Diesel Bx estate non turbo * towing capability*

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Diesel Bx estate non turbo * towing capability*

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Anyone know how much I can safely tow with my 1993 flat diesel estate 1.9 ? Safely.....

Thanks in advance !
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it should be plated somewhere.. i think near the LHM tank theres a plate with the towing weights on it.. i think... it will be in Kg
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Unbraked: 750kg. Braked: maximum matched kerb weight (around 1100kg).
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Tho some have towed a lot more, a very lot more....(huh hum)
General rule of thumb is trailer weight (braked) should be approx 85% of the kerb weight of the towing vehicle, so your max on a BX is only 850/900kg, unfortunately with the BX being quite light in itself @ 1000kg ish towing capacity is fairly limited.
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Thanks for the info
thats not a bad size of lightweight caravan really . A possibility anyway

Thanks for info .