CARS.COM — The summer travel season is fast approaching and many families will soon be hitting the road with a camper, boat or trailer in tow. A full-size truck or SUV might automatically jump to mind when considering a tow vehicle, but depending on what you need to tow, a smaller compact SUV might do the trick — and still be suitable for urban commuting.
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We scoured towing specs for model-year 2017 SUVs and found five compact models that offer significantly more towing capability than the class norm. Here they are, in alphabetical order: