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The Audi Q3 45 TFSI Quattro and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 1470 kg is a fairly good match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
6th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

80%

1470 kg 1845 kg
80 kg


Score 6.7


23%

Good

  • Speed on motorways
  • Hill starts
  • Usability highest gear

Bad

  • No salient features


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Verdict

The Audi Q3 45 TFSI Quattro and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 1470 kg is an excellent combination for all journeys on all kinds of roads.

Weight

There is a small chance of snaking at higher speeds, strong side winds and thoughtless driving. Even if the combination normally feels stable, the forces by deflection side to side are great at high speed. For drivers with knowledge of, and experience in driving a caravan it is safe to drive, but proper and careful loading is still important! An electronic stability system in the car and / or on the caravan is worth considering.

Flat roads

The performances of the engine of this outfit are in general very good. Under all conditions on motorways it is possible to drive with 60 mph in the 6th gear. In that case the engine runs approximately 2200 rpm. In a headwind or for example on a crossover there is no need to downshift immediately.

Mountains

On most motorways inclines (1:20) driving is easily possible in the 5th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 67 mph but maybe the engine is running better by somewhat more revs in the 4th gear). In the 4th gear the top speed is 85 mph (5085 rpm). Hill starts are possible on steep slopes up to 24%. While driving the engine has enough power to drive on every normal road.

Attention: This car can easily drive much faster with the caravan than is safe. So always keep an eye on your speed!


Results

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Weight
Towing limit
2100 kg
Weight ratio
80%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(1470 kg / 1845 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
90 kg
Advise
80 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
6.7
Infuence pay load
31%
Flat roads
Top speed
101 mph (4th gear)
At headwind
96 mph
Speed in practice
94 mph (5th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
12.5 sec. - (max. 11.2 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
8 sec. - (max. 7.6 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
3th gear: 3.1 sec. (max. 3.5 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (7th) gear
of limited use (1845 rpm, 66% gas)
Gears in practice
6th gear
5th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2211
2748
Percentage between accelerator
55% - 63%
45% - 51%
Power needed at 60 mph 1653 N
over: 1450 N
over: 2164 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
83 mph - (85 mph)
In the
4th gear
Revs
4974 - (5085)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
7 sec. - (max. 5 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
5th gear
4th gear
By revs
2290
2970
Percentage accelerator
82%
63%
Hill starts
Maximum incline
20.3% - 25.9%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
5 mph - (7 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
39.8%
Maximum speed on 1:8
61 mph in the 3th gear

 

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Car
Audi Q3 45 TFSI Quattro
Year
November 2018 - up to now
Power
kW (230 bhp) at rpm
Torque
Nm at - rpm
Kerbweight
kg user payload kg
Tyres
/ R
Gearbox
automatic with 7 gears without torque converter
Towing limit
kg (towball limit kg)
Caravan
Caravan as an example
Empty weight
kg Payload kg
MTPLM
kg
Height:
m. (8'5")
Overall width:
m. (7'7")
Overall body lenght:
m. (16'9")
Shipping length:
m. (20'10")
Actual gross train weight
3315 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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