Tow rating? I'd like to attach a basket or pull a small trailer. Moving 500lbs of gear max no more than 200 miles RT and avg of 40 miles ... is it feasible ? Car has only 70, 000 original miles

Asked by Jan 17, 2013 at 04:27 AM about the 1993 Chevrolet Caprice

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I looked around but could not find exact specs, but I can not see any harm in towing a small trailer, keep the tongue weight as light as possible without it jumping off, say about no more than 40lbs, and the gross trailer weight 1,000 maximum

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I'd agree; avoid doing any of the accelerating in overdrive, just shift up once you've reached cruising speed.

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Go for it, you got a big motor and a big car that probably wont feel an extra 500lbs. That's about like having 4 adults in the car.

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Yep Andrew, taking the boys to football practice 3 in the back seat @ 200lbs each and your 400 pound mother in law sitting by you telling you how to drive

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