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Transit is often used to describe any brand of van of a particular shape or size, but the Ford Transit was the first of its kind in 1965. To enhance this popular range of commercial vehicles, we have developed a Ford Transit Towbar to suit the different models of Ford Transit. Our fixed flange and fixed flange commercial towbars are durable, built to last and are available for Chassis Cab, Pickup or Transit Van models. These include variations of the Ford Transit with or without trailer preparation or with a standard or extended overhang.

Choosing to buy a towbar for your Ford Transit from Witter Towbars will give you peace of mind. Our Ford Transit towbar fitting prices include the towbar, towball, vehicle electrics and fitting at your local centre. To find the right towbar for your Ford Transit, click through the options and, for your safety, check the towing capacity of your vehicle before towing a load. To be sure that your new towbar is the exact match, click through the options to select the make, model and year your van was made. Don't forget, if you're struggling with the wide range of towbars available for your vehicle, read our handy towbar type guide, chat to us online or call one of our qualified support team on 01244 284555.

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All you need to know about towbars for Ford Transit

Ford first introduced the Transit into their range in 2000. The Ford Transit is available as a Chassis cab, or Van. So you know you are installing the right towbar on your Ford Transit, we have looked at towing capacity, electrical kits, bumper cuts and more for each variation of Ford Transit below.


Ford Transit Van Towbars

The Ford Transit Van was first released in 2000. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit Van Nose Weight

Van models made between 2000 and 2006 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 112 kg, between 2006 and 2014 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 112 kg, between 2013 and 2018 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg, vehicles made after 2014 have a minimum nose weight of 50 kg and a maximum nose weight of 50 kg, between 2014 and 2016 have a minimum nose weight of 140 kg and a maximum nose weight of 150 kg, between 2016 and 2019 have a minimum nose weight of 140 kg and a maximum nose weight of 150 kg, vehicles made after 2018 have a minimum nose weight of 50 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg, vehicles made after 2019 have a minimum nose weight of 140 kg and a maximum nose weight of 150 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 Transit Van Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Van to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit Van

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Van, 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 Van 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 Transit Van Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Van 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 Van 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 Transit Van Bumper Cuts

Van models made between 2000 and 2006 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2006 and 2014 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2013 and 2018 will require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, vehicles made after 2014 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2014 and 2016 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2016 and 2019 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, vehicles made after 2018 will require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, vehicles made after 2019 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 Transit Van Towing Capacity

Van models made between 2000 and 2006 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 kg, between 2006 and 2014 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 kg, between 2013 and 2018 have a towing capacity of 1250 kg to 1270 kg, vehicles made after 2014 have a towing capacity of 400 kg to 910 kg, between 2014 and 2016 have a towing capacity of 3500 kg to 3500 kg, between 2016 and 2019 have a towing capacity of 3500 kg to 3500 kg, vehicles made after 2018 have a towing capacity of 910 kg to 1270 kg, vehicles made after 2019 have a towing capacity of 3500 kg to 3500 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 Van 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 Van may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Ford Transit Chassis cab Towbars

The Ford Transit Chassis cab was first released in 2000. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit Chassis cab Nose Weight

Chassis cab models made between 2000 and 2009 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 112 kg, between 2009 and 2010 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 112 kg, between 2010 and 2014 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 112 kg, between 2014 and 2016 have a minimum nose weight of 140 kg and a maximum nose weight of 140 kg, vehicles made after 2016 have a minimum nose weight of 140 kg and a maximum nose weight of 140 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 Transit Chassis cab Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Chassis cab to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit Chassis cab

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Chassis cab, 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 Chassis cab 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 Transit Chassis cab Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Chassis cab 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 Chassis cab 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 Transit Chassis cab Bumper Cuts

Chassis cab models made between 2000 and 2009 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2009 and 2010 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2010 and 2014 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2014 and 2016 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, vehicles made after 2016 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 Transit Chassis cab Towing Capacity

Chassis cab models made between 2000 and 2009 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 kg, between 2009 and 2010 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 kg, between 2010 and 2014 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 kg, between 2014 and 2016 have a towing capacity of 3500 kg to 3500 kg, vehicles made after 2016 have a towing capacity of 3500 kg to 3500 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 Chassis cab 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 Chassis cab may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Ford Transit Van((V227) not RS or Sport) Towbars

The Ford Transit Van((V227) not RS or Sport) was first released in 2002. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit Van((V227) not RS or Sport) Nose Weight

Van((V227) not RS or Sport) models made between 2002 and 2009 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.


