WATCH | Which SUVs have the best pulling-power?

When it comes to towing heavy loads, bakkies become the obvious choice due to the amount of torque available and strong pulling power.

But can SUV's do the job as well? A quick Google search shows that there have been some horrific crashes in the past due to unstable loads or just mere inexperience with towing.

SUVs stepping up

The SUV market is booming locally with more and more people going down the route for space and practicality, and now also to be able to tow a load.

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There are a number of options to choose from, each with their own characteristics and load limit.

Modern SUVs are jam-packed with convenience and safety features making the whole process easier so that you and your load keeps the tyres firmly on the ground.

Compiled by: Robin Classen