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Old 03-18-2018, 08:15 PM   #1
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tow capacity

I know the tow capacity on the 2018 30ds says 5k, but i see people towing some heavy vehicles. we just bought a new jeep 4dr with a 5400 lb weight. not worried about it but curious to know what other tow,

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Old 03-19-2018, 08:19 AM   #2
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I generally tow our mini cooper + dolly whichis well below 5Klbs. But. we have towed full flat bed trailer and wifes suv out west the first year no issue. Was probably just over 5K. I prefer the mini as its a huge weight difference.

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Old 03-19-2018, 08:33 AM   #3
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typically the hitch is the limiting factor most front engined RVs come with a 5K hitch. However that is not the only limiting factor front engined RVs tend to have a long overhang which limits the amount of tongue weight the structure can support safely. Tongue weight is not an issue when towing four down.
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Old 03-21-2018, 07:57 AM   #4
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You'll be fine, especially if you flat tow the vehicle. We tow a 2013 Town and Country on a car dolly and I bet that is at least 5k. We've also towed a 3-horse trailer only a couple of times, and that probably was around 6k. Just make sure you have a brake controller.
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