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The Porsche Macan Turbo and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 1630 kg is a good match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
7th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

78%

1630 kg 2090 kg
90 kg


Score 7.2


35%

Good

  • Speed on motorways
  • Hill starts
  • Usability highest gear

Bad

  • No salient features


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Verdict

The Porsche Macan Turbo and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 1630 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 very good. Under all conditions on motorways it is possible to drive with 60 mph in the 7th gear. In that case the engine runs approximately 1600 rpm. Maybe the engine is not running smoothly at low revs so it is better to shiftdown to the 6th gear, the engine runs in that case 2000 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 6th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 71 mph but maybe the engine is running better by somewhat more revs in the 5th gear). In the 4th gear the top speed is 111 mph (6182 rpm). Hill starts are possible on steep slopes, theoretical up to 36%, if the wheels have sufficient traction. 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
2400 kg
Weight ratio
78%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(1630 kg / 2090 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
96 kg
Advise
90 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
7.2
Infuence pay load
24%
Flat roads
Top speed
122 mph (5th gear)
At headwind
113 mph
Speed in practice
112 mph (5th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
9.4 sec. - (max. 8.1 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
5.9 sec. - (max. 4.9 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
3th gear: 2.2 sec. (max. 2.6 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (7th) gear
often useful
Gears in practice
7th gear
6th gear
Revs at 60 mph
1581
1959
Percentage between accelerator
51% - 58%
41% - 47%
Power needed at 60 mph 1696 N
over: 1767 N
over: 2558 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
94 mph - (111 mph)
In the
5th gear - (4th gear)
Revs
4027 - (6182)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
5 sec. - (max. 3.1 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
6th gear
5th gear
By revs
1633
2119
Percentage accelerator
79%
61%
By full throttle
Hill starts
Maximum incline
31.6% - 39.6%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
5 mph - (7 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
57.5%
Maximum speed on 1:8
81 mph in the 3th gear

 

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Details combination

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Car
Porsche Macan Turbo
Year
January 2019 - up to now
Power
kW (441 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
3720 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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