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    Good vans/pick-ups to tow with

    Ok peeps give me your ideas for vans/pickups to tow with. Main criteria are has to be diesel and less than 10k+vat as it is going to a works vehicle.

    So far we have thought about a mk5 astra with the 1.9 150 engine. Transit connect or a l200.

    What are peeps thoughts on belingos etc? I am not sure this would be ok for us. We will be most likely towing using a dolly if that matters.

    Also it does not have to be new. We would like a spec lift but doubt we will find one in our price range

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    Builder i work for has got a navara, pulls like a train. Weve had 1 tonne in the back then 2 tonne + in the trailer a few times.

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    we got a berlingo at work and it's sh**e don't buy one. my mates 1.0 corsa has more grunt. must say though its not an hdi engine

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    Id get a SWB Shogun 3.2 DI-D and get it mapped, mega towcar!
    Or if ur being mad, a Ford F150 Lightning

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    How often is it going to be towing and what will it be towing?
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    Towing caps of current mainstream pickups..

    Toyota Hilux = 2250kg
    Isuzu Rodea = 2500kg
    Nissan Navara = 2600kg
    Mitsi L200 = 2700kg
    Ford Ranger/Mazda BT-50 = 3000kg

    all on braked trailers


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    After driving the ranger, it definetly has loads of torque and could quite easily pull the weights given above! And they are enormous, almost the same length as our panel vans at work!

    Saying that though the citroen HDI vans are pretty good!
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    ranger for me
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    citroen or pug for value with the hdi engine.

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