Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Toads and Motorhome Related Towing
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-28-2016, 04:48 PM   #1
Senior Member
TexasSprinter's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Kerrville, Texas
Posts: 250
Toad with Sprinter class B?

Is anyone towing with a Sprinter 3500 class B? what, what weight, how well does it work?

Niel & Carol Powers
Winnie Era 70C
TexasSprinter is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-28-2016, 06:11 PM   #2
Senior Member
Ray,IN's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: North America somewhere
Posts: 12,303
Your starting point is the Sprinter owners manual specs for GCWR, GWR, and towing capacity. If you do not exceed all of those you will be fine.

2000 Winnebago Ultimate Freedom USQ40JD, ISC 8.3 Cummins 350, Spartan MM Chassis. USA 1SG, retired;PPA,Good Sam Life member."We the people are the rightful masters of both the Congress and the Courts - not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow men who pervert theConstitution. "Abraham Lincoln"
Ray,IN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2016, 08:55 AM   #3
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 59
If you go over to the Forest River motorhome forum, you'll find the Jeep Rubicon one of the more popular toads in their Solera area. I believe that Jeep is just a little heavier than 4,200lbs. Note that Forest River recently changed the Solara name to Sunseeker MB so you'll should look in both areas:
2014 Forest River Sunseeker 2650S
2015 Ford Focus Titanium Hatchback DCT auto
JoeCar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2016, 01:06 PM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 4
I have a Winnebago View and tow a lifted 2012 Jeep Unlimited that is around 4500lbs. The hitch is rated @ 5000lbs. GCVW is 15250lbs. Just stay under the GCVW and the 11030 of your motorhome and everything will be fine. Don't forget to use a braking system in your toad and a charge line and a break away. When planing your trip look for long steep grades,(6% to 7%), unhitch and have someone drive your toad. It's better for your motorhome. A lot of folks in class c's do this, so its just not a sprinter thing. Hope this helps!
southkonalopaka is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Citation SPRINTER / Siesta SPRINTER edgray Thor Industries Owner's Forum 5 12-27-2013 05:28 PM
Sprinter based Class B accessable RV - thoughts? tpp58 Class B Motorhome Discussions 1 03-02-2012 11:32 PM
Serrano vs Class A Sprinter Based rtdavew Class A Motorhome Discussions 6 10-22-2011 11:08 AM
Towing with a Class C Sprinter hdtrader Sprinter Chassis Forum 9 10-12-2009 08:51 AM
Yet another Sprinter-chassis Class C SeeTheUSA Sprinter Chassis Forum 2 01-07-2008 04:30 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.