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The Porsche Cayenne and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 1670 kg is a good match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
7th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

76%

1670 kg 2210 kg
90 kg


Score 7.5


42%

Good

  • Speed on motorways
  • Hill starts
  • Usability highest gear

Bad

  • No salient features


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Verdict

The Porsche Cayenne and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 1670 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 1800 rpm, this gives maybe more noise than usually accustomed 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 2200 rpm (witch is maybe more noisily 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 6th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 61 mph but maybe the engine is running better by somewhat more revs in the 5th gear). In the 4th gear the top speed is 91 mph (5755 rpm). Hill starts are possible on steep slopes, theoretical up to 44%, 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.

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
3500 kg
Weight ratio
76%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(1670 kg / 2210 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
140 kg
Advise
90 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
7.5
Infuence pay load
21%
Flat roads
Top speed
115 mph (5th gear)
At headwind
106 mph
Speed in practice
95 mph (6th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
13 sec. - (max. 10.7 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
8.5 sec. - (max. 7 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
4th gear: 3.7 sec. (max. 2.8 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (8th) gear
of limited use (1408 rpm, 71% gas)
Gears in practice
7th gear
6th gear
Revs at 60 mph
1804
2200
Percentage between accelerator
55% - 63%
45% - 52%
Power needed at 60 mph 1720 N
over: 1518 N
over: 2194 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
85 mph - (91 mph)
In the
5th gear - (4th gear)
Revs
4113 - (5755)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
6.8 sec. - (max. 5 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
6th gear
5th gear
By revs
1833
2402
Percentage accelerator
89%
68%
By full throttle
Hill starts
Maximum incline
38.7% - 46.9%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
6 mph - (7 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
38.6%
Maximum speed on 1:8
73 mph in the 3th gear

 

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Car
Porsche Cayenne
Year
September 2017 - up to now
Power
kW (340 bhp) at rpm
Torque
Nm at - rpm
Kerbweight
kg user payload kg
Tyres
/ R
Gearbox
automatic with 8 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
3880 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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