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Skoda Octavia Towbars

Skoda Octavia Towbars

Skoda Octavia Towing Specifics

The Skoda Octavia was first introduced in 1996 by the Czech manufacturer as a small family car, offering strong towing capabilities. The range currently includes an Estate, Hatchback and Scout model. We will cover the towing specifics of this model below.

Skoda Octavia Estate Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 models will not require a bypass relay, if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 and 2013 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 vehicles software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 models will not require coding.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 and 2013 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, Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 models have towbars that require non visible bumper cuts.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 models have towbars that require visible, non visible and no bumper cuts.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2013 onwards models have towbars that require visible and 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 Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 models have a nose weight of 60kg up to 75kg.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 100kg.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2013 onwards models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1200kg up to 1650kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1600kg up to 2000kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Estate 2013 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 2000kg.

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

Skoda Octavia Hatchback Towing Specifics

The Skoda Octavia Hatchback was launched into the market in 1998. If you have a 1998 onwards Skoda Octavia 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.

Skoda Octavia Hatchback Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 models will not require a bypass relay, if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2004-2013 and 2013 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 vehicles software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 models will not require coding.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2004-2013 and 2013 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, Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 and 2004-2013 models have towbars that require non visible bumper cuts.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2013 onwards models have towbars that require non visible and 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 Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 models have a nose weight of 60kg up to 75kg.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2004-2013 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 100kg.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2013 onwards models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1200kg up to 1650kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2004-2013 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1600kg up to 2000kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2013 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 2000kg.

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

Skoda Octavia Scout Towing Specifics

The Skoda Octavia Scout was launched into the market in 2007. If you have a 2007 onwards Skoda Octavia Scout 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.

Skoda Octavia Scout Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Skoda Octavia Scout 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 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 Skoda warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Scout 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 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, Skoda Octavia Scout 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 models have towbars that require non visible and no bumper cuts.

All Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 100kg.

All Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards models have a nose weight of 80kg up to 100kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1700kg up to 2000kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 2000kg.

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

Skoda Octavia Towbars

Skoda Octavia Towing Specifics

The Skoda Octavia was first introduced in 1996 by the Czech manufacturer as a small family car, offering strong towing capabilities. The range currently includes an Estate, Hatchback and Scout model. We will cover the towing specifics of this model below.

Skoda Octavia Estate Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

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

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 and 2013 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 Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 models will not require coding.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 and 2013 onwards models 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, Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 models have towbars that require non visible bumper cuts.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 models have towbars that require visible, non visible and no bumper cuts.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2013 onwards models have towbars that require visible and 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 Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 models have a nose weight of 60kg up to 75kg.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 100kg.

All Skoda Octavia Estate 2013 onwards models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Skoda Octavia Estate 1998-2005 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1200kg up to 1650kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Estate 2005-2013 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1600kg up to 2000kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Estate 2013 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 2000kg.

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


Skoda Octavia Hatchback Towing Specifics

The Skoda Octavia Hatchback was launched into the market in 1998. If you have a 1998 onwards Skoda Octavia 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.

Skoda Octavia Hatchback Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 models will not require a bypass relay if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2004-2013 and 2013 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 Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 models will not require coding.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2004-2013 and 2013 onwards models 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, Skoda Octavia 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 Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 and 2004-2013 models have towbars that require non visible bumper cuts.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2013 onwards models have towbars that require non visible and 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 Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 models have a nose weight of 60kg up to 75kg.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2004-2013 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 100kg.

All Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2013 onwards models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1998-2004 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1200kg up to 1650kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2004-2013 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1600kg up to 2000kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Hatchback 2013 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 2000kg.

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


Skoda Octavia Scout Towing Specifics

The Skoda Octavia Scout was launched into the market in 2007. If you have a 2007 onwards Skoda Octavia Scout 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.

Skoda Octavia Scout Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Skoda Octavia Scout 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 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 Skoda warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Skoda Octavia Scout 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 Skoda Octavia Scout models 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, Skoda Octavia Scout 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 models have towbars that require non visible and no bumper cuts.

All Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 100kg.

All Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards models have a nose weight of 80kg up to 100kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1700kg up to 2000kg.

For all Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 2000kg.

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