Nissan Navara Towbars

Nissan Navara Towbars

Nissan Navara Towing Specifications

The Nissan Navara is the name for the D22, D40 and D23 generations of Nissan pickup trucks. The D22 line began in 1997, replacing the model D21 compact pickup. The Navara gets its name from the Navarre region of northern Spain Below we will cover all three generations of the Nissan Navara's towing specifications.

Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards Towbar electric kits

We recommend that all tow bars fitted to a Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards are fitted with a dedicated electrics kit, this not only helps to ensure all modern features, such as trailer stability, parking sensors function correctly, but also ensures that the vehicles manufacturer’s warranty is not invalidated. A quick look at Nissan's warranty page confirms that for the Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards, only Light Commercial vehicles which are under 5 years old or have less than 100,000 miles on the clock, will have a manufacturers warranty active unless you have taken out the extended warranty.
Nissan Warranty information
We do of course offer, Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards universal electrics kits, however as stated these will invalidate any manufacturer warranty you may have.

Understanding Towing Preparation

To make sure you purchase the right kit, you first need to identify your towing plug to make sure you have the permanent live cable in the plug. See the first picture for how and where to locate the plug on the vehicle, see the second picture to identify the location of where the wire should be in the plug if it is not present then you will require the extension kit. Nissan Navara Permanent Towing Perperation Check

Nissan Navara Permanent Perperation check plug wire location

Bypass Relays

Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards will require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted. Bypass relays are used to ensure that the kit does not present faults on the dashboard. A bypass relay helps the universal kit hide from your vehicle ECU and functions so as not to put faults on the dashboard hence the name “BYPASS”. A dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicles 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, it works very much like an update to your smartphone. All Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards will NOT require coding if a dedicated kit is fitted.

Bumper cuts

The only option on the Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards towbars are, No Cut, a bumper cut is NOT required.

Nose weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important to not exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. For the Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards the maximum capacity nose weight is 140kg, nose weights are displayed under each tow bar below.

Towing weight

Towing weight is the weight that the Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards towbars can tow safely, without damaging the vehicle, the maximum towing weight capacity is 3500kg. You will need to check the towing limit for your model of Nissan Navara 2018 Onwards as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Nissan Navara 2016-2018 Towing Specifications

If you own a Nissan Navara built in 2016 or 2018, then please check your logbook to ensure you know the exact model of your vehicle, if you are unsure, please feel free to call our agents for advice.

2016-2018 Towbar electric kits

We recommend that all tow bars fitted to a Nissan Navara 2016-2018 are fitted with a dedicated electrics kit, this not only helps to ensure all modern features, such as trailer stability, parking sensors function correctly, but also ensures that the vehicles manufacturer’s warranty is not invalidated. A quick look at Nissan's warranty page confirms that for the Nissan Navara 2016-2018, only Light Commercial vehicles which are under 5 years old or have less than 100,000 miles on the clock, will have a manufacturers warranty active unless you have taken out the extended warranty.
Nissan Warranty information
We do of course offer, Nissan Navara 2016-2018 universal electrics kits, however as stated these will invalidate any manufacturer warranty you may have.

Bypass Relays

Nissan Navara 2016-2018 will require a bypass relay when universal electrics are fitted. Bypass relays are used to ensure that the kit does not present faults on the dashboard. A bypass relay helps the universal kit hide from your vehicle ECU and functions so as not to put faults on the dashboard hence the name “BYPASS”. A dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicles 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, it works very much like an update to your smartphone. All Nissan Navara 2016-2018 will NOT require coding if a dedicated kit is fitted.

Bumper cuts

The only option on the Nissan Navara 2016-2018 towbars is, No Cut, a bumper cut is not required.

Nose weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important to not exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. For the Nissan Navara 2016-2018, the maximum capacity nose weight is 140kg, nose weights are displayed under each tow bar below.

