Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Just south of sanity
Do you have a transmission cooler on your vehicle? If not, it's not really rated for towing, regardless of whether or not you can tow with it.
It's the continual pull on the transmission that's bad for it, if you don't have an actual rated tow vehicle. Dealers never tell you that.
It's not the pulling or stopping I worry about, it's the strain on my transmission. Even for a rated tow vehicle with the proper equipment, towing will diminish your transmission's life expectancy. Especially for a smaller vehicle.