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Old 04-30-2021, 08:41 PM
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Soft suspension?.....Towing might actually make it ride better. The 2019 I drove felt like I was driving an unloaded 1996 1 ton truck.

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Old 04-30-2021, 09:58 PM
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Soft suspension?.....Towing might actually make it ride better. The 2019 I drove felt like I was driving an unloaded 1996 1 ton truck.

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By soft I wasn't really coming from a comfort perspective but more from the beefiness side of things with the rear end. Never been a fan of having the rear end bob while I am towing.
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Old 05-03-2021, 03:12 PM
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Finally got a chance to tow with the Cayenne today and really impressed. Coming from a 2007 Avalanche with 2wd and active suspension I was a little concerned how this would handle it. Cayenne outperformed it in every way. Didnít get pushed by the X25 at all, no issues with brakes on all the steep hills of Lakeway I have to deal with. Also took it to the worst ramp in town,IMO, and it didnít even skip a tire going up or down. Avalanche was drug by the X25 down that ramp more than once and I eventually quit using it.
Biggest surprise was how much more pleasant it is to back down tight ramps or into my inclosed storage. With a full size truck it requires a spotter and possibly filing for divorce. Cayenne is a one person job. Mirrors are not great, probably the only downside I can come up with.
Mine is a 2013 GTS with adjustable air suspension and shock settings. Preferred to tow in sport mode, manual shift and shocks set to normal.
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Old 05-03-2021, 03:22 PM
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Finally got a chance to tow with the Cayenne today and really impressed. Coming from a 2007 Avalanche with 2wd and active suspension I was a little concerned how this would handle it. Cayenne outperformed it in every way. Didnít get pushed by the X25 at all, no issues with brakes on all the steep hills of Lakeway I have to deal with. Also took it to the worst ramp in town,IMO, and it didnít even skip a tire going up or down. Avalanche was drug by the X25 down that ramp more than once and I eventually quit using it.
Biggest surprise was how much more pleasant it is to back down tight ramps or into my inclosed storage. With a full size truck it requires a spotter and possibly filing for divorce. Cayenne is a one person job. Mirrors are not great, probably the only downside I can come up with.
Mine is a 2013 GTS with adjustable air suspension and shock settings. Preferred to tow in sport mode, manual shift and shocks set to normal.
That's a great looking tow rig/boat combo! Any chance we see it at the MasterBash?
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Old 05-03-2021, 04:13 PM
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That's a great looking tow rig/boat combo! Any chance we see it at the MasterBash?
I may actually make it this year. Past years was always on my birthday or during a fishing tournament.
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Old 05-03-2021, 04:28 PM
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I may actually make it this year. Past years was always on my birthday or during a fishing tournament.
I'll be on the lookout for your registration

It's shaping up to be an awesome event!
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Old 05-04-2021, 12:37 AM
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Finally got a chance to tow with the Cayenne today and really impressed. Coming from a 2007 Avalanche with 2wd and active suspension I was a little concerned how this would handle it. Cayenne outperformed it in every way. Didnít get pushed by the X25 at all, no issues with brakes on all the steep hills of Lakeway I have to deal with. Also took it to the worst ramp in town,IMO, and it didnít even skip a tire going up or down. Avalanche was drug by the X25 down that ramp more than once and I eventually quit using it.

Biggest surprise was how much more pleasant it is to back down tight ramps or into my inclosed storage. With a full size truck it requires a spotter and possibly filing for divorce. Cayenne is a one person job. Mirrors are not great, probably the only downside I can come up with.

Mine is a 2013 GTS with adjustable air suspension and shock settings. Preferred to tow in sport mode, manual shift and shocks set to normal.
Nice setup.

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Old 05-10-2021, 09:27 PM
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Old 05-10-2021, 10:05 PM
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Old 05-10-2021, 11:03 PM
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By soft I wasn't really coming from a comfort perspective but more from the beefiness side of things with the rear end. Never been a fan of having the rear end bob while I am towing.
You can make anything stiff with the right shocks, that doesn't say anything about their strength...
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