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I bought a 2014 MDX last year. I found this forum looking for info about towing with my MDX. I had the hitch installed with cooler for transmission. Camping trailer weighs 4100 pounds dry weight... can anybody direct me to the right info., after looking at posts I am a bit worried.
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FWD or AWD?

If FWD, then that trailer is too heavy to tow safely with your MDX. (FWD caps out at 3,500 lbs tow rating)

If AWD, then you're fine (AWD + aux cooler has a 5,000 lbs tow rating).
 

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It is AWD! The dealership said that there was always a safety margin but he wants me to buy the camping trailer. With our luggage might be really close to the 5000. We were gonna weigh it on the way home from the dealership and again with our luggage onboard just to be safe. I wasn’t sure about the weight distribution bars either ( http://www.huskytow.com/wp-includes/pdfs/Literature/H-1-A_HITCH_2.pdf ). The dealership does recommend them but I think I read somewhere that they weren’t necessary??
 
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