Is the F150 tow package worth it?

Is the F150 tow package worth it?

The Max Tow package on a Ford F150 is worth the investment, it is currently the highest payload capacity of any truck on the market, but it only hits this benchmark when your truck has that Max Tow Package.

How much is an F150 tow?

2019 Ford F-150: Capability

Engine Max. Towing Capacity* Max. Payload Capacity*
3.3L Ti-VCT V6 7,700 lbs. 1,990 lbs.
2.7L EcoBoost® Twin-Turbocharged V6 9,000 lbs. 2,470 lbs.
3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel V6 11,500 lbs. 2,020 lbs.
5.0L Ti-VCT V8 11,500 lbs. 3,270 lbs.

What is included in F150 tow package?

The Maximum Trailer Tow package is available on the 3.5L engine and comes with an electronically locking rear axle, larger 36-gallon tank, a class IV hitch receiver, a Smart connector, a trailer brake control, front stabilizer bar, and a hitch lamp for easier viewing at night.

How much does it cost to install a hitch on F150?

You can expect hitch installation to start around $100 and go up to $800. Keep in mind, that you’ll also have to buy the tow hitch and other parts separately (which can easily run you another $150–$200).

How can I tell if my F-150 has max tow package?

If you’re still unsure, the easiest way is to look up your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on the Ford ETIS website and look over the various specifications to confirm whether your truck comes with a max tow package or not.

How much can a 2022 Ford F-150 tow?

5,000 to 11,300 lbs2022 Ford F-150 / Towing capacity

How much does it cost to add a tow package?

At the very least, installation cost for a receiver hitch will cost around $50 for an installation that may last up to an hour. Dealerships will generally quote around $1,200 and upwards for an OEM kit that includes the hitch, transmission cooler, wiring, and the labor costs.

How can I tell if my F150 has max tow package?

Do you really need a tow package?

A tow package is more than the sum of its parts – every component, ideally, should be something that is included to maximize the towing capabilities of the whole setup. So it does not necessarily mean that just because a vehicle has a tow hitch included, it already has a tow package.