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The Seat Arona 1.0 TSI and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 1100 kg is a fairly good match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
5th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

82%

1100 kg 1339 kg
65 kg


Score 6.6


16%

The stability score is calculated with a noseweight of 65 kg. That is 10 kg more than the towball limit of the car!

Good

  • No salient features

Bad

  • Towball limit is a bit too low (10 kg)
  • Good payload is essential


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Verdict

The Seat Arona 1.0 TSI and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 1100 kg is an excellent combination for all journeys on all kinds of roads.

Weight

There is a small chance of snaking at higher speeds, strong side winds and thoughtless driving. Even if the combination normally feels stable, the forces by deflection side to side are great at high speed. For drivers with knowledge of, and experience in driving a caravan it is safe to drive, but proper and careful loading is still important! An electronic stability system in the car and / or on the caravan is worth considering.

Flat roads

The performances of the engine of this outfit are in general fairly good. Under favourable conditions on motorways it is possible to drive with 60 mph in the 5th gear, by giving the engine plenty of throttle. In that case the engine runs approximately 2500 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 3th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 65 mph. Hill starts are possible even on steep slopes up to 17%, if the front wheels have sufficient traction. Because the car does not have enough power at low revs, we recommend a gradient of more than 16% 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

The main details in a list. Ideal for comparing different combinations with one another, for example your present with a new one.

Weight
Towing limit
1100 kg
Weight ratio
82%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(1100 kg / 1339 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
55 kg
Advise
65 kg
Stability
Score at legislative - optimal noseweight
5.2 - 6.6
Infuence pay load
43%
Flat roads
Top speed
78 mph (3th gear)
At headwind
74 mph
Speed in practice
75 mph (4th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
20.5 sec. - (max. 17.9 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
14.2 sec. - (max. 12.4 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
3th gear: 6.3 sec. (max. 6.4 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
of limited use (2094 rpm, 94% gas)
Gears in practice
5th gear
4th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2537
3165
Percentage between accelerator
77% - 87%
62% - 70%
Power needed at 60 mph 1522 N
over: 573 N
over: 1052 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
63 mph - (65 mph)
In the
3th gear
Revs
4389 - (4519)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
16.3 sec. - (max. 9.7 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
3th gear
By revs
3476
Percentage accelerator
76%
Hill starts
Maximum incline
14.3% - 18.6%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
5 mph - (9 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
30.3%
Maximum speed on 1:8
44 mph in the 2th gear

 

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Details combination

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Car
Seat Arona 1.0 TSI
Year
October 2017 - up to now
Power
kW (116 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
2439 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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