Note:   Do not exceed the trailer weight for your vehicle configuration listed in the chart below.
Note:   Be sure to take into consideration trailer frontal area. Do not exceed 20 feet2 (1.86 meters2) if your vehicle is not equipped with a towing package or 30 feet2 (2.79 meters2) if your vehicle is equipped with a towing package.
Note:   For high altitude operation, reduce the gross combined weight by 2% per 1,000 ft (300 m) starting at the 1,000 ft (300 m) elevation point.
Note:   Certain states require electric trailer brakes for trailers over a specified weight. Be sure to check state regulations for this specified weight. The maximum trailer weights listed may be limited to this specified weight, as the vehicle’s electrical system may not include the wiring connector needed to activate electric trailer brakes.
Your vehicle may tow a trailer provided the maximum trailer weight is less than or equal to the maximum trailer weight listed for your vehicle configuration on the following chart.

Powertrain   Maximum GCWR   Maximum trailer weight1  
2.0L GTDI FWD2   6220 lb (2821 kg)   2000 lb (907 kg)  
2.0L GTDI AWD2   6400 lb (2903 kg)   2000 lb (907 kg)  
2.3L GTDI AWD2   6420 lb (2912 kg)   2000 lb (907 kg)  
2.0L GTDI FWD3   7220 lb (3275 kg)   3000 lb (1361 kg)  
2.0L GTDI AWD3   7400 lb (3357 kg)   3000 lb (1361 kg)  
2.3L GTDI AWD3   7420 lb (3366 kg)   3000 lb (1361 kg)  

1Calculated with SAE J2807 method.
2Without trailer towing package.
3With trailer towing package.

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