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Dinghy Towing | Your Boise Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Dealer



     

Are you looking for a car or SUV to tow behind your motohome? If you're tired of trying to maneuver your motorhome through sight seeing spots, tourist destinations and even parking lots when you're vacationing, dinghy towing is a great way to make traveling easier and less stressful. Many people won't even consider traveling without dinghy towing!

So whether you already have a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram vehicle and are interested in towing it behind your RV, or are needing to find a vehicle for that purpose; we have complied a list of our vehicles with flat towability for you. Below we have provided a list of our Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram 2013-2016 models that are able to be flat towed behind your RV, or for any flat towing purpose.

Always confirm flat towability before purchasing a vehicle by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.



Dodge Models
2016

ModelBase Curb Weight
Speed/ Distance Limits
Towable Transmission Manual/ Auto 
Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
Dart3,122NoneY / N
Transmission must be in neutral.
Durango R/T AWD 5.7-L V-85,331None(N/A) / Y
Buyer must choose two-speed transfer case option. Transmission in park, transfer case must be set to neutral.
*Information taken from "2016 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2016). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2015
ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance Limits
Towable Transmission Manual/ Auto 
Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
Challenger3,83465 MPH/ None
Y / N
Transmission must be in neutral.
Dart *1.40liter turbo engine with DDCT automatic transmission only.3,081NoneY / Y*
Transmission must be in neutral.
Durango AWD *All-wheel-drive models with single speed transfer case only.4,913None(N/A) / Y*
Put transmission in park, transfer case in neutral.
*Information taken from "2015 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2015). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2014
ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance LimitsTowable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
Challenger3,83465 MPH/ None
Y / N
Transmission must be in neutral.
Dart3,186NoneY / NTransmission must be in neutral.
Durango 4WD *4x4 V-* only.
6,500None(N/A) / Y*Put transmission in park, transfer case in neutral.
*Information taken from "2014 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2014). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2013
ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance LimitsTowable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
Challenger4,08265 MPH/ NoneY / NTransmission must be in neutral.
Dart3,186NoneY / NTransmission must be in neutral.
Durango R/T AWD 5.7-L V-8
5,330None(N/A) / Y
Requires 2-Speed Transfer Case. Transmission in park, transfer case set to neutral.
*Information taken from "2013 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2013). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.




Jeep Models
2016

ModelBase Curb Weight
Speed/ Distance Limits
Towable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
Cherokee 4WD
4,046None(N/A) / Y
Only 4x4 models with 2-Speed Power Transfer Unit may be towed. The Power Transfer Unit must be shifted into neutral and the transmission must be in park.
Compass 4WD
3,354NoneY / N
Only 4x4 models with 2-Speed Power Transfer Unit may be towed. The Power Transfer Unit must be shifted into neutral and the transmission must be in park.
Grand Cherokee
4,677None(N/A) / YOnly 4x4 models equipped with Quadre-Trac II and Quadra-Drive II systems are towable. The transfer case must be shifted into neutral and the transmission must be in park.
Patriot 2WD/ 4WD
3,133/ 3,290
NoneY / N
Transmission in neutral. Key in ACC position.
Wrangler 4WD
3,760NoneY / Y
Automatic transmission in park. Manual transmission in gear (not in neutral). Transfer case in neutral.
Wrangler Unlimited 4WD
4,075NoneY / Y
Automatic transmission in park. Manual transmission in gear (not in neutral). Transfer case in neutral.
*Information taken from "2016 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2016). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2015

ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance LimitsTowable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
Cherokee 4WD3,953None(N/A) / YModels with 2-Speed Power Transfer Unit only. Transfer case must be shifted into Neutral and transmission in park. See Owner's manual for more details.
Compass 2WD/ 4WD3,107/ 3,258
NoneY / NTransmission in neutral, key in the ACC position.
Grand Cherokee4,677None(N/A) / YQuadra-Trac II/ Quadra-Drive II Four-Wheel Drive models with 4-LO range only. Transmission in park, transfer case in neutral. The neutral selection button is adjacent to the transfer case selector switch.
Patriot 2WD/ 4WD3,211/ 3,367
NoneY / NTransmission in neutral, key in the ACC position.
Wrangler 4WD3,785NoneY / YAutomatic transmission in park, manual transmission in fear (NOT neutral) transfer case in neutral. See owner's manual.
Wrangler Unlimited 4WD4,075NoneY / YAutomatic transmission in park, manual transmission in fear (NOT neutral) transfer case in neutral. See owner's manual.
*Information taken from "2015 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2015). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2014
ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance LimitsTowable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
Cherokee 4WD4,044None(N/A) / YTransfer case must be shifted into neutral and transmission in park for recreational towing. The neutral selection button is adjacent to the transfer case selector switch. Shifts into and out of the transfer case neutral can take place with selector switch in any position. See owner's manual for details.
Compass 2WD/ 4WD3,097/ 3,260
NoneY / N 
Grand Cherokee4,632None(N/A) / YOnly 4WD vehicles equipped with Quadra-Trac II (V-6 models) and Quadra-Drive II systems (V-8 models) are towable. Press brake pedal, turn ignition key on, engine off, shift transmission into neutral, shift transfer case into neutral, start engine, shift transmission into drive, release brake pedal, shut engine off, shift transmission to park.
Patriot 2WD/ 4WD3,149/ 3,293
NoneY / N 
Wrangler 4WD3,760NoneY / YPut automatic transmission into park. Manual transmission in gear (not in neutral).  Transfer case in neutral. Follow detailed procedure in owner's manual for shifting transfer case into neutral.
Wrangler Unlimited 4WD4,075NoneY / YPut automatic transmission into park. Manual transmission in gear (not in neutral).  Transfer case in neutral. Follow detailed procedure in owner's manual for shifting transfer case into neutral.
*Information taken from "2014 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2014). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2013
ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance LimitsTowable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
Compass 2WD/ 4WD3,101/ 3,216
NoneY / N 
Grand Cherokee Limited/ Overland4,850
None(N/A) / YOnly 4WD vehicles with Quadra-Trac II (V-6 models) and Quadra-Drive II systems (V-8 models) are towable. Shift transfer case to neutral, transmission must be in park. See "Shifting Into Neutral," in owner's manual.
Patriot 2WD/ 4WD3,111/ 3,263
NoneY / N 
Wrangler 4WD3,760
NoneY / YWith engine off, press brake pedal, shift automatic transmission into neutral or press clutch pedal on manual transmission, shift transfer case lever into neutral, start engine. Shift transmission into reverse, release brake pedal (and clutch pedal on manual transmissions) for 5 seconds, shift automatic transmission in drive or manual transmission in first gear, release brake pedal (and clutch pedal on manual transmissions) for 5 seconds. Turn engine off, apply parking brake, shift transmission into park or place manual transmission in gear (not in neutral), hook up vehicle to tow bar, release parking brake.
Wrangler Unlimited 4WD4,075
NoneY / YWith engine off, press brake pedal, shift automatic transmission into neutral or press clutch pedal on manual transmission, shift transfer case lever into neutral, start engine. Shift transmission into reverse, release brake pedal (and clutch pedal on manual transmissions) for 5 seconds, shift automatic transmission in drive or manual transmission in first gear, release brake pedal (and clutch pedal on manual transmissions) for 5 seconds. Turn engine off, apply parking brake, shift transmission into park or place manual transmission in gear (not in neutral), hook up vehicle to tow bar, release parking brake.
*Information taken from "2013 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2013). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.




Ram Models
2016

ModelBase Curb Weight
Speed/ Distance Limits
Towable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
1500 4WD4,750None(N/A) / Y
Automatic transmission in park, transfer case in neutral.
2500 4WD
6,321NoneY / Y
Automatic transmission in park, manual transmission in gear (not in neutral), transfer case in neutral.
3500 4WD
6,370NoneY / Y
Automatic transmission in park, manual transmission in gear (not in neutral), transfer case in neutral.
*Information taken from "2016 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2016). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2015

ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance LimitsTowable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
1500 4WD4,725None(N/A) / YAutomatic transmission in park, transfer case in neutral.
2500 4WD6,331NoneY / YBoth the manual shift and electronic shift transfer cases must be in neutral. Automatic transmissions must be shifted into park. Manual transmissions must be placed in gear (not neutral).
3500 4WD6,370NoneY / YBoth the manual shift and electronic shift transfer cases must be in neutral. Automatic transmissions must be shifted into park. Manual transmissions must be placed in gear (not neutral).
*Information taken from "2015 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2015). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2014
ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance LimitsTowable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
1500 4WD4,731None(N/A) / Y 
2500 4WD6,632NoneY / YFor models with manual shift transfer case, shut engine off, press brake pedal, shift transmission into neutral, shift transfer case lever to neutral, start engine, shift transmission into reverse, release brake pedal for 5 seconds, shift transmission into drive, release brake pedal for 5 seconds, turn engine off, shift transmission to park.
3500 4WD7,667NoneN / YFor models with manual shift transfer case, shut engine off, press brake pedal, shift transmission into neutral, shift transfer case lever to neutral, start engine, shift transmission into reverse, release brake pedal for 5 seconds, shift transmission into drive, release brake pedal for 5 seconds, turn engine off, shift transmission to park.
*Information taken from "2014 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2014). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.

2013
ModelBase Curb WeightSpeed/ Distance LimitsTowable Transmission Manual/ Auto  Special Procedures (See owner's manual for detailed instructions)
1500 4WD4,893None(N/A) / YTransmission in park, transfer case set to neutral.
2500 4WD5,997NoneY / YFor automatic transmissions, shift into park. For manual transmissions place in gear, not neutral. Manual and electronic shift transfer cases must be in neutral: See "Shifting into Neutral," in owner's manual.
3500 4WD7,152NoneN / YFor automatic transmissions, shift into park. For manual transmissions place in gear, not neutral. Manual and electronic shift transfer cases must be in neutral: See "Shifting into Neutral," in owner's manual.
*Information taken from "2013 Guide to Dinghy Towing," Supplement to MotorHome (April 2013). Confirm flat towability by reading the owner's manual. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding the warranty.




Chrysler Models

Unfortunately, Chrysler has not manufactured any recent models with flat towability. Select Chrysler PT Cruiser models from 2009 and earlier are flat towing capable, along with select 2009 Aspen 4x4s. See owners manual to confirm flat towability and for detailed instructions. It is the customer's responsibility to confirm that the vehicle can be towed without causing damage to the drivetrain, transmission or otherwise voiding any warranties.