Trailer Hitch Classification. Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)

Trailer Hitch Classification

The following chart provides the industry standard for the maximum trailer weight a given trailer hitch class can tow and should be used to assist you in selecting the correct trailer hitch for your intended towing condition.

Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer

Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)



  •  The trailer tongue weight must be considered as part of the combined weight of occupants and cargo, and should never exceed the weight referenced on the Tire and Loading Information placard. Refer to "Tire Safety Information" in "Starting And Operating" for further information. The addition of passengers and cargo may require reducing trailer tongue load and Gross Trailer Weight (GTW). Redistributing cargo (to the trailer) may be necessary to avoid exceeding Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) of 3,900 lbs (1 769 kg).
  •  Vehicles not factory equipped with trailer tow package are limited to 3,500 lbs (350 lbs tongue weight).

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