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Garcia 07-26-2012 12:39 AM

towing with my hemi
im a new member couldnt post a thread on any page except this one even though ive posted a couple comments so heres my question do u waste more gas towing a 350 pound utility trailer with 400 pounds in it so around 800 pounds total or if i just put all 400 pounds in my cabin i have a 05 grand cherokee hemi? thanks for any comments

JMLoughrey 07-28-2012 01:15 PM

Re: towing with my hemi
IMHO, more weight = more gas.

dr.lee.baugh 07-28-2012 03:24 PM

Re: towing with my hemi

Originally Posted by JMLoughrey (Post 662487)
IMHO, more weight = more gas.

x2. Plus with the trailer you have more friction with the additional tires/axles and less aerodynamics.

Garcia 07-28-2012 03:47 PM

Re: towing with my hemi
K thanks for the info.... Some guy had told me if u put 600 pounds in your vehicle is worse than pulling 600 because the tongue weight would be like 150 pounds.... I thought about it so thats why I asked

08JeepGC 07-28-2012 04:00 PM

Re: towing with my hemi
I once put 1000 pounds of dirt in the back of my grand cherokee hemi. 25 40lb bags. Didn't even feel like it was back there besides the rear sagging a little bit.

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