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Old 05-22-2020, 05:07 PM   #2
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didn't know there were that many trucks for towing . i only know of 3 brands
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Rating them for towing capacity is not really useful. They should rate them for payload capacity, since all those trucks will easily run out of payload capacity first.
And they're all 1/2 tons or smaller. Where's the 3/4 and 1 tons which have higher towing capacities. These are way better for towing, than the trucks on this useless list.
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Strange, I donít see any trucks bigger than a half-ton in that list. Best truck for towing is one that has sufficient capacity to tow your trailer. Pretty sure a lot of people would say none of those trucks are good for towing because they donít have the payload or towing capacity they need.

Definitely an incomplete and subjective list of vehicles.
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"For industrial-grade jobs that require tens of thousands of pounds of towing capacity, truck shoppers gravitate towards heavy-duty versions of the Ford F-150 , Chevrolet Silverado , Nissan Titan , or Ram pickups . Yet, for many people, these massive machines are towing overkill for more everyday needs."

Oh man, what world are these guys living in? "Tens of thousands of pounds" from a half-ton? "Massive machines"? I'd bet these guys doing the review drive little econo-buster cars. I love these reviews...as my nightly humor!!
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Whoever wrote that also doesnít know the difference between descending and ascending. They say in descending order but the list is in ascending order, the Ridgeline has the lowest max towing capacity of the trucks listed. I bet the author drives a Prius.
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Whoever wrote that also doesnít know the difference between descending and ascending. They say in descending order but the list is in ascending order, the Ridgeline has the lowest max towing capacity of the trucks listed. I bet the author drives a Prius.
It's the "new journalism."

They can't do math, either. How can you have a "patient zero?" What would The Count on Sesame Street say?
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It's the "new journalism."

They can't do math, either. How can you have a "patient zero?" What would The Count on Sesame Street say?
Right! That is some goofy new journalism there.
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It's the "new journalism."

They can't do math, either. How can you have a "patient zero?" What would The Count on Sesame Street say?
It's just click bait. Their pictures don't even show the trucks they claim they are talking about
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You guys just don't realize that all those 15-20k fifth wheels are half-ton towable.

I know, because the dealer told me so when he was taking my money.

I'm about to hook up my tri-axle toy hauler to my Honda Ridgeline right now!
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My 2019 Ram 1500 has a towing capacity of 11,290 lbs.


Recommended amount of tongue weight is 10% -15% of trailer weight.


1,290 lbs tongue weight minimum.



Maximum payload of my 2019 Ram is 1,390 lbs


That leaves 100 lbs remaining of Payload.


I need to go on a diet to drive my Ram while towing the maximum trailer. Or make my Ram self driving. But then I am left at home.


These maximum Tow capabilities are so bogus!


I hate to say this, but the gubment needs to legislate the Truck manufacturers into providing truth in TOWING! Or maybe just the NHTSA regulation would work.


Ohh and what do you expect from MSN. They cant get the computers to run correctly.
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How many margaritas were involved in this list? Can we come over? Maybe he meant easiest for toads? Who knows.
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Rating them for towing capacity is not really useful. They should rate them for payload capacity, since all those trucks will easily run out of payload capacity first.
And they're all 1/2 tons or smaller. Where's the 3/4 and 1 tons which have higher towing capacities. These are way better for towing, than the trucks on this useless list.

X2. Agree that this list is useless.
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Since the 2020 Silverado could have a tow rating from 7,500 to 12,000 lbs depending on model. where EXACTLY should it go on this bogus list?

https://www.chevrolet.com/content/da...ring-guide.pdf
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I guess these guys must have just graduated from RV Salesman college.
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I guess these guys must have just graduated from RV Salesman college.
I think that's a two-hour correspondence course with one hour for lunch.
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I guess these guys must have just graduated from RV Salesman college.
Yeah. Magne cum laude!
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Nah... Magne cum Lousy
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