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I have a 2014 Toyota Land Cruiser. Its weight is 2.2 tonnes and the listed towing weight is 3.0 tonnes. We tow a horse box. Half of our friends say the all up weight of the trailer cannot exceed the weight...
I am thinking of changing my diesel Skoda Karoq for a hybrid petrol car - either a plug-in or self-charging. I am worried because I tow a caravan and most hybrid cars have small engines backed by an electric...
Which mid-tyres would you recommend for my Land Rover Freelander 2 2007? It's used for towing a caravan, no off-road use.
I have a 2015 Vauxhall Mokka CDTI eco, what is the maximum braked trailer weight it can tow?
Is it illegal to leave towing eye fitted to a car?
We have a Volkswagen Caravelle as a day-camper and all-round family lugger ,and a MINI. My wife has a new job and will have to visit rural sites in the Lowlands and Highlands all year round. We need it...
I have just ordered a new Toyota Yaris Cross for expected delivery early next year. We have ordered a factory fit tow bar/tow ball kit in order to carry a cycle carrier. Since the tow bar is factory fitted...
is the SsamYong rexton a reliable towcar
I currently drive a Mitsubishi Shogun, I would like to replace it with an all-electric or hybrid SUV but I have been told that I won't be able to pull as much weight as I pull now. The Shogun hauls 3250kg,...
We have a 2009 Ford Focus, which is used mostly for short trips. We also have a 2008 Freelander 2 mostly used for longer trips and for towing our caravan up to 250 miles at a time. Both are MoT'd and running...
 

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