Honda Towing Capacity Guide
Whether for work or for play, having a vehicle capable of towing your largest toys or equipment can prove to be an invaluable part of your weekend plans. No matter what your journey involves, there’s a Honda light truck or SUV that’s engineered to tow your most prized possessions. To help you decide which Honda vehicle is best for your individual towing needs, we’ve listed all of the models below that are engineered to help you get the job done.
Honda Truck Towing Capacities
2023 Honda Ridgeline Towing Capacity
Perhaps one of the most utility-focused and forward-thinking midsize pickups on the market, the Honda Ridgeline sets the industry standard for innovation and capability. Clever features like its In-Bed Trunk includes a drain plug for easy cleanup while you rock out to its In-Bed Audio system featuring a 2-pronged AC outlet to make your camping experience even better. An available Bed Extender can expand its already impressive cargo space an additional 16 inches with the Dual-Action tailgate lowered. In addition to its capable V6 engine, the Ridgeline comes standard with an Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) AWD System along with dedicated drive modes for sand, snow, and mud. When it comes to towing, the Honda Ridgeline includes an integrated tow hitch with 7-pin connector, 262 lb-ft of torque, and the ability to tow up to 5,000 pounds.
|Honda Ridgeline Trims||Sport||RTL||RTL-E||Black Edition|
|Engine w/ Horsepower||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP|
|Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) AWD System||Standard||Standard||Standard||Standard|
|Total Payload Capacity (lbs)||1,583||1,544||1,509||1,509|
|Towing Capacity* (lbs)||5,000||5,000||5,000||5,000|
*Maximum towing capacity is 5,000 lbs. Towing requires accessory towing equipment. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Honda Crossover, Minivan, & SUV Towing Capacities
2023 Honda Passport Towing Capacity
Rugged, adventurous, and capable enough to conquer any obstacle – the bold Honda Passport is the perfect choice for those eager to explore the path less traveled. Equally as striking as it is functional, the eye-catching look of the Passport helps you make a memorable entrance on both mountain passes and city streets. Other signature performance characteristics of the Passport include its standard direct-injection i-VTEC® V6 engine, unibody frame, and a fully-independent suspension. Selectable drive modes and groundbreaking technology features further demonstrate why the Honda Passport has both the intelligence and the capability to help you and your family create long-lasting memories.
|Honda Passport Trims||EX-L||TrailSport||Elite|
|Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) All-Wheel-Drive System||Standard||Standard||Standard|
|Towing Capacity (lbs)||5,000||5,000||5,000|
|Engine w/ Horsepower||Direct-Injected i-VTEC® V-6 Engine – 280 HP||Direct-Injected i-VTEC® V-6 Engine – 280 HP||Direct-Injected i-VTEC® V-6 Engine – 280 HP|
|Fuel Economy* (City/Hwy/Combined)||19 / 24 / 21||19 / 24 / 21||19 / 24 / 21|
*19 city/24 highway/21 combined mpg rating. Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.
2023 Honda Pilot Towing Capacity
Engineered with capable performance, striking styling, and a comfortable interior – the Honda Pilot is the ultimate 3-row family SUV. For easy access to the rear seating, a touch of a button slides the 2nd-row seats forward to help you access the 3rd-row. Extended drives are much more pleasant thanks to its available satellite-based navigation, up to five USB ports for charging your favorite electronic devices, and heated 2nd-row captain’s chairs. Towing capacity ratings for the Honda Pilot range from up to 3,500 pounds for 2WD models and up to 5,000 pounds for AWD trims. This makes it the perfect candidate for towing a small camping trailer or even a pair of jet skis. Thanks to the standard collection of Honda Sensing™ driver-assist technologies, the Honda Pilot is an excellent choice.
|Honda Pilot Trims||Sport||EX-L||Touring||TrailSport||Elite|
|Towing Capacity* (2WD/AWD) (lbs)||3,500/5,000||3,500/5,000||3,500/5,000||-/5,000||-/5,000|
|Engine w/ Horsepower||3.5-liter V6 w/ 285 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 285 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 285 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 285 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 285 HP|
|Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) AWD System||Available||Available||Available||Standard||Standard|
|Cargo Volume (Cu. ft)** Behind 1st Row||111.8||112.4 – 114.3||112.4||113.7||112.1|
|Seating Capacity||8||7 or 8||8||7||8|
*Maximum towing capacity for AWD trims is 5,000 lbs. Maximum towing capacity for 2WD trims is 3,500 lbs. Towing requires accessory towing equipment. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
**Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus, where applicable, floor space between seating rows and seats in their forward-most and upright position.
2023 Honda CR-V Towing Capacity
The Honda CR-V has remained one of the most popular compact SUVs thanks to its unrivaled combination of practicality, refinement, and efficiency. Making it simple to carry your gear wherever the adventure leads you, the CR-V is offered with useful features including its Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate and 60/40 Split Rear Seating. Other premium features available inside the cabin include Leather-Trimmed Seats, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, and Heated Front Seats to keep all occupants comfortable. Standard power for the CR-V comes in the form of a 190 horsepower turbocharged engine that can also be paired with an available Real Time All-Wheel Drive system. This powertrain delivers a respective 1,500 pounds of maximum towing capacity for the CR-V (when properly equipped), helping you get out and make the most of your weekend plans.
|Honda CR-V Trims||EX||EX-L|
|Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™||Available||Available|
|Towing Capacity (lbs)||1,500||1,500|
|Engine w/ Horsepower||1.5-liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder with 190 HP||1.5-liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder with 190 HP|
|Fuel Economy* (AWD; City/Hwy/Combined)||27 / 32 / 29||27 / 32 / 29|
*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX & EX-L trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX & EX-L trims. 43 city/36 highway/40 combined mpg rating for the 2WD Sport trim. 40 city/34 highway/37 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport & Sport Touring trims. Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.
2023 Honda Odyssey Towing Capacity
It’s certainly no secret that the Honda Odyssey has remained a hit with families both big and small thanks to its extensive list of creature comforts and technological innovations. A perfect example is its Magic Slide 2nd-Row Seats™ that travel both up and back along with side to side to provide quick access to the 3rd-row of seating. Drivers can use the 8-inch touchscreen display featuring both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, HondaLink®, and a wireless phone charger to stay connected as the miles add up. Useful amenities that passengers can take advantage of include Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, 2nd- and 3rd-Row Sunshades, multiple USB ports, and Advanced Rear Seat Entertainment System. This capable minivan even has a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, making it possible to bring along a utility trailer with your prized possessions on your family vacation.
|Honda Odyssey Trims||EX||EX-L||Sport||Touring||Elite|
|Engine w/ Horsepower||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP||3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP|
|Towing Capacity* (lbs)||3,500||3,500||3,500||3,500||3,500|
|Fuel Economy** (City/Hwy/Combined)||19 / 28 / 22||19 / 28 / 22||19 / 28 / 22||19 / 28 / 22||19 / 28 / 22|
|Cargo Volume (Behind 1st-row) (cu ft)||144.9/158||140.7/155.8||140.7/155.8||140.7/155.7||140.7/155.7|
*Requires surge-type or electric trailer brakes and available Honda accessory towing package and hitch ball. Premium unleaded fuel recommended when towing. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
**19 city/28 highway/22 combined mpg rating. Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.