Ford Focus Towbars

Ford Focus Towbars

 

Ford Focus Hatchback Towbars

The Ford Focus Hatchback was launched into the market in 1998. If you have 1998 onwards Ford Focus Hatchback it is important you correctly determine which model you have to ensure you get the correct towbar. You can find this information in your vehicle’s logbook.

Ford Focus Hatchback Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Ford Focus Hatchback vehicle are done so with a dedicated electrics kit, rather than a universal electrics kit. A dedicated electrics kit not only ensures all modern features such as; trailer stability and parking sensors are functional but also helps to keep your vehicle's warranty unaffected.

We offer both universal and dedicated electrics kits for the Ford Focus Hatchback vehicle towbars, but be aware that universal electrics kits can invalidate any manufacturer warranty your vehicle has and may also require a bypass relay.

Check your Ford warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for all the Ford Focus Hatchback 1998-2005 and 2005-2008 models will not require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for all the Ford Focus Hatchback 2008-2011, 2011-2018 and 2018 onwards models will require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

A bypass relay works by powering what it is you are towing through transferring power straight from the battery instead of taking too much current away from your vehicle.

Whereas a dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicle's ECU and all of its functions.

Coding

This is the coding of the ECU to accept the dedicated system, this updates your vehicle's software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Ford Focus Hatchback 1998-2005, 2005-2008 and 2008-2011 vehicles, along with the Zetec S 2008-2011 model will not require coding.

All Ford Focus Hatchback 2011-2018, 2018 onwards and Zetec S 2011-2017 vehicles will require coding.

Coding is used to update your vehicle's software in order for it to run coherently with the new towbar through the dedicated electrics.

Bumper Cuts

Depending on the towbar, Ford Focus Hatchback vehicles may require a bumper cut. A bumper cut is when a fraction of the vehicle's rear bumper is cut in order to fit the towbar.

All Ford Focus Hatchback 1998-2005 models have towbars that require either a visible, non-visible or no bumper cuts.

All Ford Focus Hatchback 2005-2008, 2008-2011 and Zetec S 2008-2011 models have towbars that require non-visible and no bumper cuts.

All Ford Focus Hatchback 2011-2018 and 2018 onwards models have towbars that require non-visible bumper cuts.

All Ford Focus Hatchback Zetec S 2011-2017 models have towbars that require visible bumper cuts.

Nose Weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important not to exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. Nose weight varies depending on the towbar you choose and are displayed under each tow bar below.

All Ford Focus Hatchback 1998-2005 models have a nose weight of 50kg up to 85kg.

All Ford Focus Hatchback 2005-2008, 2008-2011 and 2011-2018, as well as hatchback Zetec S models, have a nose weight up to 75kg.

All Ford Focus Hatchback 2018 onwards models have a nose weight of 90kg up to 100kg.

Towing Weight

Towing weight is the weight that a Ford Focus Hatchback vehicle can tow safely, without any risk of damaging the vehicle. Towing weights are bar specific and displayed below each towbar.

For a Ford Focus Hatchback 1998-2005, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1200kg up to 1400kg.

For a Ford Focus Hatchback 2005-2008, 2008-2011 and 2011-2018 vehicle, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1500kg up to 1800kg.

For a Ford Focus Hatchback 2018 onwards vehicle, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 2100kg.

For a Ford Focus Hatchback Zetec S, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 1500kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Ford Focus Hatchback vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Ford Focus Saloon Towbars

The Ford Focus Saloon was launched into the market in 1998. If you have 1998 onwards Ford Focus Saloon it is important you correctly determine which model you have to ensure you get the correct towbar. You can find this information in your vehicle’s log book.

Ford Focus Saloon Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Ford Focus Saloon vehicle are done so with a dedicated electrics kit, rather than a universal electrics kit. A dedicated electrics kit not only ensures all modern features such as; trailer stability and parking sensors are functional but also helps to keep your vehicle's warranty unaffected.

We offer both universal and dedicated electrics kits for the Ford Focus Saloon vehicle towbars, but be aware that universal electrics kits can invalidate any manufacturer warranty your vehicle has and may also require a bypass relay.

Check your Ford warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for all the Ford Focus Saloon 1998-2005 and 2005-2011 models will not require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for all the Ford Focus Saloon 2011 onwards models will require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

A bypass relay works by powering what it is you are towing through transferring power straight from the battery instead of taking too much current away from your vehicle.

Whereas a dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicle's ECU and all of its functions.

Coding

This is the coding of the ECU to accept the dedicated system, this updates your vehicle's software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Ford Focus Saloon 1998-2005 and 2005-2011 vehicles will not require coding.

All Ford Focus Saloon 2011 onwards vehicles will require coding.

Coding is used to update your vehicle's software in order for it to run coherently with the new towbar through the dedicated electrics.

Bumper Cuts

Depending on the towbar, Ford Focus Saloon vehicles may require a bumper cut. A bumper cut is when a fraction of the vehicle's rear bumper is cut in order to fit the towbar.

