What Honda did when they came out with the 2009 model, is realized that more than 50% of the previous purchasers wanted towing capacity, so they made it standard in all their new Pilots. Good proactive thinking.
2017 Escape 5.0 TA (someday soon, I hope
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
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