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Autoquest 196

The Autoquest 196 is a superb low-line 6-berth with electric drop-down bed over the large front lounge. In addition, it features a family-size kitchen and bathroom amidships and a lovely light rear lounge which makes up into a huge double bed. The Autoquest 196, of course, has 6 dedicated seatbelts so the whole family can travel in safety. This layout is the perfect option for adventurous families!

Virtual Tour

Autoquest 196 driving through the countryside
Kitchen layout with prepared food with lounge and driving area in background

Key Features

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CompleteHeat - powered by Whale

Adaptive and intuitive, the all-new CompleteHeat system by Whale is ultra-powerful, giving instant results - all year round. Grade III Certified!

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Harmonious interior design

Autoquest's classic 'Argyle' ActivCare upholstery looks great and is easy to keep clean. The 'Ashton' cabinetry is craftsman-built, with clever details such as dove-tailed joints and positive locking

Detailed Specification

  • Outstanding drive performance is provided by a Peugeot Boxer 2.2 140 bhp HDi Turbo Diesel for better fuel efficiency with six speed gear box and Euro 6.2 engine with reduced emissions
  • Spare wheel and tyre
  • Fully adjustable co-ordinated cab seats with armrest
  • DAB Radio with steering mounted controls
  • Remote central locking to cab
  • Immobiliser with unique code
  • Driver airbag
  • Onboard trip computer
  • High level brake light
  • Side marker lights
  • Electrically operated tinted cab windows
  • ABS brakes with emergency braking assistance
  • Power steering with adjustable steering wheel position
  • Removable cab carpet
  • Lockable central storage box (cab)
  • 12V DIN socket - for 12V power supply from the cab
  • Door pockets, bottle holders and map holder
  • Headlamp height adjustment
  • Electrically heated adjustable wing mirrors with direction indicators
  • Bluetooth and USB
  • Daylight running headlights
  • TPMS Tyre Pressure Monitoring Sensor
  • New Complete Heat 4KW Space-saving Whale heating- runs on gas and/or electric with quiet night-time setting - ducted heating throughout including bathrooms
  • Fully adjustable and co-ordinated swivel Captains' seats with armrests
  • Full height spacious wardrobes with soft-close hinges
  • Fixed bed mattresses are lightweight, yet super-supportive with soft-touch Argentum+ anti-bacterial and anti-allergy technology with Silver
  • Bed frame with easy-lift gas struts for improved-access storage to fixed beds
  • Stylish shaped double-glazed opening windows with night ventilation position (excluding cab windows)
  • Easy clean blinds and flyscreens (excluding cab windows)
  • Removable entrance mat
  • Thetford K1520 MK2 Black gloss enamelled oven, grill and 3-burner gas hob with spark ignition, with smoked glass lid.
  • Black gloss enamelled sink with glass lid creating additional work surface and removable drainer
  • 95L fridge-freezer (194 has 85L) with removable freezer unit
  • 400x400 MPK VisionStar M pro rooflight with flyscreen and blind
  • Polished chrome fittings and taps
  • Well lit kitchen work area
  • Worktop extensions (selected models)
  • TV points with dedicated locations for comfortable viewing (230V, 12V and aerial connection)
  • Teleco Teleplus X2/39U Directional Aerial
  • Stowaway dining table with dedicated storage
  • Low-level entrance step
  • Revolutionary 'Strong-Lite' high-strength aluminium one-piece sides. Up to 40% stronger and 30% lighter
  • GRP underskin to motorhome floor providing a water resistant barrier
  • Exclusive 'Easy Glide' bed technology for easy bed conversion
  • Improved-comfort height adjustable seatbelts (please check if compatible with your baby seat/s)
  • Fully protected mains electric system with up to six 240V sockets
  • Rails for rear mounted Fiamma 'Pro' cycle rack
  • Conveniently placed 12V control panel, incorporating water pump, lighting circuits, fresh water tank level and waste warning light when full
  • Contemporary switches, sockets and surrounds
  • Exterior door with window, flyscreen, integrated waste bin, burstproof locking and rain deflector
  • Aguti foldaway seat frames (selected models) now with Isofix
  • Magnetic door retainer
  • Compartment for 2x 7kg gas bottles, with fitted gas regulator
  • 20 Amp switchmode charger / transformer
  • 25m mains hook-up cable
  • Exterior access battery box with mains electric inlet
  • Seat bases with space underneath for ample storage of larger, bulky items
  • Smoke alarm
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm
  • Isolation taps for gas appliances
  • New 'easy-Slide' chariot-style socket
  • Low-line design with sleek sports-styling
  • 'Ashton' craftsman-built cabinetry with handcrafted dove-tailed drawers, overhead lockers with positive locking and removable shelves, co-ordinating 'Metropolis' flush-fit kitchen units with 'Grid' feature and Chrome inset detail
  • 'Wraparound overhead locker design (155 and 196 models, at rear)
  • Contemporary interior design and luxurious 'Argyle' ActivCare with Hi-Performance, lightweight construction, with 4 x co-ordinating scatter cushions as standard and 2x arm rests as standard
  • Durable 'Taupe Grey' worktops throughout, including bathroom unit tops 
  • 'Nagoya' textured wallboard
  • New Kitchen locker doors with concealed catches
  • High quality 24mm thick furniture gables (specific areas)
  • Large LED awning light with drip deflector above door
  • LED interior spotlights with concealed lights above overhead lockers (saving up to 80% battery consumption)
  • New LED Lighting concept thoughout
  • ABS bumper with twin fog and reversing lights
  • Peugeot wheel trims
  • Optional Alloy Wheels
  • Removable luxurious loose fit Stainclear carpet in 'Hebblestone Twist' in 'Pewter' with press-studs
  • 'Twine' easy clean heavy-duty vinyl flooring
  • New Kromex badges
  • New Graphics
  • 100L underslung fresh water tank with manual water fill system 
  • Underslung waste water tank 70 litre 
  • Whale Expanse dual-fuel underslung 8L water heater
  • Whale Duo Control combination controller
  • ‘Boutique' washbowl basin with click-clack plug, swan-neck mixer tap (Excludes 155)
  • Thetford toilet with auto fill flush from on-board water tank
  • Eco Camel Orbit water-saving Halo shower head with built-in Aircore Technology
  • Chrome effect bathroom accessories, plus additional towel hooks
  • Domestic style bathroom door with high quality privacy lock

