Trucks vs. SUVs | Boonville, MO

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Are you shopping for a vehicle that combines rugged capability with top-of-the-line technology features? New Ford trucks and SUVs do just that and are the perfect vehicles to make the most of your daily adventures. Choosing whether a truck or SUV is best for your lifestyle can be difficult, so the product experts at W-K Ford in Boonville, MO have taken a look at the advantages of each in order to help you make your decision just a bit easier.

Do you already know which is right for you? Take a look at our online inventory and schedule a test drive online or by phone at (660) 882-5566.


Towing Capacity & Hauling Capability

Ford SUV towing a large boat 

Ford trucks and SUVs are both renowned for their immense towing and hauling capability. While SUVs offer impressive max towing and hauling figures, if you're looking for a vehicle that provides the greatest capacity, a Ford truck is just what you need. Take a look at maximum towing and payload figures in the table below.


Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Payload Capacity

2017 Ford Escape

3,500 lbs.

1,115 lbs.

2017 Ford Edge

3,500 lbs.

1,445 lbs.

2017 Ford Flex

4,500 lbs.

1,531 lbs.

2017 Ford Explorer

5,000 lbs.

1,717 lbs.

2017 Ford Expedition

6,600 lbs.

1,731 lbs.

2017 Ford F-150

10,500 lbs.

2,329 lbs.

2017 Ford F-250

13,300 lbs.

4,267 lbs.

2017 Ford F-350

13,100 lbs.

7,027 lbs.


Interior Comfort & Technology


While there are select Ford truck models that provide cutting-edge infotainment tech and premium leather upholstery, they are reserved for more expensive trim levels. Base and lower trim level Ford trucks offer rugged work-focused interiors that aren't afraid to get dirty. On the other hand, Ford SUVs are more family oriented, offering more comfort and connectivity features as standard. While trim level availability may differ, it's important to take a look at some of the features shared between all Ford SUVs and trucks.

Available Features Include:

  • SYNC® 3 infotainment interface
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and HD RadioTM
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic climate control
  • Sony® premium audio system
  • Heated and cooled leather front seats

Safety Features

Interior of a Ford SUV 

All Ford trucks and SUVs come equipped with extremely advanced active and passive safety features to ensure you're protected when behind the wheel. From specially engineered safety frame and crumple zones to high-tech control systems, Ford trucks and SUVs are designed to keep you safe in the event of the unthinkable. Take a look at the features below.

Available Features Include:

  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control (RSC®)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert SystemTM
  • Safety Canopy®
  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®)

Test Drive a New Ford Truck or SUV at W-K Ford Today!

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Do you have a better idea of whether you require a Ford truck or SUV? Whether you want a rugged and hard-working Ford truck or a family-friendly and well-equipped Ford SUV, W-K Ford in Boonville, MO has a great selection of new models for you to take for a drive today. Schedule your test drive online or by phone at (660) 882-5566.


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