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What is best small vehicle to tow behind a RV


Hi All,

New member & new to the RV game

Looking for advise & recommendations as I have just purchased a 1989 Mitsubishi Canter With A Winibago "Off Grid" fitted to the back

Turbo Deisel with 3 speed auto box

22 feet long Tare 4000kg GVM 4500kg with tow bar rated @ 2600kg

I understand that its not just a matter of purchasing any vehicle towing so looking for recommendation of what vehicle to purchase to tow behind her

Look forward to your responses

Snort Waaka



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Snort Waaka wrote:

Hi All,

New member & new to the RV game

Looking for advise & recommendations as I have just purchased a 1989 Mitsubishi Canter With A Winibago "Off Grid" fitted to the back

Turbo Deisel with 3 speed auto box

22 feet long Tare 4000kg GVM 4500kg with tow bar rated @ 2600kg

I understand that its not just a matter of purchasing any vehicle towing so looking for recommendation of what vehicle to purchase to tow behind her

Look forward to your responses

Snort Waaka


 I would suggest the smallest and the lightest but it depends on what you want to do. An iRoad is will provide local trips with cover from the weather but won't do off road trips.



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What is the fully loaded weight and the GCM of the Canter and how do you propose to tow it? On a trailer? On a dolly? By A frame?
Cheers,
Peter

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Welcome to the gang Arron, enjoy here and out in the playground.

I have seen many different small vehicles being towed behind various types of vehicles but one I see most of, is a little Suzuki Jimny. They are small but big enough for two and 4X4, so best of both worlds. As for how they are towed, well, again, there are different types but again I see mostly a A frame set up. Appears to hook on under front of car and to back off towing vehicle. All towed vehicles have a sign on back saying 'Vehicle being towed'.

I hope that is some use to you.




Keep Safe on the roads and out there.


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