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I need a new towcar and want an estate car for economy and I have come to realise it has to be either 4 wheel drive or all wheel drive. This is partly for the caravan, but mostly for messing around in boats and using often slippery slipways for launching boats! (If you want to see how badly this can go wrong there are no end of submerged cars and trailers on Youtube!) I just don't like SUV's, so this restricts me to estate cars, but the plus sides here are good economy and having a sensible sized car for the roads in the town where I live. Also. .. I have two sons of six foo
Hi all, Just thinking about starting up in the caravan world. Currently have a 2 Ltr petrol Mondeo on a 10 plate with approx 46,000 on the clock. Do quite a lot of mileage for work, approx 400 miles a month. Am considering changing the car anyhow so want to get one that can be a good tow car. Will probably go diesel automatic but not sure whether to go 4x4 or just a strong hatchback or estate. I can see positives In a 4x4 as it would give me more choice in van and would also be good in winter months but can also see fuel economy is often a lot less and things like tyres
Ok, so we like to take bikes on our weekends away, and we tow our beloved caravan. Our son is of an age he likes to have his bike around, and we like to bike with him. .....so presently we take 3 bikes on the roof of our current Insignia estate car on most caravanning weekends. Climbing up to mount bikes on the estate is easy enough But here's the issue, we're considering changing to a volvo xc70, but there's probably more xc60's around in the configuration we want (manual, diesel, 160 or 180bhp, and a particular colour my wife prefers. at a price we can afford), and we're usually in th