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Old 24 August 2016, 12:34   #31
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Disco 4, the finest tow vehicle currently available to Joe Public. Pulls uphill & brakes down dale, no wobble, stops on a sixpence & will accelerate uphill with 2.5t hung on the back & still return 24mpg. You can hear yourself whisper as its only doing 1500rpm@70mph.


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I drag 3500kg (honest officer) with a D4, immaculate.
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Old 24 August 2016, 15:55   #32
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Incidentally, the 2014 A6 2.0 tdi also makes a very good tow vehicle.

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Well bought a 2014 Touareg SE V6 earlier in the year. Just used it to go to Spain and was really impressed with the drive. Did 2250 miles towing with the rib and back at 24mpg. Real easy driving, comfortably towing at 70mph, trailer weight around 1400kg. Also towed with the cover on.





Does anyone know of a better tow car?

24 mpg that's poop my 130 does loads better and the Disco does 29 mpg at least with the rib carrying 300 L of fuel & kit
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Disco 4, the finest tow vehicle currently available to Joe Public. Pulls uphill & brakes down dale, no wobble, stops on a sixpence & will accelerate uphill with 2.5t hung on the back & still return 24mpg. You can hear yourself whisper as its only doing 1500rpm@70mph.


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Imo the 6 speed mine 👍 does a bit better mpg than the 8 speed yours 🤔
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Yep, We had one a few years ago definitely the best tow car I drove. Also had a disco and found the trailer meandered more due to the Discos height and wallowing ride.



Now have an Amarok and get the best of all worlds. Ideal for towing and loads of space to chcuck all that wet gear etc. Only downside is very thirsty when towing. (17MPG)

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+n for Disco 4. For all the reasons already said...and I quite like the look of it
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A V8 4.2TDI Touareg would be a fantastic tow vehicle
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Wasn't there a 5.0 V10 diesel.
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Yes there was a w10 I think it was, epic bus that.

I don't know how some people are getting 30mpg towing with a disco, fair play though, impressive.
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30 mpg towing with a disco, fook me, I don't even get that normal with a X5 ....
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