Looking for the dang hitch.
Maybe it's different with trucks, but SUV dealers here in CA don't seem to understand that a tow package is a make or break item. It's almost never listed in the vehicle details, so I spend hours upon hours clicking through the pictures, checking under the bumpers looking for the tow hitch.
I swear, it's like sexing kittens, and it just feels strange after awhile!
Initially, I had my heart set on an Ecoboost Ford Flex, but our budget vetoed that idea so I had to start over. If I have to lift one more tail, I just might lose it.
I've looked at Toyotas, Nissans, Mazdas, the Lamdas, etc. The current favorites are 2nd gen Dodge Durangos (06-09, hemi) and maybe something like the Hyundai Veracruz. Price range is 12 - 15k. The Durango is a gas hog, but it's half the price of the Flexes I was looking at, and that's a lot of gas. A cheaper TV might let us keep our Toyota Prius and save the TV for towing duty and hauling Boy Scouts.