A 97 v8 ford explorer is smaller in every size and weight and can tow 5800lbs. I believe the only reason the montero does not have a similar towing rating is due to no extra power. I am not saying every one should go and pull that much of a load.
-------------------- 1997 Montero LS with a motor swap a 1990 V6 12valve ported heads I run stock tire size for Daily use, off road have 33x12.5 working on going trubo.
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