General Towing Information

Only use towing equipment that has been designed for the vehicle. Contact your dealer or trailering dealer for assistance with preparing the vehicle for towing a trailer.

See the following trailer towing information in this section:

  • For information on driving while towing a trailer, see “Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips.”
  • For maximum vehicle and trailer weights, see “Trailer Towing.”
  • For information on equipment to tow a trailer, see “Towing Equipment.”

For information on towing a disabled vehicle, see Towing the Vehicle . For information on towing the vehicle behind another vehicle such as a motor home, see Recreational Vehicle Towing .

    See also:

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