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new to towing 7 months 4 weeks ago #462141

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Hi all. Bought first caravan a Buccaneer Elan 15 2008 and were looking forward to 2019. Already booked 3 weeks away and hopefully a lot more to come. Towcar is a Honda crv but i am thinking of changing to a Ford Edge and would like to hear if anyone has any thoughts on them or maybe someone has one.

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new to towing 7 months 4 weeks ago #462143

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wurzelanne wrote:
Hi all. Bought first caravan a Buccaneer Elan 15 2008 and were looking forward to 2019. Already booked 3 weeks away and hopefully a lot more to come. Towcar is a Honda crv but i am thinking of changing to a Ford Edge and would like to hear if anyone has any thoughts on them or maybe someone has one.

Thanks Ian.

Ian
Try a search as a while back someone was considering a Discovery or an Edge. Since he didn’t need the Discovery off road capability he opted for an Edge in terms of value for money and overall level of kit.
Skoda Superb Estate 2.0 TDi SE CR 170ps DSG 4x4 carrying two Springers, Sprite Musketeer TD 2013.
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new to towing 7 months 4 weeks ago #462144

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Hi & welcome aboard Ian from a fellow newbie to caravans. Not an exact match to your request but these might be of interest to read if you haven't already.
www.practicalcaravan.com/reviews/tow-car/45733-ford-edge
www.practicalcaravan.com/forum/towcars/5...scovery-sport#449954
Best wishes
Wayne
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new to towing 7 months 4 weeks ago #462145

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Welcome to the forum. Afraid I have no experience of the Ford so cannot help with that. If you have further questions though please ask them as you will see there is plenty of help on here.k
Ray
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new to towing 7 months 4 weeks ago #462149

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No experience of Edge, but as the Kuga is a great tow car, I can't imagine the Edge will be any less
Larry from N. Essex

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new to towing 7 months 4 weeks ago #462152

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If you passed your driving test after 1/1/97 you need to watch the weights as the gross train weight - that is fully laden tow and caravan - must not exceed 3500Kg unless you have taken the 'E' test to upgrade your driving licence to B+E. If you passed your test before that date you don't have a problem.
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new to towing 7 months 4 weeks ago #462153

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Guzzilazz wrote:
No experience of Edge, but as the Kuga is a great tow car, I can't imagine the Edge will be any less

Same here .
Ford Kuga 2.o Tdi & a Sprite Major 6TD

Sir Crying -
Will possibly get to
the round table some day !!
Sorry !!
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new to towing 7 months 3 weeks ago #462185

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Why are you getting rid of the CRV? That will easily tow your caravan.
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new to towing 7 months 3 weeks ago #462226

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CRV is ok but mileage is mileage is getting on a bit and im ready for a change.
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