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The Renault Clio TCe 120 and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 1160 kg is a fairly good match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
6th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

88%

1160 kg 1313 kg
70 kg


Score 5.8


18%

Good

  • No salient features

Bad

  • Good payload is essential
  • Higher revs uphill sometimes necessary


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Verdict

The Renault Clio TCe 120 and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 1160 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 6th gear, by giving the engine plenty of throttle. In that case the engine runs approximately 2300 rpm. For example, in a headwind or a crossover, downshift to the 5th gear. The engine runs approximately 2900 rpm.

Mountains

On most motorways inclines (1:20) driving is easily possible in the 4th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 61 mph. Hill starts are possible even on steep slopes up to 19%, 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 17% not to drive.

Results

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Weight
Towing limit
1200 kg
Weight ratio
88%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(1160 kg / 1313 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
75 kg
Advise
70 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
5.8
Infuence pay load
53%
Flat roads
Top speed
78 mph (4th gear)
At headwind
72 mph
Speed in practice
70 mph (5th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
22.4 sec. - (max. 18.5 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
16 sec. - (max. 13.1 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
4th gear: 7.4 sec. (max. 6.5 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
often useful
Gears in practice
6th gear
5th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2348
2890
Percentage between accelerator
86% - 97%
70% - 79%
Power needed at 60 mph 1610 N
over: 401 N
over: 825 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
61 mph
In the
4th gear
Revs
3876
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
20.2 sec. - (max. 10.9 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
4th gear
By revs
3164
Percentage accelerator
84%
Hill starts
Maximum incline
15.9% - 20.6%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
4 mph - (8 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
32.9%
Maximum speed on 1:8
37 mph in the 2th gear

 

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Details combination

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Car
Renault Clio TCe 120
Year
June 2016 - 2019
Power
kW (120 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
2473 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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