They tow just about the same, however they have a lower loading floor, slightly wider interiors, barn doors, and they look slightly bigger behind the smart than the previous generation did. Though, perhaps most importantly, all the lights work.

The design is supposedly more aerodynamic, though the smart didn’t seem to notice. Large gusts did their thing and slowed us down.

The more level floor did lend even more stability over the previous gen...and that’s saying something...the previous gen was already super stable.

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It seems a bit bigger, even though it shouldn’t be. I think the squarer, yet rounder shape is doing that.

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Monitoring the vitals. I got about 36 mpg towing a fully loaded trailer.

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Comparison to old generation:
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I’m deeply disappointed that U-Haul scraps these things at the end of their lives, they seem really well built to me.

I also used Tucker to transport furniture way larger than I could handle. Nothing opening the tailgate and getting some bungees couldn’t fix.

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