How Much Can a 2022 Land Rover Defender Tow?

February 28th, 2022 by

2022 Land Rover Defender Towing
 

The 2022 Land Rover Defender is a high-powered luxury SUV that can tow up to 7,716 pounds when properly equipped. The Defender 90 First Edition, however, can reach up to 8,201 pounds with its standard P400 i6 engine. Whether you’re going on off-roading adventures or have errands to take on in Newark, this luxury SUV can handle it all with ease. Learn what can a Land Rover Defender tow with these kinds of capabilities and more about how much a new Land Rover Defender can tow with each available engine with Land Rover Wilmington. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

2022 Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity by Engine

From small trailers to RVs to four wheels, the 2022 Land Rover Defender towing capacity can handle your towing needs, so you can enjoy your Middletown adventures. You can expect premium features like Advanced Tow Assist and Configurable Terrain Response to provide extra control, while the two strong engines provide the muscle needed to safely take on your towing needs:

2.0L P300 I4 Gasoline Engine

  • 7,716-pound max towing capacity
  • Generates 296 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard on Defender base trim

3.0L P400 I6 Gasoline MHEV Engine

  • 7,716-pound max towing capacity (available 8,201-pound towing capacity for Defender 110) 
  • Generates 395 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard on Defender X through Dynamic S

5.0L P525 V8 Gasoline Engine

  • 7,716 pounds max towing capacity
  • Produces 518 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard on Defender V8 and Defender V8 Carpathian Edition

2022 Land Rover Defender Towing Features

While the 2022 Defender offers incredible engine specs, this capable SUV works to make towing across a variety of terrains safer and easier thanks to the numerous towing features.

  • Advanced Tow Assist – Adjusts counter-steering and displays trailer direction while reversing.
  • All-Wheel Drive with Electronic Traction Control – Adjusts to wet, slippery, and uneven terrain to maintain traction.
  • Hill Launch Control and Gradient Release Control – Helps you tow up an incline without the fear of your vehicle rolling backward.
  • All-Terrain Progress Control – Sets your speed to continue moving through tough off-road conditions.
  • ClearSight Ground View – Cameras stream to your central screen to help avoid any obstacles while off-roading.
  • Configurable Terrain Response – This class-exclusive feature allows you to customize the powertrain, steering differentials, and traction control settings.
  • Electronic Active Differential – Regulates power distribution to all four wheels to increase traction.
  • Terrain Response 2 – Automatic Mode matches the terrain program to your current West Chester, PA driving conditions.
  • Twin-Speed Transmission – Offers improved control while you’re off-roading.

Test Drive the Land Rover Defender in Wilmington

Visit our Wilmington Land Rover dealership to see firsthand how the new Land Rover Defender can enhance your overall driving experience. Contact Land Rover Wilmington if you have any questions. But be sure to check out our vehicle specials and get pre-approved for financing right at home.

 

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