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LK23

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Anyone Towing a Buick Envision?
« on: October 21, 2017, 10:35:45 AM »
Seeking information about the Buick Envision as a tow vehicle.
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grashley

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Re: Anyone Towing a Buick Envision?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2017, 05:49:55 PM »
After wading through a bunch of stuff in the 2017 Envision Owners Manual, I find a max trailer weight of 1500 lbs, but this only includes a driver.  Weight of all other passengers, cargo and options must be deducted from this weight.  Page 234, 235.

In other words, nothing past a SMALL utility trailer.  VERY FEW small campers will be under 1500 lb GVWR.
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RedandSilver

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Re: Anyone Towing a Buick Envision?
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2017, 08:23:18 PM »
The title looks like he wants to know about the Envision as a toad.
The line in the post looks more like using the Envision as a vehicle to tow something.
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grashley

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Re: Anyone Towing a Buick Envision?
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2017, 05:55:03 PM »
Red

My first reply was for a toad, which should work fine.  Then I reread and rewrote my response.
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ChasA

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Re: Anyone Towing a Buick Envision?
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2017, 04:27:26 PM »
His RV is a Dutch Star 4369. That is a big motor home. I would guess he's looking at towing the Buick behind the motorhome. The term "tow  vehicle " is confusing.   I wish people would say towed vehicle or towing vehicle.
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