Although trucks and SUVs offer the heaviest towing capacity, some cars can also haul heavy loads. Smaller vehicles often offer more fuel efficiency, which can be especially important when towing a a bigger load. A few cars stand out as efficient towing machines that are able to haul larger trailers, boats and campers.
2010 Chrysler Sebring
Chrysler's 2010 3.5-liter V-6 Sebring is able tow up to 2,000 lbs. It is available in a sedan or a convertible. The Sebring's fuel efficiency, at 30 mpg, makes this car enticing. Many optional features, including heated front seats, cabin air filtration and automatic temperature control create a comfortable riding experience.
2011 Hyundai Veracruz
Hyundai refers to its 2011 Veracruz as a "premium crossover vehicle." With a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs., it can tow as much as many full-size SUV's and trucks. It seats as many as seven people, and the second- and third-row seats can fold down to offer increased storage capacity. Automatic temperature controls, a premium audio system and optional navigation center are a few of the features that make this vehicle "premium."
2010 Subaru Outback
The 2010 Subaru Outback can tow between 2,700 and 3,000 lbs., depending on the edition. The Outback's traction control system and all-wheel drive, make this car attractive to people driving in slippery conditions. Many optional accessories, such as a ski and snowboard carrier, kayak carrier and dog compartment separator, can customize this vehicle to suit the owner's needs.
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour
The 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour features a 1,500-lb. towing capacity. Available in both two-wheel and four-wheel drive, the Accord Crosstour offers convenient features such as heated side mirrors, rear privacy glass and a power moon roof. It includes several important safety features. Front-side airbags, as well as side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor and active head restraints.
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