09 May 2018

Choosing a 4×4 Towing Vehicle – What should you be looking for?

When it comes to choosing a 4×4 towing vehicle to haul your camper trailer or caravan, there are a whole raft of things you need to consider, like towing capacity, engine, transmission, and more.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee recall
29 Mar 2018

Jeep Grand Cherokee towbar recalled

FCA Australia has issued a recall for more than 2300 tow bars fitted to WK Jeep Grand Cherokee models after May 31 2017.

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RAM 2500 Laramie
27 Dec 2017

What is torque?

Torque is the grunty force that makes your vehicle good for towing and just generally overcoming its own weight. Practical Motoring explains what torque is.

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20 Jan 2017

Friday 5: Did you know about these rules for trailers?

Trailer towing is more difficult and dangerous than normal driving, so there’s a lot of rules to regulate it.

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Top 10 Car Advice articles on Practical Motoring
30 Dec 2016

Our Top 10 Car Advice articles of 2016

We’re not just about news and car reviews – we offer plenty of great car advice too. Here are the pieces that appealed to the most number of people in 2016.

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16 Apr 2016

Reader Question: My trailer tyres are a different size to the towcar, does this matter?

A common question from owners of 4WDs who tow a camper trailer is whether a difference in tyre size between towcar and trailer matters…

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07 Aug 2015

2015 Ford Everest – can it really tow 3000kg?

The 2015 Ford Everest has a braked towing capacity of 3000kg, but can it really tow that much? We analyse the Everest’s true towing capability.

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09 Jul 2015

Everything you need to know about towing heavy trailers

Towing big, heavy trailers is not a matter of hooking up and hoping for the best – here’s our guide to everything you need to know about towing heavy trailers.

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04 Jun 2015

Why a 3500kg tow rating may not really be a 3500kg tow rating

Can tow 3500kg! The claim is there in big bold letters in the brochure, but here’s why your 3500kg tow rating may not really be a 3500kg tow rating.

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