How Much Does Ford F150 Weigh and Why it Matters? (2021 Guide)

A Ford F150 can weigh anywhere from 4,021 lbs to 5,886 lbs depending on the bed size, engine and drive system.

The lightest Ford F150 in any trim which is a 4×2 wheel drive system with a 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine weighing 4,021 lbs.

The heaviest Ford F150 is the Raptor (with the 37 Performance Package) which is 4×4 wheel drive with a 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine weighing 5,886 lbs.

Read on to find out how much your truck weights by trim level and engine.

*Note that all values recorded in these tables are curb weight reported from Curb weight is defined in the last section of this article.

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Ford F150 Weight By Base Model

There are 8 trim levels of the Ford F150.

  • XL
  • XLT
  • King Ranch
  • Platinum
  • Limited
  • Tremor
  • Raptor

Each of these trims has a standard engine. If you did not customize the engine type of your truck, then the chart below will tell you the specific weight of your truck by trim and size.

Bed Size5.5 ft 6.5 ft6.5 ft8.0 ft 6.5 ft 8.0 ft
King Ranch
Ford F-150 curb weight by trim (2021)

The Ford F150 series comes in 8 different styles. Each of these styles has extra features and additions that you can add to the base truck.

XL and XLT

The XL and XLT are very similar trucks. The XLT has slightly more upgrades than the XL.

In terms of weight, this truck is the smallest pickup truck of the series. The Ford F150 XL and Ford F150 XLT weigh anywhere from 4,021 lbs to 4,705 lbs in their base form which includes the 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine.

It is not offered in the SuperCrew 6.5 ft bed or the Super 8 ft cab.


The LARIAT base model can weigh anywhere from 4,171 to 4,838 lbs.

The base engine in this trim is the 2.7L EcoBoost V6.

Though this model comes in all bed sizes, there is no four-wheel drive for the SuperCrew 6.5 ft bed or the Super 8 ft cab variation.

King Ranch and Platinum

Both King Ranch and Platinum Ford F150s come with the 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine.

These models can range from 4,300 lbs to 4,941. They are both available in all bed sizes and cab sizes.

There are some restrictions, however on engine types which you can find later in this article.

Limited, Tremor, Raptor

The Limited, Tremor, and Raptor Ford F150 trim levels all come with the base engine of the 3.5L EcoBoost V6.

They are not available in the regular cab size with a 6.5 ft truck.

The base models can weigh anywhere from 4,438 lbs to 5,025 lbs.

Ford F150 Cab Styles

The Ford F150 series has 3 basic cab styles

  • Regular Cab
  • SuperCab
  • Super Crew

The regular cab is a 2 door, one row option which can seat up to 3 passengers.

The SuperCab and SuperCrew can hold up to 6 passengers (Source).

Both the Super cab and SuperCrew trucks have two rows of seating and two doors.

The main difference between the two is that the SuperCrew has 2 sets of full doors and the Super cab has one set of full doors and 2 smaller doors that open backwards.

Ford F150 Weight By Cab Style

Regular Cab

Bed Size6.5 ft6.5 ft8.0 ft8.0 ft
Drive System4×24×44×24×4
3.3L Ti-VCT V64,021 lbs4,275 lbs4,122 lbs4,363 lbs
2.7L EcoBoost V64,171 lbs4,441 lbs4,263 lbs4,546 lbs
5.0L Ti-VCT V84,300 lbs4,564 lbs4,396 lbs4,650 lbs
3.5L EcoBoost V64,428 lbs4,690 lbs
Regular Cab Curb Weight Ford F-150 (2021)

Super Cab

Bed Size6.5 ft6.5 ft8.0 ft8.0 ft
Drive System4×24×44×24×4
3.3L Ti-VCT V64,3454,598 lbs
2.7L EcoBoost V64,469 lbs4,755 lbs4,574 lbs
5.0L Ti-VCT V84,554 lbs4,810 lbs4,675 lbs4,941 lbs
3.5L EcoBoost V64,6074,860 lbs4,764 lbs5,025 lbs
3.0L Power Stroke V65,208 lbs
Super Cab Curb Weight Ford F-150 (2021)


