Is the 2019 Ford Explorer a good SUV for towing?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Explorer on Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 7:45 am
A white 2019 Ford Explorer towing a boat

The 2019 Ford Explorer boasts tremendous capabilities, with its powerful engine options, off-road prowess, generous cargo space, and innovative technologies. The new Explorer is also a good SUV choice for towing.

2019 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Front view of white 2019 Ford ExplorerDo you have a camper, boat, or work trailer to tow? The 2019 Ford Explorer offers a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. The new Explorer also comes standard with a Trailer Sway Control feature, which ensures that the trailer remains stable and secure — even on curvy roads and in windy conditions. Backing up with a trailer is made easier with the standard rearview camera, while the Enhanced Active Park Assist System is very helpful when parking with a trailer.

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This impressive towing prowess can be credited to the Explorer’s sturdy and durable frame, as well as its powerful engine options. This includes the 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 (290-hp; 255 lb-ft of torque), the 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 (280-hp; 310 lb-ft of torque), and the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 (365-hp; 350 lb-ft of torque). The engines are mated to either the standard 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission or available 6-speed automatic transmission.

2019 Ford Explorer Cargo Capacity

In addition to its towing prowess and excellent performance, the 2019 Ford Explorer offers a considerable amount of storage space, with a maximum cargo capacity of 81.7 cu-ft. With the 60/40 split-fold 2nd-row and 50/50 split-fold 3rd-row, you can create many different cargo configurations. For additional storage, the Explorer comes equipped with roof rack side rails.

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