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Towing With Your Crossover SUV: The Basics

Towing With Your Crossover SUV: The Basics

Towing a vehicle doesn't have to mean buying a full-size, body-on-frame SUV or truck. Most of today's carlike crossover utility vehicles can handle a fair amount of towing--whether it's jet skis, a small boat, or a small moving trailer. Unlike those big trucks, though, most drivers towing with a... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Tahoe

Family Car Advice: The Best SUVs For Towing

Families that tow and haul need the right vehicle for the weekend, and some of the full-size SUVs on sale now could be just the right solution. Aside from the usual full-size... read more July 27, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

Manufacturers Agree To Standardized Towing Tests For Trucks

Ask any truck fan who has the highest towing capacity, and you’re likely to get an answer that falls along brand affiliation lines. Ford guys will tell you that... read more July 11, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Ford Explorer

U-Haul To Ford Explorer Owners: No Trailer For You!

The height of the Firestone-tire-failure-on-Ford-Explorers mess was 1998, when a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford and Firestone. Since then, the Ford Explorer SUV... read more May 24, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Ford F-150 towing a trailer

Ford Truck App Offers Towing Tips For F-Series Owners

The first towing app for pickups is coming soon from Ford, but it's not the kind of app you're probably thinking of: it uses a built-in four-by-two inch screen to display... read more March 10, 2011 by  0


 
Justin Kurtz, sued by T&J Towing for defamation on Facebook [via Mark Bugnaski, Kalamazoo Gazette]

Towing Company Learns About Barbra Streisand The Hard Way

Earlier this year, Justin Kurtz's car was towed. No big deal, right? Happens every day. Only problem is, T&J Towing of Kalamazoo, Michigan may have tampered with the car... read more May 26, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Five Tips For Towing With Your New Truck

Towing is one of the best uses of a pickup truck, and one of the main things many buyers choose a truck over an alternative vehicle. But it's not as easy to tow safely and... read more May 4, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Ford F-150

EcoBoost V-6 Will Have Higher Torque Rating in 2011 Ford F-150

The 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 that’s due late this year in the 2011 Ford F-150 will have more torque than the new engine does in Ford cars. “In the transverse installation... read more December 18, 2009 by  0


 
policeman reaching into car

SFPD To Go Lightly On Drivers Without Licenses, Ruckus Ensues

Many police departments around the U.S. impound the cars of drivers caught behind the wheel without a license. But starting Sunday, San Francisco plans to abolish that... read more October 29, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid

Driven: 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid

In TheCarConnection.com’s Bottom Line review of the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid, Rex Roy points out that the Hybrid is nearly as capable as its gasoline-only... read more May 12, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Dodge Ram 2500

2009 Chicago Show: Dodge Ram 2500 Takes Towing Seriously

According to Dodge, the heavy-duty segment contains about one-third of all full-size truck sales in the U.S. And buyers in the segment are said to be the most brand-loyal in... read more February 11, 2009 by  5


 

 
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