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Old 04-30-2021, 12:45 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
What could be a reasonable motivation for the hybrid not featuring a towing capability?
The "transmission" is totally different. That is the only weak link I could think of. Still a small trailer would hardly put a different load on it that say 7 fatbodies in it. I suppose Chrysler has to factor in the possibility of 7 fatbodies AND a trailer. Or people towing something with 80+ sqft of frontal area. The regular one says something like a 40 sqft frontal area limit already, basically probably a similar size to the van itself.

I may disregard this no towing thing, but not right off the bat, and probably not in the first 3 year of bumper to bumper warranty.

The new Jeep Wrangler PHEV has a 3500# tow rating but it still has the normal 9 speed auto and the electric motors are separate front and rear, not inside the CVT like the Pacifica.

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