What's the best 3.5 tonne tow car for under £15k?

My partner is looking for a vehicle that is capable of towing 3.5 tonnes (horsebox and horses). Ideally, an automatic that costs less than £15,000 to buy (not a Land Rover Discovery after numerous issues with a previous car she owned). What options are there?

Asked on 16 November 2020 by rj79

Answered by Andrew Brady
We'd recommend a SsangYong Rexton. A late example of the last-generation model (replaced in 2017) will be within budget and capable of towing up to 3500kg. Alternatively, look at a Toyota Land Cruiser. You'll be looking at a much older example for the cash but they're very capable tow cars and pretty much indestructible.
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