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Towing Ratings For 2002 Ford Trucks, Vans & Cars with Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels and Gooseneck Hitches

Includes ratings for towing with Receiver Hitch, Fifth Wheel and Gooseneck on Ford Trucks, SUV and Passenger Vehicles including Crown Victoria Econoline Cargo Van Edge Escape Expedition Explorer F-150 Flex Focus Fusion Mustang Ranger Super Duty F-250 SRW Super Duty F-350 DRW Taurus

Vehicle Engine Tow Limit (lbs.), Options Required Note: Equipment options designated by the letters are listed at the bottom
Vehicle, Engine, Tow Limit (lbs.), 
Options

Econoline Van/Wagon
E-150 4.2 V-6 5,000c/4,700c
E-150 4.6 V-8 6,400c/6,100c
E-150 5.4 V-8 6,800c/6,500c
E-250 4.2 V-6 5,100d/NA
E-250 4.2 V-6 5,500e/NA
E-250 5.4 V-8 7,400d/NA
E-250 NGV 5.4 V-8 6,800d/NA
E-250 Ext 4.2 V-6 5,000d/NA
E-250 Ext 4.2 V-6 5,400e/NA
E-250 Ext 5.4 V-8 7,300d/NA
E-250 NGV Ext 5.4 V-8 7,300d/NA
E-350 5.4 V-8 6,300c/NA
E-350 5.4 V-8 7,300e/7,300d-e
E-350 NGV 5.4 V-8 6,700e/6,200e
E-350 6.8 V-10 9,200d/8,800d
E-350 6.8 V-10 10,000e
E-350 7.3 TD 9,700c/9,400c
E-350 7.3 TD 10,000e
E-350 Ext 5.4 V-8 6,200c/5,700c
E-350 Ext 5.4 V-8 7,200e/6,700d-e
E-350 NGV Ext 5.4 V-8 6,600e/6,100e
E-350 Ext. 6.8 V-10 9,000d/8,500d
E-350 Ext. 6.8 V-10 10,000e
E-350 Ext 7.3 TD 9,600c/9,100c
E-350 Ext 7.3 TD 10,000e

Escape/Excursion/Expedition
Escape 3.0 V-6 3,500n
Excursion 5.4 V-8 6,200d
Excursion 6.8 V-10 10,100d
Excursion 6.8 V-10 10,500j
Excursion 7.3 TD 10,500d
Excursion 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,200e
Excursion 4WD 6.8 V-10 9,600d
Excursion 4WD 6.8 V-10 11,000j
Excursion 4WD 7.3 TD 11,000d
Expedition 4.6 V-8 6,300c
Expedition 5.4 V-8 6,700b
Expedition 5.4 V-8 7,700c,g
Expedition 5.4 V-8 8,200d,g
Expedition 4WD 4.6 V-8 6,000c,g
Expedition 4WD 4.6 V-8 5,500c,h
Expedition 4WD 5.4 V-8 6,400b
Expedition 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,400c,g
Expedition 4WD 5.4 V-8 6,900c,h
Expedition 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,900d,g,m
Expedition 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,400d,h,m

Explorer Sport (2dr) and Sport Trac,
Manual/Automatic Transmission
Explorer Sport 4.0 V-6 3,060/5,120
Explorer Sport 4WD 4.0 V-6 
2,840/4,880
Explorer Sport Trac 4.0 V-6 
2,740/5,300
Explorer Sport Trac 4WD 4.0 V-6 
2,480/5,040
Explorer 4-Door, 5-Speed Automatic
Explorer 4.0 V-6 3,500c
Explorer 4.0 V-6 5,940d
Explorer 4.6 V-8 3,500c
Explorer 4.6 V-8 7,300d
Explorer 4WD 4.0 V-6 3,500c
Explorer 4WD 4.0 V-6 5,500d
Explorer 4WD 4.0 V-6 3,500c
Explorer 4WD 4.6 V-8 7,000d
Explorer 4-Door, 5-Speed Manual
Explorer 4.0 V-6 2,700d
Explorer 4WD 4.0 V-6 2,500d

