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We have a range of towbars available to suit your Volkswagen Amarok. This crew cab pickup truck comes in a variety of models and can function as a working vehicle and a family car. For this reason we have numerous towbars available to suit your vehicle and towing requirements. This includes fixed flange and swan neck towbars for all variants of the Volkswagen Amarok, with different compatibility options to suit any accessories you may have fitted to your vehicle.
Choosing to buy a towbar for your Volkswagen Amarok from Witter allows you to rest assured with peace of mind. Our fitting prices include the towbar, towball, vehicle electrics and fitting at your local centre. To find the right towbar for your Volkswagen Amarok, 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 car 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 Volkswagen Amarok
Volkswagen first introduced the Amarok into their range in 2011. The Volkswagen Amarok is available as a or PickUp. So you know you are installing the right towbar on your Volkswagen Amarok, we have looked at towing capacity, electrical kits, bumper cuts and more for each variation of Volkswagen Amarok below.
Volkswagen Amarok PickUp(All variants) Towbars
The Volkswagen Amarok PickUp(All variants) was first released in 2011. To determine which variant of Volkswagen Amarok you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.
Volkswagen Amarok PickUp(All variants) Nose Weight
PickUp(All variants) models made vehicles made after 2011 have a minimum nose weight of 130 kg and a maximum nose weight of 180 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.
Volkswagen Amarok PickUp(All variants) Electric Kits
Electrical kits connect the electrics in your PickUp(All variants) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.
Electric kits for Volkswagen Amarok PickUp(All variants)
We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your PickUp(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 PickUp(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.
Volkswagen Amarok PickUp(All variants) Software Update
We will alert you as to whether your PickUp(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 PickUp(All variants) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.
Software updates can take place at your local Volkswagen 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.
Volkswagen Amarok PickUp(All variants) Bumper Cuts
PickUp(All variants) 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.
Volkswagen Amarok PickUp(All variants) Towing Capacity
PickUp(All variants) models made vehicles made after 2011 have a towing capacity of 3200 kg to 3200 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 PickUp(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 PickUp(All variants) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.
To find specific details for your Volkswagen Amarok, select your vehicle below.