Ford makes trucks that are suitable for work and pleasure. With the proper pickup, you'll have no problem heading to the campground on a long weekend or helping a friend move to a new home. At City Ford, we recommend you list all the things you want to do with your new truck in Fort Wayne before you go for a test drive. We'll also go over the towing capacity of each model to help you decide which one is best for your needs.

Start with the F-150, the most popular truck in the Ford lineup, and look at the payload and towing capacity. While this rating tells you how much weight you can tow in North Manchester, the payload shows how much weight you can carry in your truck, including the weight of you and your passengers and your cargo. The base model can tow up to 8,200 pounds and has a maximum payload of 1,985 pounds. If you choose the Hybrid V6 F-150, you get a payload rating of 2,120 pounds and a towing capacity of 12,700 pounds. The Maverick has a payload rating of just over 1,500 pounds and a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.

Next up is the Ranger, which is a compact pickup from Ford. It has a maximum towing capacity of 7,500 pounds and a payload rating of 1,860 pounds. If you upgrade to the F-250, you can tow a maximum of 20,000 pounds with a payload of more than 3,000 pounds. Though the F-350 has similar ratings, you can always upgrade to a Super Duty truck if you need to tow more weight. With the Ford Super Duty, you can tow up to 24,200 with a standard hitch and carry a payload of more than 2,500 pounds. When using a gooseneck or fifth wheel hitch, Ford gives you a towing capacity of up to 37,000 pounds to help you tow a larger camper.

Find out even more about Ford pickup trucks at our lot. We help those living in and around Huntington, IN, find the best vehicles for them. Stop by today for a visit or a Ford test drive.