F-150, Manual Transmission,
Conventional Towing
Regular Cab 4.2 V-6 2,000a
Regular Cab 4.2 V-6 3,500c
Regular Cab 4.6 V-8 2,000a
Regular Cab 4.6 V-8 2,900b
Regular Cab 4.6 V-8 3,500c
Regular Cab 4WD 4.2 V-6 2,600b
Regular Cab 4WD 4.2 V-6 3,200c
Regular Cab 4WD 4.6 V-8 2,500b
Regular Cab 4WD 4.6 V-8 3,100c
SuperCab 4.2 V-6 2,000a
SuperCab 4.2 V-6 3,300c
SuperCab 4.6 V-8 2,000a
SuperCab 4.6 V-8 2,600b
SuperCab 4.6 V-8 3,200c
SuperCab 4WD 4.6 V-8 2,300b
SuperCab 4WD 4.6 V-8 2,900c

F-150, Automatic Transmission,
Conventional/Fifth-Wheel Towing
Regular Cab 4.2 V-6 4,700b/NA
Regular Cab 4.2 V-6 5,700c/5,800c
Regular Cab 4.6 V-8 2,000a/NA
Regular Cab 4.6 V-8 6,200b/NA
Regular Cab 4.6 V-8 7,200c,g
Regular Cab 5.4 V-8 7,600b/NA
Regular Cab 5.4 V-8 8,600c,g
Regular Cab 5.4 V-8 8,800d/8,800d,o
Regular Cab NGV 5.4 V-8 5,900d/NA
Regular Cab 4WD 4.2 V-6 5,400c
Regular Cab 4WD 4.6 V-8 5,800b/NA
Regular Cab 4WD 4.6 V-8 
6,800c,g/6,900c,g
Regular Cab 4WD 4.6 V-8 
6,300c,h/6,400c,h
Regular Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,200b/NA
Regular Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 
7,700c,h/7,800c,h
Regular Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 
8,400d/8,400d,o
SuperCab 4.2 V-6 4,500b/NA
SuperCab 4.2 V-6 5,500c
Super Cab 4.6 V-8 2,000a/NA
Super Cab 4.6 V-8 5,900b/NA
Super Cab 4.6 V-8 6,900c,g
SuperCab 5.4 V-8 7,300b/NA
SuperCab 5.4 V-8 8,300c,g
SuperCab 5.4 V-8 8,600d/8,600d,o; 
8,600e,p
SuperCab 4WD 4.6 V-8 5,600b/NA
SuperCab 4WD 4.6 V-8 6,600c,g
SuperCab 4WD 4.6 V-8 6,100c,h
SuperCab 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,000b/NA
SuperCab 4WD 5.4 V-8 8,000c,g
SuperCab 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,500c,h
SuperCab 4WD 5.4 V-8 8,200d/8,300d,o
Super Crew 4.6 V-8 6,600c,g/NA*
SuperCrew 5.4 V-8 8,000c,g/NA*
Super Crew 4WD 4.6 V-8 6,200c,g/NA*
Super Crew 4WD 4.6 V-8 6,100d,h/NA*
SuperCrew 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,600c,g/NA*
SuperCrew 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,100c,h/NA*
*Note: While the F-150 SuperCrew is
 capable of towing up to 8,000 lbs
 and the box will accept a 
fifth-wheel hitch, current 
fifth-wheel trailer designs 
are not compatible with SuperCrew. 
Any questions should be referred to 
the trailer dealer/manufacturer.

