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Capiro 550

Always popular, this classic island bed layout continues in the 2021 Season. With the bathroom located amidships creating an ensuite style room, the Capiro 550 looks and feels luxurious. The island bed retracts in daytime mode and is flanked by wardrobes and windows either side.

Capiro 550 parked up on a campsite with countryside view in background
Lounge area with two sofas decorated with cushions and a view of the kitchen and bedroom featuring a double bed

Key Features

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System

Improved Alde 24-hr multi-programmable central and water heating system. Runs on gas, electric (up to 3.15KW) or both with new easy-to-use LCD touchscreen control with night-time display setting. Now with automotive-standard Glycol G13 Antifreeze coolant.

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Harmonious interior design

Capiro's striking 'Aspen' ActivCare upholstery looks great and is easy to keep clean. The 'Salinas Ash' cabinetry is craftsman-built, with clever details such as dove-tailed joints and positive locking

Detailed Specification

  • Grade III Thermal Insulation for guaranteed all weather comfort
  • Improved Alde 24-hr multi-programmable central and water heating system. Runs on gas, electric (up to 3.15KW) or both with new easy-to-use LCD touchscreen control with night-time display setting. Now with automotive-standard Glycol G13 Antifreeze coolant.
  • 6'5'' Headroom
  • NEW Midi Heki in Bedroom
  • Wide-opening spring-assisted beech slat bases on all bunks and beds for easy access
  • Stylish shaped double-glazed opening windows with night ventilation position, pleated blinds and flyscreens to all windows
  • Fixed bed mattresses are lightweight, yet super-supportive with soft-touch Argentum+ anti-bacterial and anti-allergy technology with Silver
  • Easy-lift gas struts for improved-access storage (fixed beds)
  • 1400x440 Large Heki Lux Stargazer rooflight incorporating pleated blind and flyscreen, with stylish surround and integrated downlights
  • Seat backrest ventilation boards for even heat distribution
  • Thetford K1520 MK2 Black gloss enamelled oven, grill and dual fuel hob with spark ignition and 800w electric hotplate, three gas burners with smoked glass lid
  • ‘Linear’ Stainless Steel sink, with flush-fit removable sink cover/chopping board and drainer
  • 110L Domestic style fridge with large storage capacity and removable freezer compartment
  • 800W microwave, fully ventilated, with microwave isolation switch
  • Concealed feature lighting under kitchen worktop
  • Cutlery tray
  • External gas barbecue point with new 'easy-slide' chariot style socket
  • Well-lit kitchen work area with energy-saving LED downlights
  • 400x400 MPK VisionStar M pro rooflight with flyscreen and blind
  • Polished chrome fittings and taps
  • Modern White Chromix kitchen splashback
  • Worktop extension (selected models)
  • Teleco Teleplus X2/39U Directional Aerial
  • External satellite point, 12V outlet with solar panel connectivity, aerial point and 230V external socket
  • Pioneer radio - compatible with iPhone and Android. Includes USB input, Advanced Remote Control App (your smartphone becomes the RC) and Anti-theft detachable panel. Spotify and Apple Music compatible.
  • Feature shelf unit (selected models)
  • Craftsman-built removable chest of drawers with dove-tailed joints, pull-out table extension, plus additional free standing table with dedicated storage
  • TV points with dedicated locations for comfortable viewing (230V, 12V, satellite and aerial connection)
  • Speakers inset to front lockers for optimal audio experience
  • AL-KO galvanised steel chassis with AL-KO AKS 3004 stabiliser and ATC Trailer Control System for smooth towing performance and exceptional stability. The AL-KO system comes with shock absorbers and receiver for optional AL-KO wheel locks, plus AL-KO Euro over-run device with 2-way assisted handbrake.
  • GRP underskin to caravan floor providing a water resistant barrier
  • Fully bonded roof for additional strength
  • Illuminated gas locker
  • Reinforced step on hitch cover making windows easier to clean
  • ALDE Load Monitor (allows you to programme the max 230v current to prevent you exceeding the site's electrical capacity)
  • LCD display control panel, monitors battery levels
  • Exclusive 'Easy Glide' bed technology for easy bed conversion
