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Old 05-19-2015, 09:27 PM
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Durango towing capabilities

Hello everyone. I'm the current owner of a 15' jeep SRT. My wife and I have been enjoying the platform so much we're back considering buying a Durango to fit the whole family to replace our full size van. Does anyone have any experience towing a larger boat, say in the 6,000 range? From what I understand Chrysler says you need to use a weight distributing hitch for loads greater than 5,000lbs. My current boat trailer has surge brakes which I believe are not comparable with a WDH. Is there a way around this? Years ago we had a 99' Durango(5.9L)and it seemed to pull the same boat just fine, but it also had a full frame under it. Your opinions would be appreciated before I make any decisions or bend anything. Thanks. FYI we're looking at a Hemi powered Durango.


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IIRC the Reese SC WDH is compatible with surge brakes.. check with etrailer..
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IIRC the Reese SC WDH is compatible with surge brakes.. check with etrailer..

Thanks for the heads up on that.


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