Saturday, September 29, 2012

2009 Ford Trailer Towing Guide

Click Here for Complete Trailer Tow Guide for 2009 Ford F-Series Trucks and SUV's.


2009 F-150 KEY FEATURES

• Four Powerful and Fuel Efficient Engine Choices:
– 4.6L 2V V8 with 248 hp and 294 lbs.-ft. of torque
– 4.6L 3V V8 with 292 hp and 320 lbs.-ft. of torque
   – 5.4L 3V V8 gas engine with 310 hp and 365 lbs.-ft. of torque
– 5.4L 3V V8 Flex Fuel (E85) with 320 hp and 390 lbs.-ft. of torque
• New fully boxed frame with hydroformed high strength steel
welded through-rail cross members for superior handling control
and responsiveness – strongest in its class
• Coil-over-shock front suspension, outboard rear shocks
and rack-and-pinion steering for outstanding steering response
and performance
• 4-wheel vented disc brakes with standard 4-wheel Anti-lock
Brake System (ABS) and electronic brake force distribution for
responsive, confident stops and exceptional control under hard braking
• Three cab styles – Regular, SuperCab and SuperCrew
• Deep cargo boxes offering largest capacity in their class,
plus box side steps and tailgate step
 
Metric Conversion – To obtain information in kilograms,
   multiply pounds by .45.

2009 F-Series Engine Specs:


• 5.4L Triton®
 V8 – 300 hp & 365 lbs.-ft. torque
• 6.8L Triton V10 – 362 hp & 457 lbs.-ft. torque
(Best-in-class gas horsepower and torque)
• 6.4L Power Stroke®
 V8 Turbo Diesel –
350 hp & 650 lbs.-ft. torque

2009 Ford Escape Towing Capacity and Specs:


• Available Duratec 30-3.0L V6 Engine
generates a sporty 240 horsepower,
223 lbs.-ft. torque (available on XLT
and Limited)
• Electric Power Assisted Steering
system adapts to changing road
conditions and vehicle speed, allowing
for more confident steering and handling
• 4-wheel independent suspension helps
maximize agility and control
• 3,500-lb. towing capability with V6
engine when properly equipped
• Capable of flat/neutral tow
• Seating capacity for up to five adults
• Available Intelligent 4WD System monitors
traction 200 times per second and adjusts
torque distribution as needed to give
maximum traction
• New available voice-activated Navigation

2009 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity and Specs:


• Standard 210-hp 4.0L SOHC V6 Engine
with 5-speed automatic transmission
• Optional 292-hp 4.6L 3-valve V8 Engine
with 6-speed automatic transmission
• Tows trailers up to 7,285 lbs. when
properly equipped
• Independent rear suspension tackles
rough terrain and uneven road surfaces
with ease
• Standard AdvanceTrac®
 with RSC®
(Roll Stability Control™
)
(a)
• Standard Safety Canopy®
 System with
side-curtain airbags and rollover sensor
• Versatile, comfortable interior includes
fold-flat 2nd- and available 3rd-row
seats, optional 50/50 split 3rd-row and
available PowerFold™
 3rd-row
• 5-Star ratings in NHTSA Frontal and
Side-Impact crash tests
(b)




2009 Ford Expedition Towing Capacity and Specs:


• Proven 5.4L Triton®
 V8 generating
310hp/365 lbs.-ft. of torque, mated to
segment-first 6-speed automatic
transmission
• Class-leading 9,200-lbs. trailer towing
capacity (9,000 lbs. for Expedition EL)
• First-in-class independent rear
suspension features refined, second-
generation architecture for controlling
and tuning ride and handling
• Standard 4-wheel disc Anti-lock
Brake System (ABS)
• Standard AdvanceTrac®
 with RSC®
(Roll Stability Control™
)
(a)
• First-in-class, available PowerFold™
3rd-row seat and 2nd-row CenterSlide™
feature for improved cargo area utility
• Increased fuel economy - Unsurpassed
in the Large Utility segment
(1)

2009 Ford Flex Towing Capacity and Specs:


• Three rows of innovative seating for up
to 7 people, including limo-like leg room
in the 2nd row
• Flat load surface from front to back with
fold-flat front passenger seat
• Fold-flat 2nd-row seat and fold-in-floor
3rd-row seat
• Three well-equipped trim levels: SE,
SEL and Limited
• 4,500-lb. towing cap

2009 Ford Sport Trac Towing Capacity and Specs:


• Choice of 4x2 or 4x4 models
(also AWD with Adrenalin package)
• Standard 210-hp 4.0L SOHC V6 engine
with 5-speed automatic transmission
• Optional 292-hp 4.6L 3-valve V8 engine
with 6-speed automatic transmission
• Can be equipped to tow trailers up to
7,160 lbs.
• Standard AdvanceTrac®
 with RSC®
(Roll Stability Control™
)
 (a)
• Fully boxed frame and 4-wheel
independent suspension to help deliver
a notably quiet ride and agile,
responsive handling
• Dent-proof, scratch-resistant composite
cargo area holds up to 37.5 cu. ft.
of cargo
• Earned 5-Star ratings in NHTSA Frontal
and Side-Impact crash tests
(b)

2009 Ford Edge Towing Capacity and Specs:


• Can be equipped to tow trailers up to
3,500 lbs.
• Fully independent multi-link suspension
• Standard AdvanceTrac®
 with RSC®
(Roll Stability Control™
)
 (a)
• Standard 4-wheel disc Anti-lock Brake
System (ABS)
• Available panoramic Vista Roof™

Required and Recommended Trailer Towing Equipment:


E-Series Vans & Wagons
• For Trailers Over 5,000 Pounds – Class II/III/IV Trailer Tow Prep Package.
Escape
• For Trailers Over 1,500 Pounds – 3.0L V6 Engine.
Edge
• For Trailers Over 2,000 Pounds – Class II Trailer Tow Prep Package.
Explorer and Sport Trac
• For Trailers Over 3,500 Pounds – Class III/IV Trailer Tow Prep Package.
Expedition
• For Trailers Over 6,000 Pounds – Heavy Duty Trailer Tow Package.
Flex
• For Trailers Over 2,000 Pounds – Class III Trailer Tow Prep Package.
F-150
• For Trailers Over 5,000 Pounds – Trailer Tow Package or Heavy Duty
Payload Package (requires Max Trailer Tow Package).
F-350 Pickup
• For 26,000-pound GCWR – TowBoss Package.
F-450 Pickup
• For 33,000-pound GCWR – High Capacity Trailer Tow Package.
F-450/F-550 Chassis Cab
• For 33,000-pound GCWR on F-550 with Automatic Transmission;
30,000-pound GCWR on F-450 with Automatic Transmission; and
28,000-pound GCWR on F-450/F-550 with Manual Transmission –
High Capacity Trailer Tow Package.

Click Here for Complete Trailer Tow Guide for 2009 Ford F-Series Trucks and SUV's.