Mercedes E Class Towbars

Mercedes E Class Towbars

Mercedes E Class Towing Specifics

The Mercedes E Class was first introduced in 1953 by the German manufacturer as an executive car, fitted with strong towing capabilities. The range currently includes a coupe, cabriolet, estate and saloon model. We will cover the towing specifics of this model below.

Mercedes E Class Cabriolet Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 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 Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 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 Mercedes warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2009-2017 models will require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2018 onwards 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 Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 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, Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 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 Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2009-2017 models have towbars that require non-visible, visible and no bumper cuts.

All Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2018 onwards 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 Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2009-2017 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 100kg.

All Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2018 onwards models have a nose weight of 84kg up to 100kg.

Towing Weight

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

For a Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2009-2017 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 1900kg.

For a Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2018 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 2100kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Mercedes E Class Cabriolet vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Mercedes E Class Coupe Towing Specifics

The Mercedes E Class Coupe was launched into the market in 1993. If you have 1993 onwards Mercedes E Class Coupe 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.

Mercedes E Coupe Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Mercedes E Class 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 Mercedes E Class 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 Mercedes warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Mercedes E Class 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 vehicles software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Mercedes E Class Coupe 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, Mercedes E Class Coupe 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 Mercedes E Class Coupe 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 Mercedes E Class Coupe models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 100kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Mercedes E Class Coupe vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 2100kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Mercedes E Class Coupe vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Mercedes E Class Estate Towing Specifics

The Mercedes E Class Estate was launched into the market in 1993. If you have 1993 onwards Mercedes E Class 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.

Mercedes E Class Estate Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Mercedes E Class 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 Mercedes E Class 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 Mercedes warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Mercedes E Class Estate 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 Mercedes E Class Estate 1996-2003 models will not require coding.

All Mercedes E Class Estate 2003-2010, 2010-2016 and 2016 onwards 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, Mercedes E Class 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 Mercedes E Class Estate 1996-2003 and 2003-2010 models have towbars that require no bumper cuts.

All Mercedes E Class Estate 2010-2016 models have towbars that require non-visible, visible and no bumper cuts.

All Mercedes E Class Estate 2016 onwards 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 Mercedes E Class Estate 1996-2003 models have a nose weight of 84kg up to 90kg.

All Mercedes E Class Estate 2003-2010 models have a nose weight of 84kg up to 130kg.

All Mercedes E Class Estate 2010-2016 models have a nose weight of 80kg up to 84kg.

All Mercedes E Class Estate 2016 onwards models have a nose weight of 84kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Mercedes E Class Estate 1996-2003 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1900kg up to 2200kg.

For all Mercedes E Class Estate 2003-2010 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 2100kg up to 2460kg.

For all Mercedes E Class Estate 2010-2016 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 2100kg up to 2500kg.

For all Mercedes E Class Estate 2016 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 2100kg up to 2200kg.

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

Mercedes E Class Saloon Towing Specifics

The Mercedes E Class Saloon was launched into the market in 1995. If you have 1995 onwards Mercedes E Class 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.

Mercedes E Class Saloon Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Mercedes E Class 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 Mercedes E Class 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 Mercedes warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Mercedes E Class Saloon 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 Mercedes E Class Saloon 1995-2002 models will not require coding.

All Mercedes E Class Saloon 2002-2009, 2009-2016 and 2016 onwards 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, Mercedes E Class Saloon 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 Mercedes E Class Saloon 1995-2002 and 2002-2009 models have towbars that require no bumper cuts.

All Mercedes E Class Saloon 2009-2016 models have towbars that require non-visible, visible and no bumper cuts.

All Mercedes E Class Saloon 2016 onwards 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 Mercedes E Class Saloon 1995-2002 models have a nose weight of up to 75kg.

All Mercedes E Class Saloon 2002-2009 models have a nose weight of 80kg up to 88kg.

All Mercedes E Class Saloon 2009-2016 models have a nose weight of 80kg up to 86kg.

All Mercedes E Class Saloon 2016 onwards models have a nose weight of 84kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Mercedes E Class Saloon 1995-2002 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 2000kg up to 2200kg.

For all Mercedes E Class Saloon 2002-2009 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 2000kg up to 2460kg.

For all Mercedes E Class Saloon 2009-2016 and 2016 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 2100kg up to 2200kg.

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