A Freedom Hauler tote dolly behind a fifth-wheel trailer loaded with a motorcycle

A Different Kind of Toy Hauler

For those who don’t own an RV with a rear garage or don’t want to tow a utility trailer, Freedom Hauler offers a unique...
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Stay Connected: 18 Trailer and Fifth-Wheel Hitches

Serious hardware for safely towing travel trailers and fifth-wheels Travel-trailer and fifth-wheel buyers typically put a lot of thought into floorplans, features, upgrades and creature...
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Get a Grip: Tow-Vehicle Tires

With so much riding on tow-vehicle tires, proper selection and maintenance are important to your safety and can contribute to better handling and fuel...
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RV Tire Basics

Understanding the basics can help avoid costly blowouts and lead to safer travels Tires on tow vehicles or trailers run the gamut from passenger-car types...
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Will Your Next Tow Vehicle Be Electric?

Electric and plug-in hybrid trucks and SUVs on the way from Ford, GM, Tesla and others could make surprisingly capable tow vehicles After decades of...
Gas Pains The extra $9,000 (approximately) you would spend on a diesel- engine option will buy 3,176 gallons of gasoline at $2.83 per gallon, the average price at time of press. Assuming both vehicles get 20 mpg running solo, the break-even point on the investment would be 63,520 miles. However, the manufacturers we spoke with claim a heavy-duty diesel can return up to twice the fuel economy when pulling a heavy load (which coincides with our own experiences), putting the break-even point at around 32,000 miles from a standpoint of fuel savings only.

Diesel Versus Gas

We ask experts and crunch numbers to see if a diesel is right for you Throughout automotive history, few engines have been as polarizing as...
Photo of No-Boundaries NB16.5 travel trailer being towed by a 2019 Toyota Sequoia

It’s RV Life with No Boundaries

Paired with the Toyota Sequoia, the off-road-ready No Boundaries offers a lightweight alternative to toy haulers for adventure-minded RVers Once upon a time, travelers put...
The 2015 Chevy Silverado is available with a gvwr of up to 7,600 pounds, a gawr of 4,300 pounds and a tow rating of up to 12,000 pounds. based on the SAE J2807 standard.

Half-Ton Towing: Fact or Fiction?

It depends on the fifth-wheel and how the truck is equipped So-called half-ton-towable fifth-wheels are becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons. The most...
GMC Sierra Denali with Fuzion fifth-wheel travel trailer

First Look: 2020 GMC Sierra HD

Chevy and GMC introduced all-new heavy-duty models for 2020. Which should you choose?  You could say that General Motors is the master of badge engineering. During...
Full-size pickup pulls a travel trailer on a mountain road

Power Shot: Banks Derringer Tuner and iDash DataMonster

The Banks Derringer tuner is a small but potent way to add horsepower and torque to 6.7-liter Power Strokes. Truck owners who tow trailers often appreciate...