When properly equipped, certain minivans have tow ratings up to 3,800 pounds. That capacity is typically good for a pair of jet skis, small cargo trailer or popup camper.

It’s common to pay extra in for a trailer package to get the maximum capacity. For example, a 2010 Chrysler Town and Country has a standard 1,800-pound capacity. Its available 3,800-pound capacity comes with a $600 Towing preparation package that includes a load-leveling suspension and additional engine cooling.


Also note that a trailer hitch receiver, hitch and ball typically cost extra and installed at the dealership.

Minivan Towing Capacity

2010 Chrysler Town & Country
Maximum: 3,800 lbs.

2010 Dodge Grand Caravan
Maximum: 3,800 lbs.

2010 Honda Odyssey
Maximum: 3,500 lbs.

2009 Kia Sedona
Maximum: 3,500 lbs.

2009 Nissan Quest
Maximum: 3,500 lbs.

2010 Toyota Sienna
Maximum: 3,500 lbs.

2009 Volkswagen Routan
Maximum: 3,500 lbs.

Source: Automaker data

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