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The Vauxhall Crossland X 1.5 CDTI aut. and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 870 kg is a perfect match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
5th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

58%

870 kg 1500 kg
60 kg


Score 11.5


48%

Good

  • Car is relatively heavy compared to caravan
  • Higher speeds are safely possible
  • Hill starts
  • Higher revs uphill not necessary

Bad

  • No salient features


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Verdict

The Vauxhall Crossland X 1.5 CDTI aut. and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 870 kg is an excellent combination for all journeys on all kinds of roads.

Weight

The chance of snaking is small even at higher speeds.

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 5th gear. In that case the engine runs approximately 2300 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 5th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 57 mph but maybe the engine is running better by somewhat more revs in the 4th gear). In the 4th gear the top speed is 66 mph (3425 rpm). Hill starts are possible on steep slopes, theoretical up to 49%, if the wheels have sufficient traction. Because the car does not have enough power at low revs, we recommend a gradient of more than 38% not to drive.

Results

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Weight
Towing limit
870 kg
Weight ratio
58%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(870 kg / 1500 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
75 kg
Advise
60 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
11.5
Infuence pay load
17%
Flat roads
Top speed
79 mph (5th gear)
At headwind
73 mph
Speed in practice
76 mph (5th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
17.6 sec. - (max. 16 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
12.7 sec. - (max. 11.3 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
4th gear: 5.6 sec. (max. 5.4 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
of limited use (1779 rpm, 73% gas)
Gears in practice
5th gear
4th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2259
3073
Percentage between accelerator
58% - 65%
46% - 52%
Power needed at 60 mph 1512 N
over: 1231 N
over: 1957 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
62 mph - (66 mph)
In the
4th gear
Revs
3201 - (3425)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
11.1 sec. - (max. 9.2 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
5th gear
4th gear
By revs
1883
2561
Percentage accelerator
91%
68%
Hill starts
Maximum incline
46.4% - 50.1%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
6 mph - (9 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
46.1%
Maximum speed on 1:8
48 mph in the 3th gear

 

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Car
Vauxhall Crossland X 1.5 CDTI aut.
Year
January 2019 - up to now
Power
kW (120 bhp) at rpm
Torque
Nm at - rpm
Kerbweight
kg user payload kg
Tyres
/ R
Gearbox
automatic with 6 gears and 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
2370 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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