Super Duty F-250/F-350,
Manual Transmission,
Conventional/Fifth-Wheel Towing
Regular Cab 5.4 V-8 7,800d
Regular Cab 5.4 V-8 9,300e
Regular Cab 6.8 V-10 10,700d
Regular Cab 6.8 V-10 12,500j/14,200j
Regular Cab 7.3 TD 12,500d/13,700d
Regular Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,400d
Regular Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 8,900e
Regular Cab 4WD 6.8 V-10 10,300d
Regular Cab 4WD 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,800j
Regular Cab 4WD 7.3 TD 
12,500d/13,300d
SuperCab 5.4 V-8 7,500d
SuperCab 5.4 V-8 9,000e
SuperCab 6.8 V-10 10,300d
SuperCab 6.8 V-10 12,500j/13,800j
SuperCab 7.3 TD 12,500d/13,400d
SuperCab 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,100d
SuperCab 4WD 5.4 V-8 8,600e
SuperCab 4WD 6.8 V-10 9,900d
SuperCab 4WD 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,400j
SuperCab 4WD 7.3 TD 12,500d/13,000d
Crew Cab 5.4 V-8 7,200d
Crew Cab 5.4 V-8 8,700e
Crew Cab 6.8 V-10 10,100d
Crew Cab 6.8 V-10 12,500j/13,600j
Crew Cab 7.3 TD 12,500d/13,100d
Crew Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 6,900d
Crew Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 8,400e
Crew Cab 4WD 6.8 V-10 9,700d
Crew Cab 4WD 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,200j
Crew Cab 4WD 7.3 TD 12,500d/12,800d
F-350 DRW 5.4 V-8 7,600d
F-350 DRW 5.4 V-8 9,100e
F-350 DRW 6.8 V-10 10,300d
F-350 DRW 6.8 V-10 12,500j/13,800j
F-350 DRW 7.3 TD 12,500d-e/13,400d-e
F-350 4WD DRW 5.4 V-8 7,100d
F-350 4WD DRW 5.4 V-8 8,600e
F-350 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 9,900d
F-350 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,400j
F-350 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/12,900d-e
F-350 SuperCab DRW 5.4 V-8 7,200d
F-350 SuperCab DRW 5.4 V-8 8,700e
F-350 SuperCab DRW 6.8 V-10 10,000d
F-350 SuperCab DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,500j
F-350 SuperCab DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/13,100d-e
F-350 SuperCab 4WD DRW 5.4 V-8 
6,900d
F-350 SuperCab 4WD DRW 5.4 V-8 
8,400e
F-350 SuperCab 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
9,700d
F-350 SuperCab 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,200j
F-350 SuperCab 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/12,700d-e
F-350 Crew Cab DRW 6.8 V-10 9,800d
F-350 Crew Cab DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,300j
F-350 Crew Cab DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/12,800d-e
F-350 Crew Cab 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
9,300d
F-350 Crew Cab 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/12,800j
F-350 Crew Cab 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 
12,400d-e
Super Duty F-250/F-350,
Automatic Transmission,
Conventional/Fifth-Wheel Towing
Conv/5th-Wheel
Regular Cab 5.4 V-8 7,900d
Regular Cab 5.4 V-8 9,400e
Regular Cab 6.8 V-10 11,200d
Regular Cab 6.8 V-10 12,500j/14,200j
Regular Cab 7.3 TD 12,500d/13,800d
Regular Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 7,500d
Regular Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 9,000e
Regular Cab 4WD 6.8 V-10 10,800d
Regular Cab 4WD 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,800j
Regular Cab 4WD 7.3 TD 
12,500d/13,400d
SuperCab 5.4 V-8 7,500d
SuperCab 5.4 V-8 9,000e
SuperCab 6.8 V-10 10,900d
SuperCab 6.8 V-10 12,500j/13,900j
SuperCab 7.3 TD 12,500d/13,400d
SuperCab 4WD 5.4 V8 7,100d
SuperCab 4WD 5.4 V8 8,600e
SuperCab 4WD 6.8 V-10 10,500d
SuperCab 4WD 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,500j
SuperCab 4WD 7.3 TD 
12,500d/13,000d
Crew Cab 5.4 V8 7,300d
Crew Cab 5.4 V8 8,800e
Crew Cab 6.8 V-10 10,600d
Crew Cab 6.8 V-10 12,500j/13,600j
Crew Cab 7.3 TD 12,500d/13,200d
Crew Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 6,900d
Crew Cab 4WD 5.4 V-8 8,400e
Crew Cab 4WD 6.8 V-10 10,300d
Crew Cab 4WD 6.8 V-10 12,500j/13,300j
Crew Cab 4WD 7.3 TD 12,500d/12,800d
F-350 DRW 5.4 V-8 7,600d
F-350 DRW 5.4 V-8 9,100e
F-350 DRW 6.8 V-10 10,900d
F-350 DRW 6.8 V-10 12,500j/13,900j
F-350 DRW 7.3 TD 12,500d-e/13,400d-e
F-350 4WD DRW 5.4 V8 7,200d
F-350 4WD DRW 5.4 V8 8,700e
F-350 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 10,500d
F-350 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,500j
F-350 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/13,000d-e
F-350 SuperCab DRW 5.4 V-8 7,200d
F-350 SuperCab DRW 5.4 V-8 8,700e
F-350 SuperCab DRW 6.8 V-10 10,500d
F-350 SuperCab DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,500j
F-350 SuperCab DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/13,100d-e
F-350 SuperCab 4WD DRW 5.4 V-8 6,900d
F-350 SuperCab 4WD DRW 5.4 V-8 
8,600e/8,400e
F-350 SuperCab DRW 6.8 V-10 10,200d
F-350 SuperCab DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,200j
F-350 SuperCab 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/12,800d-e
F-350 Crew Cab DRW 6.8 V-10 10,300d
F-350 Crew Cab DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/13,300j
F-350 Crew Cab DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/12,900d-e
F-350 Crew Cab 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
9,900d
F-350 Crew Cab 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,500j/12,900j
F-350 Crew Cab 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 
12,500d-e/12,400d-e
NOTE: For F-250/350 single rear 
wheel models, F-350 weights are 
shown; F-250 trailer weights may be 
100-200 lbs greater. Check with your
 dealer for more details.

