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Towing capacity is an important figure to know if you're planning on towing. Every vehicle is not capable of towing but even the ones that are capable have limits. Learn all about towing capacity to make sure that you're using your vehicle safely.
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This towing capacity chart displays vehicles' towing capacities by make, model and year. Knowing your vehicle's towing capacity is essential to towing safety, plus it can keep you from damaging your vehicle with the burden an overweight load.

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