What's the best family car to tow with?

I am looking for a vehicle which can take a family of four on holiday but also tow up to 3.5t on occasion. With a budget of £17k I am looking at possibly a pick up style vehicle however realise these are limited space wise on the second row of seats which may be uncomfortable for tall kids on long journeys. Do you have any suggestions of other vehicles I should be looking at?

Asked on 8 March 2024 by Peter Clegg

Answered by Andrew Brady
A SsangYong Rexton could be a good choice if you can find one in budget. It's popular with towers thanks to its 3.5t towing capacity. You'll get a newer one for the money than a more mainstream or premium SUV, while it'll be more comfortable on long journeys than a pick-up truck. Alternatively, take a look at the Volkswagen Touareg.
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