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Old 06-06-2016, 10:45 AM   #1
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Tow Vehicles

I am looking for a list of vehicles that can be towed behind a Class A. Year, Make, Model, Transmission.

Does anyone have such a list? Or can you post the type of vehicle you tow. Am looking to buy a new car, and want to be sure it is one I can tow... prefer 4 down. I would rather look for the car, rather than look at cars and then research whether it can be towed.

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Old 06-06-2016, 02:56 PM   #2
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Here is a good place to start:

Downloadable Dinghy Guides | MotorHome Magazine

Do not trust what the salesperson at the dealership tells you. Insist on seeing the owner's manual for the vehicle you are purchasing to make certain that it can be towed. Look for a section in the manual called "recreational towing" or similar. Also be aware that some options may change the ability to tow behind a motorhome.

Make certain the weight of the towed vehicle is within the capabilities of your motorhome.

Have a good braking system for the towed vehicle.

Many of us like to tow a Jeep Wrangler, as they only need a tow bar, baseplate, braking system and lighting hookup. There are numerous other choices available. Some vehicles will require a driveshaft disconnect, transmission fluid pump, etc.

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Old 06-06-2016, 07:06 PM   #3
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Has anyone towed a Smart car. Comments???? Thanks.
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Old 06-08-2016, 03:43 AM   #4
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We tow a 2015 Jeep Latitude 4x4 with a Active 2 transmission behind our 2017 Georgetown 30x3. It MUST have the Active 2 transmission in order to tow with four wheels on the ground. Then we brought it to where we bought the motorhome to have it fitted to go with the Blue Ox on the motorhome. It is easy to hook up, only a few steps inside the jeep, then we are ready to go.
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Old 06-08-2016, 06:23 AM   #5
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We are picking up a smart this weekend it has been a tow car for about 30k miles no problems except ya need to watch your rear cam make sure it is still there cause ya can't tell LOL

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Old 06-08-2016, 08:09 AM   #6
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We tow a 2016 GMC Acadia Denali AWD with no problems. There are 7 of us so we needed the larger car. The Terrain *should* also be towable (sorry, I don't have experience with this model though) if you want a smaller car.

FYI, just got the GMC catalog in the mail yesterday....looks like redesigned models coming out for 2017 of the Acadia, Terrain and Sierra.

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Old 06-08-2016, 08:32 AM   #7
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Ford C-Max Hybrid and Energi are flat towable.
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Old 06-08-2016, 06:51 PM   #9
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We have been towing a Smart Car for about one year. Tows great and hookup is quick and easy.
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Old 06-09-2016, 12:24 PM   #10
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four wheels down 2016 Jeep. Set transmission and go. No problems.


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