Find Out How Much a Honda Can Tow

Honda Towing Capacity Guide for Trucks and SUVs
Whether you’re tackling some weekend projects around the house or you’re planning your next extended vacation with your friends and family – having a vehicle that’s capable of towing your largest equipment, cargo, or toys can make a world of difference. Fortunately, you’ll find a Honda truck or SUV that’s capable of bringing your prized possessions along for the journey. To help you decide which Honda model is the right fit for your towing needs, our team at Germain Honda of Surprise has created this informative towing reference guide that gives you an in-depth breakdown of each model’s capabilities.

How Much Can Honda Trucks Tow?

Honda Ridgeline Towing

2022 Honda Ridgeline Towing Capacity

As one of the most practical and innovative midsize pickups currently available, the Honda Ridgeline stands above the competition with its compelling list of industry-leading features. Highlights include its groundbreaking In-Bed Trunk featuring a drainable cooler, in-bed audio system, and onboard AC power outlet – all three of which make the Ridgeline the perfect companion for your next tailgate party or camping trip. Even more impressive, the Ridgeline also features a standard Dual-Action Tailgate that can open downwards in conventional fashion or to the side for convenient access to your cargo. Included as standard, its robust 280-horsepower V6 engine and Intelligent Traction Management system featuring four individual drive modes help you conquer any sort of terrain that you may encounter. When it comes to towing, the Honda Ridgeline comes standard with an integrated tow hitch with a 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.


How Much Can Honda Crossovers & SUVs Tow?

Honda Passport Towing

2022 Honda Passport Towing Capacity

Adventurous, athletic, and eager to take on the next challenge – the bold Honda Passport is the perfect option for drivers who aren’t afraid to get out and explore the path less traveled. Its commanding exterior styling features functional elements that help the Passport leave a lasting impression whether you’re traveling on mountain trails or city streets. Standard performance amenities like its direct-injection i-VTEC® V6 engine, unibody frame, and fully-independent suspension help demonstrate how the Passport is ready to excel in any type of off-road situation. Towing capacity figures for the Passport range from 3,500 to 5,000 pounds depending on the drivetrain selected. Configurable drive modes and groundbreaking technology features are further proof that the Honda Passport is the perfect SUV for drivers searching for a combination of capability and connectivity to help them create long-lasting memories.

Honda Passport Trims EX-L TrailSport Elite
Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ All-Wheel-Drive System Available Standard Standard
Towing Capacity (lbs) 3,500 pounds (2WD) or 5,000 pounds (AWD) 5,000 pounds (AWD) 5,000 pounds (AWD)
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* (AWD; City/Hwy/Combined) 19 / 24 / 21 19 / 24 / 21 19 / 24 / 21

*20 city/25 highway/20 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 19 city/24 highway/21 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2022 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.


Honda Pilot

2022 Honda Pilot Towing Capacity

Searching for a family-friendly 3-row SUV that can do it all? Look no further than the dynamic Honda Pilot and its unique combination of on-road sophistication, interior comfort, and go-anywhere performance capabilities. Thanks to its standard V6 engine, the Pilot delivers a maximum towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds (2WD models) or even 5,000 pounds (AWD models) to help you make the most of your weekend plans. No matter how far the journey takes you, boredom can be a thing of the past thank to an available Rear Entertainment System with Blu-Ray Disc™ capability, up to five USB ports for charging your favorite electronic devices, and heated 2nd-row Captain’s Chairs. From a short trip across town to a cross-country adventure – you’ll be able to drive with complete confidence behind the wheel of the Honda Pilot thanks to its standard collection of Honda Sensing™ driver-assist technologies.

Honda Pilot Trims Sport EX-L Special Edition TrailSport Touring Elite Black Edition
Towing Capacity* (2WD/AWD) (lbs) 3,500/5,000 3,500/5,000 3,500/5,000 -/5,000 3,500/5,000 -/5,000 -/5,000
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 3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP 3.5-liter V6 w/ 280 HP
Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) AWD System Available Available Available Standard Available Standard Standard
Cargo Volume (Cu. ft)** Behind 1st Row 109 109.2 109.2 109.2 109.2 108.5 108.5
Seating Capacity 8 8 8 8 7.8 7 7

*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.


Honda CR-V

2022 Honda CR-V Towing Capacity

It’s easy to understand how the Honda CR-V has remained one of the most popular compact SUVs in history thanks to its unique blend of refinement, practicality, and efficiency. Powered by a standard 190 horsepower turbocharged engine and available Real Time All-Wheel Drive, the CR-V boasts a maximum towing capacity of up to 1,500 pounds – perfect for a small utility trailer, pop-up camper, or small powersports equipment. Other outstanding convenience features offered on the proven CR-V include a Hands-Free Access Power Liftgate and 60/40 split-rear seating to help you carry a combination of cargo and passengers. Comfort features available include the cabin include heated leather-trimmed front seats and dual-zone automatic climate control, helping to make each mile of the journey more pleasant inside the practical Honda CR-V.

Honda CR-V Trims LX Special Edition EX EX-L Touring
Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™ Available Available Available Available Standard
Towing Capacity (lbs) 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Engine w/ Horsepower 1.5-liter Turbocharged with 190 HP 1.5-liter Turbocharged with 190 HP 1.5-liter Turbocharged with 190 HP 1.5-liter Turbocharged with 190 HP 1.5-liter Turbocharged with 190 HP
Fuel Economy* (AWD; City/Hwy/Combined) 27/32/29 27/32/29 27/32/29 27/32/29 27/32/29

*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2022 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.


Honda Odyssey

2022 Honda Odyssey Towing Capacity

The Honda Odyssey has been a hit with families for decades thanks to its extensive list of features that take family transportation to the next level. The Magic Slide 2nd-Row Seats™ move forward and back as well as side to side — creating plenty of room for passengers and convenient access to the third row. The interior is loaded with tech-focused features that will get you through both short commutes across town and extended road trips. Drivers can take advantage of its standard 8-inch touchscreen featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, Wireless Phone Charger, and HondalinkⓇ. As for the passengers, there’s Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, 2nd- and 3rd-Row Sunshades, multiple USB ports, and the optional Advanced Rear Seat Entertainment System. This fan-favorite minivan even has a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, making it easy to bring along a utility trailer with your prized possessions on your next adventure.

Honda Odyssey Trims LX EX EX-L 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) 144.9/158 144.9/158 140.7/155.8 140.7/155.7 140.7/155.7
Seating Capacity 7 8 8 8 8

*19 city/28 highway/22 combined mpg rating. Based on 2022 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.


Honda HR-V

2022 Honda HR-V Towing Capacity

While the Honda HR-V is not recommended for towing, it remains the ultimate option for drivers searching for a city-sized crossover to complement their active lifestyles. An optional all-wheel drive system and 1.8-liter 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC engine deliver remarkable efficiency and proven capability. Its compact platform makes the HR-V perfect for exploring narrow city streets or squeezing into tight spaces where other SUVs simply cannot. With the rear seats lowered, the Honda HR-V has a maximum cargo capacity of 58.8 cubic feet to accommodate all of your gear.