What kind of vehicle to pull a 33ft trailor?

What kind of vehicle to pull a 33ft trailor?

by Sasha
(pa)

My husband and I are really interested in RVing full time and we just got an offer to trade one of our cars for a 33ft trailer. We were really hoping to get a class c RV, not a trailer, but its a good deal - however, I know pretty much nothing about any of this, so what kind of vehicle would we need to tow a trailer this size? We have a V6 station wagon, but I don't know if it could handle that kind of weight?? If anyone can answer fairly quickly it would be greatly appreciated, as we need to make a decision soon.
Thanks So Much!

Glad I found this site!!

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Jul 02, 2011
Thanks
by: Sasha

Thanks for the advice. I checked online and it looks like my wagon can pull 5000 lbs, but from what I'm seeing a 33ft trailer will be about 7500 lbs. Thanks for letting me know what kind o truck we'll need =)

Jul 01, 2011
Truck Choices
by: Anonymous

It depends what type the trailer is. A regular pull behind could be pulled with a 1/2 to 3/4 ton pickup. If it is a 5th wheel, I'd say move up to a one ton pickup. We have a 37ft 5th wheel and find our truck handles it quite nicely.

Jul 01, 2011
Kind of Vehicle
by: Johanna

I am not sure but I would say no. It depends on the weight of the trailer, and what weight your vehicle can tow. Check your owners manual or check with an RV dealer they would definitely help you. Good luck.

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