Outfit Match Report

Passed: Good combination

VIN Plate / MTPLM 50% This calculation is based on the gross train weight (the maximum permitted combined weight of the car and the caravan). If this match is above 100% you are breaking the law!
Kerb / MTPLM 55.9% The industry recommends this figure is not above 85% for beginners; however this is not a legal requirement. A match over 100% may invalidate your insurance
Max Tow / MTPLM 50% Do not take Max Tow literally as it is a only a test of traction on a 1:8 hill start , and not the overall the ability of the car to tow at normal road speeds. If this figure is over 100% you could be in breach of your car's warranty and may be breaking the law!
Est. Towbar Weight 77.8% Caravan and car within expected limits. However – always check weight distribution of payload before purchase and when loading. The calculation is based on the difference between the 7% of MTPLM or actual laden weight and the car's towball limit.

Car details:

Bmw 5 Series 520d M Sport 5dr Step Auto [start Stop] Estate 5dr 2011 - 2013 Runner Up For Kerbweights 1725-1900kg

Nose Weight (kg) 90
Kerb Weight (kg) 1790
Unbraked Maximum Tow (kg) 750
Maximum Tow (kg) 2000
Max Tow at GTW (kg) 2000
Gross Weight (kg) 2365
Train Weight (kg) 4365

Caravan details:

Adria 2010

Action 361 LH

Unladen Weight (kg) 770
Max Weight (MTPLM) (kg) 1000
User Payload(kg) 230
Hitch Limit (kg) 75
Estimated Nose Weight (kg) 70
Overall Width (mm) 2200
Internal Length (mm) 3610
Shipping Length (mm) 5200
Headroom (mm) 1950
Height(mm) 2540

Additional notes * Towing Experience - Beginner: Calculated at a match Braked Percentage of 85% of the vehicle's Kerb Weight *
Disclaimer The information supplied herewith is provided and intended as a guide only. All data is gathered from sources accepted as accurate at the time and all outfit matching equations are based upon the 'Towing Code Guidelines'. All data provided within the Towsafe program refers to manufacturers standard production vehicles for sale within the UK and therefore excludes vehicles imported from any other country. Vehicles which have been modified in any way e.g. suspension or any form of spring assistance are also not covered.

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10/12/2013 13:46:40


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