2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Towing Basics

You can catch them on the road, in the water, in the mud, and grappling over rough terrain: that’s right, we’re talking about the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK. It’s known for its explorative nature and needs to push the boundaries. Nashua area drivers can do so much more with their 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK than they thought. Did you know your ride is capable of towing? Depending on the engine and the type of towing equipment you add to your Jeep, you can tow up to 3,500 lbs. This will help you bring your small sailboat to the water for an incredible adventure.Jeep Engines and Towing Capabilities2.0L Turbo Engine/Two-door: With this engine, you will reach up to 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. This will be able to reach up to 2,000 lbs. 2.0L Turbo Engine/Four-door: You’ll be able to maintain 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, but this time you’re ride has increased with 3,500 lbs. of towing power. 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine/Two-door: While the horsepower increases to 285 horsepower, the torque drops to 260 lb-ft. However, you will still be able to tow up to 2,000 lbs.3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine/four-door: Fortunately the engine power stays the same for horsepower and torque, but now you have upgraded to 3,500 lbs. of towing abilities.Things To Add To Your Jeep Near Nashua For Towing StrengthIn order to tow what you need, you may need to equip your Jeep with the right packages. Discussing what you need with our Nashua area Jeep dealer will help aid you if you need the equipment to tow.One package you can add is called the trailer tow and heavy-duty electrical group. This will include a class II receiver hitch which gives you the ability to tow, seven-pin and four-pin that is needed for towing and transferring power for the lighting, programmable auxiliary switches, and heavy-duty battery and alternator.Ensuring you are properly equipped is the most important step to towing. We encourage those new to towing to practice in an empty parking lot to understand how to navigate safely. Some things you need to consider are keeping everything loaded without movement, have the weight properly distributed behind you, give yourself plenty of time to come to stop, and much more. Any questions you have about towing with the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK, contact Contemporary Automotive at (603) 673-5511.View Jeep Wrangler JK Inventory
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