Super Duty F-350/450/550 Chassis Cab,
Manual/Automatic Transmission,
Fifth-Wheel Towing
F-350 5.4 V-8 7,200d/7300d
F-350 5.4 V-8 8,700e/8,800e
F-350 6.8 V-10 10,100d/10,600d
F-350 7.3 TD 13,100d/13,200d
F-350 4WD 5.4 V-8 6,800d
F-350 4WD 5.4 V-8 8,300e
F-350 4WD 6.8 V-10 9,700d/10,200d
F-350 4WD 7.3 TD 12,700d
F-350 DRW 5.4 V-8 6,900d/7,000d
F-350 DRW 5.4 V-8 8,400e/8,500e
F-350 DRW 6.8 V-10 9,700d/10,300d
F-350 DRW 6.8 V-10 13,200j/13,300j
F-350 DRW 7.3 TD 12,800d/e
F-350 4WD DRW 5.4 V8 6,400d/6,500d
F-350 4WD DRW 5.4 V8 7,900e/8,000e
F-350 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 9,300d/9,800d
F-350 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 12,800j
F-350 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 12,300d/e
F-350 SCC 5.4 V-8 6,900d
F-350 SCC 5.4 V-8 8,400e
F-350 SCC 6.8 V-10 9,700d/10,200d
F-350 SCC 7.3 TD 12,800d
F-350 4WD SCC 5.4 V-8 6,400d/6,500d
F-350 4WD SCC 5.4 V-8 7,900e/8,000e
F-350 4WD SCC 6.8 V-10 9,300d/9,800d
F-350 4WD SCC 7.3 TD 12,300d/12,400d
F-350 SCC DRW 6.8 V-10 9,400d/9,900d
F-350 SCC DRW 6.8 V-10 12,900j
F-350 SCC DRW 7.3 TD 12,400d/e
F-350 SCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
9,000d/9,500d
F-350 SCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 12,500j
F-350 SCC 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 12,000d/e
F-350 CCC 5.4 V-8 6,700d
F-350 CCC 5.4 V-8 8,200e
F-350 CCC 6.8 V-10 9,500d/10,000d
F-350 CCC 7.3 TD 12,600d
F-350 CCC 4WD 5.4 V8 6,200d/6,300d
F-350 CCC 4WD 5.4 V8 7,700e/7,800e
F-350 CCC 4WD 6.8 V-10 9,100d/9,600d
F-350 CCC 4WD 7.3 TD 12,100d/12,200d
F-350 CCC DRW 6.8 V-10 9,200d/9,700d
F-350 CCC DRW 6.8 V-10 12,700j
F-350 CCC DRW 7.3 TD 
12,200d/e/12,300d/e
F-350 CCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
8,700d/9,300d
F-350 CCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
12,200j/12,300j
F-350 CCC 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 11,800d/e

