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Old 03-02-2016, 09:53 AM   #1
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Is a mini cooper automatic towable all wheels down?
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Old 03-02-2016, 10:10 AM   #2
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Nope. Only manual transmission mini's can be lag towed.
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Check the Owners Manual first. If you don't have the manual, you can download the Dingy Guide from this link for the applicable year.

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Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

You might want to spend some time in the "Toads and MH Towing" area of the forum!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Glad to have you here.

Th automatic cannot be towed 4 down.

Best of luck and Happy Trails!!
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Need a recommendation for a towing vehicle, 4 wheel down, automatic transmission, around $10,000.
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Need a recommendation for a towing vehicle, 4 wheel down, automatic transmission, around $10,000.
See if you can find a Honda CR-V, 2014 or earlier. If you find one, check it out to see if it would fit your needs.
I find the CR-V to be an excellent toad. Automatic, both 2-wheel and all-wheel drive, can be towed four down if you follow the instructions in the owner's manual.
MAKE SURE YOU LOOK FOR 2014 OR EARLIER, AS THE NEWER MODELS ARE NO LONGER TOWABLE 4-DOWN.
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Mini Cooper flat towing

Have been flat towing our Mini straight drive convertible for three years without any problems.
A great toad!!!!
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You said that you have been flat towing your Mini straight drive. Is that automatic or manual?
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You said that you have been flat towing your Mini straight drive. Is that automatic or manual?
Straight (manual) transmission flat towing using Blue Ox towing package.
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cindysue, it seems you prefer a small car as a dinghy toad. look at a honda fit automatic up to 2014 model year. it's very easy to set up and tow.
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Remco provides a lot of information for all cars concerning towing.
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