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Easy to use towing chart for all makes of cars with some of the caravans they can tow

Towing Capacities

When towing a trailer great care should be taken and more responsibility accepted. Remember Safety first! Accidents involving trailers are much worse with greater consequences than without a trailer. Your vehicle is longer and heavier and all your load is anchored to your vehicle at one small point. Like an airline pilot you must regularly check the condition of your trailer and linkage to make sure that you arrive safely and with everything that you had at the start of your journey.

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Hyundai  Accent

MakeModelYearKerb weight (Kg)85% (Kg)Towing Capacity (Kg)Towing Capacity (Lbs)Caravans Within Capacity
HyundaiAccent2004934793.9680 1499Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.3 GLS20051109942.65900 1984Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.3 GLS20061109942.65906 1997Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.3 GLS20071109942.65900 1984Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.3 GLS20081109942.65900 1984Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.3 GLS20091109942.65900 1984Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.5 CRDi200713141116.911002424Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.5 CRDi200913171119.4511002424Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.5 CRDi GLS200512051024.2511002424Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.5 GLS200612051024.2511042433Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.620071058899.3818 1803Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.620081057898.4511002424Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.620091119951.1510002204Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 GLS20071058899.3831 1831Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 GLS20081049891.65831 1831Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 GLS20091049891.6510002204Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 GLS HS200711881009.8818 1803Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 GLS HS200913181120.317003747Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 GLS HS Automatic20091118950.310022208Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 GS20081057898.4510002204Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 SE20081064904.4818 1803Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent 1.6 SR20091118950.317003747Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent GL20041038882.3680 1499Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent GLS20051038882.3680 1499Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent GT20041033878.05680 1499Show Caravans
HyundaiAccent GT20051034878.9680 1499Show Caravans

Loading your trailer or caravan is critical to safe driving check your towing weights and capacity for your vehicle. Getting this wrong can cost you dearly.

You can buy towing scales which measure the total weight of your towed load to make sure that it doesn't exceed the capacity of your vehicle but equally important is to make sure that your load is spread evenly.

The following was submitted to CLIC by Ian Willis in answer to an inquiry about the 85% beginners towing rule. It was generally thought within CLIC, that Ian's words helped to clarify the situation as regards to towing in Great Britain. 85% (or even 100%) rules are not "rules" but guidelines which have no substance in law. They are designed to ensure that the outfit will be stable (all other factors being equal). Exceeding this figure, whilst not illegal in itself, COULD lead to prosecution if the driver was stopped because of (say) instability or after an accident as there is a requirement on the driver to ensure the safety of his vehicle in the Construction and Use Regulations. Usually a manufacturer will quote a tow weight which is far greater than the mass of the vehicle. Generally this is based on the total train weight (car + caravan) which can be started on a 12% gradient. Where this weight (or any other e.g. nose weight) is given as lower by the manufacturer the user ignores it at his peril. Insurance could well be void after an accident - worse, the illegal combination could cause the accident if the vehicle is unable to handle it.

The big problem we have in the UK is the traffic density, especially on Motorways, which has caravans in close proximity to both cars and large goods vehicles at speed. The vortices encountered can cause trailers to wander if not loaded correctly and matched to the towing vehicle.