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Autumn road with recreational vehicle Through numerous innovations and the development of space-saving technology, RV living is more comfortable and more accessible than ever before. If you’ve decided on a trailer over 7000 lbs, then you might be wondering will most easily and safely tow your new trailer.

RV USA is the top camper-trailer and RV experts in the nation, and we also know a thing or two about towing — that’s why we’re going to walk you through the top things to consider when purchasing a truck to haul your heavy trailer, and we’ll also take a look at some of our favorite trucks on the market. Research Trucks for Towing Before You Buy an RV

1. Hitch:

There are a few factors to consider when deciding on a truck to tow your heavy trailer. The first and most important is going to be the type of hitch you get. Of course, you’ll need a truck hitch that matches your trailer’s hitch, and in most cases when pulling a 7000 lbs trailer, you will need a fifth wheel. While that’s not always the case, it is one of the safest ways to pull a trailer this heavy.

2. Bed Length:

When considering a short-bed vs a long-bed truck, it’s important to confirm how much you’ll be driving the truck without the trailer. If you’re someone who will be doing a considerable amount of driving without your RV, you can consider a truck bed under eight feet. However, if you’re […]