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Everything you need to know about dinghy towing, flat towing and recreational towing of a vehicle behind your motorhome

2018 Yaris

8 Affordable Dinghy Vehicles

Move to the head of the class with these cars that are fun to drive and easy on the wallet Looking for a new car...
Class C Newmar towing Jeep dinghy vehicle

Our Favorite Dinghy Towables

SUVs and pickups dominate this year’s new flat-towable vehicles and, for the very first time ever, we pick our favorite dinghy towables! Quite apart from...
2019 Toyota Yaris

2019 Dinghy Towing Guide Updates

Here are the most recent changes to MotorHome's 2019 Guide to Dinghy Towing. ADDITIONS Fiat 2019 500 with manual transmission may be flat towed at speeds up...
2019 Jeep Cherokee Overland and Cherokee Trailhawk

2019 Dinghy Towables Sneak Peek

7 vehicles that have been manufacturer-approved for flat-towing behind a motorhome. Over the years, MotorHome readers have asked one question more than all others: “Is the...
Flat towing a vehicle behind a motorhome

Dinghy Digest: How to Tow an ‘Untowable’

A number of vehicles, though not sanctioned by their manufacturers, can be dinghy-towed after installing the right equipment A few years ago, a reader wrote...
photo of crumpled dinghy tow bar behind class A motorhome

Safe Dinghy Towing: Getting It All In Line

The right equipment, proper hitching practices and regular inspection ensure safe dinghy towing We all like to think about RVing as a pleasant experience, one...
Jeep Wrangler JK in mountain setting

Best 2018 Models for Dinghy Towing

If you like adventure, this year’s crop of manufacturer-approved dinghy-towable vehicles offers something for everyone Adventure. It’s what happens when you shake off society’s norms,...
A Class A motorhome towing a dinghy car with Joshua Trees and boulders in the background

Portable Dinghy Braking Systems

These units provide an easy way to reduce stopping distance for safer travels when dinghy towing To tow a dinghy vehicle or a trailer? That is...
Roadmaster's Sterling tow bar

Outfitting a Honda CR-V for Flat Towing

Roadmaster's Sterling All-Terrain Tow Bar creates a strong, versatile link between motorhome and dinghy Once in a while, those of us who tow dinghy vehicles...
Dinghy Towing Vehicles: Jeep Gladiator in an off road setting

Dinghy Digest: Family-Friendly Dinghy Vehicles

If you need room for five or more, these vehicles will accommodate your crew in style and comfort When one thinks about dinghy towing vehicles,...
Joshua Tree National Park

California’s Golden Landscapes

Exploring the deserts, history and wild animals on the “quiet side” of Southern California One thing I like about owning a motorhome and being semi-retired...
Lifeline Battery

Motorhome Battery Systems

Improving 12-volt DC systems using the latest technology can dramatically extend off-grid livability One of the primary benefits of owning a motorhome is the ability...
Odometer

RV Tech Savvy: Odometer Issue

We have a 2007 Holiday Rambler Vacationer diesel. The odometer went from 54,000 to 3,400 on a trip. The odometer continues to work, but...
Headlight, After Soft Scrub

MotorHome Quick Tip: Headlight Lens Restoration

My solution for dull yellow plastic headlight lenses is to use Soft Scrub cleaning liquid rather than an expensive lens-polishing kit. You can see...
Xantrex Charge Controllers

Solar Power for Your Motorhome

Xantrex has added two new lithium-ion compatible solar charge controllers to its energy-management solutions. The new 30A MPPT charge controller ($299) features dual bank...