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Thinking of buying Tipo - What's the towing capacity?

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I'm thinking of buying a Tipo 1.6 MJ II - I found a hatchback in Lounge spec for 11k on an 18 plate and less than 5k miles.

All sounds ok so far. The problem is I cannot get the towing capacity figures from anywhere. Different websites have different numbers ranging from 1200kg to 1500kg.

Our caravan, fully loaded is 1190kg. So, 1200kg is too close to 100%, and 1500Kg is ideal.

Does anyone have definitive numbers? I asked at a dealership and nobody knew, and they didn't have a brochure.

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Re: Thinking of buying Tipo - What's the towing capacity?

A little disappointing that the dealership weren't more helpful to a potential customer.

Here is the Tipo Sales Brochure (pdf). Towing weights are given on the Technical Specifications page towards the end.

Another good source for the towing weights would be the Owner Handbook. This can be downloaded from the Fiat eLum website should you want to confirm the figures in the sales brochure.
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