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For Chicagoland Ford shoppers seeking a vehicle with excellent towing ability, Zeigler Ford of North Riverside offers a top selection of more-than-capable Ford vehicles. Whether a truck or an SUV is the best for your needs, you'll benefit from the Ford brand's dedication to powerful engines and the latest technology.

Towing Terms Explained

Interested in a Ford SUV or Ford truck near Berwyn, IL? Here's an overview of helpful towing terms.

Payload: The max weight that a vehicle can carry in its bed (truck) or cargo area (SUV)

Tow rating: The maximum weight that a vehicle can tow

Curb weight: This represents a vehicle's weight with all of its fluids and equipment (not including your own stuff)

Hitch ball: This semi-round ball attaches to the trailer's coupler, forming a connection

Gooseneck trailer: This type of trailer pivots on a round coupler, offering better turning radius for larger items (i.e. a camper)

Models Great for Towing 

Our local Ford dealership has a terrific selection of vehicles with impressive towing ability. In the truck category, we recommend the Ford Super Duty - one of the nation's most powerful pickups. Lightweight yet exceptionally powerful, this heavy-duty pickup's 6.2-liter V8 engine cranks out incredible torque,

For smaller jobs, the equally capable Ford F-150 leads the light-duty segment in payload (3,270 pounds) and towing (13,200 pounds). And with its high-strength aluminum-alloy body and six engine choices, you know this truck is up for anything.

For SUV shoppers, our nearby Ford dealers recommend the Ford Expedition. With several awards under its belt, including a Kelley Blue Book (KBB) Best Buy Award, this eight-passenger vehicle boasts a cavernous cargo hold that holds close to 105 cubic feet. Equally outstanding are this SUV's many convenience features and next-gen technology, along with its best-in-class tow rating of 9,300 pounds.

Test Drive a Ford Truck or SUV Today

Ready to experience these supremely capable rides? Search "Ford dealership near me" on your smartphone and make the short trip to our local Ford showroom for a test drive. The Ford brand's lineup boasts the power, versatility, and durability you need to tow and haul loads of all shapes and sizes.