2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Towing

2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Towing Capacity

The electric vehicle, or EV, market is booming, with new models making strides in range and capability like never before. One such model, the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning, is bringing powerful Ford performance to the EV market. When properly equipped, the Ford F-150 Lightning towing capacity maxes out at an impressive 10,000 pounds, more than enough to tow your favorite gear around Monticello! Learn more about the Ford Lightning towing capacity and features below, then browse the Ford Lightning trim levels to find which will suit your Rogers lifestyle best.



What is the Towing Capacity of the Ford Lightning?

The maximum 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning towing capacity is tied to the trim level you choose. Each trim level comes with several options and packages, some of which are required to get to the highest end of towing capability on your new Lightning. For instance, in order to get the 10,000-pound maximum, the XLT or Lariat trim must be equipped with the available extended-range battery and have the Max Trailer Tow package installed. Don’t worry, though– even at the base trim, there’s still plenty of towing capacity to be found! See the breakdown of the Ford Lightning towing capacity by trim level below:

  • Ford Lightning Pro Maximum Towing Capacity: 7,700 pounds
  • Ford Lighting XLT Maximum Towing Capacity: 10,000 pounds
  • Ford Lightning Lariat Maximum Towing Capacity: 10,000 pounds
  • Ford Lighting Platinum Maximum Towing Capacity: 8,600 pounds

2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Towing Features

No Ford pickup is complete without the advanced towing and payload features Ford is known for. The Ford F-150 Lightning is no exception! Take advantage of these cutting-edge features available on the new Ford Lightning to enhance your towing experiences around Big Lake:

  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist: Using an advanced camera system, the Pro Trailer Backup Assist allows you to track your trailer while backing up and guiding it in the direction you need with the turn of a knob. The system will control the steering wheel for you as you reverse.
  • Trailer Brake Controller: This system automatically applies the trailer brakes when you apply yours. You can control the amount of power applied to the trailer brakes from your center console for extra control. 
  • Smart Hitch: Measure your weight distribution and tongue weight of the trailer from your SYNC® screen or FordPass App™.
  • On-Board Scales: Keep an eye on your load weight with the on-board scales via your center console, FordPass App™, or the graphics on your truck’s smart taillamps. 

Learn More About the Ford Lightning Towing Capacity with Cornerstone Ford!

Ready to feel the power of an all-electric Ford? Contact Cornerstone Ford online or at 763-441-2300 to set up a test drive of the Ford F-150 Lightning in Elk River! Or, if you’re interested in doing more research on Ford EVs, take a look at the full Ford hybrid and electric lineup. No matter what kind of electric Ford you’re interested in, you’re sure to find impressive capability and range among the inventory at Cornerstone Ford!

The Ford F-150 Lightning is true to its name, not just in terms of speed, but also raw power. Capable of towing up to 10,000 pounds with its extended range battery optioned, the Lightning is capable of moving more than most will ever need to, and doing so with silent effortlessness. It should be noted that the F-150 Lightning can do all this while still providing all the comforts of a standard truck, and many new capabilities besides.

If you would like to learn more about F-150 electric towing capacity, feel free to contact us here at Cornerstone Ford. The Lightning offers significant advantages for many uses, and we would be glad to share those benefits with you to see if this is the right truck for your Monticello area needs.

How Much Can the F-150 Lightning Tow?

The 2022 Ford F-150 lightning towing capacity varies depending on which battery option you select. The standard range battery offers dozens of kilowatt hours worth of energy, roughly enough to run an average American household for just over three days. This standard range pack is rated at a capacity of 98 kilowatt hours. Put simply, this meets a kilowatt of energy can be drawn from the pack every hour for 98 hours straight before it is depleted. The higher end extended range battery pack has 131 kilowatt hours of capacity, allowing for more range. In addition to range, the larger battery capacity allows for more simultaneous energy pull, increasing power to the motors. The extended range battery equipped Lightning produces 563 horsepower, compared to the already impressive standard range Lightning’s 426 horsepower. Here is how that power translates to towing capacity:

  • Lightning with Standard-Range Battery: 7,700-pound max towing capacity
  • Lightning with Extended-Range Battery: 10,000-pound max towing capacity

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