Match your Car and Caravan

Submitted by [email protected] on 3 September 2019 - 11:35am

It's important to match your tow car to your caravan before towing for the first time to ensure that your outfit is safe, legal, and comfortable to tow.

Finding the relevant technical details (even for a vehicle you already own) can often be challenging and some of the terminology used may be unfamiliar. Also interpreting the results of the simple calculations we use to evaluate a given combination of car and caravan match can be awkward if you haven't done this before.

The Caravan & Motorhome Club have information on choosing a towcar, or members you can use their outfit matching calculator to find out more specifics about what size caravan your car can tow. If you're not already a member, you can join today for only £52 and you'll also get hundreds of other benefits.

Also available for Caravan & Motorhome Club members is their dedicated phone number. You'll receive help and advice from an experienced Technical Advisor. Please have a shortlist of up to three models you would like to discuss.

Please have the following details of the car and caravan you would like compared to hand:

Car: make, model, body style, derivative/ trim style, engine size and type, year or registration number
Caravan: make, range, model, number of berths, year

Call on: 01342 336 611 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5.30pm)

What can my car tow?

Using the Caravan & Motorhome Club car and caravan matching calculator tool, you'll be able to find whether or not your car can tow a caravan, and how much you'll be able to legally, and safely tow. They take into account a wide range of technical details so you can easily see which tow cars and caravans match.

More information on buying the right car to tow can be found here.