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The Subaru Outback 2.5i aut. and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 1470 kg is a fairly good match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
5th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

84%

1470 kg 1742 kg
80 kg


Score 5.9


20%

Good

  • Hill starts

Bad

  • Usability highest gear
  • Good payload is essential
  • Best pulling power at high revs


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Verdict

The Subaru Outback 2.5i aut. and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 1470 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 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 2800 rpm, this gives maybe more noise than usually accustomed 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 55 mph. In the 3th gear the top speed is 70 mph (5585 rpm). Hill starts are possible on steep slopes up to 25%. Because the car does not have enough power at low revs, we recommend a gradient of more than 18% 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
84%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(1470 kg / 1742 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
82 kg
Advise
80 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
5.9
Infuence pay load
40%
Flat roads
Top speed
87 mph (4th gear)
At headwind
79 mph
Speed in practice
76 mph (4th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
21.6 sec. - (max. 17.5 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
14.4 sec. - (max. 11.3 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
4th gear: 9 sec. (max. 4.9 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (7th) gear
unusable
Gears in practice
5th gear
4th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2791
3630
Percentage between accelerator
72% - 82%
52% - 60%
Power needed at 60 mph 1721 N
over: 738 N
over: 1666 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
58 mph - (70 mph)
In the
3th gear
Revs
4646 - (5585)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
14 sec. - (max. 10.7 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
4th gear
By revs
3025
Percentage accelerator
96%
Hill starts
Maximum incline
20.8% - 27.7%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
6 mph - (13 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
17.8%
Maximum speed on 1:8
34 mph in the 1th gear

 

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Car
Subaru Outback 2.5i aut.
Year
February 2018 - up to now
Power
kW (175 bhp) at rpm
Torque
Nm at - rpm
Kerbweight
kg user payload kg
Tyres
/ R
Gearbox
automatic with 7 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
3212 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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