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Base model Ascent is only rated to tow 2000lb so even the unloaded trailer weight is over that.
So to answer your question, no you can鈥檛 tow it within limits.
I don鈥檛 want to speculate as to whether you can do it short distances without causing damage. Don鈥檛 forget with all your camping supplies you鈥檙e increasing the trailer weight over its dry weight.
 

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The base model doesn't have the transmission cooler installed, so the CVT can overheat while towing larger loads.

The Premium and up all have the cooler installed which is the big bump from 2,000lbs to 5,000lbs.
 
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