Originally Posted by Kamping Kouple
We have a 2006 6 cyl toyota 4runner. Towing is at 5000 lbs. We are looking at 160 kodiak expandable trailer with a dry hitch weight of about 3000. Dealers are telling us no problems. We usually don't add much water till we arrive at our destination. Has anyone towed that much with a toyota 4runner?
you should be ok. forget the "dry" weight. it's a fantasy number. go by the GVWR weight.
you'll need a weight distributing hitch. i'd get one with built in sway control, like the Equalizer or Reese Dual-Cam.
you'll probably end up upgrading your TV at some future date.