Pop up campers are relatively less in weight and thus it can also be towed using a normal car. But still you need to verify the towing capacity of the car. Bigger SUV’s have higher towing capacities which can be used to tow lengthy travel trailer.
What vehicle can pull a pop up camper?
10 of the Best Cars for Towing a Pop-up Camper on a Summer Road Trip
- Subaru Outback.
- Volvo S60.
- 2015 Ford Fusion.
- 2015 Buick Verano.
- 2015 Chevrolet Impala.
- 2015 Dodge Dart.
- 2015 Ford Mustang.
- 2015 Dodge Challenger.
Can a Ford Focus pull a pop up camper?
The Ford Focus is not made for towing and rated capacity is 0 lbs in the US. You could add a tow hitch and tow 1000 lbs but this would really stress the car. It is not big enough to pull a camper trailer.
How much towing capacity do I need for a pop-up camper?
Well it really depends on the GVWR of your camper. The general rule of thumb is that you want to only use 60-65% of your vehicle towing capacity. Let say you have a Jeep Grand Cherokee that can tow 6,200 lbs. Using our rule of thumb (60% of 6,200 lbs) you can safely tow a camper with a maximum GVWR of about 3,720 lbs.