How Much Can a Jeep Wrangler Tow?

June 30th, 2020 by

Jeep Wrangler in the Forest

Many Valparaiso drivers use their Jeep Wrangler for towing when they aren’t on an Portage off-roading adventure. How much can a Jeep Wrangler tow? An adequately equipped 2-door Wrangler towing capacity can reach up to 2,000 pounds. However, when properly equipped, a 4-door Wrangler towing capacity increases to 3,500 pounds. Learn “how much can a Jeep Wrangler tow,” along with the Wrangler standard and available towing features, with Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and be sure to check out our Jeep lift kits!

2020 Jeep Wrangler Towing Capacity

No matter which trim level you choose to enhance your Michigan City commutes, you’ll get 2,000 pounds towing capacity with a two-door configuration and 3,500 pounds with the 4-door Unlimited capable of towing 3,500 pounds. Most Wrangler trims are available in both 2-door and 4-door configurations, except the Sport Altitude, Sahara, and Sahara Altitude are only available as 4-door models. And for 2020, the Jeep Wrangler has added the Willys and Black & Tan models.

Which Wrangler 4×4 System is Best for Towing?

When outfitted with the right 4×4 system, how much can a Jeep Wrangler tow? Choose the Command-Trac® 4×4 system if you’d like to optimize your Wrangler for towing. Not looking for maxim Wrangler towing capacity? These other 4×4 provide the following benefits:

  • Selec-Trac® 4×4 — Engages 2-wheel drive during fair road conditions, but switches to 4×4 if you encounter snow, rain, ice, or mud in Surfside Beach.
  • Rock-Trac® 4×4 — 4:1 low gear ratio, Tru-Lok® electronic-locking differentials, and electronic front sway bar disconnect deliver excellent off-road performance.
  • Command-Trac® 4×4 — Your best choice for towing, Command-Trac® allows you to select a neutral-range option for heavy towing on flat terrain. It also has your back on unsteady surfaces and rough roads, with a 2.72:1 low gear ratio.

Jeep Wrangler Towing Features

Your Wrangler needs the proper upgrade to reach its maximum towing capacity. When you choose the Trailer Tow and Heavy-Duty Electrical Group packages you’ll gain access to the following:

  • 240-Amp Alternator
  • Winch and Control Light Bars
  • Programmable Aux Switches
  • 700-Amp Maintenance-Free Battery
  • Seven and Four-Pin Wiring Harness
  • Class II Tow Receiver Hitch

Explore the Jeep Wrangler at Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Questions about the Jeep Wrangler? Don’t hesitate to contact us at Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Explore our Wrangler inventory, and if you’re looking for more towing power, check out the all-new Jeep Gladiator! Apply for financing today and see if you’re pre-approved.


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