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All you need to know about towbars for Volvo C70

Volvo first introduced the C70 into their range in 1997. The Volvo C70 is available as a Convertible, or Coupe. So you know you are installing the right towbar on your Volvo C70, we have looked at towing capacity, electrical kits, bumper cuts and more for each variation of Volvo C70 below.


Volvo C70 Convertible(soft top) Towbars

The Volvo C70 Convertible(soft top) was first released in 1997. To determine which variant of Volvo C70 you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Volvo C70 Convertible(soft top) Nose Weight

Convertible(soft top) models made between 1997 and 2006 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.


Volvo C70 Convertible(soft top) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Convertible(soft top) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Volvo C70 Convertible(soft top)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Convertible(soft top), 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 Convertible(soft top) 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.


Volvo C70 Convertible(soft top) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Convertible(soft top) 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 Convertible(soft top) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Volvo 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.


Volvo C70 Convertible(soft top) Bumper Cuts

Convertible(soft top) models made between 1997 and 2006 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.


Volvo C70 Convertible(soft top) Towing Capacity

Convertible(soft top) models made between 1997 and 2006 have a towing capacity of 1600 kg to 1600 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 Convertible(soft top) 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 Convertible(soft top) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Volvo C70 Coupe(All variants) Towbars

The Volvo C70 Coupe(All variants) was first released in 1998. To determine which variant of Volvo C70 you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Volvo C70 Coupe(All variants) Nose Weight

Coupe(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2006 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.


Volvo C70 Coupe(All variants) Electric Kits

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

Electric kits for Volvo C70 Coupe(All variants)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Coupe(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 Coupe(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.


Volvo C70 Coupe(All variants) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Coupe(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 Coupe(All variants) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Volvo 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.


Volvo C70 Coupe(All variants) Bumper Cuts

Coupe(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2006 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.


Volvo C70 Coupe(All variants) Towing Capacity

Coupe(All variants) models made between 1998 and 2006 have a towing capacity of 1600 kg to 1600 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 Coupe(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 Coupe(All variants) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Volvo C70 Convertible(hard top) Towbars

The Volvo C70 Convertible(hard top) was first released in 2006. To determine which variant of Volvo C70 you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Volvo C70 Convertible(hard top) Nose Weight

Convertible(hard top) models made vehicles made after 2006 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.


Volvo C70 Convertible(hard top) Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Convertible(hard top) to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Volvo C70 Convertible(hard top)

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Convertible(hard top), 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 Convertible(hard top) 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.


Volvo C70 Convertible(hard top) Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Convertible(hard top) 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 Convertible(hard top) can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Volvo 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.


Volvo C70 Convertible(hard top) Bumper Cuts

Convertible(hard top) models made vehicles made after 2006 will 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.


Volvo C70 Convertible(hard top) Towing Capacity

Convertible(hard top) models made vehicles made after 2006 have a towing capacity of 1500 kg to 1500 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 Convertible(hard top) 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 Convertible(hard top) may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


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