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After clearing out our little nest of chicks, we finally can get back to some camping and travel.
We purchased a 2018 Palomini trailer and have pulled her on a few short trips to the lake.
Just wondering how the 2015 Pilot SE would do "piloting" through the Canadian Rockies this coming summer?

One concern I have is the 3 - 4k rpm on the highway and reduced gas mileage.
Am I causing excessive wear and tear on the transmission and power-train?

Anyone with some previous experiences...?

thanks

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nice im thinking of getting one next year about that same size tow with my 06 pilot
 

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Well I missed this one originally...

As long as you are within the weight capacities of your Pilot you will be fine. I would ensure your fluids are in excellent condition (brakes too) and have all of the safety measures in place and properly adjusted.

As far as towing in the mountains... it's not a race and you don't have the most powerful vehicle, don't hesitate to slow down a little bit to make it easier on the Pilot. Especially on the downhill sections, I'd come off of those crests going pretty slow and really be careful with the brakes.
 

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Don't forget to check your tires for their maximum weight rating (car + passengers + items + trailer tongue weight).

The last thing you want, is a 'blow-out' while towing at freeway speeds.
 

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Thank you folks for the great advise.
I'll have to re-post with some answers to my own questions following our trip this summer.

Hopefully we survive to tell our tale..... Hate to say it but I've been looking at some Ford F-150's
 

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Hate to say it but I've been looking at some Ford F-150's
But then how will you ever be able to find your vehicle in Saskatoon Walmart parking lot? :p
 

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Thank you folks for the great advise.
I'll have to re-post with some answers to my own questions following our trip this summer.

Hopefully we survive to tell our tale..... Hate to say it but I've been looking at some Ford F-150's
It's a much more comfortable experience when you have way more truck than you need for what you are towing. Especially through the Rockies.
 
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