What Kind of Trailer Can I Tow?
As you probably guessed, the kind of trailer you can tow all depends on the kind of vehicle you plan on towing it with. Below are some towing recommendations separated by vehicle type. You may also want to view our page on which hitch is the best for your trailer to better determine what kinds of load capacities your vehicle can support.
If You Have a Car
If you plan on towing your trailer with a car, your options may be a bit limited. However, there are still trailers out there that your vehicle will safely be able to tow.
Your safest bet is to stick with a single axle trailer. AJ’s carries a variety of single axel trailers that would be suitable for your towing needs. Our 4’ wide utility trailers are compact and have a load capacity of over 1,700 pounds. These study yet petite trailers will provide that extra space you need to get your cargo to its destination – without monopolizing your backseat.
If You Have an SUV
SUVs have a lot of options when it comes to towing trailers. Capable of towing some of our larger single axel utility trailers, as well as our double axel utility trailers, SUVs can move a lot more cargo than a car. With an SUV you can also tow an enclosed cargo trailer, which is often very convenient for people traveling long distances with their cargo. You could also tow another vehicle with your SUV, using one of our tow dollies.
Of course, you should be mindful of the condition of your SUV and how many miles are on it. But if you have an SUV in good condition or one that is relatively new, your towing options look pretty good.
If You Have a Truck
Trucks are essentially the epitome of trailer-towing vehicles. Trucks can tow everything from large enclosed cargo trailers to our heavy duty gooseneck and equipment trailers. Such trailers can carry load capacities of roughly 5,000, 11,000 and 24,000 pounds respectively. Therefore, if you have a truck, you can pretty much haul any kind of trailer you want. AJ’s also offers dump trailer inserts for the bed of your pickup, complete with power up and power down functions.
You know your vehicle better than we do, so keep in mind that if your truck or SUV has been around the block a few times, it may not be up to the task of heavy duty hauling. Browse through our entire new and used selections of trailers today, and give us a call if you have questions about towing your trailer of choice.
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