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Hi,

New to this form! Just purchased Smart ForTwo 2013! I plan to do longerish trips with two dogs in the cargo compartment and would like to tow luggage on a back rack. My understanding is I can install a Curt hitch which I plan on doing but does anyone have any thoughts on a good foldable rack as I have seen a few and don't know which will be good with Smart.

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Just my opinion but you would probably be better off with a small trailer, or a larger vehicle. I have pulled a small trailer with a rooftop carrier on it and it had a lot of room. You can pick up nice trailers at Harbor Freight and some even have the carriers with them. Just remember you can't load a lot of weight on them as you only got a 3 cylinder light car.
 

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The rear compartment floor gets quite warm due the engine below. You may want to either add extra insulation or build a false floor that has air space below it. Other wise you may end up with "Hot Dogs" after a long trip.
 

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I think that would be a good idea. The floor is warm to the touch so I would guess over 90 degrees on a longer trip. I will take a temperature reading and let you know what I get.
 
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