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The Ssangyong Rodius 2.2 Xdi and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 550 kg is a perfect match.

Attention: provisionally data (gearbox ratio) performances are may be indicative!

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
6th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

24%

550 kg 2290 kg
50 kg


Score 17.6


43%

Good

  • Car is relatively heavy compared to caravan
  • Higher speeds are safely possible
  • Speed on motorways
  • Hill starts
  • Usability highest gear
  • More flexibility in payload

Bad

  • No salient features


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Verdict

The Ssangyong Rodius 2.2 Xdi 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 all conditions on motorways it is possible to drive with 60 mph in the 6th gear, by giving the engine just a bit of throttle. 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 6th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 76 mph but maybe the engine is running better by somewhat more revs in the 5th gear). In the 5th gear the top speed is 79 mph (3566 rpm). Hill starts are possible on steep slopes, theoretical up to 43%, 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
2000 kg
Weight ratio
24%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(550 kg / 2290 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
114 kg
Advise
50 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
17.6
Infuence pay load
6%
Flat roads
Top speed
94 mph (6th gear)
At headwind
89 mph
Speed in practice
82 mph (6th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
14.4 sec. - (max. 12.7 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
9.4 sec. - (max. 8.9 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
4th gear: 3.5 sec. (max. 4.1 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
often useful
Gears in practice
6th gear
5th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2319
2674
Percentage between accelerator
41% - 46%
35% - 40%
Power needed at 60 mph 1460 N
over: 2212 N
over: 2753 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
76 mph - (79 mph)
In the
6th gear - (5th gear)
Revs
2947 - (3566)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
7.9 sec. - (max. 6.3 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
6th gear
5th gear
By revs
1932
2229
Percentage accelerator
73%
63%
By full throttle
Hill starts
Maximum incline
41.1% - 45%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
4 mph - (6 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
72.6%
Maximum speed on 1:8
57 mph in the 4th gear

 

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Car
Ssangyong Rodius 2.2 Xdi
Year
2016 - up to now
Power
kW (178 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
2840 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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