Year: 2021

Model: Autoquest 196  

Base Vehicle: Peugeot 335 L3 Tempo Libero Euro 6.2 Motorhome chassis

Number of Berths : 6

Number of Seat Belts: 6

Exterior Length: 7338mm/24'1" 

Overall Width Including Wing Mirrors: 2690mm/8'10"

Overall Body Width: 2200mm/7'2"

Overall Height Including Aerial: 2870mm/9'5"

Maximum Headroom: 2080mm/6'10" 

Interior Width: 2074mm/6'10"

Tyre Size: 215/70 R15 CP

Tyre Pressure Kpa/Psi (As recommended by the Base Vehicle Manufacturer): Front 494/72 Rear 543/79

Maximum Front Axle Weight: 1850kgs/36.33cwt 

Maximum Rear Axle Weight: 2000kgs/39.28cwt

Maximum Towing Limit: 2000kgs/39.37cwt

Mass in Running Order (MIRO): 2932kgs/57.71cwt

Maximum User Payload: 568kgs/11.18cwt

M.T.P.L.M: 3500kgs/68.89cwt

Front Mattress Size: Double 1200mm x 2075mm / 3'11 x 6'10" 

Rear Mattress Size: Double 1475mm x 2075mm / 4'10" x 6'10" 

Drop Down Bed Mattress Size: Double 1850mm x 1410mm / 6'1" x 4'8" 

NOTES 

Note 1: The Mass In Running Order (MIRO ) - Weight of the Motorhome equipped to the manufacturer's standard specification including essential habitational equipment.    
Note 2: Maximum User Payload includes the Personal Effects payload, conventional load and the Optional Equipment Payload.
Note 3: Maximum Technically Permissible Laden Mass (MTPLM) - The technical maximum permissible laden weight of the Motorhome. 
Note 4: Please take care to ensure that you have allowed for the masses of all items you intend to carry in the Motorhome.  
Note 5: All data is calculated using metric weights and measurements. The imperial figures quoted are conversions thereof. All dimensions have a tolerance of +/- 25mm
Note 6: Your Motorhome weights have been calculated with all water tanks empty and you are recommend to travel with all water tanks empty
Note 7: WARNING : Under no circumstances should the plated MTPLM of the Motorhome be exceeded
Note 8: Heights are measured on an unladen vehicle with the aerial in the lowest position

2021 Season Options (RRP)

  • Lux pack - including air conditioning, passenger airbag, cruise control - £1218
  • Alarm system - £322
  • Tracker - £280
  • Witter tow bar (Retailer Fit) - £624 #
  • Cab blinds - £450
  • Microwave oven - £212
  • Winter pack - tank heaters for fresh and waste water plus fridge vent covers - £322
  • Fiamma Pro bike rack - 2 bikes - £235 #
  • Fiamma Pro bike rack - 4 bikes - £328 #
  • Rear view system - £365
  • Additional shelving pack (3 additional shelves and fixings for overhead lockers - Retailer fit) - £42 #
  • Alloy wheels - £650
  • BBQ point - £105
  • 230V External Socket - £60
  • Solar Panel - £535 #
  • Omnivent in lieu of 400mm rooflight - £225
  • Roll out Awning - £550 #
  • Hypnos Mattress (150, 155, 185, 194) - £224 
  • Co-ordinated Fixed Bed Cover Set (150, 155, 185, 194) - £294 

The RRP for any Retailer fit option is for the part only and may be subject to additional labour charges. Please discuss with your supplying Retailer at point of order.

# Retailer fit options will reduce the overall payload available to the end user and will increase the overall dimensions of the vehicle. 

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