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Skoda Octavia Scout Towbars

Skoda Octavia Scout Towbars

The Skoda Octavia Scout was first launched in 2007 and has since been revised and improved. The Czech company created the Scout series using their practical estate vehicle as a base. The range is available in two diesel engines, both 2.0 litre. With an impressive towing capacity of 2000 kgs, the Scout is a vehicle built with high quality features. The range contains a vast interior, that allows for a boot capacity of 610 litres which jumps impressively upto 1740 litres. In all, the Skoda Octavia Scout is a well equipped and refined range that is ideal for any buyer.

Skoda Octavia Scout Towing Specifications

Below we will cover the Skoda Octavia Scout's towing specifications for the last three generations of Octavia Scout's.

Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 Onwards Towbar electric kits

We recommend that all tow bars fitted to a Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 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 Skoda's warranty page confirms that Skoda Octavia Scout's 2014 Onwards, only cars which are under 5 years old or have less than 100,000 miles on the clock, will have a manufacturers warranty active.

" Skoda New car warranty We're confident in the build quality of our cars. So not only can we give you a two year unlimited mileage warranty but also a third year of warranty up to 60,000 miles†, plus, a 12 year body protection warranty on all new Skoda's. A warranty that offers an exceptional level of cover. A warranty that you can now extend up to 5 years/100,000 miles†...
Unexpected repair costs can soon put a dent in your driving enjoyment so extending your manufacturer warranty can make a great deal of sense. Unlike other warranties, our new car warranty can be extended to cover you exactly as a genuine Skoda factory warranty would for the full period of time that you have it. This means you can now get up to 5 years / 100,000 miles† cover for manufacturing defects. What's more, if you decide to sell your Skoda the warranty is completely transferrable to the new owners – and any subsequent owners – for the duration of the policy. Skoda Warranty information
We do of course offer, Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards universal electrics kits, however as stated these will invalidate any manufacturer warranty you may have.

Bypass Relays

Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards 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 Skoda Octavia 2014 Onwards Scout's will require coding.

Bumper cuts

The only option on the Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards towbars are None Visible Cut, a bumper cut is 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards the maximum capacity nose weight is 100kg, the minimum capacity nose weight is 80kg, nose weights are displayed under each tow bar below.

Towing weight

Towing weight is the weight that the Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards towbars can tow safely, without damaging the vehicle, the maximum towing weight capacity is 2000kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your model of Skoda Octavia Scout 2014 onwards as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.  

 

 

Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 Towing Specifications

Skoda Octavia Scout's manufactured in 2014, it is important you correctly determine which model you have to ensure you get the correct towbar. You can check this from your logbook, if you own a Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 that falls on a changeover year, please feel free to contact the sales team to discuss your concerns.

Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 Towbar electric kits

We recommend that all tow bars fitted to a Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 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 Skoda's warranty page confirms that Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 produced from 2015 onwards, only cars which are under 5 years old or have less than 100,000 miles on the clock, could have a manufacturers warranty active.

" Skoda New car warranty We're confident in the build quality of our cars. So not only can we give you a two year unlimited mileage warranty but also a third year of warranty up to 60,000 miles†, plus, a 12 year body protection warranty on all new Skoda's. A warranty that offers an exceptional level of cover. A warranty that you can now extend up to 5 years/100,000 miles†...
Unexpected repair costs can soon put a dent in your driving enjoyment so extending your manufacturer warranty can make a great deal of sense. Unlike other warranties, our new car warranty can be extended to cover you exactly as a genuine Skoda factory warranty would for the full period of time that you have it. This means you can now get up to 5 years / 100,000 miles† cover for manufacturing defects. What's more, if you decide to sell your Skoda the warranty is completely transferrable to the new owners – and any subsequent owners – for the duration of the policy. Skoda Warranty information
We do of course offer, Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 Onwards universal electrics kits, however as stated these will invalidate any manufacturer warranty you may have.

Bypass Relays

Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 will require coding.

Bumper cuts

The only options on Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 towbars are, No Cut or None Visible Cut, a bumper cut is 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 Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 the maximum capacity nose weight is 100kg, the minimum nose weight capacity is 75kg, nose weights are displayed under each tow bar below.

Towing weight

Towing weight is the weight that the Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 towbars can tow safely, without damaging the vehicle, the maximum towing weight capacity is 1700kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your model of Skoda Octavia Scout 2007-2014 as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.