Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on March 19, 2007, 10:06 am
No, it's not safety reasons at all. The owner's manual is quite clear:
it's to avoid damage to the rear area as you pull up the front of the
Posted by Miwaku on March 18, 2007, 11:34 pm
Yes, you can. You have to do it on a platform, all four wheels off the
ground. There's a tow hook under the storage bin in the back that
screws into that hole in the front left of your bumper. Happened to me
a few months back when my ECU died.
Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on March 19, 2007, 10:05 am
No, just the front wheels.
Read the owner's manual. It's quite clear on the subject.
Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on March 19, 2007, 10:04 am
Front wheels up is the ONLY way you may tow a Prius except in an
absolute emergency (and then only very slowly, for a very short
distance, with a driver behind the wheel, with the rest of the car in
Posted by Marilyn & Bob on March 19, 2007, 5:17 pm
That is a matter of definition. Your statement is correct only if you
consider 4 wheels off the ground (such as on a flatbed) not towing. After
all, the car arrives on a vehicle transporter, not driven or two wheel