Approach Compact 540

Data Snapshot
OTR Price £44,460
CabPeugeot Euro 5 graphite cab
ChassisAL-KO AMC
Roof ProfileLow Profile
Overall Body Length 5.999m 20'0"
Overall Body Width 2.346m 7'7"
MTPLM 3500 kg 68.9 cwt
MRO 2741 kg 54.0 cwt
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Peugot Boxer Cab

  • Peugeot Euro 5 Boxer Cab supplied with a 3 year / 100,000 mile warranty & 12 months Peugeot Assist Cover
  • Peugeot 2.2 Hdi (High Pressure Direct Injection) 130 BHP engine with six speed manual gear box
  • NEW graphite cab with colour coded bumpers
  • Michelin premium branded tyres
  • Remote central locking for cab and habitation door
  • Electric windows
  • Electric heated wing mirrors with direction indicators
  • Variable power steering
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBFD)
  • Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
  • Engine immobiliser
  • Cruise control
  • Cab air conditioning
  • Driver and front passenger airbags
  • Fully adjustable upholstered driver and passenger seats with twin armrests
  • NEW map pockets on back of cab seats
  • Remis concertina windscreen and side window blinds
  • Removable cab carpet
  • Radio & CD Player (MP3 compatible) and 2 door speakers

AL-KO AMC Chassis

  • NEW ultra-low profile AL-KO AMC Chassis
  • NEW wind down floor mounted spare wheel carrier and spare wheel
  • Chassis prepared for towbar fitment

Alu-Tech Bodyshell Habitation Area

  • Supplied with a 6-year transferable body shell integrity guarantee and a 3-year transferable manufacturers components warranty*
  • 4-year transferable extension to bodyshell integrity guarantee available as a cost option (making 10 years in total)*
  • 3-year transferable extension to manufacturers component warranty available as a cost option (making 6 years in total)*
  • EN-1646-I Grade III classification for heating and thermal insulation


  • Structural interlocking aluminium extrusion external framework with no external fixing points for additional strength and rigidity
  • Four part fully bonded exterior panel assembly system featuring:
    • Upper body panels manufactured using superior bead application laminating technology for a stronger more consistent bond
    • Upper body panels built using a timber free construction, incorporating a composite plastic internal skeleton, a high density polystyrene insulation and a GRP inner wall lining
    • Upper body panels cloaked in a single sheet impact resistant GRP outer skin for extra durability
    • Strengthened floor panel with GRP underside protection
  • NEW aero-dynamic & aesthetically enhanced front and rear bodyshell profiles
  • NEW 'Polar white’ bodyshell colour and co-ordinating graphics scheme


  • NEW Dometic slim line flush fit habitation door with window, blind and bin plus a gas-strut assisted mechanism for smooth operation
  • NEW Dometic pleated full length door flyscreen
  • NEW low level insulated habitation door well step with non-slip mat, grab handle, & courtesy light
  • NEW Polyplastic double glazed opening skylight with Remis night blind in front dome
  • Mini & Midi Heki rooflights located throughout the main habitation area
  • Polyplastic double glazed windows throughout with night latch ventilation
  • NEW Remis pleated flyscreens and blinds to all principal windows
  • NEW Remis splash proof blinds for kitchen & washroom windows
  • Centrally mounted easy access exterior gas locker compartment with capacity to store 2 x 10kg bottles.
  • Propane/Butane en-route gas 30mb regulator mounted in gas locker compartment
  • NEW rear storage garage with large exterior access door and bicycle fixing rails (520)
  • NEW exterior 230v power inlet
  • NEW Vision Plus satellite connection provision
  • Fixing points for rear mounted cycle rack
  • Fixing points for exterior ladder and roof rack.


  • NEW internal headroom of up to 2.10m (6’9’)
  • Internal body width of 2.27m (7'5")

Furniture & Soft Furnishings

  • Bailey 'Walnut' furniture finish
  • NEW contrasting finish on kitchen cabinetry & overhead locker doors
  • NEW dual finish Italian design overhead locker doors
  • NEW high gloss kitchen & washroom worktop finish
  • NEW premium quality fixtures and fittings in polished chrome finish
  • NEW design slide out bed boxes for easy bed make up (540)
  • NEW drop down flaps on front bed box fascias for enhanced accessibility (540)
  • NEW sprung beech bed box tops for additional comfort
  • NEW automatically operated ceiling mounted drop down double bed with sprung base (540)
  • Wall mounted table with dedicated storage
  • Aircraft style overhead locker system with split level storage, domestic style metal hinges and positive door catches
  • Structural locker dividers with greater load bearing capacity
  • NEW standard 'Trafalgar' soft furnishings with co-ordinating curtains and two reversible scatter cushions
  • NEW optional 'Piccadilly' soft furnishings with co-ordinating curtains and two reversible scatter cushions
  • Fully sprung upholstery featuring premium quality fabrics, high density filling and superior cushion construction
  • NEW Foam filled double and single bed mattress on a sprung base
  • NEW ‘Bamboo’ finish high impact scratch resistant floor vinyl
  • Split section loose fit drop in carpets (50 oz pile density)



Electrical System

  • NEW premium 110 ampere/hour Banner leisure battery
  • NEW dedicated under floor twin leisure battery storage locker (one leisure battery supplied as standard specification)
  • Digital electrical control panel with touch screen operation
  • NEW 12v ambient and task lighting fittings throughout
  • NEW additional ambient overlocker and under kitchen worktop lighting
  • NEW additional low level night lights
  • 230v power supply with up to five interior sockets
  • One TV station with 230v/12v/aerial sockets
  • Domestic style consumer unit with dedicated access door
  • Switch mode battery charger with 20 amps output
  • RCD/MCD protection for mains electric system
  • 25 metre mains connecting lead
  • Branded dual cone stereo speakers for superior sound quality
  • Pre-Wired for satellite and aerial connection and rear view camera.