All Ford Focus Saloon 1998-2005 models have towbars that require non-visible and no bumper cuts.

All Ford Focus Saloon 2005-2011 and 2011 onwards models have towbars that require visible, non-visible and no bumper cuts.

Nose Weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important not to exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. Nose weight varies depending on the towbar you choose and are displayed under each tow bar below.

All Ford Focus Saloon 1998-2005 models have a nose weight of up to 75kg.

All Ford Focus Saloon 2005-2011 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 95kg.

All Ford Focus Saloon 2011 onwards models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

Towing weight is the weight that a Ford Focus Saloon vehicle can tow safely, without any risk of damaging the vehicle. Towing weights are bar specific and displayed below each towbar.

For a Ford Focus Saloon 1998-2005 vehicle, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 1200kg.

For a Ford Focus Saloon 2005-2011 vehicle, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1300kg up to 1500kg.

For a Ford Focus Saloon 2011 onwards vehicle, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 1500kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Ford Focus Saloon vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Ford Focus Coupe Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Ford Focus coupe vehicle are done so with a dedicated electrics kit, rather than a universal electrics kit. A dedicated electrics kit not only ensures all modern features such as; trailer stability and parking sensors are functional but also helps to keep your vehicle's warranty unaffected.

We offer both universal and dedicated electrics kits for the Ford Focus coupe vehicle towbars, but be aware that universal electrics kits can invalidate any manufacturer warranty your vehicle has and may also require a bypass relay.

Check your Ford warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for all the Ford Focus coupe models will require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

A bypass relay works by powering what it is you are towing through transferring power straight from the battery instead of taking too much current away from your vehicle.

Whereas a dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicle's ECU and all of its functions.

Coding

This is the coding of the ECU to accept the dedicated system, this updates your vehicle's software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Ford Focus coupe vehicles will not require coding.

Coding is used to update your vehicle's software in order for it to run coherently with the new towbar through the dedicated electrics.

Bumper Cuts

Depending on the towbar, Ford Focus coupe vehicles may require a bumper cut. A bumper cut is when a fraction of the vehicle's rear bumper is cut in order to fit the towbar.

All coupe models have towbars that require non-visible and no bumper cuts.

Nose Weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important not to exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. Nose weight varies depending on the towbar you choose and are displayed under each tow bar below.

All coupe models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

Towing weight is the weight that a Ford Focus vehicle can tow safely, without any risk of damaging the vehicle. Towing weights are bar specific and displayed below each towbar.

For a Ford Focus coupe vehicle, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1500kg up to 1590kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Ford Focus coupe vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Ford Focus Estate Towbars

The Ford Focus Estate was launched into the market in 1998. If you have 1998 onwards Ford Focus Estate it is important you correctly determine which model you have to ensure you get the correct towbar. You can find this information in your vehicle’s log book.

Ford Focus Estate Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Ford Focus Estate vehicle are done so with a dedicated electrics kit, rather than a universal electrics kit. A dedicated electrics kit not only ensures all modern features such as; trailer stability and parking sensors are functional but also helps to keep your vehicle's warranty unaffected.

We offer both universal and dedicated electrics kits for the Ford Focus Estate vehicle towbars, but be aware that universal electrics kits can invalidate any manufacturer warranty your vehicle has and may also require a bypass relay.

Check your Ford warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for all the Ford Focus Estate 1998-2005 models will not require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for all the Ford Focus Estate 2005 onwards models will require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

A bypass relay works by powering what it is you are towing through transferring power straight from the battery instead of taking too much current away from your vehicle.

Whereas a dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicle's ECU and all of its functions.

Coding

This is the coding of the ECU to accept the dedicated system, this updates your vehicle's software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Ford Focus Estate 1998-2005 and 2005-2011 vehicles will not require coding.

All Ford Focus Estate 2011-2018 vehicles will require coding.

Coding is used to update your vehicle's software in order for it to run coherently with the new towbar through the dedicated electrics.

Bumper Cuts

Depending on the towbar, Ford Focus Estate vehicles may require a bumper cut. A bumper cut is when a fraction of the vehicle's rear bumper is cut in order to fit the towbar.

All Ford Focus Estate 1998-2005 models have towbars that require no bumper cuts.

All Ford Focus Estate 2005-2011 models have towbars that require no- visible and no bumper cuts.

All Ford Focus Estate 2011-2018 models have towbars that require non-visible bumper cuts.

Nose Weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important not to exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. Nose weight varies depending on the towbar you choose and are displayed under each tow bar below.

All Ford Focus Estate models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 90kg.

Towing Weight

Towing weight is the weight that a Ford Focus Estate vehicle can tow safely, without any risk of damaging the vehicle. Towing weights are bar specific and displayed below each towbar.

For a Ford Focus Estate 1998-2005 vehicle, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1200kg up to 1300kg.

For a Ford Focus Estate 2005-2018 vehicle, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 1500kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Ford Focus Estate vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

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