At Ourisman Chrysler Dodge Jeep® RAM of Bowie, we know that towing capacity can make all the difference when it comes to getting a job done. Whether towing a trailer or another automobile, it's important to understand the strength and options of vehicles with towing capability.

Towing Terms Explained

The option to tow is not available with every vehicle. Models that have this capability require special engines and parts to handle the load. The following are some key terms to know about vehicles that tow, which may come in handy when you're ready to make a buying decision at our Jeep dealership near Crofton, MD.

  • GCWR: Gross Combined Weight Rating expresses the combined truck and trailer weight rating of a vehicle.
  • GCWR: Gross Combined Weight Rating expresses the combined truck and trailer weight rating of a vehicle.
  • Payload Capacity: Refers to the capacity of weight that a vehicle can carry in the truck bed.
  • Torque: Relates to the rotational force of an engine, which plays a significant role in the work and towing potential of the engine.
  • Towing Capacity: The amount of weight that a vehicle can pull behind it.

Vehicles Designed for Towing near Upper Marlboro, MD

The 2019 RAM 1500 is built to serve, capable of handling towing for work or recreation. The available 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine gives you a wide range of towing prowess set to match the toughest haul to and from a job site. From light duty for towing boats or ATVs to as much as 12,750 lb of cargo, the 2019 RAM 1500 has the engines and hauling power designed for your needs.

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is Trail Rated® and perfect for the outdoors, which makes this model a great fit for anyone who needs to transport equipment from one location to the next. The available 6.2-Liter HEMI® V8 engine allows for a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 lb, which makes towing supplies or equipment for your next adventure a breeze.

Visit your local Maryland Jeep dealer to test drive one of our towing machines and feel the power behind the wheel. You can learn more about the engine capacity in different models by talking with our friendly and welcoming staff standing by to help you at our Jeep dealership in Bowie, MD.

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