656 - 4850 lbs.
2015 GMC Terrain1500 lbs.1162 lbs.3853 - 4049 lbs.
2015 GMC Yukon6300 - 8400 lbs.1554 - 1752 lbs.5308 - 5746 lbs.
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe5000 lbs.1537 - 1608 lbs.3904 - 4085 lbs.
2015 Infiniti QX603500 lbs.-4323 - 4462 lbs.
2015 Jeep Cherokee2000 - 4850 lbs.1000 lbs.3655 - 4028 lbs.
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee3500 - 7400 lbs.1050 - 1320 lbs.4545 - 4984 lbs.
2015 Kia Sorento1650 - 3500 lbs.1213 - 1288 lbs.3594 - 3894 lbs.
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport7716 lbs.-4727 - 5093 lbs.
2015 Land Rover Range Rover7716 lbs.-4727 - 5320 lbs.
2015 Lincoln MKX2000 lbs.909 lbs.4251 - 4429 lbs.
2015 Mazda CX-92000 - 3500 lbs.1438 - 1508 lbs.4323 - 4559 lbs.
2015 Nissan Armada6500 - 9000 lbs.1453 lbs.5372 - 5841 lbs.
2015 Nissan Murano1500 lbs.1223 - 1360 lbs.3790 - 4017 lbs.
2015 Nissan Pathfinder5000 lbs.1344 - 1726 lbs.4168 - 4486 lbs.
2015 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.1037 lbs.3393 - 3605 lbs.
2015 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3593 - 3810 lbs.
2015 Honda Pilot2000 - 4500 lbs.1633 lbs.4295 - 4608 lbs.
2015 Toyota 4Runner4700 lbs.1495 - 1700 lbs.4400 - 4805 lbs.
2015 Acura MDX3500 lbs.1150 lbs.4025 - 4332 lbs.
2015 Toyota Highlander1500 - 5000 lbs.1385 - 1455 lbs.4134 - 4508 lbs.
2015 BMW X55952 lbs.1110 lbs.4680 - 5150 lbs.
2015 Buick Enclave4500 lbs.1537 - 1687 lbs.4724 - 4922 lbs.
2015 Volkswagen Touareg7716 lbs.1239 - 1287 lbs.4696 - 4711 lbs.
2015 Chevrolet Equinox1500 lbs.1183 lbs.3758 - 3993 lbs.

2014 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityCurb Weight
Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4697 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4697 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4534 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4697 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4534 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4697 lbs.
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4534 lbs.

