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Old 06-27-2014, 05:30 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Ramesh View Post
We just purchased our 2014 FR Solera in May and have been camping on three short trips. We want to get a car to tow. Any info will help us greatly. We are newbies. Are we limited to 3500 or 4200 lbs?

This is our first motor home.

You are limited by the weakest link. First, refer to the owners manual. 2nd, be sure your hitch is rated = or greater than the owners manual max. 3rd, know the total weight of what you are towing. Lastly, whatever you are towing should also have a braking system.

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Old 06-27-2014, 05:51 AM   #12
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We tow our Mini Cooper S, 6 speed manual tranny with our Winnebago ERA. The ERA is a 24' Sprinter class B motor home (3500 class). We use a Blue Ox tow bar and plate on the Mini and it's a dream to tow, hitch and unhitch. The Mini weighs 2400 lbs so it tows easily. Nice to tow a car that's lots of fun to drive when we get to our destination!

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Old 06-27-2014, 01:43 PM   #13
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When you're looking for a car to tow with you can type your year, make and model into this handy towing tool to find out your available hitch options: Trailer Hitches | Reese, Drawtite, Curt and more
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Old 06-29-2014, 09:01 PM   #14
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we recently got a 2013 Fiat to tow. 2300 pounds, flat tow on 4 wheels, key does not need to be on since steering wheel does not lock. Just tested on short trip but seems fine so far.


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