Originally Posted by Thumper291
I have a TH without a hitch. If I add one how much can I tow.
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According to the manual and FCA:
I4 with or without Tow group 2,000lbs
V6 without the factory Tow group 2,000 lbs
with the factory tow group
Simple answer is 2,000 lbs. without factory tow for your Trail Hawk.
Aftermarket tow does not raise the limit.
Now that said with a V6 and a Mopar hitch and Mopar trailer wiring harness installed by a professional like the dealer (OEM) can give you more hauling capacity than 2,000 lbs. Everything else I believe is there on the vehicle. The Trail Hawk has the extra Trans and engine coolers and full spare. not sure about the final axle ratio (tow group). But unless you are towing toward the limit or in a lot of hills you will be OK unofficially. Others have done it, but officially FCA says the Limit is 2,000.
Talk to the dealer
and work it with him for an OEM install
. There are bumper/ fascia parts that change and should be changed with the hitch so it looks OEM when done. Figure $500-$800 + for a good OEM looking job. The dealer also needs to software flash the tow wiring so it works.
Good luck and let us know how it came out. Remember the dealer is the best one to talk to.