Best 2.5 tonne tow vehicle?

I need a vehicle to tow a 2.5-tonne mini-digger. Which vehicle do you recommend when it comes to reliability, economy and comfort?

Asked on 28 December 2019 by Stephen phillips

Answered by Honest John
Most 4x4 pick-ups can tow more than 3 tonnes, but a lot of the newer pick ups are under-engines. To tow 2.5 tonnes any distance you need a V6 diesel or at least a 2.2 petrol engine. Any that weigh more than 2040kg are restricted to 50mph on A and B roads and 60mph on dual carriageways. Worth considering a Ssangyong Musso: Nissan Navara probably best:
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