2014 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2014 Volvo XC903970 - 4960 lbs.1413 lbs.4665 - 4753 lbs.
2014 Chevrolet Tahoe5200 - 5500 lbs.1606 - 1633 lbs.5467 - 5694 lbs.
2014 Chevrolet Traverse2000 lbs.1618 - 1764 lbs.4647 - 4841 lbs.
2014 Dodge Durango5000 lbs.1280 - 1420 lbs.4756 - 5097 lbs.
2014 Dodge Durango R/T SUV7200 - 7400 lbs.1340 lbs.5133 - 5331 lbs.
2014 Ford Explorer2000 - 5000 lbs.-4534 - 4697 lbs.
2014 GMC Acadia2000 lbs.1609 - 1755 lbs.4656 - 4850 lbs.
2014 GMC Terrain1500 lbs.1162 lbs.3853 - 4049 lbs.
2014 GMC Yukon5200 - 8300 lbs.1606 - 1633 lbs.5467 - 5694 lbs.
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe5000 lbs.1296 - 1367 lbs.3904 - 4085 lbs.
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV2000 - 5000 lbs.1325 - 1338 lbs.3459 - 4057 lbs.
2014 Infiniti QX603500 lbs.-4280 - 4419 lbs.
2014 Jeep Cherokee2000 - 4500 lbs.1000 lbs.3679 - 4016 lbs.
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee6200 - 7716 lbs.1050 - 1320 lbs.4545 - 4984 lbs.
2014 Jeep Wrangler2000 - 3527 lbs.880 - 1178 lbs.3879 - 4921 lbs.
2014 Kia Sorento1650 - 3500 lbs.1525 lbs.3594 - 3894 lbs.
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport7716 lbs.1806 lbs.4727 - 5093 lbs.
2014 Land Rover Range Rover1500 - 7716 lbs.1806 - 1808 lbs.4918 - 5320 lbs.
2014 Lincoln MKX2000 lbs.909 lbs.4251 - 4429 lbs.
2014 Mazda CX-92000 - 3500 lbs.1438 - 1508 lbs.4323 - 4559 lbs.
2014 Nissan Armada6500 - 9000 lbs.1453 lbs.5372 - 5841 lbs.
2014 Nissan Murano3500 lbs.1165 - 1220 lbs.3841 - 4155 lbs.
2014 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet SUV3500 lbs.831 lbs.4435 lbs.
2014 Nissan Pathfinder5000 lbs.1515 - 1837 lbs.4168 - 4486 lbs.
2014 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.1037 lbs.3393 - 3605 lbs.
2014 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3423 - 3648 lbs.
2014 Subaru Tribeca2000 lbs.1568 lbs.4253 lbs.
2014 Honda Pilot2000 - 4500 lbs.1633 lbs.4299 - 4608 lbs.
2014 Toyota 4Runner4700 lbs.1495 - 1700 lbs.4400 - 4805 lbs.
2014 Honda Crosstour1000 - 1500 lbs.-3703 - 4106 lbs.
2014 Acura MDX3500 lbs.1307 lbs.4025 - 4332 lbs.
2014 Toyota Highlander1500 - 5000 lbs.1385 - 1455 lbs.4134 - 4509 lbs.
2014 BMW X55952 lbs.1110 lbs.4680 - 5150 lbs.
2014 Buick Enclave4500 lbs.1537 - 1687 lbs.4724 - 4922 lbs.
2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser4700 lbs.1227 - 1251 lbs.4079 - 4343 lbs.
2014 Volkswagen Touareg7716 lbs.1287 lbs.4711 lbs.
2014 Chevrolet Equinox1500 lbs.1183 lbs.3758 - 3993 lbs.

2013 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityCurb Weight
Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)5000 lbs.4697 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4697 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4534 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4697 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4534 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4697 lbs.
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4534 lbs.

2013 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2013 Volvo XC903970 - 4960 lbs.1248 lbs.4665 - 4753 lbs.
2013 Chevrolet Tahoe5200 - 5500 lbs.1606 - 1633 lbs.5467 - 5694 lbs.
2013 Chevrolet Traverse2000 lbs.1618 - 1764 lbs.4647 - 4841 lbs.
2013 Dodge Durango5000 - 7400 lbs.1280 - 1420 lbs.4756 - 5097 lbs.
2013 Dodge Durango R/T SUV7200 - 7400 lbs.1340 lbs.5133 - 5331 lbs.
2013 Ford Explorer2000 - 5000 lbs.-4534 - 4697 lbs.
2013 GMC Acadia2000 lbs.1609 - 1755 lbs.4656 - 4850 lbs.
2013 GMC Terrain1500 lbs.1162 lbs.3853 - 4049 lbs.
2013 GMC Yukon5200 - 8300 lbs.1606 - 1633 lbs.5467 - 5694 lbs.
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe2800 - 5000 lbs.1138 - 1338 lbs.3459 - 4098 lbs.
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee5000 lbs.1350 - 2030 lbs.4470 - 5150 lbs.
2013 Jeep Wrangler2000 - 3500 lbs.880 - 1000 lbs.3879 - 4921 lbs.
2013 Kia Sorento1650 - 3500 lbs.1525 lbs.3845 - 4131 lbs.
2013 Land Rover Range Rover Sport7716 lbs.1067 - 1219 lbs.5540 - 5816 lbs.
2013 Land Rover Range Rover7716 lbs.-4850 - 5137 lbs.
2013 Lincoln MKX2000 lbs.909 lbs.4251 - 4429 lbs.
2013 Mazda CX-92000 - 3500 lbs.1445 - 1514 lbs.4317 - 4552 lbs.
2013 Nissan Armada6500 - 9000 lbs.1453 lbs.5372 - 5841 lbs.
2013 Nissan Murano3500 lbs.1165 - 1220 lbs.3841 - 4163 lbs.
2013 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet SUV1500 lbs.831 lbs.4438 lbs.
2013 Nissan Pathfinder5000 lbs.1406 - 1728 lbs.4149 - 4471 lbs.
2013 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.953 - 1053 lbs.3276 - 3479 lbs.
2013 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3423 - 3647 lbs.
2013 Subaru Tribeca2000 lbs.1568 lbs.4214 lbs.
2013 Honda Pilot2000 - 4500 lbs.1633 lbs.4299 - 4608 lbs.
2013 Toyota 4Runner5000 lbs.1495 - 1700 lbs.4400 - 4805 lbs.
2013 Honda Crosstour1000 - 1500 lbs.-3703 - 4105 lbs.
2013 Acura MDX5000 lbs.1150 lbs.4594 - 4645 lbs.
2013 Toyota Highlander1500 - 5000 lbs.1536 - 1755 lbs.3946 - 4464 lbs.
2013 BMW X56000 lbs.1290 lbs.4960 - 5379 lbs.
2013 Buick Enclave4500 lbs.1537 - 1687 lbs.4724 - 4922 lbs.
2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser4700 - 5000 lbs.1227 - 1251 lbs.4079 - 4343 lbs.
2013 Volkswagen Touareg7700 - 7716 lbs.1287 lbs.4711 lbs.
2013 Chevrolet Equinox1500 lbs.1190 lbs.3758 - 3993 lbs.

