Jetta Besta Caravan Towa

10 years, 7 months ago - 1 October 2012, Wheels News
Jetta Besta Caravan Towa
The Volkswagen Jetta Sport 2.0TDI DSG has been named The Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2013 for the second year in a row!

The car took the top honour in its class and went on to be voted overall winner of the 30th Caravan Club Towcar of the Year Competition, setting the record for the first car in the history of the competition to secure the accolade twice in consecutive years. 

Suave design

VW was judged the winner by a panel of 10 judges who applauded its suave design, its practicality as a caravanning family car and its great performance when towing in a variety of situations.

In the Club’s ongoing quest to provide caravanners with as much information about the vehicles as possible, an acceleration test – carried out by two judges with specialised test equipment – and a reversing test, were added to the usual evaluation of the towcar’s dynamic abilities and ergonomic qualities. 

These included a mid-range 50-100km/h acceleration assessment, high-speed towing circuits, emergency braking, ride and handling evaluations and hill-stop and restart tests.