How Much Can the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Tow?

Forget any notion you may have that an EV means said vehicle has any less tough-work performance drive. This may be a new-age EV F-150, but it still possesses all of the ability you would ever want to tow and haul like you demand out of a Ford F-150 pickup. What does that all add up to? Our team here at Summit Ford felt it beneficial to break down all of the towing specs that come with the 2023 F-150 Lightning, from towing capacity to tech to additional storage spaces to supplement. Read on to explore, then experience a F-150 Lightning for yourself here at Summit Ford in Toronto.


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2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Towing Specifications

Numbers speak volumes when it comes to capacity, so let’s get right to it. The F-150 Lightning features an available maximum towing capacity of 10,000 lbs (4,536) of incredible ability to load up your trailer to get the job done right on the first trip. On a worksite or heading out to the cottage for the weekend, the F-150 Lightning can accompany all of you. That’s right, all of that capacity is bred from this EV pickup, paving the way for the future of Ford electric pickup models and their ability to capture all you desire from your favourite trucks of old.

Front side view of a F-150 Lightning pulling a camper in a forest environment

F-150 Lightning Towing Technology

It’s now just all about raw towing power when it comes to the towing performance of the F-150 Lightning, but also with its supportive technology features that aid in a well-rounded experience. These many features include:

  • Trailer Reverse Guidance: back up with high-res cameras and multiple views
  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist: this system will track your trailer position and help guide you through the right movements
  • Intelligent Range: your truck will estimate your range, and adjust based on upcoming conditions
  • Trailer Brake Controller: when you press the brakes on your truck, so will the system apply them on the trailer, for supportive, reliable braking.

Additional F-150 Lightning Storage Opportunities

If you have more that you need to take along with you outside of what your trailer can accommodate, don’t forget about the many storage spaces inside your 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning. It is an EV after all, which means there’s no engine to speak of under the hood, instead offering up to 14.1 cubic feet (400 L) of space for your gear. Under-seat storage is conveniently found once you flip up the rear seats, allowing you to store valuable items both safely and privately.

Order a Ford F-150 Lightning at Summit Ford

Tow into the next generation of Ford pickup with the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning. You may be surprised to see what an EV truck can accomplish when it comes to towing, but you really shouldn’t with our Ford moniker promising towing you can always depend on, no matter the model. Our Summit Ford team would love to further reintroduce you to the F-150 Lightning and all it can do. Contact our team to begin your shopping experience, today, or if you just have a few questions that may help better aid your next purchasing decision.