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The Kia XCeed SW 1.6 GDi PHEV [Fuel] and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 1300 kg is a fairly good match, but not as powerful.

Attention: performances are calculated of the fuel engine only

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
3th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

75%

1300 kg 1744 kg
75 kg


Score 8


9%

Good

  • No salient features

Bad

  • Speed on motorways
  • Usability highest gear
  • Best pulling power at high revs
  • Higher revs uphill sometimes necessary


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Verdict

The Kia XCeed SW 1.6 GDi PHEV [Fuel] and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 1300 kg is a combination suitable for most journeys but also with some limitations and not for slopes of more than 9%.

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 rather poor but for your use maybe sufficient. Under favourable conditions on motorways it is possible to drive with 60 mph in the 3th gear, by giving the engine plenty of throttle. In that case the engine runs approximately 4400 rpm, this gives maybe more noise than usually accustomed For example, in a headwind or a crossover, downshift to the 2th gear. The engine runs approximately 7100 rpm (witch is maybe more noisily than usually accustomed).

Mountains

On motorway inclines the speed is slowing down and is in the 2th gear 48 mph the maximum speed. Hill starts are possible on slopes up to 10%. Because the car does not have enough power at low revs, we recommend a gradient of more than 9% not to drive.

Results

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Weight
Towing limit
1300 kg
Weight ratio
75%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(1300 kg / 1744 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
75 kg
Advise
75 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
8
Infuence pay load
27%
Flat roads
Top speed
67 mph (3th gear)
At headwind
59 mph
Speed in practice
60 mph (3th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
- (max. 47.1 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
- (max. 37.2 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
unusable
Gears in practice
3th gear
Revs at 60 mph
4411
Percentage between accelerator
80% - 91%
Power needed at 60 mph 1695 N
over: 581 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
37 mph - (48 mph)
In the
2th gear
Revs
4458 - (5796)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
-
Normaly at 50 mph in the
-
By revs
-
Percentage accelerator
-
Hill starts
Maximum incline
7% - 11.4%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
4 mph - (11 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
14.9%
Maximum speed on 1:8
24 mph in the 1th gear

 

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Car
Kia XCeed SW 1.6 GDi PHEV [Fuel]
Year
April 2020 - up to now
Power
kW (105 bhp) at rpm
Torque
Nm at - rpm
Kerbweight
kg user payload kg
Tyres
/ R
Gearbox
automatic with 6 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
3044 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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