2012 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityCurb Weight
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4731 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4557 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4731 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4557 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4731 lbs.
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4557 lbs.

2012 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2012 Volvo XC903970 - 4960 lbs.1248 lbs.4667 - 4753 lbs.
2012 Chevrolet Tahoe5200 - 5500 lbs.1652 - 1733 lbs.5448 - 5567 lbs.
2012 Chevrolet Traverse2000 lbs.1600 - 1753 lbs.4658 - 4859 lbs.
2012 Dodge Durango5000 - 6200 lbs.1280 - 1420 lbs.4756 - 5097 lbs.
2012 Dodge Durango R/T SUV7200 - 7400 lbs.1340 lbs.5133 - 5331 lbs.
2012 Dodge Journey1000 - 2500 lbs.1003 - 1165 lbs.3796 - 4328 lbs.
2012 Ford Explorer2000 lbs.-4557 - 4731 lbs.
2012 GMC Acadia2000 - 5200 lbs.1523 - 1689 lbs.4656 - 4857 lbs.
2012 GMC Terrain1500 lbs.1162 lbs.3853 - 4049 lbs.
2012 GMC Yukon5200 - 8300 lbs.1595 - 1733 lbs.5448 - 5688 lbs.
2012 Hyundai Santa Fe2000 - 3500 lbs.1138 lbs.3725 - 4120 lbs.
2012 Hyundai Veracruz3500 lbs.1466 - 1477 lbs.4266 - 4431 lbs.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee5000 lbs.1350 - 2030 lbs.4470 - 5150 lbs.
2012 Jeep Wrangler2000 - 3527 lbs.880 - 1000 lbs.3879 - 4921 lbs.
2012 Kia Sorento1650 - 3500 lbs.1525 lbs.3763 - 4131 lbs.
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport7716 lbs.1067 - 1219 lbs.5540 - 5709 lbs.
2012 Land Rover Range Rover7716 lbs.1164 - 1358 lbs.5697 - 5891 lbs.
2012 Lincoln MKX2000 lbs.909 lbs.4251 - 4429 lbs.
2012 Mazda CX-92000 - 3500 lbs.1451 - 1503 lbs.4328 - 4546 lbs.
2012 Mazda CX-71500 - 2000 lbs.-3543 - 4001 lbs.
2012 Nissan Armada6500 - 9000 lbs.1453 lbs.5372 - 5841 lbs.
2012 Nissan Murano3500 lbs.1165 - 1220 lbs.3841 - 4163 lbs.
2012 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet SUV1500 lbs.831 lbs.4438 lbs.
2012 Nissan Pathfinder6000 - 7000 lbs.1047 - 1276 lbs.4427 - 5034 lbs.
2012 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.953 - 1098 lbs.3276 - 3479 lbs.
2012 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3389 - 3631 lbs.
2012 Subaru Tribeca2000 lbs.1477 - 1568 lbs.4173 - 4256 lbs.
2012 Honda Pilot2000 - 4500 lbs.1340 lbs.4295 - 4608 lbs.
2012 Toyota 4Runner5000 lbs.1495 - 1700 lbs.4400 - 4805 lbs.
2012 Honda Crosstour1000 - 1500 lbs.-3664 - 4070 lbs.
2012 Acura MDX5000 lbs.1150 - 1307 lbs.4594 - 4669 lbs.
2012 Toyota Highlander1500 - 2000 lbs.1536 - 1755 lbs.3946 - 4464 lbs.
2012 BMW X56000 lbs.1290 lbs.4960 - 5379 lbs.
2012 Buick Enclave2000 lbs.1479 - 1631 lbs.4780 - 4980 lbs.
2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser5000 lbs.1238 - 1285 lbs.4050 - 4332 lbs.
2012 Volkswagen Touareg7700 - 7716 lbs.1287 - 1462 lbs.4711 lbs.
2012 Chevrolet Equinox1500 lbs.1190 lbs.3758 - 3993 lbs.

