What vehicle do you advise for heavy duty towing?

I need to use an automatic for towing. Do you have any advice on what vehicle to buy?

Asked on 22 March 2018 by colin

Answered by Dan Powell
An automatic provides lots of benefits for towing, with reduced wear on the clutch for hill starts and start/stop traffic. That said, autos are not as reliable as manual gearboxes and overheating can be a problem for those that do heavy duty work. With this in mind, I’d recommend the SsangYong Musso pick-up. It’s one of the cheapest double cab pick-ups you can buy and it has a huge towing capacity. It is also backed up a comprehensive five-year unlimited mileage warranty. For our full review of the SsangYong Musso, see: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/ssangyong/musso-.../
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