F-450 DRW 6.8 V-10 
14,500k-l/16,600k; 18,600l
F-450 DRW 7.3 TD 18,100j-k
F-450 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
14,200k-l/16,300k; 18,300l
F-450 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 17,800j-k
F-450 SCC DRW 6.8 V-10 
14,200k-l/16,200k; 18,200l
F-450 SCC DRW 7.3 TD 
17,700j-k/17,800j-k
F-450 SCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
13,800k-l/15,800k; 17,800l
F-450 SCC 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 
17,300j-k/17,400j-k
F-450 CCC DRW 6.8 V-10 
14,000k-l/16,000k; 18,000l
F-450 CCC DRW 7.3 TD 17,500j-k
F-450 CCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
13,700k-l/15,700k; 17,700l
F-450 CCC 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 17,200j-k
F-550 DRW 6.8 V-10 NA/16,500k
F-550 DRW 6.8 V-10 NA/18,500l
F-550 DRW 7.3 TD 18,000k
F-550 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 NA/16,200k
F-550 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 NA/18,200l
F-550 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 17,700k
F-550 SCC DRW 6.8 V-10 NA/16,200k
F-550 SCC DRW 6.8 V-10 NA/18,200l
F-550 SCC DRW 7.3 TD 17,700k 
F-550 SCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
NA/15,700k
F-550 SCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
NA/17,700l
F-550 SCC 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 
17,200k/17,300k
F-550 CCC DRW 6.8 V-10 NA/15,900k
F-550 CCC DRW 6.8 V-10 NA/17,900l
F-550 CCC DRW 7.3 TD 
17,400k/17,500k; 21,500k,f
F-550 CCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
NA/15,600k
F-550 CCC 4WD DRW 6.8 V-10 
NA/17,600l
F-550 CCC 4WD DRW 7.3 TD 17,100k
NOTE: F-450/550 weights shown are 
for 141-inch wheelbase Regular Cab 
or 176-inch wheelbase Crew Cab 
models. For 165, 189, 200 and 
201-inch wheelbase models, weights
 may be somewhat less (usually not 
more than 400 lbs). Check with your 
dealer for more details.

Super Duty F-650/750,
All Models/Powertrains
Model Max GVWR Max GCWR
F-650, All Models 26,000lbs 
40,000lbs GCWR*
F-750 All Models 30,000lbs 
45,000lbs GCWR*
F-750 All Models 33,000lbs 
60,000lbs GCWR*
*To determine maximum trailer 
weight, subtract your vehicle’s 
GVWR from the maximum GCWR.

Ranger, Manual Transmission
Ranger 3.0 V-6 2,640d
Ranger 3.0 V-6 2,540d*
Ranger 4.0 V-6 3,560c
Ranger 4.0 V-6 3,460c*
Ranger 4WD 3.0 V-6 2,360d/e
Ranger 4WD 4.0 V-6 3,300d/e
Ranger SuperCab 3.0 V-6 2,480d
Ranger SuperCab 3.0 V-6 2,320d*
Ranger SuperCab 4.0 V-6 3,400c
Ranger SuperCab 4.0 V-6 3,260c*
Ranger SuperCab 4WD 3.0 V-6 2,200d/e
Ranger SuperCab 4WD 4.0 V-6 
3,140d/e***
Ranger, Automatic Transmission
Ranger 2.3 I-4 2,240e
Ranger 3.0 V-6 4,100d
Ranger 3.0 V-6 4,000d*
Ranger 4.0 V-6 6,020c
Ranger 4.0 V-6 5,940c*
Ranger 4WD 3.0 V-6 3,820d/e
Ranger 4WD 4.0 V-6 5,760d/e
Ranger SuperCab 3.0 V-6 3,940d
Ranger SuperCab 3.0 V-6 3,780d*
Ranger SuperCab 4.0 V-6 5,860c
Ranger SuperCab 4.0 V-6 5,720c*
Ranger SuperCab 4WD 3.0 V-6 3,680d/e
Ranger SuperCab 4WD 4.0 V-6 
5,600d/e**
*Ranger Edge only.; **5,200 lbs with
 FX4; ***2,740 lbs with FX4.

Windstar
Vehicle Engine Tow Limit (lbs)
Windstar Van 3.8 V-6 2,000
Windstar Wagon 3.8 V-6 2,000
Windstar Wagon 3.8 V-6 3,500f
TD = Turbodiesel
Ext=Extended Cab 
NGV=Natural Gas Vehicle
DRW=Dual Rear Wheels 
SCC=Super Chassis Cab 
CCC=Crew Chassis Cab 
a= 3.08:1 axle ratio 
b= 3.31:1 axle ratio 
c= 3.55:1 axle ratio 
d= 3.73:1 axle ratio 
e= 4.09/4.10:1 axle ratio 
f=Must be equipped with heavy-duty towing package
g=With 16 or 17-inch tires 
h=With 17-inch tires 
i= 3.27:1 axle ratio 
j= 4.30:1 axle ratio 
k= 4.88:1 axle ratio 
l= 5.38:1 axle ratio 
m=Available in high-altitude areas only 
n=With Class II trailer towing package. Rating is 2,000 without
o=Available with 7700 Payload Group A only
 p=Available with 7700 Payload Group B only