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P Plate Legal Tow Car.


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Yes it will tow easier but the fuel Econ is absolutely horrid and the na does a good enough job. More torque is great but it's gotta be on boost to make it meaning it's very thirsty and it eats premium - ouch.

Plus it uses more fuel as a normal daily and would cost more to buy and insure.

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i agree with all your points, i was simply saying that the difference when towing between the 2, as far as pulling power is concerned, would be more than "minimal".

plus there is the fact that the turbo isn't P plate friendly.

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It might help to an extent but most of the time the throttle is barely being used. I really dont think it would be on boost too often but i dont have a guage to confirm it. My point was more about the car feeling pretty stable and doing it well anyway, so the falcon is definitely an option.

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An 80 series Landcruiser can be had for 5-6K and will tow almost anything. Parking is no trouble because you can see over almost anything given the additional height over a normal car. It will literally go forever and maintenance, repair is stuff all as it is the most common 4wd out there. I have 2 of them and they are awesome value for money.

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I have a 2001 VX berlina V6

out the heavy duty tow kit, trans cooler and tows the MX5

to wakefield from central coast - average around 12.5L towing

without towing 7.8l is the best Ive got on freeway

its got all I need, cruise, climate, airbags, large and boofy!

I went for the VX as bought it off it off my old man for 7k with 87k on clock

otherwise I would have gone for a BA mkII or BF

so yeh, any falcadore will do the job :)

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