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2021 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity

Trim Braked Towing Capacity
Base 4dr 4x2 2,545kg / 5,611lb~
Base 4dr 4x4 2,545kg / 5,611lb~
XLT 4dr 4x2 2,545kg / 5,611lb~
Limited 4dr 4x4 2,545kg / 5,611lb~
ST 4dr 4x4 2,545kg / 5,611lb~
Platinum 4dr 4x4 2,545kg / 5,611lb~

How much can the 2021 Ford Explorer tow?

As you can see from the table of towing capacity readings above, all of the trims that are mentioned can tow a braked trailer up to 2545kg (or 5,611lb~).

What does braked towing capacity mean?

When the manufacturer states that a towing capacity is "braked" they are referring to brakes being fitted to the trailer that the car is towing.

At least one of the axles on the trailer that the vehicle is towing must have brakes fitted and controlled by the car if they describe the capacity as "braked".

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For the 2021 model year Ford Explorer we have found 6 trims and their corresponding recommended towing capacities.