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Old Feb 9th, 2019, 14:49   #1
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Hi all,

Just wondering if anyone uses a V50 D5 auto as a tow car? Thinking of getting a 2007/2008 one to replace our 1999 V70. The V50 is a little bit lighter apparently but only 100kg and our caravan is only 1250kg fully loaded so weight ratio should be ok. Just thought I would check on here in case there is a reason why we shouldn't get a V50.

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Old Feb 10th, 2019, 21:03   #2
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Weight wise you will be fine and of course the D5 is a great towing donkey.

The only slight point I would make is the V50 sits quite low, especially when heavily loaded. Not so good if you tend to use "rural" campsites.
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Thanks Tannaton, something I hadn't considered
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Is the nose weight ok on the v50
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