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The Nissan Micra I-GT 100 and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 960 kg is a good match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
4th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

80%

960 kg 1203 kg
65 kg


Score 7.9


17%

The stability score is calculated with a noseweight of 65 kg. That is 15 kg more than the towball limit of the car!

Good

  • No salient features

Bad

  • Towball limit is a bit too low (15 kg)
  • Usability highest gear
  • Good payload is essential


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Verdict

The Nissan Micra I-GT 100 and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 960 kg is an excellent combination for all journeys on all kinds of roads.

Weight

The chance of snaking is relatively small at normal speed, if the caravan is well loaded.

Flat roads

The performances of the engine of this outfit are in general sufficient. Under most conditions on motorways it is possible to drive with 60 mph in the 4th gear. In that case the engine runs approximately 3400 rpm, this gives maybe more noise than usually accustomed 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 3th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 58 mph. Hill starts are possible even on steep slopes up to 18%, if the front wheels have sufficient traction. Because the car does not have enough power at low revs, we recommend a gradient of more than 14% not to drive.

Results

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Weight
Towing limit
1200 kg
Weight ratio
80%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(960 kg / 1203 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
50 kg
Advise
65 kg
Stability
Score at legislative - optimal noseweight
5.8 - 7.9
Infuence pay load
36%
Flat roads
Top speed
73 mph (3th gear)
At headwind
68 mph
Speed in practice
66 mph (4th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
27.4 sec. - (max. 21.2 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
20.6 sec. - (max. 15.1 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
4th gear: 14.1 sec. (max. 7.6 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (5th) gear
unusable
Gears in practice
4th gear
3th gear
Revs at 60 mph
3429
4687
Percentage between accelerator
74% - 83%
59% - 66%
Power needed at 60 mph 1563 N
over: 701 N
over: 1297 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
56 mph - (58 mph)
In the
3th gear
Revs
4394 - (4589)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
22 sec. - (max. 15.3 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
3th gear
By revs
3905
Percentage accelerator
82%
Hill starts
Maximum incline
15.1% - 19.6%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
4 mph - (9 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
31.7%
Maximum speed on 1:8
41 mph in the 2th gear

 

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Car
Nissan Micra I-GT 100
Year
January 2019 - up to now
Power
kW (101 bhp) at rpm
Torque
Nm at - rpm
Kerbweight
kg user payload kg
Tyres
/ R
Gearbox
manual with 5 gears
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
2163 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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