Volkswagen Towing Capacity Chart

Complete Volkswagen Towing Chart: A Model by Model Breakdown

Here we're going to breakdown exactly what the towing capacity is of each Volkswagen Vehicle.

We even made a Volkswagen towing chart to easily organize the information.

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Volkswagen Towing Capacity Chart

Volkswagen is designed keeping in mind the needs of individuals and families.

All models of Volkswagen offer spacious interiors capable of carrying passengers and luggage comfortably. Further, the models of Volkswagen differ significantly in terms of their towing capacities.

The Volkswagen Towing chart here highlights the different towing capabilities of each model of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen Model Towing Capacity
Volkswagen Jetta Towing Not Recommended
Volkswagen Passat 1,000 lbs.
Volkswagen Tiguan 2,200 lbs.
Volkswagen Atlas 2000 - 5000 lbs.
Volkswagen Touareg 7,716 lbs.
Volkswagen CC Towing Not Recommended
Volkswagen Routan (Discontinued) 2,000 To 3,600 lbs.
Volkswagen Beetle (All Variations) Towing Not Recommended
Volkswagen Golf (All Variations) Towing Not Recommended
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen 2,000 lbs.

Volkswagen Jetta

The Volkswagen Jetta is a small sedan having 1.4L Turbocharged engine producing 147 horsepower and 184 lbs.-ft. of torque. Technically speaking, you can tow with the Volkswagen Jetta, but it is recommended not to tow as it may void the warranty, increase service visits and could be dangerous.

Volkswagen Passat

The Volkswagen Passat is available in seven trims having different configurations and two engine options. Most of the available trims feature a Turbocharged 1.8L TSI engine generating 170 horsepower and 184 lbs.-ft. of torque. The other option is the hulking 3.6L VR6 engine capable of producing a powerful horsepower of 280 hp. and 258 lbs.-ft. of torque. Both the engine options are capable of towing a maximum of 1,000 pounds.

Volkswagen Tiguan

The Volkswagen Tiguan has a towing and hauling capacity of 2,200 lbs., making it a powerful towing vehicle capable of pulling a Jet Ski or even two. When not in need, it becomes an excellent storage compartment. Although it is considered a compact SUV, it is an excellent choice when it comes to cargo capacity. No matter what you require, the towing ability of Volkswagen Tiguan is mind-blowing, making it a good vehicle for meeting all your towing requirements.

Volkswagen Atlas

The Volkswagen Atlas features two engine specifications capable of delivering two different hauling capabilities. When the Atlas is equipped with 3.6L VR6 engine, it generates 276 horsepower and has a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. On the hands, when equipped with 2.0L Turbocharged four-cylinder engine it delivers 235 horsepower, making it capable of towing up to 2,000 pounds. All Atlas models come with VR6 engine and a standard trailer hitch to meet all towing and hauling needs.

Volkswagen Touareg

The Volkswagen Touareg is a large robust SUV featuring panoramic sunroof, spacious cabin and a powerful 3.6L V6 engine generating 280 horsepower and torque of 266 pounds. By using the hitch and tongue setup, the vehicle is capable of hauling maximum 7,716 pounds of cargo. One can easily and safely haul a two-horse trailer complete with full tack and saddles with the Volkswagen Touareg.

Volkswagen CC

The Volkswagen CC features two engine specifications where one has 2.0L Turbo engine producing 200 hp. and 207 lbs.-ft. Whereas, the other one has 3.6L V6 engine generating 280 hp. and 265 lbs.-ft. In both cases, it is not recommended to tow and haul with the VW CC.

Volkswagen Routan

The Volkswagen Routan is a seven-seat minivan which is great for large families seeking heavy cargo towing and hauling. Although the production of Volkswagen Routan was stopped in 2012, the 2013 model was produced in limited quantities and was only available at selected rental car companies and car dealers. The towing capacity of Volkswagen Routan varies from 2,000 To 3,600 lbs.

Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle, a two-door, 2.5L 5 cylinder rear-engine economy car which was designed as a five-passenger vehicle by the German automaker Volkswagen (VW) from 1938 to 2003. All the variations of VW Beetle were not designed by the Volkswagen to tow any cargo and hauling could result in cancellation of warranty.

Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf is a compact car produced by the German automotive manufacturer Volkswagen since 1974, in various body configurations. The Volkswagen Golf has won many awards throughout its history. The 2019 VW Golf is a modern hatchback delivering pure style and performance through 1.4L turbocharged engine having 8-speed automatic Tiptronic transmission featuring 184 lbs.-ft. of torque. The Volkswagen Golf along with all its variations isn't designed to tow any cargo.

Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

The Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen is a wagon having a turbo 1.8L engine with 4MOTION and all-wheel drive with independent rear suspension capable of producing 147 horsepower and 184 lbs.-ft. of torque. The Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen has a towing capacity of 2,000 lbs.

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