Honda CR-V Towing Guide


In 1996, the Honda CR-V was the first SUV launched by the Japanese car manufacturer. The Honda CRV has been an incredibly important model for Honda due to the number of worldwide sales. We are now in the third generation of the CR-V with sales still looking strong as Honda look to release the fourth generation in the coming years. The Honda CR-V is popular amongst the towing community for small to medium sized trailers. MOst Honda CR-V models have a braked towing capacity of between 1500kg and 2000kg which is suitable for most single axle trailers and most caravans. In terms of its maximum performance for this towing weight, the main competitors include the Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Tucson.

If you're looking for the towing capacity of a Honda CR-V car, then we have the answer. The towing capacity is how much weight a trailer can be when hitched onto a Honda CR-V car. Some models of Honda CRVs might not be able tow anything at all—these will N/A or '0 KG' in the list below.

If your model of Honda CR V is able to tow, we have listed the corresponding trailer weight limit below. For both your safety and legality, always cross-check the car's towing capacity with the weights of what you plan on pulling.

In addition to the braked towing capacity for your Honda CR V, we have also listed the unbraked towing capacity where data is available.


Can a CR-V tow 3500 lbs?

All CRV models have the same towing capacity of 1,500 lbs: LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring.

What Honda SUV can tow 5000 lbs?

This rugged truck model enjoys superb Honda towing specs with a potent 3.5L V6 engine under the hood that produces a mighty 280 horsepower and 262 lb. -ft. of torque. The Honda Ridgeline towing specs garners a maximum capacity of 5,000 lbs.

Is a Honda CR-V good for towing?

This SUV is loaded with interior space and has an impressive towing capacity should you need to tow anything extra. Every trim has the same numbers. Whether you get an LX, EX, EX-L, or Touring variant, your Honda CR-V towing capacity will be 1,500 pounds.

Is the Honda CR-V a good towing vehicle?

The kids can be entertained in the back, there's ample room for inflatable flamingos, and the Honda CR-V's fuel-efficient and powerful 1.5-litre VTEC Turbo engine is capable of towing up to 2000kg – perfect for caravanning.