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Old 01-16-2015, 01:36 PM   #1
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Question Towing - Mazda 2 2011

Hi All. I would like to tow my mazda behind my motorhome. Can I and what is required? Does anyone else tow a mazxa behind their motorhome. Thanks


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A 2011 Mazda 2 is NOT recommended for towing 4 down, manual pg 7-24 (232).


If it could be towed (perhaps you have a manual transmission?) you would need to buy and install a base plate that mounts to your car's front frame behind the bumper, a tow bar to hook the car's base plate to the receiver of the RV hitch, towing lights and I highly suggest an auxiliary braking system to stop or slow down the car.


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Originally Posted by caser41 View Post
Does anyone else tow a mazxa behind their motorhome.
Mazda and most "experts" will tell you that NO Mazda product can be flat towed. I have towed a 2000 Miata (35,000 miles) and am now towing a 2012 Miata (15,000 miles) and that is the response that I got when I asked.

If your Mazda has an automatic transmission it CANNOT be towed.
If it is a manual transmission, it may be able to be towed.

Look at the major towing equipment manufacturers to see if any of them makes a base plate for your car. If they DO, there are people towing them.

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It doesn't look like Roadmaster has any tow brackets for the Mazda 2. Your only choice would be a tow dolly.
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Old 01-17-2015, 08:29 AM   #5
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Thanks everyone for your replies. I will do some more research and find a vehicle that can be towed behind my MH 4 down.

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