Typically, when you think of a towing vehicle, many people automatically picture a truck. However, while trucks are excellent vehicles for towing heavy objects, there are many other kinds of cars that work very well, too. For consumers who prefer the finer things in life but still want to keep the ability to pull things like boat trailers, campers, or automobile trailers, there are a number of wonderful luxury car options available as well. Below is a list of some of those options.
2015 Infiniti QX80
This is one of the top luxury haulers available on the market. It has equal parts class and strength, so you can pull your comfortably pull your haul without comprising style. The QX80 can pull up to 8,500 lbs of trailer and boats a 5.6-liter motor that pumps up to 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. An advanced seven-speed transmission and optional four-wheel drive make this luxury hauler a force to be reckoned with.
2015 Volkswagen Touareg
This upscale SUV comes in a hybrid, gasoline, a diesel edition and has a towing capacity of an incredible 7,700 lbs. Additionally, it comes standard equipped with a 280-horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 engine in the gasoline edition, and every available model come with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
This elegant, full-sized luxury SUV is the true embodiment of a workhorse vehicle. The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class can pull up to 7,500 lbs. and boasts a number of powerful engines. Two V-6 engines, one with a 3.0-liter turbodiesel that generates 240 horsepower and up to 455 lb-ft of torque and one with a twin-turbo 3.0-liter with 362 horsepower and up to 369 lb-ft of torque. It also offers two V-8 engines, one with a 429-horsepower twin-turbo 4.7-liter unit and one with a 550-horsepower twin-turbo 5.5-liter that also puts out up to 560 lb-ft of torque. No matter which you choose, they all come equipped with a seven-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
2015 Porsche Cayenne
Don’t let this luxury car fool you! This Porsche is about more than just speed and style, though you are sure to get that, too. The Cayenne can also haul up to 7,716 lbs. of trailer weight, and every vehicle comes standard with an automatic eight-speed transmission and all-wheel drive. There are 4 models of the Porsche Cayenne, and they all are just as well rounded as the last.
2015 Audi Q7
German manufacturing never ceases to provide class, style, and power, as is evident in the Q7. The 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine is a power V-6 with 240 horsepower and up to 406 lb-ft of torque. You can also find it in a gasoline-powered engine with a 3.0-liter V-6 engine with 280 or 333 supercharged horsepower. Regardless of the style, every available model comes with a standard eight-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel drive, and a max towing weight of 6,600 lbs.