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The Mazda CX-5 G194 4WD 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

32%

550 kg 1710 kg
50 kg


Score 16.3


37%

Good

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

Bad

  • Best pulling power at high revs


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Verdict

The Mazda CX-5 G194 4WD 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 2400 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 73 mph. In the 3th gear the top speed is 78 mph (6256 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 33% 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
2000 kg
Weight ratio
32%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(550 kg / 1710 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
84 kg
Advise
50 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
16.3
Infuence pay load
9%
Flat roads
Top speed
94 mph (4th gear)
At headwind
85 mph
Speed in practice
86 mph (4th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
13.2 sec. - (max. 11 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
8.5 sec. - (max. 7.2 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
4th gear: 5.8 sec. (max. 3.2 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
of limited use (1988 rpm, 93% gas)
Gears in practice
5th gear
4th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2353
3314
Percentage between accelerator
72% - 81%
45% - 51%
Power needed at 60 mph 1477 N
over: 640 N
over: 1841 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
73 mph - (78 mph)
In the
4th gear - (3th gear)
Revs
4073 - (6256)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
6.6 sec. - (max. 5.7 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
4th gear
By revs
2761
Percentage accelerator
76%
By full throttle
Hill starts
Maximum incline
36.7% - 48.9%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
5 mph - (12 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
32.7%
Maximum speed on 1:8
57 mph in the 3th gear

 

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Car
Mazda CX-5 G194 4WD
Year
August 2017 - up to now
Power
kW (194 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
2260 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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