What Are the Average Towing Rates As of 2015?

What Are the Average Towing Rates As of 2015?

Towing costs vary widely from state to state and between towing companies, but the average for a simple tow of less than 30 miles is $50 to $140, as of 2015. The retail service chain Pepboys offers towing up to 20 miles for $49.99 throughout the United States.

Tow companies usually charge hook-up fees plus a particular dollar amount per mile. Hook-up fees start at around $40, while per-mile charges range from $2 to $5.

Some states regulate the maximum charge for towing. For example, in Connecticut the maximum charge for towing a vehicle with a gross weight of 10,000 pounds or less is $88 plus $4.75 per mile for tows of more than two miles.