Originally Posted by Bobx2
It is the responsibility of the consumer to educate themselves before making a purchase. It is not up to the sales people, or dealer, to try and educate you. They are there to make a living selling RV's, not to hold your hand and give you an education. You can't expect them to know the numbers on all the TV's, and their ever changing tow ratings. It's your vehicle, not theirs. You need to know what your vehicle is capable of towing.
When you are getting ready to drop $50k or more, isn't it worth spending a day or two educating yourself first? If you don't, then shame on you. I know this sounds harsh, but sometimes, it really is our fault...
Of course, and personally I did. I still hold to that they do have a basic responsibility to understand how to figure out tow ratings and not sell something too big. How hard is it to look at the potential buyers sticker on their TV?
The reality is most people don't do their due diligence and therefore put others lives at risk.
I "thought" I understood when we rented and later found out after researching purchasing our own that we were way over weight.
They do this for a living for goodness sakes. They should know, period.