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Okay to Use Cruise Control While Towing?

Russell uses his 2009 GMC Sierra to tow a 6500 pound trailer. His friends all say he's crazy to use the cruise control with something in tow but he can't find any cautions against this in the owner's manual. Tom and Ray say he should be fine as long as the area isn't hilly. Read their full recommendation (and find out why this includes doubling up on the Depends) right here. 

Today: Help Dave Choose a New Car

Dave is buying a new car and he needs something that is good for daily commuting, but one that can also occasionally tow a pair of Jet Skis. Tom and Ray think there are several vehicles that can handle both situations. Find out what they recommend, right here.

Driven to Extremes: Man Meets Prius

Tom Bodett spent a day with a Toyota Prius and it was not everything he dreamed it woud be. Find out why the guy who says, "It takes a real man to drive a minivan," felt totally emasculated by the cute little hybrid, right here.

Today: To Tow or Not to Tow

Bill is helping his son with a cross-country move. Should he rent a truck or a trailer?

Is Di's husband right to be so smug about his new Chevy Tracker?

My husband just bought a Chevy Tracker with a smidge over miles on the odometer We think the prior owner might have hauled the Tracker behind a recreational vehicle there is a tow-hitch bracket under the Tracker's front bumper and...

Today: how to pull out a stuck car when you don't have a hitch.

I have a 2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor all-wheel drive, and I was wondering if there is a good place to hook a tow rope so I can help pull my wife's car when she gets stuck in the driveway? I know most...

Which type of towtruck is harder on a car: flatbed or hook?

Of these types of tow trucks, flatbed versus the traditional "hook" model, which one is worse for a car? A while back, my starter failed, and my car was towed on a flatbed truck. After the starter replacement, I noticed...

Can I put a hitch on my sedan for lightweight towing?

I recently bought a house and now find myself constantly needing to haul things large amounts of yard waste old furniture scrap metal etc I have been thinking about getting a small pickup truck but whatever vehicle I get will...

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