Ford Transit Van((V227) not RS or Sport) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Van((V227) not RS or Sport) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit Van((V227) not RS or Sport)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Van((V227) not RS or Sport), 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 Van((V227) not RS or Sport) 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 Transit Van((V227) not RS or Sport) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Van((V227) not RS or Sport) 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 Van((V227) not RS or Sport) 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 Transit Van((V227) not RS or Sport) Bumper Cuts

Van((V227) not RS or Sport) models made between 2002 and 2009 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 Transit Van((V227) not RS or Sport) Towing Capacity

Van((V227) not RS or Sport) models made between 2002 and 2009 have a towing capacity of 800 kg to 1250 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 Van((V227) not RS or Sport) 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 Van((V227) not RS or Sport) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Ford Transit Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) Towbars

The Ford Transit Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) was first released in 2009. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) Nose Weight

Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) models made between 2009 and 2013 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.


Ford Transit Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport), 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 Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) 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 Transit Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) 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 Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) 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 Transit Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) Bumper Cuts

Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) models made between 2009 and 2013 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 Transit Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) Towing Capacity

Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) models made between 2009 and 2013 have a towing capacity of 800 kg to 1250 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 Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) 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 Van((V227_facelift) inc. RS or Sport) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Ford Transit Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine Towbars

The Ford Transit Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine was first released in 2012. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine Nose Weight

Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine models made between 2012 and 2015 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 120 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 Transit Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine, 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 Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine 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 Transit Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine 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 Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine 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 Transit Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine Bumper Cuts

Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine models made between 2012 and 2015 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 Transit Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine Towing Capacity

Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine models made between 2012 and 2015 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 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 Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine 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 Van(V362 (inc. M Sport with puma engine may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Ford Transit MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) Towbars

The Ford Transit MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) was first released in 2012. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) Nose Weight

MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) models made between 2012 and 2016 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 120 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 Transit MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine), 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 MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) 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 Transit MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) 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 MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) 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 Transit MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) Bumper Cuts

MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) models made between 2012 and 2016 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 Transit MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) Towing Capacity

MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) models made between 2012 and 2016 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 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 MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) 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 MPV(V362 (with Trailer Preparation)with Puma Engine) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Ford Transit MPV Towbars

The Ford Transit MPV was first released in 2014. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit MPV Nose Weight

MPV models made between 2014 and 2018 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.


Ford Transit MPV Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your MPV to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit MPV

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your MPV, 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 MPV 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 Transit MPV Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your MPV 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 MPV 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 Transit MPV Bumper Cuts

MPV models made between 2014 and 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 Transit MPV Towing Capacity

MPV models made between 2014 and 2018 have a towing capacity of 1250 kg to 1250 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 MPV 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 MPV may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Ford Transit Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) Towbars

The Ford Transit Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) was first released in 2016. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) Nose Weight

Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) models made vehicles made after 2016 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 120 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 Transit Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT))

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)), 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 Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) 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 Transit Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) 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 Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) 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 Transit Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) Bumper Cuts

Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) models made vehicles made after 2016 will not require a 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 Transit Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) Towing Capacity

Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) models made vehicles made after 2016 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 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 Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) 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 Van(V362 MS-RT model with Panther Engine. (Not lowered MS-RT)) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Ford Transit MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) Towbars

The Ford Transit MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) was first released in 2016. To determine which variant of Ford Transit you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Ford Transit MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) Nose Weight

MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) models made vehicles made after 2016 have a minimum nose weight of 112 kg and a maximum nose weight of 120 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 Transit MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Ford Transit MPV(V362 (with trailer prep))

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)), 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 MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) 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 Transit MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) 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 MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) 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 Transit MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) Bumper Cuts

MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) models made vehicles made after 2016 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 Transit MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) Towing Capacity

MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) models made vehicles made after 2016 have a towing capacity of 2800 kg to 2800 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 MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) 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 MPV(V362 (with trailer prep)) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


To find specific details for your Ford Transit, select your vehicle below.



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