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All you need to know about towbars for Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen first introduced the Touareg into their range in 2003. The Volkswagen Touareg is available as a or ATV/SUV. So you know you are installing the right towbar on your Volkswagen Touareg, we have looked at towing capacity, electrical kits, bumper cuts and more for each variation of Volkswagen Touareg below.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) Towbars

The Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) was first released in 2003. To determine which variant of Volkswagen Touareg you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) Nose Weight

ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) models made between 2003 and 2011 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.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel), 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 ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) 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 Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) 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 ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) 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 Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) Bumper Cuts

ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) models made between 2003 and 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 Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) Towing Capacity

ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) models made between 2003 and 2011 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 ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) 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 ATV/SUV(MK 1) (not door mounted spare wheel) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) Towbars

The Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) was first released in 2010. To determine which variant of Volkswagen Touareg you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) Nose Weight

ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) models made between 2010 and 2014 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.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control), 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 ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) 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 Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) 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 ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) 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 Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) Bumper Cuts

ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) models made between 2010 and 2014 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 Touareg ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) Towing Capacity

ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) models made between 2010 and 2014 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 ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) 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 ATV/SUV(MK 2 (with ACC / distance control) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV() Towbars

The Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV() was first released in 2014. To determine which variant of Volkswagen Touareg you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV() Nose Weight

ATV/SUV() models made between 2014 and 2018 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.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV() Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your ATV/SUV() to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV()

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your ATV/SUV(), 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 ATV/SUV() 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 Touareg ATV/SUV() Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your ATV/SUV() 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 ATV/SUV() 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 Touareg ATV/SUV() Bumper Cuts

ATV/SUV() 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.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV() Towing Capacity

ATV/SUV() models made between 2014 and 2018 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 ATV/SUV() 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 ATV/SUV() may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(All variants) Towbars

The Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(All variants) was first released in 2018. To determine which variant of Volkswagen Touareg you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(All variants) Nose Weight

ATV/SUV(All variants) models made vehicles made after 2018 have a minimum nose weight of 191 kg and a maximum nose weight of 191 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 Touareg ATV/SUV(All variants) Electric Kits

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

Electric kits for Volkswagen Touareg ATV/SUV(All variants)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your ATV/SUV(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 ATV/SUV(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 Touareg ATV/SUV(All variants) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your ATV/SUV(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 ATV/SUV(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 Touareg ATV/SUV(All variants) Bumper Cuts

ATV/SUV(All variants) models made vehicles made after 2018 will 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 Touareg ATV/SUV(All variants) Towing Capacity

ATV/SUV(All variants) models made vehicles made after 2018 have a towing capacity of 350 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 ATV/SUV(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 ATV/SUV(All variants) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


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