2014 Winners

2014 Winners

Towcar of the Year 2014

The overall winner of the 2014 Towcar of the Year Awards was the Škoda Superb Elegance Estate 2.0 TDI. There were 41 entries into seven categories for the year.

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel/No. of cylinders 4/cc. 1968
  • 6 Gear AUT
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): Power: 168@4200
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 258@1750-2500
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 9.0 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1581
  • Caravan weight (kg): 1344
  • Noseweight (kg): 80

Pricing

  • Price: £30,614
  • Insurance group: 26E
  • CO2 g /km: 149
  • Towable with B licence: No*

 

*may be viable if caravan/trailer tent weight is reduced

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel /No. of cylinders: 4/cc. 1998
  • 6 Gear MAN
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 147@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 266@2000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 10.3 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1666
  • Caravan weight (kg): 1416
  • Noseweight (kg): 80

Pricing

  • Price: £15,597
  • Insurance group: 19
  • CO2 g /km: 147
  • Towable with B licence: No

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Performance

  • Engine: Petrol / No. of cylinders 4/cc. 1197
  • 6 Gear MAN
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): Power: 104@4500-5500
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 129@1400-4000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 12.8 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1155
  • Caravan weight (kg): 982
  • Noseweight (kg): 75

Pricing

  • Price: £18,373
  • Insurance group: 13
  • CO2 g /km: 114
  • Towable with B licence: Yes

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel/No. of cylinders 4/cc. 1968
  • 6 Gear AUT
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 138@3800
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 236@1750-2500
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 9.3 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1441
  • Caravan weight (kg): 1225
  • Noseweight (kg): 75

Pricing

  • Price: £24,185
  • Insurance group: 17E
  • CO2 g /km: 138
  • Towable with B licence: Yes

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel/No. of cylinders 4/cc. 2179
  • 8 Gear AUT
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 197@3500
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 332@2000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 8.0 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1735
  • Caravan weight (kg):1475 
  • Noseweight (kg): 75

Pricing

  • Price: £35,300 
  • Insurance group: 39E
  • CO2 g /km: 139
  • Towable with B licence: No

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel/No. of cylinders 6cc. 2993
  • 8 Gear AUT
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 237@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 369@2000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 6.5 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1770
  • Caravan weight (kg): 1505
  • Noseweight (kg): 75

Pricing

  • Price: £49,084 
  • Insurance group: 42
  • CO2 g /km: 163
  • Towable with B licence: No

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel/No. Of cylinders 8/cc. 4367
  • 8 Gear Aut
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 339@3500
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 516@1750-3000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 5.4 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 2360
  • Caravan weight (kg): 2006
  • Noseweight (kg): 150

Pricing

  • Price: £96,190
  • Insurance group: 49
  • CO2 g /km: 229
  • Towable with B licence: No

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