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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461559

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I have a Swift Europa 550 2010 and am looking at purchasing a Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTI ELITE Hatchback 2014

is this a good match.

thanks in advance

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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461561

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shakeyblade wrote:
I have a Swift Europa 550 2010 and am looking at purchasing a Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTI ELITE Hatchback 2014

is this a good match.

thanks in advance

shakey

Whilstvthe engine has enough oomph you need to supply more information. Caravan MTPLM, car makers specified towing limit, cars kerbweight, your licence B-+E?, etc.
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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461564

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More info needed to use the CAMC matching service, included car power (140,163) and no Europa listed amongst the Swifts...
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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461565

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Guzzilazz wrote:
More info needed to use the CAMC matching service, included car power (140,163) and no Europa listed amongst the Swifts...

Try "Towcar.info" as you can insert your own caravans MTPLM. A slight caution as I’ve always found "Towcar.info" very good but I’ve generally done my other parametric “research” first and then used the matching site for its estimate. Which to be fair has been pretty darned good over three cars and three vans.
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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461568

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help, i feel like giving up, im pulling my hair out, i dont know which way to turn.

I just want someone to say yes that car is suitable that caravan, i past my yest in 1980 so licence not an issue.
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the car is 140bhp Hatchback (not estate)
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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461570

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shakeyblade wrote:
help, i feel like giving up, im pulling my hair out, i dont know which way to turn.

I just want someone to say yes that car is suitable that caravan, i past my yest in 1980 so licence not an issue.

You need to provide some answers to the questions as it’s not possible to give you advice without knowing some weights and specifications. If you cannot do that then I think you should try a motorhome or camper instead.
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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461572

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as i dont yet own the car or have access to it at this time, how do i find the weights,

sorry if i sound a dumb, but this is really stressing me out.

Ideally, i already own the van a 2010 Swift Europa 550, the van is currently sited. i would like to tow it next year so need a car to pull it.
im told the the insignia is a good tow car, but know one seems able give me a yes it will or no it wont.

if i supply the Reg No would that help?
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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461574

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shakeyblade wrote:
as i dont yet own the car or have access to it at this time, how do i find the weights,

sorry if i sound a dumb, but this is really stressing me out.

Ideally, i already own the van a 2010 Swift Europa 550, the van is currently sited. i would like to tow it next year so need a car to pull it.
im told the the insignia is a good tow car, but know one seems able give me a yes it will or no it wont.

if i supply the Reg No would that help?

I have the 163bhp diesel Insigni manual 6 speed. I tow a Coachman Pastiche 575 at an actual weight of 1550kg, with almost ease.

There are websites for outfit matching.

towcar.info/GB/
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will this pull may van Please 4 months 2 weeks ago #461577

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Simple_Life wrote:
shakeyblade wrote:
as i dont yet own the car or have access to it at this time, how do i find the weights,

sorry if i sound a dumb, but this is really stressing me out.

Ideally, i already own the van a 2010 Swift Europa 550, the van is currently sited. i would like to tow it next year so need a car to pull it.
im told the the insignia is a good tow car, but know one seems able give me a yes it will or no it wont.

if i supply the Reg No would that help?

I have the 163bhp diesel Insigni manual 6 speed. I tow a Coachman Pastiche 575 at an actual weight of 1550kg, with almost ease.

There are websites for outfit matching.

towcar.info/GB/

It is not so much the pulling as most modern diesels have a good towing capability and 140bhp would be in the right ball park. It is the ability of the car to control the outfit and to be stable. As well as the car-caravan combination, stability requires attention to driving as well as sensible loading of the caravan and car. You can be within the caravans weight limit, but still find it twitchy, or even unstable if it is loaded incorrectly.
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