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Old 11-12-2006, 06:04 AM   #1
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Has anyone seen any information on whether the new GM crossover SUVs (Saturn Outlook & GMC Acadia) will be towable? They have the new GM 6 speed auto and are available in front drive and all-wheel-drive models.

We like the styling of the Acadia and would consider swapping our 2003 Tracker ZR2 if it is towable. My guess is that worst case would be a requirement for a Remco lube pump, but they are too new to be listed yet on the Remco Towing site.

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Has anyone seen any information on whether the new GM crossover SUVs (Saturn Outlook & GMC Acadia) will be towable? They have the new GM 6 speed auto and are available in front drive and all-wheel-drive models.

We like the styling of the Acadia and would consider swapping our 2003 Tracker ZR2 if it is towable. My guess is that worst case would be a requirement for a Remco lube pump, but they are too new to be listed yet on the Remco Towing site.

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Old 11-12-2006, 05:03 PM   #3
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If I were you, I'd keep the Tracker.
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This is our second Tracker and I highly recommend them (and sister Suzuki Grand Vitara) as toads. However, we are thinking we would like something a bit bigger this time around and the 2007 Suzuki XL7 is not towable (it's a re-engineered Chevy Equinox). The Acadia caught our eye, though its quite a large step up in size.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Jestme13:
If I were you, I'd keep the Tracker. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RV Roamer:
Has anyone seen any information on whether the new GM crossover SUVs (Saturn Outlook & GMC Acadia) will be towable? They have the new GM 6 speed auto and are available in front drive and all-wheel-drive models.

We like the styling of the Acadia and would consider swapping our 2003 Tracker ZR2 if it is towable. My guess is that worst case would be a requirement for a Remco lube pump, but they are too new to be listed yet on the Remco Towing site. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Hi Gary,

According to the information I have access to, these vehicles will be equipped with an all new 6T75 automatic transaxle and both the FWD and AWD versions can be safely flat towed without modifications. The ignition fuse should be removed from the underhood electrical center to prevent battery rundown and there is a lubrication procedure to follow occassionally while towing. See the owner's manual for details.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">these vehicles will be equipped with an all new 6T75 automatic transaxle and both the FWD and AWD versions can be safely flat towed without modifications. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thanks, Jim. That's great news. I'd like the AWD version.

The GMC web site says it has the 6T75 but I had not found any further info on it except of course that it is a six speed.
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Take a look at where The Outlook is being build, in my home town

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RV Roamer:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">these vehicles will be equipped with an all new 6T75 automatic transaxle and both the FWD and AWD versions can be safely flat towed without modifications. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thanks, Jim. That's great news. I'd like the AWD version.

The GMC web site says it has the 6T75 but I had not found any further info on it except of course that it is a six speed. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
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Ooops my mistake

The Outlook, Acadia and the Buick Enclave are all made in my hometown


New Outlook, Acadia & Enclave Here


<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RV Roamer:
Has anyone seen any information on whether the new GM crossover SUVs (Saturn Outlook & GMC Acadia) will be towable? They have the new GM 6 speed auto and are available in front drive and all-wheel-drive models.

We like the styling of the Acadia and would consider swapping our 2003 Tracker ZR2 if it is towable. My guess is that worst case would be a requirement for a Remco lube pump, but they are too new to be listed yet on the Remco Towing site.

GMC Acadia </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
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