What weight can a Ford Focus estate tow?

What weight can a Ford Focus estate tow?

Cabin & Luggage

Doors 5
Seats 5
Luggage Capacity 476 litres
Unbraked Towing Weight 300kg
Braked Towing Weight 1200kg

What can a Ford Focus estate tow?

With a kerbweight of 1421kg, the Ford Focus can provide a safe and stable match for caravans weighing 1208kg or less, under the 85% guideline. Its legal towing limit is 1500kg and towball limit is 75kg, while it produces 138bhp and and 236lb ft of torque.

What car can tow a 1400 kg caravan?

The Volvo XC40 won the best tow car in the 1400-1500kg caravan weight category. But it so impressed judges that they named it their overall ‘Tow car of the Year 2020’ winner as well.

What car can tow 1600kg caravan?

Skoda Octavia Winner of the WhatCar? Best family car 2016, the 2.0 TDI Skoda Octavia offers a maximum towing limit of 1600kg and a towball limit of 75kg. Part of the Volkswagen family, it is well built, extremely good value for money and deceptively spacious.

Can a 1.6 engine pull a caravan?

The 1.6-litre petrol Astra produces 114 lb ft of torque and the maximum towing weight is 1,250kg. It will cope with your caravan but will be working hard.

What vehicle can tow 3500kg?

Below is a list of mainstream cars that can tow 3,500kg:

  • Land Rover Defender.
  • Mitsubishi Shogun.
  • Land Rover Discovery.
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee.
  • BMW X6.
  • SsangYong Rexton.
  • Toyota Land Cruiser.
  • Range Rover.

What is the longest caravan you can tow?

The maximum trailer width for any towing vehicle is 2.55 metres. The maximum length is 7 metres for a trailer towed by a vehicle weighing up to 3,500 kilograms.

What should a driver do before towing a caravan?

What should a driver do before towing a caravan?

  • Ensure that only adult passengers are seated in the caravan.
  • Ensure all passengers are securely seated in the caravan.
  • Have an extended mirror fitted to the driver? s side of the vehicle only.
  • Have extended mirrors fitted to the towing vehicle.

Are 8ft wide caravans legal?

Remember your towing mirrors too, the law stipulates you must be able to see clearly an area that is 4 metres wide from the side of your caravan for a distance of 20 metres behind the driver. An 8ft wide caravan is wider than even the largest 4×4 or SUV, so towing mirrors will make sure you comply with this law.

Do I need an extra license to tow a caravan?

As a driver, in most cases you can tow a caravan or trailer without needing to update your licence. However, if you are a younger driver or over 70 years of age, you need to check exactly what your licence allows you to tow.

What are the rules for towing a caravan?

How to tow a caravan

  • You mustn’t overload the car or caravan.
  • The weight of the loaded caravan/trailer must be within your car’s towing ability.
  • The combined weight of the loaded car and loaded caravan/trailer must be below the maximum ‘train’ weight for your car.

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