2011 Car towing Capacities

2011 Car towing Capacities

Your vehicle’s beating heart can only do so much work. To that end, how much horsepower and torque your engine produces is one of the biggest factors in how much you can tow. Generally, big V-8s produce plenty of torque. The trade-off is that those motors also tend to get worse gas mileage than their smaller counterparts. If you’re looking to buy a vehicle for towing, be realistic with yourself. If you only plan on pulling a 1, 500-lb pop-up camper, there’s no …

Vehicle Towing Capacity

Vehicle Towing Capacity

The towing capacity of a vehicle is the amount of weight it can safely tow should it be required to tow a trailer or another vehicle. Staying within this limit will make for a much safer tow, as well as reduce the chances of damage to the vehicle. While determining a vehicle's basic towing capacity is somewhat simple, there are several additional variables that should be considered to help making a towing job as stress free and smooth as possible. Check the …

Towing capacity 5000 lbs

Towing capacity 5000 lbs

Side Wind Jack Good solid jack, fits in any typical trailer set up. Works like a charm. Just wish I could' have gotten it on sale like it is now! October 20, 2012 Model# 50001067 5K jack Well the one on my brand new trailer broke (2K capacity) didnt have time to screw around with a warranty replacement. I had to have a sidewind due to where my propane bottles are. I found this at the store and it is not $150 like the other 5K equivilent jacks and the best thing …

Truck towing capacity

Truck towing capacity

By Andrew Ganz Monday, Jan 14th, 2013 @ 2:08 pm The heavy duty towing war between Detroit's Big Three has been escalated to a new level. Chrysler's Ram trucks division has upped the maximum towing capacity of a properly-equipped version of its 2013 model year 3500-series pickup to a staggering 30, 010 lbs.That's a hefty increase from last year's 22, 750, and it easily surpasses the 23, 100 lbs. maximum for the formerly class-leading Chevrolet Silverado HD and …

Car towing capacity Calculator

Car towing capacity Calculator

Rich LaSalle/Getty Images Calculating payload capacity requires you to know your vehicle's GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating) and curb weight. So how are you supposed to know how much payload you can afford to carry in your car or truck? To calculate your vehicle's payload capacity, you only need to know two things: your vehicle's gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and its curb weight. Gross vehicle weight rating is simply the maximum allowable weight of an …

2012 truck towing capacity

2012 truck towing capacity

The Ram 1500 gives the Ford F-150 serious competition in the large truck category, both with brute force and with finesse. The force is courtesy of the Ram pickup's class-leading Hemi V8 engine and 5-ton towing capacity, while the finesse comes from using a solid-axle rear suspension with coil springs to provide a smoother ride than traditional leaf springs. The Ram's roomier interior and ample storage space as well as its first-class cabin materials and …

Auto towing capacity chart

Auto towing capacity chart

I didn't see that when I googled it and 3800 pounds is quite a bit. I would be surprised if that is correct. Your door jamb should have a sticker on it that will tell you the towing capacity - or it should be in your owner's manual. Pop up trailers usually weigh from 1500 to 4000 lbs. That is unloaded - it will increase with the stuff you carry in it. That means that if, as the chart posted above is correct, you would be hard pressed to find one you can tow with …

Best SUV towing capacity

Best SUV towing capacity

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe 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 pickup trucks, some of the best vehicles for towing are these family-oriented SUVs: Chevrolet Tahoe With seating for up to eight and a maximum towing capacity of 8, 500 pounds (in two-wheel drive, 8, 200 pounds in four-wheel drive), the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe (and sibling …