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Towed with 20 MYP today = abysmal

jsight

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Apr 5, 2018
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I don't know. I've always associated trucks and large SUVs with towing, not CUVs like the Model Y. We put a tow hitch on our Honda CRV to attach a bike rack, like most people ;-) But definitely EVs aren't great for long range towing.
I was thinking the same. The Nissan Rogue has a towing capacity of what? ~1400 lb? I'd expect it to handle that pretty poorly too, even for short distances. Granted, it'd be able to drive poorly for large distances if you really wanted, so I guess that is a plus.

Compact SUV/CUV isn't a segment where every vehicle is expected to tow well.
 

glide

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I was thinking the same. The Nissan Rogue has a towing capacity of what? ~1400 lb? I'd expect it to handle that pretty poorly too, even for short distances. Granted, it'd be able to drive poorly for large distances if you really wanted, so I guess that is a plus.

Compact SUV/CUV isn't a segment where every vehicle is expected to tow well.
Porsche Cayenne - 7500 lbs towing capacity
Land Rover Defender - 8200 lbs towing capacity
Jeep Grand Cherokee - 7200lbs towing capacity
Ford Explorer - 5200 lbs towing capacity
Audi Q5 - 4400 lbs towing capacity

these are all mid-size vehicles with prices starting in the 30’s.
 

a2t2

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it could if you could find somewhere to stop and charge it every 100 miles and wanted to wait 45 minutes .. lol. You might be better off using a horse/carriage.
 

a2t2

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I put on a hitch rack yesterday and put a dirtbike on it . The rack weighs 100 and bike 250 about 2’ back off the hitch

the car did fine but rear suspension was a little compressed. Avg 450 wh/mi not as bad that’s 150 range. All back roads 45-55 mph. Not sure in hwy at 65 how it would do

I think im gonna get a aluminum single bike carrier, this might better than towing a trailer but I didn’t get on a hwy
 

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