Excellent description.... and yes the emergency handling is the most important aspect.
*** just because the tow vehicle is level doesn't mean it is safely distributing the weight. Common mistake with other short wheel base tow vehicles like the older Touareg with the air suspension. Watched the vehicle level itself out then watches two guys lift the front end of the vehicle up off the ground.
Now that demo was a little exaggerated by the way they weighted it but I have towed with larger loads behind a few shorties. Besides the emergency thing which is the most important you will also save the life of your rear suspension AND it will be more comfortable (less head bounce off the headrests over bridges
Will hook up this evening and post the pics tonight. There are "better" systems out there that are a fair bit more money but this unit is a very good value and has worked well for me on about 5 different tow vehicles.