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Old 02-06-2019, 04:07 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by oabrown View Post
Not to trivialize the original question, but we also tow our Casita 17' SD with a Audi Q5. It is a 2015 TDI, which is the 3.0L diesel.

Our was a 2010 Premium Plus with the gasoline V6 engine. It wouldn't pull like a diesel but it never felt underpowered with the Casita. I never used a WDH, but I was careful to manage the tongue weight.

We crossed the Cascades at speed and ran in high winds along the Columbia River Gorge with nothing but confidence.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 5,456 lbs
Curb Weight 4,178 lbs
Payload Capacity: 1,278 lbs
Towing capacity: 4,400 lbs

Engine: 3.2L V6
Horsepower: 270 HP at 6,500 rpm
Torque: 243 ft-lb at 3,000 rpm
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