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.

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