2015 Winners

2015 Winners

Towcar of the Year 2015

 Towcar of the Year's overall winner for 2015 was the SEAT Leon ST FR 2.0 TDI. There were 39 entries across six price categories.

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel / No. of cylinders: D/4/1598
  • 6 Gear MAN
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 181@3500-4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 280@1750-3000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 8.4 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1415
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 1980
  • Caravan weight (kg): 1203
  • Noseweight (kg): 80

Pricing

  • Price: £24,616
  • Insurance group: 26 E
  • CO2 g /km: 112
  • Towable with B licence: Yes

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel / No. of cylinders: D/4/1248
  • 5 Gear MAN
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 75@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 140@1500
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 33.75 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1190
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 1615
  • Caravan weight (kg): 900
  • Noseweight (kg): 60

Pricing

  • Price: £16,357
  • Insurance group: 7
  • CO2 g /km: 125
  • Towable with B licence: Yes

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Performance

  • Engine: Petrol/No. of cylinders: P/3/1198
  • 6 Gear MAN
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm):130@5500
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm):140@1500
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 11.85 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1190
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 1840
  • Caravan weight (kg): 1012
  • Noseweight (kg): 71

Pricing

  • Price: £19,388
  • Insurance group: 14E
  • CO2 g /km: 109
  • Towable with B licence: Yes

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel / No. of cylinders: D/4/1968
  • 6 Gear AUT
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 148@3500-4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 236@1750-3000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 9.3 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1492
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 1990
  • Caravan weight (kg): 1268
  • Noseweight (kg): 80

Pricing

  • Price: £27,505
  • Insurance group: 17E
  • CO2 g /km: 122
  • Towable with B licence: Yes

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel / No. of cylinders: D/4/2400
  • 6 Gear AUT
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 215@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 325@1300-3000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 7.65 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 1796
  • Gross vehicle (kg):  2505
  • Caravan weight (kg): 1435
  • Noseweight (kg): 90

Pricing

  • Price: £39,934 
  • Insurance group: 30E
  • CO2 g /km: 169
  • Towable with B licence: No

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Performance

  • Engine: Diesel / No. of cylinders: D/6/2993
  • 8 gears /AUT
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 253@4000
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 443@2000
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 7.35 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 2583
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 3260
  • Caravan weight (kg): 2196
  • Noseweight (kg): 150

Pricing

  • Price: £60,660
  • Insurance group: 42
  • CO2 g /km: 213
  • Towable with B licence: No

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