How Much Weight Can a Jeep Wrangler Tow?

by Justin Cupler

The 2014 Jeep Wrangler is such an off-road icon, some folks often forget that it is also capable of hauling a trailer. Sure, it's not a heavy-duty pickup truck that can pull a 10,000-pound trailer as if it were a Radio Flyer wagon, but it is quite comfortable hauling a small fishing boat.

Towing Capacity

Most 2014 Jeep Wranglers can tow 2,000 pounds, but there are some that can handle a 3,500-pound trailer. These heavier-capacity Wranglers include the four-door Sport with the 3.73 axle, the four-door Sahara model with the 3.73 axle and the four-door Rubicon model with the 4.10 or 3.73 axle. To help make towing easier, Jeep also offers an optional Trailer Sway Control feature that helps prevent unwanted swaying motions while hauling a trailer.

About the Author

Justin Cupler is a professional writer who has been published on several websites including CarsDirect and Autos.com. Cupler has worked in the professional automotive repair field as a technician and a manager since 2000. He has a certificate in broadcast journalism from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Cupler is currently studying mechanical engineering at Saint Petersburg College.

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