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Old 07-14-2012, 10:36 AM   #1
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2012 R-Pod 182G

We just bought a 182G and pull it with a 2010 Honda Pilot. We've had it out one and we love it.

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Old 07-14-2012, 12:35 PM   #2
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I'm not familiar with the R-Pods but wanted to welcome you to the forums!
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Old 09-10-2012, 12:43 AM   #3
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Hello Drburt,
I know it's been a while since your post, but how did towing the rpod 182g with the Honda pilot work out? Was your Pilot 4 wd or 2 wd? I have a 2 wd 2012 Honda pilot that we just purchased and currently in the market for a 182g. I'm concerned about the 2wd pilot being able to handle toe 2700 lb 182g? Any insight you can provide would be appreciated .
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:07 PM   #4
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Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to you. The 2010 Pilot is adequate, but there are some caveats. You have to pull the trailer dry to stay under spec, because filling the fresh water tank (which is in the front) exceeds the tongue weight of the Pilot. And I would not feel comfortable pulling it into major mountain ranges. Remember also, the towing capacity of the 2WD Pilot is much less than 4WD. I just bought a Nissan Titan so that's can go anywhere in it without trouble.
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Old 02-17-2013, 11:27 AM   #5
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it's always the payload or tongue weight that is the issue with mid-size SUV's.
salesmen don't tell buyers that and don't care.

you'd think that a v-6 mid-size SUV, like the Pilot, could tow a teardrop smaller trailer like the R-Pod and that's how they market them.
but they know the average buyer isn't knowledgeable on weights and they make the sale anyway.
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