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Old 05-19-2012, 09:02 PM   #1
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Talking Toad Vehicle?

What is the best/most popular tow vehicle for a Georgetown 378XL?
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Old 05-19-2012, 09:16 PM   #2
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a tow vehicle is for towing a trailer.
what i think you're talking about is referred to as a "toad".

a lot depends on what you want to do with it. many use 4x4's because they like to have it for off-roading.
others buy something just for touring around and buy a small fuel-efficient car.
some like to have a pickup.

it all depends and there is no one choice.
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Old 05-19-2012, 10:16 PM   #5
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Thank you Dan for the head's up! We do want a "toad" as we are in the process of purchasing a Georgetown 378XL. We would prefer to tow a truck or a SUV with 4x4. Our current F-250 is little heavy for a gas-powered MH. Any suggestions on lighter trucks or SUV's with 4-wheel drive that can be used as a street vehicle when we are home?
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Most GM cars and SUV's are flat towable...we tow an Envoy...works great.
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Old 05-19-2012, 11:11 PM   #7
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What is the best/most popular tow vehicle for a Georgetown 378XL?
I just picked up a 2012 FIAT 500 with stick shift. Weighs 2,363 lbs and tows on all 4 wheels with nothing adding. Just put in neutral and go
You can pickup a new one for $13,000 if you are a good wheeler dealer.
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Iggy, thank you very much for this info on the Fiat! Do you know the towing capacity of the Georgetown 378XL?
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We have 2 different toads. A 2009 Ford Edge Limited AWD and a 2011 Honda Fit Sport. These are both pretty popular towed vehicles. The Edge weighs 4500lbs and now that we live out west we usually tow the lighter 2300lb Fit. These are towed 4down and I use a Ready Brute tow bar and Blue Ox baseplates on both.

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