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All you need to know about towbars for Hyundai i40
Hyundai first introduced the i40 into their range in 2011. The Hyundai i40 is available as a Estate, or Saloon. So you know you are installing the right towbar on your Hyundai i40, we have looked at towing capacity, electrical kits, bumper cuts and more for each variation of Hyundai i40 below.
Hyundai i40 Estate(Not AdBlue) Towbars
The Hyundai i40 Estate(Not AdBlue) was first released in 2011. To determine which variant of Hyundai i40 you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.
Hyundai i40 Estate(Not AdBlue) Nose Weight
Estate(Not AdBlue) models made vehicles made after 2011 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.
Hyundai i40 Estate(Not AdBlue) Electric Kits
Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Estate(Not AdBlue) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.
Electric kits for Hyundai i40 Estate(Not AdBlue)
We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Estate(Not AdBlue), 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(Not AdBlue) 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.
Hyundai i40 Estate(Not AdBlue) Software Update
We will alert you as to whether your Estate(Not AdBlue) 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(Not AdBlue) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.
Software updates can take place at your local Hyundai 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.
Hyundai i40 Estate(Not AdBlue) Bumper Cuts
Estate(Not AdBlue) models made vehicles made after 2011 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.
Hyundai i40 Estate(Not AdBlue) Towing Capacity
Estate(Not AdBlue) models made vehicles made after 2011 have a towing capacity of 1800 kg to 1800 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(Not AdBlue) 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(Not AdBlue) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.
To find specific details for your Hyundai i40, select your vehicle below.