2011 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityCurb Weight
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4732 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4557 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4732 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4557 lbs.
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4732 lbs.
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)2000 lbs.4557 lbs.

2011 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2011 Volvo XC903970 - 4960 lbs.1210 lbs.4751 - 4836 lbs.
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe5200 - 5500 lbs.1705 - 1774 lbs.5636 - 5894 lbs.
2011 Saab 9-4X3500 lbs.-4250 - 4650 lbs.
2011 Chevrolet Traverse2000 lbs.1444 - 1689 lbs.4790 - 5066 lbs.
2011 Dodge Durango5000 lbs.1280 - 1420 lbs.4756 - 5097 lbs.
2011 Dodge Durango R/T SUV7200 - 7400 lbs.1340 lbs.5133 - 5331 lbs.
2011 Dodge Journey1000 lbs.1003 - 1540 lbs.3796 - 4328 lbs.
2011 Ford Explorer2000 lbs.-4557 - 4732 lbs.
2011 GMC Acadia2000 - 5200 lbs.1523 - 1689 lbs.4656 - 4857 lbs.
2011 GMC Terrain1500 lbs.1162 lbs.3853 - 4049 lbs.
2011 GMC Yukon5200 - 9600 lbs.1616 - 2454 lbs.5624 - 6544 lbs.
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe1653 - 3500 lbs.1138 lbs.3725 - 4120 lbs.
2011 Hyundai Veracruz3500 lbs.1466 lbs.4266 - 4431 lbs.
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee5000 lbs.1650 - 2030 lbs.4470 - 4850 lbs.
2011 Jeep Wrangler1000 - 3500 lbs.880 - 1142 lbs.3760 - 4460 lbs.
2011 Kia Sorento1650 - 3500 lbs.1525 lbs.3763 - 3935 lbs.
2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport7716 lbs.1067 - 1301 lbs.5487 - 5709 lbs.
2011 Land Rover Range Rover7716 lbs.1135 - 1358 lbs.5697 - 5891 lbs.
2011 Lincoln MKX2000 lbs.909 lbs.4251 - 4429 lbs.
2011 Mazda CX-92000 - 3500 lbs.1451 - 1501 lbs.4330 - 4546 lbs.
2011 Mazda CX-71500 - 2000 lbs.-3496 - 3929 lbs.
2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor3500 lbs.935 - 1055 lbs.3891 - 4178 lbs.
2011 Nissan Armada6500 - 9000 lbs.1453 lbs.5372 - 5841 lbs.
2011 Nissan Murano3500 lbs.1072 - 1262 lbs.3877 - 4209 lbs.
2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet SUV3500 lbs.749 lbs.4438 lbs.
2011 Nissan Pathfinder6000 - 7000 lbs.1047 - 1276 lbs.4427 - 5034 lbs.
2011 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.953 - 1053 lbs.3276 - 3479 lbs.
2011 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3386 - 3658 lbs.
2011 Subaru Tribeca2000 lbs.1477 - 1568 lbs.4120 - 4256 lbs.
2011 Honda Pilot3500 - 4500 lbs.1322 lbs.4310 - 4608 lbs.
2011 Toyota 4Runner5000 lbs.1495 - 1700 lbs.4400 - 4805 lbs.
2011 Acura MDX5000 lbs.1150 lbs.4550 - 4627 lbs.
2011 Toyota Highlander1500 - 2000 lbs.1536 - 1755 lbs.3946 - 4464 lbs.
2011 BMW X56000 lbs.1290 lbs.4960 - 5379 lbs.
2011 Buick Enclave2000 lbs.1479 - 1631 lbs.4780 - 4980 lbs.
2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser5000 lbs.1238 - 1285 lbs.4050 - 4332 lbs.
2011 Volkswagen Touareg7700 lbs.1287 lbs.4711 lbs.
2011 Chevrolet Equinox1500 lbs.1190 lbs.3761 - 3975 lbs.