  • 100% LED interior lighting, saving up to 80% battery consumption
  • 2 x twin USB charging points
  • Fully protected mains electric system with up to eight 230V sockets
  • Spare wheel and underslung carrier
  • Exterior access locker door with 230v socket
  • Easy-access drop-down seat bases for bulky item storage
  • Quiet-close wardrobes
  • Contemporary switches, sockets and surrounds
  • 12V Control panel with digital battery status meter, 12V master and pump switch
  • Entrance step and removable mat with tray
  • Exterior access battery box with mains electric inlet (battery not included) with exterior satellite point
  • Fixing points for rear mounted 2 cycle 'Fiamma' caravan universal carrier and mounting rail
  • 13-pin 12V car connector
  • Inboard semi-rigid fresh water pipes
  • Large bore under-slung rigid waste pipes with offside outlet
  • 20 Amp switchmode charger / transformer
  • 25 Meter mains hook-up cable
  • Revolutionary 'Strong-Lite' high-strength aluminium one-piece sides, now in 'Carrara White'. Up to 40% stronger and 30% lighter
  • Exterior door retainer
  • No-Screws' Fully-bonded SoLiD awning rails
  • Alarm system with PIR (Passive Infra Red) and leg sensor
  • CRiS security system
  • High security external door locks with single key operation
  • All models comply with British and European safety standards as independently verified by NCC
  • Balanced wheels for even wear and better fuel consumption
  • Concealed security data chip within caravan construction
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm
  • Smoke alarm
  • Compartment for 2 gas bottles, with fitted gas regulator (We recommend 2 x 7kg)
  • Isolation taps for gas appliances
  • Stunning panoramic Sky-Scape sunroof giving a flood of natural light into the front dinette, with internal LED ambient lighting and pleated night blind
  • Wide front panel and locker, with streamlined styling, inset decals and grab handles. Three opening double glazed windows.
  • ABS rear panel with streamlined integrated rear light cluster and LED high level brake light
  • Stylish exterior design with stonechip resistant front panel, and chrome effect grab handles
  • Exclusive 'Tardis' Sports alloy wheels
  • LED large awning light with drip deflector above door
  • Side marker lights
  • Exterior 2-part door with moulded interior liner, window, blind, flyscreen and 12.5L wastebin
  • NEW Graphics
  • NEW Kromex badges
  • 'Salinas Ash' craftsman built cabinetry with handcrafted dove-tailed drawers, 'Quiet-Close' overhead lockers with positive locking and removeable shelves, contrasting  'Tweed' flush-fit kitchen units with Chrome inset detail
  • Contemporary interior design and luxurious 'Aspen' upholstery with ActivCare protected hi-performance, lightweight construction, with 4 x co-ordinating scatter cushions as standard and 4 x arm rests as standard
  • Quality and craftsmanship in every detail, including traditional dove-tailed drawers throughout.
  • Kitchen locker doors with concealed catches
  • ‘Nagoya' textured wallboard
  • Back-lit headboard
  • Luxurious 'Taupe Grey' deep worktops with 'Salinas Ash' edge, with 'Taupe Grey' bathroom unit tops
  • Removable luxurious loose fit Stainclear carpet in 'Fairfield' in 'Ash Grey'
  • 'Easy clean heavy-duty vinyl flooring in 'Twine'
  • Adjustable, individually switched Chrome LED reading lights to front lounge
  • Low level lighting 
  • New LED Lighting concept throughout
  • Improved bedroom vanity and storage unit with 2 x LED light strips (Specific layouts only)
  • Highflow submersible pump with intelligent controller and inline filter - turns the pump off when the water runs out
  • Exclusive Eco Camel Orbit water-saving Halo shower head with built-in Aircore Technology
  • Boutique' washbowl basin with click-clack plug, swan-neck mixer tap and separate soap dish
  • Back-lit bathroom vanity mirror
  • Vanity areas with LED downlighting, dedicated sockets for hairdryer and appliances (selected models)
  • Domestic style bathroom door with high quality privacy lock (exc. sliding door models)
  • Thetford electric flush toilet
  • Fully lined shower cubicles with domestic style shower screen
  • Chrome-effect bathroom accessories, plus additional towel hooks
  • Heated towel rail in all bathrooms with additional heating convector
  • Domestic style bathroom cabinet
  • 400x400 MPK VisionStar M pro rooflight in bathroom with flyscreen and blind

