How Much Can a Honda CR-V Tow?

How Much Can a Honda CR-V Tow?
As one of the most popular compact SUVs in automotive history, you’re likely familiar with all the advantages that come with driving a Honda CR-V. From its proven efficiency and versatility to innovative technology and safety features, the CR-V easily stands above the competition. If you’re an individual who lives an active lifestyle and needs additional capability in the form of towing capacity – you’re in luck! The Honda CR-V is a great choice for light-duty towing applications and is certainly up to the task. Germain Honda of College Hills has created this helpful CR-V towing guide that covers the maximum towing capacity of the Honda CR-V along with a full list of towing-related accessories and features available on this award-winning SUV.


How Much Can the Honda CR-V Tow?

Honda CR-V Towing Hitch
In terms of performance, the Honda CR-V comes standard with a 190-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that delivers a combination of efficiency and power along with 179 lb-ft of torque. Choosing the Honda CR-V Hybrid means you’ll enjoy even more muscle and MPG thanks to its sophisticated hybrid drivetrain that delivers 204 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque. CR-V models have a maximum towing capacity of up to 1,500 pounds while CR-V Hybrid models can tow up to 1,000 pounds (when properly equipped). That’s ideal for small utility trailers, small camping trailers, small boats, jet skis, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and other powersports equipment. Shoppers can also opt for its available Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™ for additional confidence in slippery situations and harsh weather conditions.

Honda CR-V Max Towing Capacity – 1,500 pounds (when properly equipped)

Honda CR-V Hybrid Max Towing Capacity – 1,000 pounds (when properly equipped)


Honda CR-V Towing and Cargo Accessories

Honda CR-V Roof Basket
Although the Honda CR-V is currently not offered with a standalone towing package, there are a number of towing and cargo-related accessories available. Honda makes it simple to safely and secure your most prized possessions on the CR-V. Highlights include:

  • Bike Attachment – Frame Mount
  • Crossbars
  • Kayak Attachment
  • Roof Basket
  • Roof Box – Short
  • Ski/Snowboard Attachment
  • Surfboard Attachment
  • Trailer Hitch (including Trailer Hitch Ball, draw bar, retaining pin and clip, Trailer Hitch Harness)

Shop the Latest CR-V and CR-V Hybrid Models at Germain Honda of College Hills

Honda CR-V Hybrid LED Lights
Ready to experience all that the popular Honda CR-V or CR-V Hybrid has to offer for yourself? Our team at Germain Honda of College Hills cordially invites you to browse our extensive inventory of both the CR-V and CR-V Hybrid online or in person here at the dealership. We’re confident that you’ll find the right model for your driving and towing needs along with a price that fits your budget. We look forward to seeing you!