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Old 10-25-2020, 02:29 PM   #41
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I second the suggestion of Saddlesore. I have a 2005 Scion XB with 5 speed manual. Leave key in and switch to ACC. De activate emergency brake. Put transmission in neutral. Disconnect battery and your off!
The whole procedure is in the car's manual under "Dinghy towing".

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Old 10-25-2020, 10:49 PM   #42
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Smile 2020 Civic Sedan Sport

We tow a 2020 Honda Civic Sedan Sport MT 4 down. It's right around 2800 lbs. and is towable 4 down per the owner's guide. Roadmaster makes a baseplate for this car. In fact, they made the first one for us so the template is now stock. Not an SUV but really fun to drive
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Old 10-26-2020, 12:48 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by Rddownie View Post
I have a very nice 2016 Ford Focus Hatchback set up for flat towing for sale. It has 26 K miles, new battery and tows very easy. Black with white interior, runs perfectly. First $ 13,000 gets it. Located in Western N.C.
Bob Downie
More info on the 2016 Ford Focus I am selling. It is less than 3000 lbs. Four door, seats 4 people comfortably. We tow it with a Thor ACE 30.4. Don't know its even behind us and we live in the western NC mountains. It also has a simple battery disconnect. It takes no more than 10 minutes to hook up to the Motor Home.
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Old 06-22-2021, 04:04 AM   #44
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Thanks for all of the great suggestions! Found a decent 1986 Samurai with a new engine and then added new paint and interior. Have towed it now on several lengthy trips and itís perfect for us! Only weighs 2100 lbs somewhere donít even know itís back there. 5 speed manual transmission and good 4WD. Very nice TOAD!
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Old 06-22-2021, 10:52 AM   #45
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Don't forget to put the sign in it's rear window that says, "l'm pushing as fast as I can!"
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Old 06-22-2021, 12:22 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by JeffDelanoRw View Post
I was looking at the Sonic as well then saw the procedure.


Special Procedures: Run the engine at the beginning of each day and at each RV fuel stop for about 5 minutes. Shift auto transmission to P (Park), turn ignition off. Set parking brake. To prevent battery from draining while vehicle is being towed, remove the DLIS fuse from fuse block. For Keyless Access vehicles, remove BCM1 and BCM2 fuses from the instrument panel fuse block and fuse 7 from the engine com- partment fuse block. Turn ignition on, apply brake pedal. Shift transmission to Neutral. Turn ignition to ACC/ACCESSORY. Release parking brake. Re-install fuses once destination has been reached.

Special Procedures: Shift the transmission to Neutral. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Cover negative battery post with non-conduc- tive material. Release parking brake.

Just seemed like Spark was much easier, and since I drive a stick regularly in other vehicles, it worked for me. Maybe those procedures are not always the case depending on year.

I tow a Spark. Easy peasyÖ. Great mileage (40mpg) and feels like more legroom than my Ridgeline
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