2005 Honda and Acura Trailer Towing and Flat Tow Info

9/1/2004 6:47:15 PM

Vehicle Drive
Wheels
Engine Base MSRP Weight Towing Capacity (lbs.) Flat Tow Capability
Honda CR-V LX 4x2
Front
2.4 I-4
$18,900
3201
1500(a)
Yes(d)
Honda CR-V LX 4x4
All
2.4 I-4
$19,300
3258
1500(a)
Yes(d)
Honda CR-V EX 4x4
All
2.4 I-4
$21,600
3287
1500(a)
Yes(d)
Honda Element LX, DX 4x2
Front
2.4 I-4
$16,100
3352
1500(a)
Yes(d)
Honda Element LX, DX 4x4
All
2.4 I-4
$17,500
3489
1500(a)
Yes(d)
Honda Element EX 4x2
Front
2.4 I-4
$18,650
3414
1500(a)
Yes(d)
Honda Element EX 4x4
All
2.4 I-4
$20,050
3544
1500(a)
Yes(d)
Honda Pilot LX 4x4
All
3.5 V-6
$27,100
4416
3500(b)/4500(c)
Yes(d)
Honda Pilot EX 4x4
All
3.5 V-6
$29,470
4439
3500(b)/4500(c)
Yes(d)
Honda Odyssey LX
Front
3.5 V-6
$24,400
4310
3500(b)
No
Honda Odyssey EX
Front
3.5 V-6
$26,900
4365
3500(b)
No
Acura MDX
All
3.5 V-6
$35,700
4420
3500(b)/4500(c)
Yes(d)

a) Loads above 1000 lbs. require surge-type or electric trailer brakes. Consult the ownerÅs manual for complete details.
b) Requires transmission oil cooler and power steering fluid cooler and may require surge-type or electric trailer brakes (1,000 lb.+), weight-distribution hitch (1,850 lb.+) and sway control (2,000 lb. +). Maximum towing capacity may vary depending on passenger/cargo load of vehicle. Consult the ownerÅs manual for complete details.
c) Rating applies to boat towing only.
d) May require procedure that includes running the engine for 3 minutes at the beginning of a trip and at least every 8 hours thereafter. Consult ownerÅs manual for complete towing procedure information.