How much weight can a Ford Explorer tow?

Can you safely tow a 3,500-pound trailer with a Ford Explorer that’s carrying a family of five.

The Ford Explorer ST can tow up to 5,600 pounds with the right equipment, while the Explorer Limited can tow up to 5,300 pounds with proper equipment.

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Explorer ST: With the right gear, it can tow up to 5,600 pounds. Explorer Limited: With the right gear, tows up to 5,300 pounds. Explorer Platinum: With the right gear, it can tow 5,600 pounds.

Most recent model years: Typically have a maximum towing capability of 5,000 to 5,600 pounds.

The Ford Explorer, depending on the model year and trim, generally has a towing capacity that ranges from around 5,000 to 7,000 pounds, making it capable of safely towing a 3,500-pound trailer. With a family of five onboard, it’s crucial to ensure that the vehicle is properly equipped with a weight distribution hitch and that you’re not exceeding the vehicle’s payload capacity. Following these guidelines will help ensure safe and efficient towing for your trip.