Consumer Tips

Understanding the towing capacity of your vehicle

Typically, your truck’s maximum weight plus the weight of a trailer and cargo should never surpass its highest towing capacity. In terms of the VIN number, you’ll need it to gather key information that specifically relates to the towing capacity.

Do all-wheel drive vehicles come with disadvantages?

When you purchase an AWD, you are purchasing a heavy vehicle. AWDs can weigh hundreds of pounds more than identical rear-wheel drives (RWD) and front-wheel drives (FWD.) The problem with this extra weight is the car’s acceleration can be negatively affected.

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