use is marginally higher at 9.9L/100km. Not that you’ll see those figures while towing.
Holden Commodore, from $40,490 Commodores will keep rolling off the South Australian production line until October and every version other than
base Evoke haul 2100kg with automatic transmission. Given your requirements, buy one — there’s not much else out there in a conventional passenger car shape that will do the job. Then you can wait to see whether Holden hound Opel into improving the Insignia’s tow ball weight limit. The price above is for SV6 but you can spend up to $56,750 for a V8 Calais V-Series.
Chrysler 300, from$55,000 Braked towing capacity is 1724kg and the download the accepted 10 per cent, so 172kg. Lighten trailer — or buy a new one you might just get away with it. You are also restricted to the six-cylinder version as V8s aren’t rated beyond 450kg. Power from the 3.6-litre V6 is similar Commodore and claimed thirst 9.7L/100km. It won’t corner well a
but it cruisy ride on the freeways internal space is prodigious.