Welcome to Camping Life Magazine's Searchable Database of Tow Ratings

Trailer Weight Ratings - also known as tow ratings or tow limits - are available here for new tow vehicles sold in North America. Some results also include additional tow-related notes specific to that particular make and model.

Search by year, make, model, or trailer weight.

Please note that we have data for the years 1991 - 2011.
Trailer Weight - Minimum:
Trailer Weight - Maximum:
Sample results:
Year Make Model Engine Tow Limit
2008 FORD F-150 SuperCrew 4WD 6' Bed 5.4L V89,200 lbs.

Specific Make and Model Notes:
3.73 axle ratio
If tongue weight is 10 to 15 percent of trailer weight, must use a weight-distributing hitch and sway control.
A higher tow rating is listed for pickups that tow fifth-wheel trailers. See your dealer for more information.
Alternate fuels are not recommended when towing with fifth-wheel or goosenecktrailers.
Abbreviations: LWB = Long Wheel Base; SHW = Short Wheel Base; TD = Turbodiesel; WB = Wheel Base.


The maximum trailer weight ratings provided here are also referred to as 'tow ratings' or 'tow limits.' These ratings were provided by the manufacturer at the time this data was compiled for each model year. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded or downgraded these ratings following the compilation of this data. Also understand that special / optional equipment and/or towing packages may be required in order to achieve the maximum trailer weight ratings listed here. Also be advised that errors and omissions are possible in this data. For all of these reasons it is strongly recommended that you double-check these maximum trailer weight ratings with the local dealer for your specific vehicle prior to towing any trailer. Affinity Media does not guarantee the accuracy of this data, nor are they liable for any incident, accident, property damage, injury or death related to any person's reference to this data.