Best car to be towed

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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    I know some have had issues with Smart cars etc,, what are the options?

    Not looking for a big car, not looking for an A Frame (owned by an ex smoker)

    Looking for a sensible, low cost runaround that can be towed.

    Suggestions?
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Wait until October and see what the new law and regs bring.

    New centre axle/overrun brakes trailer law may rule out cars as toads.

    Only time will tell.
     
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    Fiat panda 100hp all the way
     
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    I thought about this for a while. We are away for a while from next weekend and as part of that we are in Windermere for 5 nights so we're hiring a car for 4 days. Cost will be about £150.00 and that will be the only time we're away this year where we will want/need/wish we had a car. We have to walk a mile or so to get it and both of us can drive it. Pretty much a no brainer to me.
     
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    Retrospectively ? I doubt it , so perhaps get one now (y)
     
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    We towed a Peugeot 107 until recently, £20 rfl, 5 door , 4 seats, 60ish mpg, aircon etc, brilliant toad, same as Citroen C1 and Toyota Aygo. Gvw 1190kg
     
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    Having just upgraded my Brian James bantam trailer and Smart car for a RMB trailer and Ford roadster I have for sale a nice little Smart passion with aircon complete with trailer, £2400 complete outfit. Be quick before its gone.
     
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    As you say, doubtful.....but you never know.
     
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    Towing a 2001 Nissan Micra was easy. The a-frame was set up so well you didn't know it was there (even when subjected to an emergency stop in France)
     
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    Prophet of doom!
     
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    Here ya go, £2400 complete outfit, no question of it being legal or not...IT IS.
    Even comes with the tie down straps to hold the car on. Cheap as chips, but be quick.
     

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    Fiat Panda. a mini estate car , so put all the light weight stuff, water / waste containers etc in the back of that instead of filling up the van.
     
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