Year: 2021

Model: Capiro 550 

Number of Berths: 4

Wheel Rim: 5 1/2 Jx14 5x112

Tyre Size: 185 R14 104

Tyre Pressure at MTPLM in psi: Downrate 58 / Standard 61 / Uprate 63

Interior Length: 5780mm / 19'0"

Exterior Body Length: 6300mm / 20'8"

Shipping Length: 7400mm / 24'3" 

Overall Width: 2260mm / 7'5"

Overall Height: 2650mm / 8'8" 

Overall Height Excluding TV Aerial: 2560mm / 8'5"

Maximum Headroom: 1950mm / 6'5"

Interior Width: 2120mm / 6'11"

Porch Awning Height: 2430mm / 8'0" 

Awning Sizes Ground to Ground: 10300mm / 33'10" 

Maximum Hitch Weight: 100kgs / 1.97cwt

Mass in Running Order (MIRO): 1310kgs / 25.79cwt

Optional Equipment Payload: 0 

Maximum User Payload: 153kgs / 3.01cwt

Plated M.T.P.L.M: 1463kgs / 28.80cwt

Maximum M.T.P.L.M: 1500kgs / 29.53cwt

Front Mattress Sizes: 1 x Double 1127mm x 1992mm / 3'8" x 6'6" 

Side Dinette Mattress Sizes: N/A

Rear Mattress Sizes: Fixed Double 1346mm x 1900mm / 4'5" x 6'3" 

 

Notes 

Note 1: The Mass in Running Order includes a manufacturing tolerance for material variances and 10kgs per gas bottle, the number of bottles is equal to the number of connections provided at the regulator. 
Note 2: Maximum User Payload includes the Personal Effects payload and the Optional Equipment Payload. 
Note 3: If you require a larger payload it is possible to upgrade the Plated Maximum Technical Permissible Laden Mass. Please contact your supplying retailer for more information. (Exclusions may apply)
Note 4: Please take care to ensure that you have allowed for the masses of all items you intend to carry in the caravan.  
Note 5:  Warning under no circumstances must the plated MTPLM of the caravan be exceeded.
Note 6: The porch awning height is measured directly above the main entrance door
Note 7: All data is calculated using metric weights and measurements. The imperial figures quoted are conversions thereof.
Note 8: All dimensions have a tolerance of +/-25mm
Note 9: The overall height measurement is taken with the aerial in the lowest position. 
Note 10: All front bed sizes are quoted with the front chest of drawers in place. (Where Applicable)

2021 Season Options (RRP)

  • Alternative 'Bergamo' or 'Siena' soft furnishings in ActivCare - £275
  • Wraparound front seating (additional soft furnishings to create U-Shape lounge). NB - Customer also retains removable chest of drawers - £259
  • Weight plate upgrade - FREE
  • AL-KO Secure wheel lock - £259
  • Fiamma Universal bike rack (for 2 bikes) (Retailer fit) - £379 #
  • Tracker with European wide anti theft tracker system inc 1st year subscription - £280
  • Omnivent (multispeed extractor fan rooflight) in lieu of 400mm rooflight - £225
  • Additional shelving pack (3 additional shelves and fixings for overhead lockers - Retailer fit) - £42 #
  • 100w Truma Solar Panel (Retailer fit) - £535 #
  • Hypnos Mattress (550, 554, 574) - £224 
  • Co-Ordinated Fixed Bed Cover Set - £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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