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2021 Ford F-150 simplifies towing with onboard scales that measure payload and tongue weight

8 days ago   |   By The Car Connection

Ford is doing to towing what the automatic transmission did to the manual: Make it easy enough for anyone to operate. Three new features announced Wednesday on the 2021 Ford F-150 aim to reduce towing guesswork. One will measure payload; the second measures tongue weight; and the third is the very useful adaptive damping, which becomes an option...
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2021 Ford F-150's new onboard scales take the guesswork out of towing

2021 Ford F-150's new onboard scales take the guesswork out of towing

9 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

Vehicles have tow ratings for a reason, but often it's difficult to know when you've exceeded the limit for your particular vehicle. Complicating the matter is the need to take into account the additional force the trailer tongue exerts on the hitch, known as tongue weight, which many people forget. A good rule of thumb is 10-15% of the combined...
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