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Post Info TOPIC: Full-size four door sedan


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Full-size four door sedan


I'd really like to replace our Jeep Liberty with a full-size four door sedan. The problem is that most everything I've looked at seems to be designed to be as close to the ground as possible. I'm tired of cars that bang my head as I'm falling into them and require a crane to pull me back out again. One person told me that the Lincoln MKS was designed with "older" drivers in mind, so, even though it is basically a Ford it has taller door openings and the seats are farther off of the ground. Anyone tow one of these?

Why not an SUV? I'd like a lockable trunk again. The MKX or MKT would work nicely as toweds, but they don't have much in the way of lockable trunks.



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No help here. About the largest sedan that I know is towable is the Chevrolet Malibu, and it sits low to the ground and has the issues you state.  You can check specific cars on http://www.remcotowing.com/Towing/Store.php, which is about the most comprehensive guide I know of towable vehicles.



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Thanks, Bill. I always check Remco when someone suggests a particular car. I found that Remco and the manufacturers don't always agree. Remco says the Mini line is towable as is with the manual transmission, but Mini says NO Mini is flat towable. I know several people who tow them without difficulties, though, so sometimes you have to take your own chances.

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I'm 6'3" and rotund...I found two vehicles to be easy to get in and out of:
Honda Odyssey MiniVan
Hummer H2 - no longer manufactured- My 90 year old dad got in and out so easily that I actually considered buying one of these while he lived with us just to make things easier on him.

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Unfortunately, the Odyssey needs to ride on a tow dolly.

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We bought a 2016 MKX with the idea of towing four down when I retire in a few years.  We really like the vehicle and it is flat towable according to the owners manual and the dealer.  Easy to get in and out of the vehicle, great ride.



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