Looking at possibly getting a OB as a replacement to my truck. Tired of bad gas mileage. But my biggest concern is how well the OB can tow. Can the 2.5 liter CVT tow a 1500 lb boat plus 600 lbs of people and gear inside the car at freeway speeds (70 mph) for 500 miles without damaging the vehicle? The driving is at low elevation (<2000ft) with rolling hills and moderate temps (<90 degrees). Is this too much to expect from an outback? If the trailer tongue weight is around 100 lbs, should I expect the car to be dragging its ass down the road especially considering all the gear and people inside?