Jeep Wrangler Towing Capacity


At Hillview Motors, we have a lot of people ask us about the Jeep Wrangler towing capacity. We understand why, of course; when you’re heading out on an adventure around the Greensburg, Jeannette, and Delmont areas, you want to know what you can bring along for the ride. In short, the Wrangler towing capacity varies depending on the equipment you’re working with, so the team at our Jeep dealership decided to create an in-depth look at this SUV’s towing capacity and how to get the most out of it.

What is the Jeep Wrangler Towing Capacity?

When properly equipped, the Jeep Wrangler has a towing capacity of 2,000-3,500 pounds. The biggest factor that contributes to this SUV’s capabilities is actually its configuration. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is a highly customizable model, with 10 available exterior color options, three different roofs, and a choice between a two-door or four-door configuration. If you choose to have just two doors, you’ll have a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds when properly equipped. If your Jeep Wrangler has four doors, you max out your towing capacity at 3,600 pounds when properly equipped. These numbers stay the same regardless of whether you have the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine or the 2.0L Turbo engine under the hood.

Jeep Accessories

If you’re going to be towing with your Jeep Wrangler, there are a few pieces of hardware that can help you get the job done. The Trailer Tow Group package, for example, includes a Class II receiver hitch and a 7- and 4-pin wiring harness. This package is a must if you want to reach your maximum towing capacities. The Wrangler also comes with two standard front tow hooks, so that you’re always ready to come to the rescue if someone needs help out of a tough spot. Whether you’re towing from the front or behind, an available Winch-Ready steel bumper can make sure you don’t fold under pressure. This bumper is made of reinforced steel that can weather even the roughest of storms and toughest of towing endeavors.

Jeep Wrangler Towing Assist Features

In addition to hardware that can help you maximize your Jeep Wrangler towing capacity, this SUV also makes several driver-assist features available, so that you can still tow a ton, without having to work as hard. When you’re first setting out, an available Parkview® Rear Backup Camera is available to help you hitch your trailer. When you put your Wrangler into reverse, a wide-angle video of the space behind you appears on the Uconnect® display screen. It includes gridlines to help guide you in the right direction, plus Trailer View, so you can keep an eye on what you’re towing while you’re on-the-go. If you find yourself maneuvering winding roadways or traveling on a particularly windy stretch of highway, standard Trailer Sway Control monitors your trailer’s direction. If it senses any swaying, it automatically reduces engine speed and applies brakes as necessary to keep it steady.

Explore the Jeep Wrangler Towing Capacity

If you want to explore the Jeep Wrangler towing capacity features up close, come to our Jeep dealership and we’ll show you around. We’ll even let you take the wheel, so that you can see first-hand what this SUV can bring to your drives around Greensburg, Jeannette, and Delmont. Contact Hillview Motors to schedule your test drive today!