2022 Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity

July 29th, 2021 by
Land Rover Defender towing a trailer

How much can a Land Rover Defender tow? This amazing SUV is much more than a nice-looking vehicle that would look great in any Darien driveway. The maximum 2022 Land Rover Defender towing capacity is a massive 8,201 pounds when properly equipped. That’s more than double the capacity you’d have with a competing Jeep Wrangler, so don’t wait to take a closer look at this model’s engine specs and capabilities.

How Much Can a Land Rover Defender Tow?

So, how much can a Land Rover Defender tow, exactly? That depends on which engine and version of the Defender you opt for. But you can count on being able to tow well over 7,000 pounds regardless of the version you choose:

  • Defender with 2.0L P300 i4 GAS: Up to 7,716 pounds (Defender 90 or 110)
  • Defender with 3.0L P400 i6 MHEV: Up to 7,716 pounds (Defender 90) or 8,201 pounds (Defender 110)
  • Defender with 5.0L P525 V8 GAS: Up to 7,716 pounds (Defender 90 or 110)

Review our guide to the Defender trim levels to get a better sense of which model is right for you.

2022 Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity: What You Can Tow?

If you play hard on the weekend and like to bring your boat or camper to the lake like a lot of our Greenwich customers, the Defender is the SUV for you. Here are just some of the things you can tow:

What You Can Tow with the Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity?

  • Single-axle camper
  • Bass boat
  • Small Sailboat
  • Medium Sailboat
  • ATVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Jet skis

2022 Land Rover Defender Horsepower and Torque

What accounts for the impressive Land Rover Defender towing capacity? That would be the equally impressive Land Rover Defender horsepower and torque ratings. Here are the engine specs you need to know:

Engine Specs – 2022 Land Rover Defender 110 (with 2.0L P300 i4 engine)

  • Maximum power – 296 hp
  • Maximum torque – 295 lb-ft

Engine Specs – 2022 Land Rover Defender 110 (with 3.0L P400 i6 MHEV)

  • Maximum power – 395 hp
  • Maximum torque – 406 lb-ft

Engine Specs – 2022 Land Rover Defender 110 (with 5.0L P525 V8 engine)

  • Maximum power – 518 hp
  • Maximum torque – 625 lb-ft

2022 Land Rover Defender Towing Accessories

Sure, the Land Rover Defender towing capacity is impressive. But if you want to make full use of its capabilities, you’ll need to equip the right accessories. Here are some of the towing accessories you can buy from our parts center:

  • Towing Electrics Adaptor
  • Electrically Deployable Tow Bar Kit
  • Tow Strap
  • Trailer Lighting Board – RHD
  • Detachable Tow Bar Kit
  • Multi-Height Tow Bar Kit

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