2010 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1555 lbs.1555 lbs.4455 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1555 lbs.1555 lbs.4455 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1555 lbs.1555 lbs.4455 lbs.

2010 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2010 Ford Explorer SUV1555 lbs.1555 lbs.4455 lbs.

2009 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1574 lbs.1574 lbs.4436 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1574 lbs.1574 lbs.4436 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1584 lbs.1584 lbs.4436 lbs.

2009 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2009 Ford Explorer SUV1574 - 1584 lbs.1574 - 1584 lbs.4436 lbs.

2008 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1574 lbs.1574 lbs.4436 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1574 lbs.1574 lbs.4436 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1584 lbs.1584 lbs.4436 lbs.

2008 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2008 Ford Explorer SUV1574 - 1584 lbs.1574 - 1584 lbs.4436 lbs.

2007 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1570 lbs.1570 lbs.4440 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1570 lbs.1570 lbs.4440 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1580 lbs.1580 lbs.4440 lbs.

2007 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2007 Ford Explorer SUV1570 - 1580 lbs.1570 - 1580 lbs.4440 lbs.

2005 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLS 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1431 lbs.1431 lbs.4309 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1431 lbs.1431 lbs.4309 lbs.
XLT Sport 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1431 lbs.1431 lbs.4309 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1431 lbs.1431 lbs.4309 lbs.
Limited 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1431 lbs.1431 lbs.4309 lbs.

2005 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2005 Ford Explorer SUV1431 lbs.1431 lbs.4309 lbs.

2004 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLS 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
XLT Sport 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
Limited 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
NBX 4.0L 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1111 lbs.1111 lbs.4449 lbs.

2004 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2004 Ford Explorer SUV1111 - 1134 lbs.1111 - 1134 lbs.4286 - 4449 lbs.

2003 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLS 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
Limited 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.
NBX 4.0L 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.

2003 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2003 Ford Explorer SUV1134 lbs.1134 lbs.4286 lbs.

2002 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLS 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)896 lbs.896 lbs.4164 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1155 lbs.1155 lbs.3945 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1148 lbs.1148 lbs.3952 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1057 lbs.1057 lbs.4043 lbs.

2002 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2002 Ford Explorer SUV896 - 1155 lbs.896 - 1155 lbs.3945 - 4164 lbs.

2001 Ford Explorer SUV Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
XLS 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1255 lbs.1255 lbs.3845 lbs.
XLS 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1255 lbs.1255 lbs.3845 lbs.
XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1155 lbs.1155 lbs.3945 lbs.
Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1148 lbs.1148 lbs.3952 lbs.
Limited 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)1057 lbs.1057 lbs.3845 - 4043 lbs.

2001 Ford Explorer SUV vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2001 Ford Explorer SUV1057 - 1255 lbs.1057 - 1255 lbs.3845 - 4043 lbs.

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