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Old 20 June 2011, 05:47   #1
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Towcar 2011 Winner

Just received my C/C Club mag and its feature is the top 50 2011 towcars

The overall winner was the VW PASSAT Estate 2.0 TDI Sport (168bhp).

Tows 1800kgs with towball limit of 90kgs.

Others to feature were the

L/R DISCO 3.0 (which of course won the heavyweight 1900+kgs section)

Volvo S60
Mondeo estate 2.0 TDCI
VW Golf 2.0 TDI


Ones to avoid

L200
Hyundai 1.7 CRDI


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Old 20 June 2011, 06:08   #2
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More concerned that you have membership in the Caravan Club!
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Old 20 June 2011, 06:25   #3
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More concerned that you have membership in the Caravan Club!
Soooooooo many benefits for those who tow boats. Insurance, recovery, cheaper ferries etc etc

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my thoughts exactly. Perhaps he's a member purely for towing information.

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Old 20 June 2011, 06:41   #5
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don't worry I don't normally bother to open the books but the front page caught my eye.

It's all about the discounts for me to the RAC BREAKDOWN. Plus with that membership they pull any trailer home if needed, something they won't do on any other policy!!!

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Just received my C/C Club mag and its feature is the top 50 2011 towcars

The overall winner was the VW PASSAT Estate 2.0 TDI Sport (168bhp).

Tows 1800kgs with towball limit of 90kgs.

Discuss...
I have the saloon with dsg g/box, plenty of power but the suspension isn't great , it does @ 10 miles per litre of fuel empty & @ 7 miles per litre towing @ 550kg load
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I drove a Disco 4 3Ltr at the w/end. Very impressive. A marked improvement over the 3.
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Old 20 June 2011, 07:30   #8
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I drove a Disco 4 3Ltr at the w/end. Very impressive. A marked improvement over the 3.
Without question better towing but I guess the test took in other factors such as fuel, cost as well as the cars overall qualities without towing too

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I have the saloon with dsg g/box, plenty of power but the suspension isn't great , it does @ 10 miles per litre of fuel empty & @ 7 miles per litre towing @ 550kg load
They did add the Estate is the one to go for!!

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It's all about the discounts for me to the RAC BREAKDOWN. Plus with that membership they pull any trailer home if needed, something they won't do on any other policy!!!
Britannia will, up to a max length of 8 metres.
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