Tow car test by 4 x 4 magazine

Find out which off-road vehicle is best to tow your boat

4×4 Magazine has put together a £1 million mega test with 45 vehicles of all sizes, shapes, colours, costs and ability put under the microscope in the 4×4 of The Year 2006. The 4 x 4s have been put into the following categories into according to their type, ability and price;

? Budget – vehicles available for the cost conscious buyer, covering low-end value for money 4x4s.
? Soft-roader – outdoor lifestyle vehicles popular with the urban users.
? Middleweight – small enough to be urban runabouts but big enough to hack it off-road and great for towing.
? Extreme – the off-road kings, full-on hardcore off-roaders serious stuff!
? Family – larger 4x4s for the family.
? Lifestyle Pick-ups -trucks popular with the leisure end of the market.
? Luxury – top end, money no object 4x4s.

And the overall winner is .the Range Rover sport.

“The Range Rover Sport provides the power and control you need to tow your boat in complete luxury”

4 x 4 magazine.

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If you’re in the market for a new off road vehicle and are you are after some expert advice, you can pick up a copy of the September issue of 4 x 4 magazine at WH Smiths, ASDA, Tesco and leading independent newsagents now.