2019 Ford Ranger Towing Capacity

The Ford Ranger was introduced into Ford’s lineup as a compact pickup truck in 1984 and is still made today. The Ranger is one of the most popular compact trucks in the USA and has many features consumers expect from today’s trucks including towing. But what is the towing capacity of a 2019 Ford Ranger?

A 2019 Ford Ranger has a maximum towing capacity of 7,500 pounds when properly equipped.

The 2019 Ford Ranger tow capacity can vary based on a few different factors such as engine size, drivetrain, and others which we’ll cover in this guide.

There’s a bit more to know about the 2019 Ford Ranger tow capacity which we’ll cover in today’s guide.

How Much Can The 2019 Ford Ranger Tow?

The 2019 Ford Ranger has a towing capacity of 7,500 pounds.

The 2019 Ford Ranger tow capacity is affected by other factors like engine type, drivetrain, the weight of cargo and passengers, and whether your vehicle has a towing package equipped or not.

You can always reach out to your local Ford dealership for details to confirm how much your Ranger can tow.

You can check out our guide to Ford Ranger towing capacity by year if you’re looking at a different model year’s max capacity or if you want to compare different years of this vehicle.

2019 Ford Ranger Towing Capacity Chart
2019 Ford Ranger Towing Capacity Chart

2019 Ranger Tow Capacity By Trim Level

There are three total trim levels for the 2019 Ranger, and some engines are not available on certain trims, so they’ll each have different max towing limits.

Here’s the max tow capacity broken down for each trim level on the 2019 Ford Ranger:

2019 Ford Ranger Trim LevelTowing Capacity
2019 Ford Ranger XL7,500 pounds
2019 Ford Ranger XLT7,500 pounds
2019 Ford Ranger Lariat7,500 pounds
2019 Ford Ranger Towing Capacity by Trim Level Chart

Towing Capacity By Engine Size & Drivetrain

2019 Ford Ranger Engine Towing Specs

There is only one engine option for the 2019 Ranger, which is a 2.3L EcoBoost I4 that produces 270 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.

2019 Ford Ranger 3.8L V6 Engine Tow Capacity: 6,720 pounds

2019 Ford Ranger Drivetrain Towing Specs

The 2019 Ford Ranger drivetrain options are 4×2 and 4×4.

2019 Ford Ranger 4×2 Tow Capacity: 7,500 pounds

2019 Ford Ranger 4×4 Tow Capacity: 7,500 pounds

Note that these are the max towing limits for each 2019 Ford Ranger engine. Your Ford Ranger may have a lower towing capacity based on the drivetrain, axle ratio, and if your vehicle has a towing package installed.

2019 Ford Ranger Payload Capacity

The maximum payload capacity of the 2019 Ford Ranger is 1,860 pounds.

Note that the max payload capacity of your 2019 Ranger will vary based on factors like the engine type, drivetrain and whether or not a towing package that includes other features like an engine oil cooler or transmission oil cooler is installed.

You can always contact your local dealership for extra details if you’re unsure of your vehicle’s payload capability.

2019 Ford Ranger Tow Package

The 2019 Ranger comes standard with a tow package installed, which includes a 7-wire harness, 4-pin/7-pin connector, hitch receiver, tow/haul mode, and trailer sway control.

Your 2019 Ranger’s towing limit is reduced to 3,500 pounds if you don’t have the towing package.

ford ranger towing a travel trailer
A 2019 Ford Ranger has a maximum towing capacity of 7,500 pounds which makes it capable of pulling heavy loads.

2019 Ford Ranger Tow Capacity Vs Competitors

The 2019 Ford Ranger has a maximum towing capacity of 7,500 pounds, which makes it capable of doing some heavy duty trailer towing.  This number is similar to its main competitors, the 2019 Chevy Colorado and the 2019 Toyota Tacoma.

Here are some similar vehicles to the Ford Ranger and their towing capacities below:

2019 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity: 7,700 pounds

2019 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity: 6,800 pounds

2019 Nissan Frontier Towing Capacity: 6,720 pounds

2019 Honda Ridgeline Towing Capacity: 5,000 pounds

2019 GMC Canyon Towing Capacity: 7,000 pounds  

2019 Ford Trucks Towing Capacity Chart

ModelTowing Capacity
2019 Ford Maverick4,000 pounds
2019 Ford Ranger7,500 pounds
2019 Ford F15013,200 pounds
2019 Ford F25018,500 pounds
2019 Ford F35032,400 pounds
2019 Ford Trucks Towing Capacity Chart

Data Accuracy

We’ve gathered all data represented here from the official 2019 Ford Ranger Owner’s Manual on Ford’s site and have checked all data thoroughly for accuracy.

Having said that, we still recommend you refer to your vehicle’s owner’s manual yourself before towing with a 2019 Ford Ranger.

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