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How much can my 2011 JK tow?

Discussion in 'Wrangler JK (2007-2017)' started by Newjkowner, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. Mar 10, 2017 at 12:23 PM
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    Newjkowner

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    I recently purchased a used 2011 JK and I want to tow a travel trailer but I'm not sure of the towing capacity. How can I find out how much I can tow?
     
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    Within the limits of the 2,000 pounds you should also consider if you are towing on level ground mostly or if you are constantly pulling up and over mountians to get to where you are going. A lighter trailer that has what you need might be advisable over a heavier with all the bells and whistles trailer.
     
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    The towing limits for my 2016 JK 3.6L 6 spd were bumped up 350/3500 but realistically neither the stock JK/JKU are best for heavy towing or tongue weight. IMO with the 2011 JK 3.8L stick with 200/2000 or less and keep the frontal area square footage of your trailer limited to 25 sq ft.
     

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