I use a 1998 Honda Passport (Isuzu Redeo) with a V6 with 130K miles. No towing package, just a hitch and wiring done after market. I've had to climb 7-8% grades with no problem. The TD only weighs about 700-800 pounds empty.
...George,wow I just did a doubletake/flipout/spittake, my Dad bought one of those...new and it is the vehicle I learned to drive on...man wotta memory
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
most all personal problems can be solved with the proper application of high explosives