Many crossover SUVs feel great on the road, but lack any real capability, but not the 2020 Honda Passport. Balancing car-like driving dynamics for highway and city alongside strong towing capacity, it’s the ideal crossover SUV for active drivers.
The quick answer to “how much can a Honda Passport tow?” is 5,000 lbs when properly equipped. Check out the engineering and configuration options that make such towing capacity possible, as well as package options and accessories to make towing even better in the 2020 Passport.
2020 Honda Passport Towing by Drivetrain
How much you can tow in a 2020 Honda Passport depends on whether you choose standard 2WD or the available Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4®) All-Wheel-Drive System.
Maximum towing specs, based on drivetrain option, come in at:
- Up to 3,500 lbs. with 2WD
- Up to 5,000 lbs. with AWD*
With 3,500 lbs., you can tow possessions like snowmobiles, personal watercraft, utility trailers, and other lightweight trailers. If you step up to 5,000 lbs., you can handle recreational boats, hard-side towable RVs, and similarly sized items. Moreover, every Honda Passport has a 350 lbs. tongue weight.
Honda Passport Towing Package
If you want to experience the full Honda Passport capability, you need to add the Honda Passport towing package to your vehicle. The towing package features:
- Trailer Hitch Locking Pin: Offers added security.
- Trailer Hitch Ball: Available in 17/8-inch or 2-inch
- Trailer Hitch Receiver: Brings a ball mount receiver, retaining pin, and clip
- Trailer Hitch Harness: Uses a 7-Pin round-style connector
Honda Passport Engine Specs
A 3.5L V6 engine gives the 2020 Passport its towing power. The engine generates:
- Up to 280 hp
- Up to 262 lb-ft of torque.
Thanks to these horsepower and torque measurements, you can rest assured the 2020 Passport moves with agility regardless of what you’re towing.
Check Out How Much the 2020 Honda Passport Can Tow in Person
Car and Driver writes that the “2020 Honda Passport beat out several popular mid-size rivals in our testing because it has the best combination of spaciousness, sportiness, and value.” In fact, Car and Driver’s auto testing placed it ahead of similar crossover SUVs like the Ford Edge, Nissan Murano, Hyundai Santa Fe, and the Chevy Blazer. Find out why for yourself by visiting your local Hapton Roads Honda showroom for a test drive. To find out more or hear about current specials, don’t hesitate to contact us today.
*Towing capacity can be increased to 5,000 lbs on Passport AWD models with dealer-installed ATF cooler accessory.
All Trailer Hitch accessories are sold separately.