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Recommend a reliable vehicle to tow a 1433kg caravan?

I would appreciate any comments from you about suitable reliable vehicles, apart from the Honda CR-V diesel, up to about £30,000 that could tow a 1433kg caravan.

Asked on 12 October 2013 by DS, via email

Answered by Honest John
I reckon the Mazda CX-5 is better than the latest CR-V. But the biggest, toughest buy for £30,000 is a KIA Sorento 2.2CRDI KX-2 Satnav at just under £30,000. It will do 40mpg solo cruising at 70, and 36mpg cruising at the French autoroute limit of 130kmh.
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