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The Peugeot 2008 1.2 PureTech 130 and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 550 kg is a perfect match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
5th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

39%

550 kg 1417 kg
50 kg


Score 15.2


21%

The stability score is calculated with a noseweight of 50 kg. That is 2 kg more than the towball limit of the car!

Good

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

Bad

  • Towball limit is a bit too low (2 kg)


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Verdict

The Peugeot 2008 1.2 PureTech 130 and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 550 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 most conditions on motorways it is possible to drive with 60 mph in the 5th gear. In that case the engine runs approximately 2300 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 4th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 60 mph but maybe the engine is running better by somewhat more revs in the 3th gear). In the 3th gear the top speed is 70 mph (4598 rpm). Hill starts are possible on steep slopes up to 22%. While driving the engine has enough power to drive on every normal road.

Results

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Weight
Towing limit
1200 kg
Weight ratio
39%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(550 kg / 1417 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
48 kg
Advise
50 kg
Stability
Score at legislative - optimal noseweight
15.1 - 15.2
Infuence pay load
12%
Flat roads
Top speed
83 mph (3th gear)
At headwind
76 mph
Speed in practice
76 mph (4th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
15.3 sec. - (max. 12.8 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
10.3 sec. - (max. 8.7 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
3th gear: 4.8 sec. (max. 3.7 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
of limited use (1924 rpm, 85% gas)
Gears in practice
5th gear
4th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2267
2905
Percentage between accelerator
72% - 81%
58% - 65%
Power needed at 60 mph 1451 N
over: 689 N
over: 1206 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
66 mph - (70 mph)
In the
3th gear
Revs
4393 - (4598)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
8.7 sec. - (max. 7.5 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
4th gear
3th gear
By revs
2420
3284
Percentage accelerator
83%
64%
Hill starts
Maximum incline
18.7% - 24%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
6 mph - (9 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
37.1%
Maximum speed on 1:8
53 mph in the 2th gear

 

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Details combination

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Car
Peugeot 2008 1.2 PureTech 130
Year
November 2019 - up to now
Power
kW (131 bhp) at rpm
Torque
Nm at - rpm
Kerbweight
kg user payload kg
Tyres
/ R
Gearbox
manual with 6 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
1967 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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