2023 Jeep Wrangler Towing Capacity

2023 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

The 2023 Jeep Wrangler is the brawniest Wrangler to ever see the streets (and other places) of Carlsbad. With 12.9 inches of ground clearance, a 47.4 degree approach angle, and a 40.4 degree departure angle, this is an off-road machine engineered to your sheer delight. How much can a Jeep Wrangler tow in 2023? There’s 3,500 pounds of Jeep Wrangler towing capacity to work with when you pick the right engine and proper equipment. Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has the full story waiting for Vista off-road thrill seekers looking for a new Jeep.

 

 

How Much Can a Jeep Wrangler Tow by Engine?

There’s an impressive six Jeep Wrangler engine options to choose from, but thankfully, you’ll get the same 3,500 pounds of towing capacity out of all of them. However, there’s different horsepower and torque based on which engine you pick. Take a look at your options and figure out which is best for your needs in San Marcos:

3.6L Pentastar V6 Engine

  • Towing Capacity: 3,500 lbs
  • Max Payload: 1,351 lbs
  • Horsepower: 285 hp
  • Torque: 260 lb-ft

2.0L I-4 Turbo Engine

  • Towing Capacity: 3,500 lbs
  • Max. Payload: 1,351 lbs
  • Horsepower: 270 hp
  • Torque: 295 lb-ft

2.0L I-4 PHEV Turbo Engine

  • Towing Capacity: 3,500 lbs
  • Max. Payload: 1,351 lbs
  • Horsepower: 375 hp
  • Torque: 470 lb-ft

6.4L Hemi V8 Engine

  • Towing Capacity: 3,500 lbs
  • Max. Payload: 1,351 lbs
  • Horsepower: 470 hp
  • Torque: 470 lb-ft

3.0L Ecodiesel V6 Engine

  • Towing Capacity:
  • Max. Payload:
  • Horsepower: 260 hp
  • Torque: 442 lb-ft

2023 Jeep Wrangler 4×4 Drivetrains

There’s also a quality selection of drivetrains to make your Jeep excursions their absolute best. Here’s your three options:

  • Selec-Trac® 4×4starts out in two-wheel mode for most road surfaces, but if it detects adverse conditions like snow, ice, or mud, it adapts to four-wheel drive.
  • Rock-Trac® 4×4takes advantage of a 4:1 low gear ratio, Tru-Lok® electronic-locking differentials, and electronic front sway bar disconnect to give you the off-roading experience you’re looking for.
  • Command-Trac® 4×4 allows drivers to select a “neutral” towing option on level surfaces, but also gives you a 2.72:1 low gear ratio for when the terrain gets rough.

How Much Can a 2021 Jeep Wrangler Tow?

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler towing capacity reaches 3,500 pounds when properly equipped, meaning that Carlsbad drivers need to consider what kind of Wrangler will best fit their needs. Keep the following tips in mind when you shop for a new Jeep Wrangler.

  • Two-door Wrangler models can tow up to 2,000 pounds, while four-door models can tow up to 3,500 pounds.
  • Most Jeep Wrangler trim levels are available in either the two-door or four-door configuration. However, the Sport Altitude, Sahara, and Sahara Altitude trims are only available as 4-door SUVs.

When you shop for a new Jeep Wrangler, make sure to browse our special offers so you can get the performance, capability, and towing capacity you need without going over your budget!

Towing Features

The Jeep Wrangler is one of the most capable off-road SUVs on the market. With powerful 4×4 systems, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler can surmount almost any obstacle. In addition to its 3,500-pound maximum towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler also has a number of towing features that will make your towing jobs easier and safer on Vista roads. When you opt for the Trailer Tow and Heavy-Duty Electrical Group, you’ll get the following features:

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

For additional security, San Marcos drivers can also upgrade their Jeep Wrangler to include LED headlights or other genuine MOPAR® accessories that will improve their off-road performance and secure their cargo.

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How Much Can the 2020 Jeep Wrangler Tow?

The 2020 Jeep Wrangler comes with a possible 3,500 pounds of towing capacity, but there are some caveats in mind, such as the variations by trim level. You should know that all 2-door Jeep Wrangler models can tow up to 2,000 pounds while the 4-door models can handle a beefier 3,500 pounds.

Most trim levels are available in both 2-door and 4-door configurations, but the Sport Altitude, Sahara, and Sahara Altitude trim packages are only available in the 4-door configurations, meaning you always get 3,500 pounds of towing capacity on these trims.
2020 Wrangler off-roading through water

2020 Wrangler 4X4 Systems


There are multiple Jeep Wrangler 4X4 systems for your Vista driving pleasure, but only one is most optimal for towing. Here are the 4X4 systems and their basic features:

  • Selec-Trac® 4×4 switches from two-wheel drive on clearer roads to 4X4 in cases of snow, rain, ice, or mud.
  • Rock-Trac® 4×4 has a 4:1 low gear ratio, Tru-Lok® electronic-locking differentials, and electronic front sway bar disconnect to make your off-road performance its absolute best.
  • Command-Trac® 4×4 is best for towing because it has a neutral setting when you tow on flat surfaces. In addition, it has a 2.72:1 low gear ratio when you want to drive over rough terrain.

2020 Wrangler Towing Features

One thing that sets Jeep models apart from the competition is the standard front and rear heavy-duty tow hooks, giving you great flexibility to tow or be towed. If you want a little extra, you should go for the Trailer Tow and Heavy-Duty Electrical Group, an add-on package that includes these great features:

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

The 2023 Jeep Wrangler Is Waiting for You

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