2020 Jeep Wrangler Engine Options & Towing | South Haven, MI

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2020 Silver Jeep Wrangler Towing a Boat

Are you curious as to what the engine and towing abilities of the new 2020 Jeep Wrangler are? Our specialists at McFadden’s Friendly Motors have made the following research article to inform you of both these elements. Scan our inventory for 2020 Wrangler trims for sale at our South Haven, MI, showroom, then browse our specials for a great offer. If you have questions, our team can assist you when you call (877) 589-6292 or message us online.

Engine Specs

Get ready to experience unmatched power and capability with the legendary Jeep Wrangler. With four powerful and lively engines to choose from, and one more on the way, you can be in control of your performance on the road. Experience up to 285 HP and 3,500 lbs. of towing capacity when your Wrangler is properly equipped. Below you will find the full 2020 Jeep Wrangler engine lineup along with their key performance specs and fuel efficiencies conveniently listed out. Explore below.

Engine Differences: 3.6L vs. 3.0L vs. 2.0L

With four powerful and lively engines to choose from, and one more on the way, you can be in control of your performance on the road. The 3.6L Pentastar® V6 and 2.0L Turbo engines have the ability to be equipped with the eTorque Mild Hybrid System. Choose from a standard six-speed manual transmission, as is equipped with the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine, or upgrade to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Discover 2020 Jeep Renegade engine options and important performance details below. It’s important to note that the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 is not yet available, but it will have the highest torque-rated Wrangler engine ever.

Engine  Performance Spec
3.6L Pentastar® V6 
  • 285 HP
  • 260 lb.-ft. of torque 
  • Towing capacity: 3,500
    lbs. 
  • MPG (city/hwy): 17/25
3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque 
  • 285 HP
  • 260 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Towing capacity: 3,500
    lbs. 
  • MPG (city/hwy): 19/22
2.0L Turbo 
  • 270 HP 
  • 295 lb.-ft. of torque 
  • Towing capacity: 3,500
    lbs. 
  • MPG (city/hwy): 21/24 
2.0L Turbo with eTorque
  • 270 HP
  • 295 lb.-ft. of torque 
  • Towing capacity: 3,500
    lbs. 
  • MPG (city/hwy): 21/22 
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 (late availability) 
  • 260 HP
  • 442 lb.-ft. of torque 
  • Towing capacity: N/A 
  • MPG (city/hwy): N/A  

Trail Rated®

Every 2020 Jeep Wrangler proudly wears a Trail Rated® badge, proving its uncanny ability to conquer through difficult conditions such as tough terrains and harsh weather. In order to receive this highly honored badge, the Wrangler is put through a series of demanding tests relating to the following areas: traction, water fording, maneuverability, articulation, and ground clearance.

2020 Orange Jeep Wrangler Parked on a Rock

Towing Capacity

You will receive a maximum towing capacity of up to 3,500 lbs. with the 2020 Jeep Wrangler. Conveniently haul small boats and trailers with the front and rear heavy-duty tow hooks equipped on the Wrangler. It’s important we mention that the number of doors on the Wrangler will affect how much it can tow. View the chart below for towing details.

Door Style  Max. Towing Capacity 
2-door  2,000 lbs. 
4-door  3,500 lbs. 

Model Availability

Engine  2020 Wrangler Trim Availability 
3.6L Pentastar® V6 All trims 
3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque Sahara/Sahara Altitude 
The 2.0L Turbo  Sport S/Black and Tan/Sport Altitude/Willys/Sahara/Rubicon 
2.0L Turbo with eTorque Sahara Altitude 

FAQ

Q: Can a Jeep Wrangler tow a camper?

A: Yes, but a smaller-sized camper is recommended.

Q: How much weight can a Jeep Wrangler tow?

A: The 2020 Wrangler has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs.

Q: Can you flat tow a Jeep Wrangler with automatic transmission?

A: Yes.

Q: Does the Jeep Wrangler have a diesel engine?

A: Yes! A 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 will be available on the 2020 Wrangler. This engine can produce up to 260 HP and 442 lb.-ft. of torque.

Schedule a Test Drive at McFadden Friendly Motors

Do you have your eyes on a specific 2020 Jeep Wrangler model? Don’t wait any longer to experience it for yourself! Schedule a test drive here at McFadden’s Friendly Motors in South Haven, MI, to further decide if the model you’re looking at is everything you thought it would be. If you have questions, call the McFadden team at (877) 589-6292 or message us online.