2023 Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity

July 11th, 2022 by

2022 Land Rover Defender Towing
 

The adventure-ready Land Rover Defender is a fantastic option for your next vehicle, especially if you’re looking to travel beyond Paramus with all your gear in tow. The impressive 2023 Land Rover Defender towing capacity reaches as high as 8,201 pounds, and its innovative towing technologies mean you’ll be able to tow safely, with confidence. Read on to explore the Land Rover Defender towing capacity specs across model years, and learn more about its performance capabilities.

 

 

2023 Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity by Engine

The new Land Rover Defender builds on a long tradition of excellence—and the proof is in the numbers. How much can a Land Rover Defender tow with each of the three available engine options? We’ve laid out everything you need to know:

2.0L P300 I4 Gasoline Engine

  • Towing capacity of up to 7,716 pounds
  • 296 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque

3.0L P400 I6 Gasoline MHEV Powertrain

  • Towing capacity of up to 7,716 pounds for Defender 90
  • Towing capacity of up to 8,201 pounds for Defender 110 or Defender 130
  • Generates 395 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque

5.0L P525 V8 Gasoline Engine

  • Towing capacity of up to 7,716 pounds
  • 518 hp and 461 lb-ft of torque

Although the 2023 Defender is available with a new body style—a longer build called the 130—the 2022 Land Rover Defender towing capacities carry over mostly unchanged.

Land Rover Defender Towing Features

If you want to tow the maximum Land Rover Defender towing capacity of 8,201 pounds, you’ll definitely want to take advantage of your SUV’s innovative Land Rover towing features and technologies. As you travel across Ridgewood and Fort Lee with your trailer, enjoy the following towing capabilities:

  • Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) – When your Land Rover Defender detects a dangerous sway, it will automatically cut engine power and apply the brakes to both sides or the side that needs it most.
  • Low Traction Launch – When you pull away from slippery surfaces in Jersey City, this feature engages to maximize traction and get you going safely.
  • Black Exposed Rear Recovery Eyes – Available on the upgraded Land Rover Defender trim levels.

Interested in learning more about the technologies that set the new Defender apart? Here, we’ve highlighted a few more of its standard and available features:

  • 3D Surround Camera with ClearSight Ground View
  • 360° Parking Aid
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Emergency Braking
  • Two-Speed Transfer Case
  • Terrain Response®

Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity: Previous Model Years

If you’re considering a pre-owned Defender, find out how this model’s towing capabilities have measured up across the last few years:

2022 Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity

The 2022 Land Rover Defender was the first to offer the optional V8 engine.

2.0L P300 i4 Gasoline Engine

  • 7,716-pound towing capacity
  • 296 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque

3.0L P400 i6 MHEV Powertrain

  • 7,716-pound towing capacity (Defender 90)
  • 8,201-pound towing capacity (Defender 110)
  • 395 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque

5.0L P525 V8 Gasoline Engine

  • 7,716-pound towing capacity
  • 518 hp and 461 lb-ft of torque

2021 Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity

The first model-year refresh saw the Defender carried over with no significant changes to its performance. In other words, the 2021 Land Rover Defender towing capacities and the 2020 Land Rover Defender towing capacities are identical:

2.0L P300 i4 Gasoline Engine

  • 7,716-pound towing capacity
  • 296 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque

3.0L P400 i6 MHEV Powertrain

  • 7,716-pound towing capacity (Defender 90)
  • 8,201-pound towing capacity (Defender 110)
  • 395 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque

2020 Land Rover Defender Towing Capacity

2.0L P300 i4 Gasoline Engine

  • 7,716-pound towing capacity
  • 296 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque

3.0L P400 i6 MHEV Powertrain

  • 7,716-pound towing capacity (Defender 90)
  • 8,201-pound towing capacity (Defender 110)
  • 395 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque

Test Drive the Land Rover Defender in Paramus, NJ

How much can a Land Rover Defender tow? With up to 8,201 pounds of capacity, you’ll be able to tow a camper, a boat, a trailer with gear or goods, or just about anything else you might imagine! Test drive the Land Rover Defender for yourself and take advantage of our Defender lease offers today!

 

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