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Old 05-02-2018, 10:44 AM   #1
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What car do you recommend to flat tow?

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Old 05-02-2018, 05:39 PM   #2
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Honda CRV ( but only the older ones that do not have the CVT transmission)

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Old 05-02-2018, 09:26 PM   #3
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We're towing a Honda Element now (automatic). It's just a CRV with a different box. Used to tow a Subaru Forrester and Outback (standard shifts). All three of these are great toads and are pretty light at around 3,400#.
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Old 05-03-2018, 06:52 AM   #4
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2016 Chevy Equinox v6 , new ones you have check with dealers some can not be toad.
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Old 05-03-2018, 07:30 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by welder View Post
What car do you recommend to flat tow?

Although I can’t recommend a vehicle I found this link helpful for Dinghy Towing when we were considering a Class C.

Starting with 2018 and going back to 2000, you can click on each year separately then scroll down several pages for a nice list of vehicles for that year. You do have to scroll a ways down to get a spreadsheet like listing but it will have details for each vehicle.

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2018 Rockwood Mini Lite 2104S
2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5
2014 Jayco JayFeather x17z Hybrid (2014 - 2017)
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Old 05-03-2018, 07:55 AM   #6
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our automatic '14 Fiesta and '14 Focus have been dreams to tow... just put it in neutral and go! They are inexpensive 4-door vehicles that are front wheel drive automatics... Ford makes them very easy to use 4-down. Nice.

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Old 05-04-2018, 12:36 PM   #7
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I flat tow a 2011 Jeep Wrangler 2D with 3” lift and 30” tires without a problem. It’s a personal preference, but we off-road in the mountains and desert and take the tops of at the beach. The Wrangler is a great flat toad.
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Old 05-04-2018, 12:45 PM   #8
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Second on the dinghy listing above. Personally we traded our 2012 Jeep Liberty that was towable 4 down on a new Hyundai Elantra sport. Much better gas mileage, 4 door, and 1,700 lbs less than the Liberty was.
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Old 05-04-2018, 12:48 PM   #9
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What are you towing with and what is the towing capacity?

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Old 05-04-2018, 03:31 PM   #10
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The question is which vehicles can you tow? And then your next question is of those vehicles what kind of ride do you want ? We had a 2015 Jeep Wrangler but could not stand the highway ride... it was a white knuckle drive in a cross wind much like the motorhome. So we got rid of it...we know have a Suzuki grand Vatara and it’s an easy tow and a nice highway ride too

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