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What’s the most common type of trailer tongue length?

Popularity of Trailer Tongue Length Types

The trailer tongue is a pretty important piece of engineering. After all, it does the essential work of keeping one’s trailer attached while also maintaining it at a safe distance from the towing vehicle. It also keeps the trailer in balance, and assists in keeping weight on the tow hitch for controlled towing.

There are several main types of trailer tongues in existence. In terms of length, towers can choose between fixed length, extendable and tilting tongues. Which type of length is most common for trailer tongues?

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Does the 2021 Toyota Corolla come with a spare tire?

Spare Tire and Tire Replacement Kit in the 2021 Corolla and Corolla Hybrid

Many new vehicles are choosing to forgo a spare tire with their ride. Instead, automakers often include a tire replacement kit as an alternative. What about the 2021 Toyota Corolla- does it come with a spare tire?

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Blue 2020 Toyota Tundra drives ruggedly along a trail.

How much can a 2020 Toyota Tundra tow?

2020 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

The 2020 Toyota Tundra is an impressive machine. As truck-lovers know, Toyota pickups are renowned for their reliability and lasting value. The 2020 Toyota Tundra carries this reputation with it, while also receiving a variety of optimizations and tweaks for the current model year.

One important task for many truck drivers is the need to do some towing. Resultantly, when these individuals come looking at our selection of new Tundra models, a question we commonly get asked is: how much can the 2020 Toyota Tundra tow?

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The 2020 Toyota Tundra has a towing capacity of 8,800 to 10,200 pounds. This is a solid towing ability for a pickup. Drivers should be able to accomplish a variety of pertinent jobs thanks to the capabilities of this muscular machine.

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What equipment should be used for towing with the 2020 Toyota Tundra?

When towing, drivers should make sure they’re utilizing the appropriate towing equipment, and that the equipment has been installed properly and is being used properly. For additional information about equipment, such as a towing kit, contact us right here at Pohanka Toyota of Salisbury!

Is the 2020 Tundra made for towing?

Toyota warns that the 2020 Tundra is designed primarily as a passenger-and-load-carrying vehicle. As a result, towing a trailer can have an adverse impact on handling, performance, braking, durability and fuel consumption.

Drivers should make sure not to overload or exceed the tow capacity, for the safety of both themselves and others. Individuals should always employ the requisite driving habits for a particular situation. When towing, they should always drive with this in mind.

Are you towing a trailer for commercial purposes? Note that Toyota warranties do not apply to damage or malfunction caused by this activity.

Where can I learn more about towing with my 2020 Toyota Tundra?

For more details, consult the relevant portion of the 2020 Toyota Tundra Owner’s Manual. The manual can be accessed online here.


5 Useful, Fun and Inexpensive Accessories You Need For Your Car

Tired of having your belongings slip between your car’s seats? Unsure what to do if you get a flat tire? Even your dream car can drive you crazy with these little annoyances. Here is a list of tools and accessories to keep in your car at all times to make those little inconveniences disappear for good.


  1. Drop Stop

Drop Stop is an Automotive Car Seat Gap Filler that you place and mold around your seat belt holder preventing even the smallest things from falling in between your car’s seats. Your cell phone, wallet and even loose change are safe with these pads around.


  1. Fix A Flat

This is most definitely not a permanent solution to a flat tire but having a can of Fix A Flat in your car can get you out of a sticky situation if you blow a tire. It will seal the popped tire in minutes and allow you to get to one of our service departments safely so your car can be properly looked at and repaired.


  1. Rain-X

Weather your dealing with rain, frost, ice or even bugs Rain-X has you covered. This spray on solution prevents all types of harsh weather from impeding your vision through your windshield. It makes driving in extreme conditions easier and much more safe.


  1. Glove Box Organizer

Its very important to have the right documents and contact information in your glove box in case anything were to happen. With a Glove Box Organizer you are sure to have your registration, insurance info, salesperson business card and more at your fingertips in minutes.


  1. Steering Wheel Desk

Does your car ever become a place where you end up working or needing to eat a meal? If so you might want to consider purchasing a Steering Wheel Desk. This one of a kind desk attaches to your steering wheel so, while you’re pulled over, you have a portable work space or personal table. Once your done simply slid it under your seat and your ready to go.


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