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Old 23 August 2016, 16:16   #1
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Best Tow Car!

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?
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Old 23 August 2016, 16:32   #2
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I tow my Tornado 5.8 sitting on a twin axle trailer with Audi A6 20 Tdi Avent 190 bhp without any bother . Average mpg 32 and never had any problems on the slip . Roll on Saturday weather looks good for a blast down the coast to Baltimore West Cork
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Old 23 August 2016, 16:42   #3
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You could tow that (1400kg) comfortably with a mondeo so define better? MPG, running cost, comfort?

To put this into perspective, i just recently chopped in my xtrail for an xc90 and tow a confirmed 2k. The xtrail was at limit i would suggest but it handled everything fine and still got over 30mpg towing.
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Need a bit of grunt after dropping the boat off and going to the shops to get the spiced rum
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Old 23 August 2016, 17:20   #5
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Need a bit of grunt after dropping the boat off and going to the shops to get the spiced rum

Quality Bigmuz, you get that fitted from the stealer or specced from the factory?
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Just really pleased with the car and cannot think of a better car to buy. I also run a Mazda CX-5 but the Touareg gets my vote.
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Quality Bigmuz, you get that fitted from the stealer or specced from the factory?
Stealer fit .. and my wallet it knows it .. but aint worth a witter repro with that motors power plus its a push button leccy job .. https://vimeo.com/133075983
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Might be buying a mates disco 3 HSE soon, 59 plate with just over 130k on it though

Don't need it for towing but loads of luggage space for the sib, camping, 7 seats .... Useful bit of kit
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