What's the best vehicle to tow a horse trailer?

What is the best vehicle to tow a 1000kg horse trailer? With two horses, it's maybe another 1000kg (though it probably will be just under this). So, in total, 2000kg. I was thinking along the lines of Mitsubishi Shogun.

Asked on 28 November 2017 by Cally

Answered by Dan Powell
You have a few options. A pick-up might suit your needs. The Nissan Navara is the most-refined on the market right now, with SUV-like comfort and four-wheel drive. It will tow up to 3.5 tonnes: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/nissan/navara-np.../

A cheaper pick-up option would be the SsangYong Musso. It's not as refined or as good to drive as the Nissan, but it costs considerably less to buy and will cope with light off-roading. You also get a five-year unlimited mileage warranty as standard: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/ssangyong/musso-.../

SsangYong also build the Rexton, which again isn't very refined but will easily tow a horse trailer: www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar/ssangyong/rexton-201.../
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