Bed Size5.5 ft5.5 ft6.5 ft6.5 ft
Drive System4×24×44×24×4
3.3L Ti-VCT V64,465 lbs4,705 lbs
2.7L EcoBoost V64,584 lbs4,838 lbs4,616 lbs
5.0L Ti-VCT V84,661 lbs4,912 lbs4,712 lbs5,014 lbs
3.5L EcoBoost V6 (Tremor)4,6964,948 lbs
(5,115 lbs)
4,752 lbs4,995 lbs
3.0L Power Stroke V65,243 lbs5,292
3.5L PowerBoost Full Hybrid V65,260 lbs5,517 lbs5,228 lbs5,540 lbs
3.5L EcoBoost V6
(Raptor/Raptor 37 Performance Pkg)
5,740 lbs/5,886 lbs
SuperCrew Curb Weight Ford F-150 (2021)

Ford F150 Box Sizes

The Ford F150 series has a styleside type bed. The Styleside bed type is a Ford specific nomenclature for a fleetbed truck. This means that the sides of the truck are flat.

The other kind of bed type is the stepside (“flareside” by Ford) and this refers to the protrusion of the sides of the trucks over the wheels.

If you’ve ever seen a truck that sticks out on its side more than the truck bed, this is a stepside. This leaves a completely rectangular bed in the back.

The styleside trucks have indents over the wheels.

styleside truck bed ford
flareside truck bed ford

Ford offers 3 main styleside beds:

  • 5.5 ft long
  • 6.5 ft long
  • 8.0 ft long

The shortest bed length is only offered in the Supercrew due to the extended nature of the cab site. It also cannot go up to 8.0 ft long to keep the truck at a reasonable size.

Ford F150 Engines

The Ford F150 has 6 main engines to choose from. Of these 6, there is one Deisel engine and one Hybrid engine.

Not every engine type is offered in every Ford F150 trim. Below is a chart of the offerings of each engine for each model.

EngineXLXLTLARIATKing RanchPlatinumLimitedTremorRaptor
3.3 Ti-VCT V6BaseBase
2.7L EcoBoost V6xxBase
5.0L Ti-VCT V8xxxBaseBase
3.5L EcoBoost V6xxxxxBaseBaseBase
3.0L Power Stroke
Turbo Diesel V6
3.5L PowerBoost
Full Hybrid V6
Ford F-150 Engine Options for each trim (2021)

Wondering what kind of oil each of these engines needs? Check out: Oil type for Ford F150 by Engine

What is curb weight and why is it important?

Curb weight is just a fancy term for the weight a car has immediately following manufacturing with a full tank of gas. This means it is the total weight of the car without any additional passengers or extra modifications.

Each manufacturer lists the curb weight based on the trim, size and engine type.

All values recorded here are the curb weight of the vehicle.

Once you add a passenger, modifications, or cargo, the weight of your truck increases.

Why is this important?

Well, the curb weight helps you determine the amount of extra weight you can carry in your truck. The GVWR is the gross vehicle weight rating which is the maximum total weight your truck can safely handle.

This means that all weight including the weight of the truck, passengers, cargo, and tongue weight of a hitch cannot exceed the GVWR.

In order to determine the maximum load that can be added to a truck, you must subtract the curb weight from the GVWR. This is also known as the payload capacity.

The curb weight is also important to help determine the towing capcity of your Ford F-150.

Learn more about the Carrying Capacity or Towing Capacity and calculate it for yourself for you F-150!

You can also check out the towing capacity calculator and the carrying capacity calculator for any type of vehicle in the article How To Calculate Towing Capacity.


I, Joey, am the owner and primary writer for Tailored Trucks. When I'm not writing, I enjoy taking my RAM pickup to the White Mountains for skiing, camping, or ATVing. Thanks for reading!

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