Our Edmunds EV expert Dan Edmunds, director of vehicle testing, tests out the 2016 Tesla Model X EV’s towing prowess while hauling a 1,500-pound Happier Camper HC1 fiberglass trailer. After all, this electric vehicle does have a tow hitch and a 3,500-pound tow rating.
0:38 – Let’s go camping
2:12 – First stop
4:58 – Detour
6:22 – Drop the trailer
In Part 1 of the test, Dan drives the loaded-up Model X along the Tesla Supercharger network in California, from Santa Monica to Mojave to Lone Pine, with an emergency stop in Inyokern because of range anxiety. This first day of driving 217 miles took about 8 hours.
Read about Part 1 of this 2016 Tesla Model X tow test:
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