Water & Heating Systems

  • NEW Alde Hydronic Compact 3010 programmable radiator heating system with combined water heating
  • NEW touch screen user-friendly control panel
  • NEW washroom radiator
  • Dual fuel 3.4 Kw gas and 3 Kw electric power sources
  • Programmable daily timer
  • Floor mounted Whale Aqua smart II on- board water pump with Aquasource layflat filling pipe
  • Pressurised hot and cold fresh water system with self priming pump
  • Rigid pipe waste plumbing system
  • 90 litre external insulated fresh water tank with baffles and level sensor
  • Fresh water tank heater for winter protection and overflow
  • 90 litre external waste water tank with baffles and level sensor
  • Thetford C-260 cassette toilet with integrated header tank
  • Inboard shower unit with ceramic ball mixer tap and Ecocamel shower head
  • Fully lined separate shower cubicle with bi-fold partition door (540)
  • Washroom hand basin with ceramic ball mixer tap

Kitchen Equipment

  • Dometic 80 litre refrigerator with electronic ignition and detachable full width freezer compartment. Capacity increases to 85 litres when freezer compartment is removed (520)
  • Dometic 117 litre refrigerator with electronic ignition and detachable full width freezer compartment. Capacity increases to 145 litres when freezer compartment is removed (540)
  • NEW Thetford Duplex anti-rattle combination oven and grill
  • NEW Thetford 3-burner gas hob incorporating flush fitting glass hinged lid and conveniently located controls
  • Optional stainless steel 800 watt microwave oven
  • NEW stainless steel circular kitchen sink with swan-neck mixer tap, circular washing up bowl, drainer and chopping board


  • AL-KO outriggers fitted to AMC Chassis for enhanced floor strength
  • 3-point seat belts on all designated travelling seats
  • NEW design designated travel seat head rests (540)
  • Steel frame seat base supports for all designated travelling seats
  • Steel framed seat base tops with Velcro base cushion fastenings for all designated travelling seats
  • NEW high security door lock
  • Smoke alarm
  • Carbon monoxide alarm

*Terms and conditions apply. Please visit the Vehicle Warranty Section for more information.

Peugeot Engine 130bhp
Engine Capacity 2198cc
Engine Power 130bhp @ 3500rpm
Engine Torque 320Nm @ 2000rpm
Roof Profile Low Profile
Chassis AL-KO AMC
Thermal Insulation Grade 3
Designated Travelling Seats 4
Berths 3
Overall Length 5.999m 20'0"
Overall Body Width (Inc marker lights & exc mirrors) 2.346m 7'7"
Overall Height 2.785m 9'2"
Tyre Size 215/70 R15 LI109Q
MTPLM 3500kg 68.9cwt
MRO 2741kg 54.0cwt
Total User Payload 759kg 14.9cwt
Maximum Recommended Trailer Weight 2000kg
Gross Train Weight 5500kg
Fresh Water Tank 90 litre
Waste Water Tank 90 litre
Gas Locker Capacity 2 x 10kg
Bed Sizes:  
Front Transverse Single 2.250m x 0.630m (7'4" x 2'1")
Drop Down Double 1.950m x 1.540m (6'4" x 5'0")


Note: It is possible to upgrade the MTPLM on certain models. Please contact your supplying retailer for more information on this cost option. A tolerance in the MRO has been allowed for in the calculations of Payload Margins.

Recommended OTR Pricing
As at 7th October 2013

£44,460 OTR

Price Guarantee: These prices are guaranteed subject to you ordering your caravan from the earliest production availability and that you take delivery within 14 days of dispatch from the factory.

On the road (OTR) price includes a recommended cost of £1,460 to cover delivery to a retailer in Great Britain, number plates (inc VAT). 12 months vehicle excise duty, first registration fee and VAT at 20%.

Optional Extras

Optional ‘Piccadilly’ soft furnishings £199 Nil
Bespoke motorhome bedding sets to co-ordinate with soft furnishings (model specific) up to £209 7.5kg
Microwave oven £149 11.5kg
4-Year Extension to standard 6-Year Body Shell Integrity Guarantee (10-Years in total)* inc IPT £199 Nil
3-Year Extension to standard 3-Year Manufacturers Warranty (6-Years in total)* inc IPT £795 Nil


  1. *Terms & Conditions apply to the warranty extension schemes
  2. Options pricing is only applicable on new leisure vehicle orders
  3. Where an option is identified as model specific this means that it is only available on specific models within a range
In all cases please ask your supplying Bailey Retailer for more information.