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The Ford Fiesta 1.0 Ecoboost 125 and the Caravan as an example with a laden weight of 1000 kg is a good match.

Weight

weight ratio
towball limit
stability

Flat roads

speed
acceleration
5th gear

Mountains

speed
hill starts
driving

77%

1000 kg 1294 kg
65 kg


Score 8.1


13%

Good

  • No salient features

Bad

  • Usability highest gear
  • Higher revs uphill sometimes necessary


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Verdict

The Ford Fiesta 1.0 Ecoboost 125 and the Caravan as an example of a laden weight of 1000 kg is a good combination for journeys on most kinds of roads, sometimes with some limitations in the mountains.

Weight

The chance of snaking is relatively small at normal speed, if the caravan is well loaded.

Flat roads

The performances of the engine of this outfit are in general more than sufficient. Under favourable conditions on motorways it is possible to drive with 60 mph in the 5th gear, by giving the engine nearly full throttle. In that case the engine runs approximately 2500 rpm. For example, in a headwind or a crossover, downshift to the 4th gear. The engine runs approximately 3200 rpm (witch is maybe more noisily than usually accustomed).

Mountains

On most motorways inclines (1:20) driving is easily possible in the 3th gear with 50 mph and even full throttle with 60 mph. Hill starts are possible on most slopes up to 13%. While driving the engine has enough power on slopes of 25% to drive.

Results

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Weight
Towing limit
1000 kg
Weight ratio
77%
(laden Caravan / laden Car)
(1000 kg / 1294 kg)
Noseweight
Towball limit
n.a.
Advise
65 kg
Stability
Score at optimal noseweight
8.1
Infuence pay load
33%
Flat roads
Top speed
79 mph (3th gear)
At headwind
72 mph
Speed in practice
66 mph (3th gear)
Acceleration
0 - 60 mph
22.3 sec. - (max. 17.7 sec.)
30 - 60 mph
16 sec. - (max. 12.5 sec.)
50 - 60 mph
3th gear: 7.7 sec. (max. 6.1 sec.)
Power at 60 mph
Highest (6th) gear
unusable
Gears in practice
5th gear
4th gear
Revs at 60 mph
2537
3169
Percentage between accelerator
95% - n.a.%
76% - 85%
Power needed at 60 mph 1583 N
over: 236 N
over: 646 N
Motorway inclines 1:20
Speed (maximum)
60 mph
In the
3th gear
Revs
4288
Acceleration 30 - 50 mph
20.6 sec. - (max. 10.5 sec.)
Normaly at 50 mph in the
3th gear
By revs
3573
Percentage accelerator
85%
Hill starts
Maximum incline
11% - 14.6%
Minimum speed (whereby power)
5 mph - (7 mph)
Mountain roads
Maximum slope driving
25.3%
Maximum speed on 1:8
44 mph in the 2th gear

 

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Car
Ford Fiesta 1.0 Ecoboost 125
Year
July 2017 - up to now
Power
kW (125 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
2294 kg
Stated vehicle gross train weight
kg

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