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Peugeot 307 Towbars

Peugeot 307 Towbars

Peugeot 307 Towing Specifics

The Peugeot 307 was first introduced in 2001 by the French manufacturer as a small family car, designed with great towing capabilities. The range currently includes an Estate, Hatchback and CC model. We will cover the towing specifics of this model below.

Peugeot 307 Estate Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Peugeot 307 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 Peugeot 307 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 Peugeot warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Peugeot 307 Estate models will not 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 vehicles software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Peugeot 307 Estate models will not require coding.

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

Bumper Cuts

Depending on the towbar, Peugeot 307 Estate models will 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 Peugeot 307 Estate 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 Peugeot 307 Estate models have a nose weight of 60kg up to 75kg.

Towing Weight

Towing weight is the weight that a Peugeot 307 Estate vehicle can tow safely, without any risk of damaging the vehicle. Towing weights are bar specific and displayed below each towbar.

For all Peugeot 307 Estate vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1500kg up to 1700kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Peugeot 307 Estate vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Peugeot 307 Hatchback Towing Specifics

The Peugeot 307 Hatchback was launched into the market in 2001. If you have a 2001 onwards Peugeot 307 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 log book.

Peugeot 307 Hatchback Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Peugeot 307 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 Peugeot 307 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 Peugeot warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Peugeot 307 Hatchback 2001-2005 models will not require a bypass relay, if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Peugeot 307 Hatchback 2005-2007 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 vehicles software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Peugeot 307 Hatchback 2001-2005 models will not require coding.

All Peugeot 307 Hatchback 2005-2007 models will require coding.

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

Bumper Cuts

Depending on the towbar, Peugeot 307 Hatchback models will 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 Peugeot 307 Hatchback 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 Peugeot 307 Hatchback models have a nose weight of 72kg up to 80kg.

Towing Weight

Towing weight is the weight that a Peugeot 307 Hatchback vehicle can tow safely, without any risk of damaging the vehicle. Towing weights are bar specific and displayed below each towbar.

For all Peugeot 307 Hatchback vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1300kg up to 1800kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Peugeot 307 Hatchback vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.