We tow a mini countryman on the eze tow that is 2 wheel drive auto and have a tow car shield and never had a scratch on the Mini. Have towed it about 7k miles since we got the tow dolly and car shield. We have the 18" wheels on the Cooperman.
Tow Car Shield
Class A, Koni shocks, Safe T Plus, SuperSteer Rear Trac Bar, CHF.