The chassis is the basic framework for every motorhome. Whether it's the wheel suspension, the engine or the home body: all the important components of a motorhome are attached to the chassis, making it the heart of every motorhome. Here you will find an overview of the chassis brands and their standard features that are offered by Carado. In addition to the standard equipment mentioned, further special equipment is available. Feel free to use our configurator or ask your trading partner for more information.

 

Fiat Ducato Fiat Ducato

The Ducato motorhome base has been designed and developed together with the main European motorhome manufacturers to offer the best integrated base and body solutions. In more than 40 years of constant refinement and optimization, the Ducato has become more and more a reliable product tailored to motorhomes.

 

Security

  • Front and rear disc brakes

  • Power brake support

  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) and rear electronic brake force distributor

  • Thicker brake discs: optimized brake pad material

  • Wheel brake cylinder

  • Cruise control

  • Driver and front passenger airbags

  • Daytime running lights

  • ESP, ESC incl. ASR and hill holder

  • Exterior mirrors electric and heated

 

Fiat service

  • Fiat Camper toll-free number

  • Fiat Camper workshops and spare parts

  • Chassis control

  • Warranty extension

  • Service & maintenance interval: every 48,000 km or every 2 years

Citroën Jumper Citroën Jumper

Citroën ensures that your new motorhome has everything you need to get to your destination comfortably and safely
reach. The uniform and clear design of the interior is all about functionality, well-being and lightness.

 

Security

  • ABS

  • Indicator for unfastened driver's seat belt

  • Brake assist, mechanical

  • Immobilizer

  • The driver's cabin can be locked using a switch in the interior

  • Driver and front passenger airbags

  • Daytime running lights

  • Exterior mirrors electric and heated

  • ESP

    • including ASR: Brake Assist, hydraulic
    • Hill-Holder (automatic lock for hill starts)
    • Load Adaptive Control (adjustment of the ABS, ASR and ESP functions to the vehicle load)

 

Citroën service

  • Citroën Assistance: roadside assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

  • Warranty against rusting through: 5 years

  • Network with 6,000 authorized workshops in Europe

  • Service & maintenance interval: every 50,000 km or every 2 years

Ford Transit Ford Transit

Even better. Even more powerful. Even more efficient. The Ford Transit is an enrichment for your trip, because quality and durability are in every detail. The Ford Transit is equipped to offer just the right level of capability and comfort.

 

All wheel drive
Extra traction on rough terrain. Under normal conditions, power is sent directly to the rear wheels. With all-wheel drive, more engine torque is automatically transferred to the wheels with the greatest grip.

 

Security

  • ABS with electronic brake force distributor

  • Pre-Collision Assist

  • Driver and front passenger airbags

  • Electronic safety and stability program (ESP) with traction control (TCS) incl.

  • Elektronisches Sicherheits- und Stabilitätsprogramm (ESP) mit Traktionskontrolle (TCS) inkl.

    • Hill Start Assist
    • Crosswind Assistant
    • Safety Brake Assist
    • Rollover protection
    • Emergency brake support including emergency brake light
    • Disc brakes front and rear
    • Seat belt tensioners and belt force limiters in front
    • Warning system for unfastened seat belt
    • Curve control
    • Adaptive load control
    • Safety Brake Assist
    • Torque vectoring control

Service from Ford

  • Service & maintenance interval: every 50,000 km or every 2 years

Overview of chassis equipment Overview
of chassis equipment

Which chassis have what standard equipment at Carado? Discover the equipment of the various chassis brands in this overview.

Fiat Ducato Citroën Jumper Ford Transit
Engine 2,2 l Multijet 3 2,2 l Blue HDI 2,0l EcoBlue TDCi
Power 140 / 180 BHP 140 / 165 BHP 170 BHP
Displacement 2184 m³ 2179 m³ 1996 m³
Transmission / gears 6-speed manual transmission 6-speed manual transmission 6-speed manual transmission
automatic / switch switch switch switch
Type of drive front-wheel drive front-wheel drive all-wheel drive
Tyres 215/70 R 15 CP 225/75 R 16 CP 235/65 R 16
Wheelbases 3450 - 4040 mm 3450 - 3800 mm 3750 mm
Fuel tank 75 l diesel tank 90 l diesel tank 70 l diesel tank
Axle load front axle max. (Light Chassis / Maxi Chassis) 1850 / 2100 kg 1850 kg 1750 kg
Axle load rear axle max. (Light Chassis / Maxi Chassis) 2000 / 2500 kg 2000 kg 2250 kg
Front track width 1810 mm 1810 mm 1732 mm
Rear track width (Vans - Motorhomes) 1790 - 1980 mm 1790 - 1980 mm 1743 mm
Service & maintenance intervals every 48,000 km or every 2 years every 50,000 km or every 2 years every 50,000 km or every 2 years

 

In addition to the standard equipment mentioned, further special equipment is available.
Please feel free to use our configurator or ask your trade partner.

Chassis per series Chassis
per series

Which series are based on which chassis? Find out here!

Fiat Ducato Citroën Jumper Ford Transit
Camper Van x
Camper Van all wheel drive 4x4 x
Van x x
Alcoves x
Semi-integrated x
Integrated x
 
* The specified mass in running order is a default value defined in the type-approval procedure. Due to manufacturing tolerances, the actual weighed mass in running order may deviate from the value stated above. Deviations of up to ± 5 % of the mass in running order are legally permissible and possible. The permissible range in kilograms is given in brackets after the mass in running order.
The manufacturer-specified mass for optional equipment is a calculated value for each type and layout that [brand] uses to determine the maximum weight available for factory-fitted optional equipment. The limitation of optional equipment is intended to ensure that the minimum pay-mass, i.e. the legally prescribed free mass for baggage and retrofitted accessories, is actually available for the vehicle load capacity of the vehicles delivered by [brand].
The real weight of your vehicle ex works can only be determined when it is weighed at the end of the line. If, in exceptional cases, the weighing shows that the actual load capacity falls below theminimum pay-mass despite limiting the optional equipment due to a permissible weight deviation, we will check together with your trade partner and you whether we should, for example, increase the load capacity of the vehicle, reduce the number of seats or remove optional equipment before delivering the vehicle.
The technically permissible maximum laden mass of the vehicle and the technically permissible maximum mass on the axle must not be exceeded.
Detailed information & explanations on the subject of weight and the configuration of the vehicle can be found in the section Legal information.
 
We would like to point out that we assume no liability for the correctness or completeness of any information on this website.
The manufacturers of the chassis reserve the right to change the equipment and specifications of the chassis. For more information, please visit the manufacturer's website.
 

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