How Much Does a Ford F150 Weigh?

How Much Does a Ford F150 Weigh?Whether you are looking at a tow package, wanting to ship your truck or planning for a long trip, it is important to know how much a Ford F150 weighs. We’ve done the research on this model as well as all of the available cabs and bed variations. This is a comprehensive list and is only for 2019 models.

The curb weight of a 2019 F-150 ranges between 4,069 and 5,697 pounds depending upon cab size, engine size, and bed size. 

We will list out some of the highlights below.  The rest can be found from the Ford Fleet website which you can find HERE.

Weight of 2019 F-150s by Model

Ford XL

  • A 2019 Ford F-150 XL 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 4×2 with a regular cab short box weighs 4,069 pounds

Ford XLT

  • A 2019 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L 4WD with a regular cab short box weighs 4,343 pounds
  • A 2019 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L 4WD with a SuperCrew cab long box weighs 4,913 pounds

Ford Lariat

  • A 2019 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.3L 4×2 with a regular cab short box weighs 4,506 pounds
  • A 2019 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.0L 4WD with a SuperCrew cab long box weighs 4,928 pounds

Ford Platinum

  • A 2019 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.0L 4WD with a regular cab short box weighs 4,253 pounds
  • A 2019 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.0L 4WD with a SuperCrew cab long box weighs 4,913 pounds

Ford Raptor

  • A 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor 3.5L Ecoboost® V6 4WD with a Super cab short box weighs 5,525
  • A 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 4WD with a SuperCrew cab short box weighs 5,697 pounds

While this covers a lot of the popular sizes, engines, and lengths, visit the link above the chart for every variation. While this covers a lot, there are some common misperceptions on what the weight of a truck really means.

How To Determine The Weight Of Your Ford F-150

All the weights listed above are curb weights and have to do with the weight of the truck with all the manufacturers’ parts and 90% full of gas. This does not include any alterations or after-market parts. As the name suggests, it is the weight of the truck right after production, with gas in the tank, as it rests on the curb.

As soon as you sit in the driver’s seat, the weight of the car will probably exceed the curb weight. Do not worry about this as the curb weight has nothing to do with the safety of the car or towing capacity, but it is important to know what your curb weight is.

In comparison to other half-ton pickup trucks, the Ford F-150 has a wider range than some of the other trucks out there including the Ram 1500 (4,798 to 5,372) or the Chevy Silverado 1500 (4,257 to 5,155 pounds).  The heavier line of Ford would be the Raptor series, while the Ford F-150 XL’s are on the smaller end.

Again though, it is important to keep in mind that that has nothing to do with tow capacity, the power of the engine, or any load bearing issues. This may beg the question, why is know this important?

Looking to learn more about towing with your F-150? Check out our post on what size of a trailer can a Ford F150 pull.

Why is Curb Weight Important?

Curb weight is an important number to know as a lighter truck with a similar engine could have greater fuel efficiency than the competitor.  Stability is often another issue that can be tied to curb weight. For example, a heavier truck could be less likely to have a tail swing or have issues staying on the road. Along those lines, if you take a turn quickly and have a lighter curb weight, you risk rolling over.

Another common question is:

What Is The Difference Between Curb Weight And GVWR?

If you have looked on the inside driver’s door, usually there are a few weight ratings there and it can be confusing to tell the difference between them.

These two terms are often confused when they are actually quite different from each other. The curb weight is a standardized weight of a truck right out of the factory.  It comes standard right out of the factory.

A Gross Vehicle Weight Rating indicates the highest rating that a truck can carry. This includes the standard curb weight, the estimated weight of all passengers, baggage, fuel, modifications, bike racks, etc.  If you think of the Beverly Hillbillies with all of the belongings packed on top of the car, they were probably close to exceeding their GVWR.

The GVWR is there to make sure you do not overload your truck, but the curb weight of a Ford F-150 is just the standardized weight.

As you can tell from the chart above, there are many different models, bed lengths, and engines that all affect the curb weight of your Ford F-150. We hope that this brief article brought clarity to what curb weight means, how it is measured, why it is important, and how the Ford F-150 compares to other pickup trucks out there.

There’s more to choosing your truck than just its weight. Here are a few more posts you may find interesting –

How Long Is A Ford F150 Truck?

Can You Plow With A Ford F150?

Ford F150: What Are The Common Problems?

Which Full-Size Pickup Truck Is The Safest?

What’s Considered Good Mileage For A Used Pickup Truck?

 

 

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