2020 Defender



Make sure the relevant safety warnings and cautions have been read and understood before towing a trailer. See TOWING SAFETY.

Before towing a trailer, make sure both the vehicle and the trailer are being used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations, and any applicable legislation. See TOWING WEIGHTS and WEIGHTS.

Engage low range in order to achieve a smoother pull away from standstill when towing a trailer weighing more than 2 000 kg. Change to high range once the vehicle is moving. See SELECTING HIGH AND LOW RANGE.


To avoid overheating the transmission, it is not advisable to tow heavy loads at speeds of less than 32 km/h (20 mph) in high range. In these circumstances, select low range.


A reduction in the performance of the Air Conditioning (A/C) system is normal under high load towing conditions.

The touchscreen can display a rear-view image to assist when reversing the vehicle with a trailer attached. See TOW ASSIST and ADVANCED TOW ASSIST.