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All you need to know about towbars for Ford EcoSport

Ford first introduced the EcoSport into their range in 2018. The Ford EcoSport is available as a or SUV. So you know you are installing the right towbar on your Ford EcoSport, we have looked at towing capacity, electrical kits, bumper cuts and more for each variation of Ford EcoSport below.


Ford EcoSport SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) Towbars

The Ford EcoSport SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) was first released in 2018. To determine which variant of Ford EcoSport you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford EcoSport SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) Nose Weight

SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) models made vehicles made after 2018 have a minimum nose weight of 80 kg and a maximum nose weight of 80 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.


Ford EcoSport SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford EcoSport SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis), 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 SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) 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.


Ford EcoSport SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) 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 SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Ford 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.


Ford EcoSport SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) Bumper Cuts

SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) models made vehicles made after 2018 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.


Ford EcoSport SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) Towing Capacity

SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) models made vehicles made after 2018 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 SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) 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 SUV(Not 4x4 (With Trailer Prep) (only vehicles with threaded holes in Chassis) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


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