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The Hyundai i30 Wagon 1.4 T-GDi 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
6th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

37%

550 kg 1487 kg
50 kg


Score 15.5


27%

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 Hyundai i30 Wagon 1.4 T-GDi 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 6th gear. 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 5th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 57 mph but maybe the engine is running better by somewhat more revs in the 4th gear). In the 3th gear the top speed is 72 mph (5468 rpm). Hill starts are possible on steep slopes, theoretical up to 29%, if the wheels have sufficient traction. While driving the engine has enough power to drive on every normal road.

Results

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Weight
Towing limit
1400 kg
Weight ratio
37%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(550 kg / 1487 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
80 kg
Advise
50 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
15.5
Infuence pay load
11%
Flat roads
Top speed
83 mph (4th gear)
At headwind
77 mph
Speed in practice
80 mph (4th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
13.3 sec. - (max. 12.1 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
9.1 sec. - (max. 8.2 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
3th gear: 4 sec. (max. 4.2 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
often useful
Gears in practice
6th gear
5th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2254
2727
Percentage between accelerator
73% - 82%
61% - 68%
Power needed at 60 mph 1544 N
over: 709 N
over: 1129 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
67 mph - (72 mph)
In the
4th gear - (3th gear)
Revs
3860 - (5468)
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
7.6 sec. - (max. 5.7 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
5th gear
4th gear
By revs
2272
2859
Percentage accelerator
88%
71%
By full throttle
Hill starts
Maximum incline
24.6% - 31.1%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
5 mph - (7 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
46%
Maximum speed on 1:8
53 mph in the 2th gear

 

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Car
Hyundai i30 Wagon 1.4 T-GDi
Year
October 2016 - up to now
Power
kW (140 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
2037 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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