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All you need to know about towbars for Citroen Xsara

Citroen first introduced the Xsara into their range in 1998. The Citroen Xsara is available as a Coupe, Estate, Hatchback, or Picasso. So you know you are installing the right towbar on your Citroen Xsara, we have looked at towing capacity, electrical kits, bumper cuts and more for each variation of Citroen Xsara below.


Citroen Xsara Estate(All variants) Towbars

The Citroen Xsara Estate(All variants) was first released in 1998. To determine which variant of Citroen Xsara you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Citroen Xsara Estate(All variants) Nose Weight

Estate(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2000 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg, between 2000 and 2004 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg.

What does nose weight mean?

Nose weight is the force on the towball when a caravan or trailer is attached. Every towbar for every vehicle will have a specific nose weight for that vehicle which can differ between the age of the vehicle and the variation of the model. It is crucial that you don’t exceed the nose weight set on the towbar as this is dangerous and can decrease stability when towing.


Citroen Xsara Estate(All variants) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Estate(All variants) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Citroen Xsara Estate(All variants)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Estate(All variants), like ABS and trailer stability, rather than just basic lighting.

Why is a dedicated kit important? Well, not only does it work with the specific features of your vehicle, but it also protects the warranty of your Estate(All variants) and works with any enhanced safety features you may have.

Of course, you can choose between a dedicated kit or a universal kit, and we do offer both, but a universal electrical kit can affect your manufacturer warranty and you might also need to install a bypass relay.


Citroen Xsara Estate(All variants) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Estate(All variants) requires a software update when you choose your towbar electrics kit.

Does my vehicle need a software update?

Sometimes your vehicle may need a software update to accommodate your new dedicated electrical kit. This is so all of the latest computer features in your Estate(All variants) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Citroen dealership when your vehicle is in for service. Or, this can sometimes be updated at your local garage when you arrange towbar fitting through WebFit.


Citroen Xsara Estate(All variants) Bumper Cuts

Estate(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2000 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2000 and 2004 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted.

Does my vehicle need a bumper cut?

Some towbar styles might require a bumper cut in order to be fitted to your vehicle. But, this is improving and newer vehicles are less likely to require a bumper cut due to better towbar designs.


Citroen Xsara Estate(All variants) Towing Capacity

Estate(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2000 have a towing capacity of 1100 kg to 1100 kg, between 2000 and 2004 have a towing capacity of 1100 kg to 1100 kg.

Be sure to check the EXACT towing capacity of your vehicle before towing on your VIN plate.

What is towing capacity?

Towing capacity is the weight that your Estate(All variants) is capable of towing safely, but it can vary even across the same model of car. It is important to note that the capacity of the towbar and the towing capacity of the Estate(All variants) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Citroen Xsara Coupe(All variants) Towbars

The Citroen Xsara Coupe(All variants) was first released in 1998. To determine which variant of Citroen Xsara you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Citroen Xsara Coupe(All variants) Nose Weight

Coupe(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2004 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg.

What does nose weight mean?

Nose weight is the force on the towball when a caravan or trailer is attached. Every towbar for every vehicle will have a specific nose weight for that vehicle which can differ between the age of the vehicle and the variation of the model. It is crucial that you don’t exceed the nose weight set on the towbar as this is dangerous and can decrease stability when towing.


Citroen Xsara Coupe(All variants) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Coupe(All variants) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Citroen Xsara Coupe(All variants)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Coupe(All variants), like ABS and trailer stability, rather than just basic lighting.

Why is a dedicated kit important? Well, not only does it work with the specific features of your vehicle, but it also protects the warranty of your Coupe(All variants) and works with any enhanced safety features you may have.

Of course, you can choose between a dedicated kit or a universal kit, and we do offer both, but a universal electrical kit can affect your manufacturer warranty and you might also need to install a bypass relay.


Citroen Xsara Coupe(All variants) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Coupe(All variants) requires a software update when you choose your towbar electrics kit.

Does my vehicle need a software update?

Sometimes your vehicle may need a software update to accommodate your new dedicated electrical kit. This is so all of the latest computer features in your Coupe(All variants) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Citroen dealership when your vehicle is in for service. Or, this can sometimes be updated at your local garage when you arrange towbar fitting through WebFit.


Citroen Xsara Coupe(All variants) Bumper Cuts

Coupe(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2004 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted.

Does my vehicle need a bumper cut?

Some towbar styles might require a bumper cut in order to be fitted to your vehicle. But, this is improving and newer vehicles are less likely to require a bumper cut due to better towbar designs.


Citroen Xsara Coupe(All variants) Towing Capacity

Coupe(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2004 have a towing capacity of 1100 kg to 1100 kg.

Be sure to check the EXACT towing capacity of your vehicle before towing on your VIN plate.

What is towing capacity?

Towing capacity is the weight that your Coupe(All variants) is capable of towing safely, but it can vary even across the same model of car. It is important to note that the capacity of the towbar and the towing capacity of the Coupe(All variants) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Citroen Xsara Picasso(All variants) Towbars

The Citroen Xsara Picasso(All variants) was first released in 2000. To determine which variant of Citroen Xsara you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Citroen Xsara Picasso(All variants) Nose Weight

Picasso(All variants) models made between 2000 and 2010 have a minimum nose weight of 80 kg and a maximum nose weight of 90 kg.

What does nose weight mean?

Nose weight is the force on the towball when a caravan or trailer is attached. Every towbar for every vehicle will have a specific nose weight for that vehicle which can differ between the age of the vehicle and the variation of the model. It is crucial that you don’t exceed the nose weight set on the towbar as this is dangerous and can decrease stability when towing.


Citroen Xsara Picasso(All variants) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Picasso(All variants) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Citroen Xsara Picasso(All variants)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Picasso(All variants), like ABS and trailer stability, rather than just basic lighting.

Why is a dedicated kit important? Well, not only does it work with the specific features of your vehicle, but it also protects the warranty of your Picasso(All variants) and works with any enhanced safety features you may have.

Of course, you can choose between a dedicated kit or a universal kit, and we do offer both, but a universal electrical kit can affect your manufacturer warranty and you might also need to install a bypass relay.


Citroen Xsara Picasso(All variants) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Picasso(All variants) requires a software update when you choose your towbar electrics kit.

Does my vehicle need a software update?

Sometimes your vehicle may need a software update to accommodate your new dedicated electrical kit. This is so all of the latest computer features in your Picasso(All variants) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Citroen dealership when your vehicle is in for service. Or, this can sometimes be updated at your local garage when you arrange towbar fitting through WebFit.


Citroen Xsara Picasso(All variants) Bumper Cuts

Picasso(All variants) models made between 2000 and 2010 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted.

Does my vehicle need a bumper cut?

Some towbar styles might require a bumper cut in order to be fitted to your vehicle. But, this is improving and newer vehicles are less likely to require a bumper cut due to better towbar designs.


Citroen Xsara Picasso(All variants) Towing Capacity

Picasso(All variants) models made between 2000 and 2010 have a towing capacity of 1300 kg to 1300 kg.

Be sure to check the EXACT towing capacity of your vehicle before towing on your VIN plate.

What is towing capacity?

Towing capacity is the weight that your Picasso(All variants) is capable of towing safely, but it can vary even across the same model of car. It is important to note that the capacity of the towbar and the towing capacity of the Picasso(All variants) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


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