Honda CR-V: Towing a Trailer - Driving - Honda CR-V Owner's ManualHonda CR-V: Towing a Trailer

Your vehicle has been designed primarily to carry passengers and their cargo. You can also use it to tow a trailer if you carefully observe the load limits, use the proper equipment, and follow the guidelines in this section.

Break-In Period

Avoid towing a trailer during your vehicle’s first 600 miles (1,000 km).

Be sure to read the Off-Highway Driving Guidelines section if you plan to tow off paved surfaces.

Exceeding any load limit or

Exceeding any load limit or improperly loading your vehicle and trailer can cause a crash in which you can be seriously hurt or killed.

Check the loading of your vehicle and trailer carefully before starting to drive.

Changing a Tire with TPMS
If you have a flat tire, the low tire pressure indicator will come on. Replace the flat tire with the compact spare tire. Each wheel (except the compact spare tire wheel) is equippedwith a t ...

Load Limits
Total Trailer Weight: The maximum allowable weight of the trailer and everything in or on it must not exceed 1,500 lbs (680 kg). Towing a load that is too heavy can seriously affect your ve ...

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Booster cushions
In a situation where a child is too large to fit into a child safety seat but is still too small to safely use just the three point belt, a booster seat is recommended for maximum safety. Follow t ...

Foot brakes
Do not rest your foot on the brake pedal while the vehicle is in motion. Never allow the vehicle to coast (freewheel) with the engine turned off. The engine must be running to provide full bra ...

A/V-AUX socket, 12-volt socket
This A/V-AUX socket is used to connect external devices to the RSE system. When connecting an external device, always follow the instructions provided with the device. Devices connected throug ...