Re: RAV mileage
You did better than I at finding an explanation ( although, it should be noted that the recommendation isn't in the 2009 RAV manual ). I spoke to a tech at Hidden Hitch and he said that recommendation is similar to the recommendation that you not take your four-wheel-drive vehicle off road. They are protecting themselves from liability.
Anyway, ran the rig through a scale on this last trip. Front axle was 1080 kg, rear was 970 kg and trailer axle was 1280 kig. I figure, since I think the RAV is front-wheel-drive when 4x4 isn't required, that there should be a bit more weight on the front.
2009 Escape 17B "Toad"
2008 Toyota RAV4 V6 Sport
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