What is the best vehicle to tow behind a diesel RV?
(jefferson city mo usa)
What is the best vehicle to tow behind a diesel RV with four on the ground?
ANSWER Hi Pat, before I go directly into answering your questions, let me take a moment to educate some of our visitors on some RV slang used when describing a vehicle that is towed behind an RV. In the RV world a tow behind vehicle is also known as a Toad or Dinghy.
Now to answer your question, I cannot tell you what the best vehicle is to tow behind your RV. Just like when you selected your RV, you had to decide which type of RV fit your particular lifestyle. You will have to use this same process to select your Toad.
If you are traveling with a family, you may have to choose a vehicle that fits all of them. If there are just two of you traveling together, you may want a smaller or sportier vehicle. If you do a lot of boondocking and you like to explore out of the way places you may want to choose a 4 wheel drive vehicle to get to those places. Some people choose to pull minivans and use them for extra storage for camping.
The fact that you want to be able to pull a vehicle four wheels down does limit your choices. Not all vehicles can be towed 4 wheels down as it could damage their transmissions, etc. You may not find the exact vehicle you are looking for. If that is the case you may want to consider a Tow (car) Dolly
. If you use a tow dolly it really opens up the selection of vehicles you can choose from. But, again that is a choice you are going to have to make.
As I said the list of cars that can be towed 4 wheels down is limited. Motorhome Magazine has Downloadable Dinghy Guides
that list vehicles that can be towed 4 wheels down. They have a guide for each year starting with vehicles manufactured from 2000 to present models.
I hope that this has been helpful in answering your question.
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