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Old 08-04-2019, 04:28 PM   #1
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Towing a Geo-Pro 19FBS

Can a BMW X3 with a tow capacity of 4,400 lbs. tow a Geo-Pro 19FBS?
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Old 08-04-2019, 06:46 PM   #2
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BMW/GeoPro Towing

My personal opinion after looking at the gross weight of the trailer, the cargo capacity of the BMW (people, luggage etc) the tongue weight of the trailer fully loaded would be no.

I'm sure there will be other opinions.

BMW Cargo Capacity (varies by trim) 915 - 937 lbs.
BMW Max towing rating 4400 lbs.

Geo Pro Gross weight 4000 lbs
Geo Pro tongue weight (15% of gross) 600 lbs (to be subtracted from BMW cargo capacity).

915 - 600 = 315 for occupants and items in BMW.

937 - 600 = 337 for occupants and items in BMW.

These are just approximations. Tongue weight could be lower but most likely higher than my numbers depending on where and weight of cargo in the trailer is placed.
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Old 08-04-2019, 07:45 PM   #3
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Towing a Geo-Pro 19FBS

Need more information. What is cargo capacity of your TV. Yellow sticker on drivers door jamb area. What is the weight of just your vehicle fully loaded like you were ready to travel? Now you have some math to do. Tongue weight is from 10-15% on the TT. Brochure weight ( which is never right) says 413lbs. Realistically probably closer to 450 lbs. and the weight of your TT fully load would be 3913. Cargo capacity of you TV is about half gone leaving you with about 450 lbs. with just tongue weight alone. Add in people and cargo to your vehicle and your probably at or over you payload. I would bet you would be close to at or over your towing capacity as well. Not saying you couldnít do it with your vehicle but numbers will be close to max or possibly over.
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Old 08-05-2019, 08:40 AM   #4
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No, the BMW X3 is a pop-up or teardrop puller.
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Old 08-22-2019, 02:31 PM   #5
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Picked up our Geo Pro 19 FBS four days ago and we are happy to report we are towing with no issues as yet. Called in to CAT Scale and weighed and trailer with our stuff was 3200 lbs.
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