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Old 12-30-2013, 06:08 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by bclemens View Post
Just to reiterate and confirm what others have said. The rating is basically the same for both. You take the GCWR (15,250) and subtract the GVWR (11,030). You get 4,220. So we went with 4200.

So yes, Winnie shows 5,000 lbs and then they put this tiny asterisk on there that you have to look at weights, etc. To get 5,000lbs of towing you would have to take 800 lbs out of your Solera so that you trade off cargo weight for towing weight. We just felt like the 4,200 was more realistic and not misleading.
Thanks BClemens. Does that change only apply to the 2014 models or is my 2013 Solera set-up the same way, so it could tow #4200 as well? Thanks!

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Old 12-30-2013, 08:28 AM   #12
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Nothing changed but the sticker.

PLEASE do not send questions via Private Message, my inbox fills up too quickly. Post questions in the forum as a new thread so that other users can benefit from the answers. Use Private Messages for sensitive information only (VIN, Contact info or things you do not want the public to see).
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