Towing weight

Towing weight is the weight that the Nissan Navara 2016-2018 towbars can tow safely, without damaging the vehicle, the maximum towing weight capacity is 35000kg. You will need to check the towing limit for your model of Nissan Navara 2016-2018 as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016 Towing Specifications, (with chrome bumper)

The D40 came with or without Chrome bumpers, this altered the towing specifications of the vehicles, where a difference was present, a subheader has been placed under the relevant section. If you own a Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016 built in 2005 or 2016, then please check your logbook to ensure you know the exact model of your vehicle, if you are unsure, please feel free to call our agents for advice.

Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016 Towbar electric kits

We recommend that all tow bars fitted to a Nissan Navara 2005-2016 are fitted with a dedicated electrics kit, this not only helps to ensure all modern features, such as trailer stability, parking sensors function correctly, but also ensures that the vehicles manufacturer’s warranty is not invalidated. A quick look at Nissan's warranty page confirms that for the Nissan Navara 2005-2016, only Light Commercial vehicles which are under 5 years old or have less than 100,000 miles on the clock, will have a manufacturers warranty active unless you have taken out the extended warranty.
Nissan Warranty information
We do of course offer, Nissan Navara 2005-2016 universal electrics kits, however as stated these will invalidate any manufacturer warranty you may have.

Bypass Relays

Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016 will NOT require a bypass relay when universal electrics are fitted. Bypass relays are used to ensure that the kit does not present faults on the dashboard. A bypass relay helps the universal kit hide from your vehicle ECU and functions so as not to put faults on the dashboard hence the name “BYPASS”. A dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicles ECU and all of its functions.

Understanding Towing Preparation

To make sure you purchase the right kit, you first need to identify your towing plug to make sure you have the permanent live cable in the plug. See the first picture for how and where to locate the plug on the vehicle, see the second picture to identify the location of where the wire should be in the plug if it is not present then you will require the extension kit. Nissan Navara Permanent Towing Perperation Check

Nissan Navara Permanent Perperation check plug wire location

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, it works very much like an update to your smartphone. All Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016 will NOT require coding if a dedicated kit is fitted.

Bumper cuts

The only option on the Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016 towbars are, No Cut, a bumper cut is NOT required.

Nose weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important to not exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. For the Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016, the maximum capacity nose weight is 140kg, the minimum capacity nose weight is 120kg, nose weights are displayed under each tow bar below.

Without Chrome Bumper Models

the maximum capacity nose weight is 120kg

Towing weight

Towing weight is the weight that the Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016 towbars can tow safely, without damaging the vehicle, the maximum towing weight capacity is 3500kg, the minimum towing capacity is 2700kg.

Without Chrome Bumper Models

The maximum towing weight capacity is 3500kg. You will need to check the towing limit for your model of Nissan Navara D40 2005-2016 as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.

Nissan Navara D22 1998-2005 Towing Specifications

If you own a Nissan Navara D22 1998-2005 built in 2005, then please check your logbook to ensure you know the exact model of your vehicle, if you are unsure, please feel free to call our agents for advice.

Nissan Navara D22 1998-2005 Towbar electric kits

There are no dedicated kits for this year range.

Bypass Relays

Nissan Navara D22 1998-2005 will NOT require a bypass relay when universal electrics are fitted. Bypass relays are used to ensure that the kit does not present faults on the dashboard. A bypass relay helps the universal kit hide from your vehicle ECU and functions so as not to put faults on the dashboard hence the name “BYPASS”. A dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicles ECU and all of its functions.

Coding

There are no dedicated kits for this year range.

Bumper cuts

The only option on the Nissan Navara D22 1998-2005 towbars are, No Cut, a bumper cut is not required.

Nose weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important to not exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. For the Nissan Navara D22 1998-2005, the maximum capacity nose weight is 100kg nose weights are displayed under each tow bar below.

Towing weight

Towing weight is the weight that the Nissan Navara D22 1998-2005 towbars can tow safely, without damaging the vehicle, the maximum towing weight capacity is 3000kg, the minimum towing capacity is 2000kg. You will need to check the towing limit for your model of Nissan Navara D22 1998-2005 as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.