How Much Can the 2022 Land Rover Defender Tow?

December 8th, 2021 by

What is the Towing Capacity of the 2022 Land Rover Defender?

Ever since its nameplate got rechristened as the “Defender” in 1993, the Land Rover Defender has been one of the most popular Land Rover models in the US. The 2021 Land Rover Defender is the best-selling model at Land Rover Boerne near San Antonio, TX, and now, the 2022 Land Rover Defender arrives to continue the legacy. We’ve noticed that a great deal of the Defender’s appeal comes from its distinctive silhouette and uncompromising capability. And what better way to determine a new Defender’s capability than knowing its towing capacity? Join us at Land Rover Boerne as we find out the towing capacity of the 2022 Land Rover Defender.

2022 Land Rover Defender towing capacity

The 2022 Land Rover Defender towing capacity tops out at 8,201 pounds. However, the latest Defender comes in different models powered by different engines, offering varying performance and towing capacities. At Land Rover Boerne, we understand how important it is for you to know a vehicle’s capabilities and limits, especially when you’re considering a pathbreaking SUV like the Defender. That’s why we’ve broken down the available engine options and their towing capacities to make it easier for you to know which engine is perfect for you.

The 2022 Land Rover Defender comes with three engine options, and no matter which engine option you choose, you’re sure to get plenty of performance and towing capacity for your Texan lifestyle.

EngineTowing Capacity Towing Capacity Torque
2.0L P300 I4 GASOLINE ENGINE 7,716 pounds 296 hp 295 lb-ft of torque
3.0L P400 I6 GASOLINE MHEV ENGINE 8,201 pounds 395 hp 406 lb-ft of torque
5.0L P525 V8 GASOLINE ENGINE 7,716 pounds 518 hp 625 lb-ft of torque

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2022 Land Rover Defender Towing Features

In addition to these powerful engine choices and impressive towing figures, the 2022 Land Rover Defender has many towing features that make towing seem less cumbersome. These features include:

  • All-wheel drive with Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Active Differential
  • Electronic Air Suspension
  • Advanced Tow Assist Technology

What Can the 2022 Land Rover Defender Tow?

If you’re wondering what all can it tow, then you’d be happy to know that the 2022 Land Rover Defender can tow almost anything you need it to tow on Texan roads. Whether it’s camping trailers, boats, or ATVs, there’s almost nothing that the 2022 Defender cannot pull. Here are some of the items that you can tow with your 2022 Land Rover Defender to give you a better idea.

  • Campers or RVs
  • Dirt bikes or ATVs
  • Fishing boats or rowboats
  • Jet skis
  • Off-road toy haulers
  • Tandem utility trailers

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Test Drive the 2022 Land Rover Defender Near San Antonio

Now that you know how much and what all the 2022 Land Rover Defender can tow, there’s plenty more to unravel. Check out the 2022 Land Rover in our online inventory or give us a call or stop by our Boerne dealership near San Antonio, TX, and take the 2022 Land Rover Defender for a test drive. Our knowledgeable team will give you a detailed breakdown of all the 2022 Land Rover Defender features and provide you with all the information you need to know before you make a decision.