Vauxhall Vectra Towbars

Vauxhall Vectra Towbars

Vauxhall Vectra Towing Specifics

The Vauxhall Vectra was first introduced in 1988 by the British manufacturer as a large family car, designed decent towing capabilities. The range currently includes an estate, hatchback and saloon model. We will cover the towing specifics of this model below.

Vauxhall Vectra Estate Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Vauxhall Vectra 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 Vauxhall Vectra 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 Vauxhall warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Vauxhall Vectra Estate 1996-2003 models will not require a bypass relay, if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Vauxhall Vectra Estate 2003-2009 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 Vauxhall Vectra 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, Vauxhall Vectra 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 Vauxhall Vectra Estate models have towbars that require 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 Vauxhall Vectra Estate 1996-2003 models have a nose weight of up to 75kg.

All Vauxhall Vectra Estate 2003-2009 models have a nose weight of 78kg up to 85kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Vauxhall Vectra Estate 1996-2003 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1500kg up to 1700kg.

For all Vauxhall Vectra Estate 2003-2009 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1800kg up to 2000kg.

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

Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback Towing Specifics

The Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback was launched into the market in 1988. If you have a 1988 onwards Vauxhall Vectra 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.

Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Vauxhall Vectra 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 Vauxhall Vectra 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 Vauxhall warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 1995-2002 models will not require a bypass relay, if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 2002-2009 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 Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 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, Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback models will not 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 Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 1995-2002 models have towbars that require no bumper cuts.

All Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 2002-2009 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 Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 1995-2002 models have a nose weight of up to 75kg.

All Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 2002-2009 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 80kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 1995-2002 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 1500kg.

For all Vauxhall Vectra Hatchback 2002-2009 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1600kg up to 2000kg.

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

Vauxhall Vectra Saloon Towing Specifics

The Vauxhall Vectra Saloon was launched into the market in 1988. If you have a 1988 onwards Vauxhall Vectra 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.

Vauxhall Vectra Saloon Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Vauxhall Vectra 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 Vauxhall Vectra 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 Vauxhall warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 1995-2002 models will not require a bypass relay, if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 2002-2009 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 Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 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, Vauxhall Vectra Saloon models will not 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 Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 1995-2002 models have towbars that require no bumper cuts.

All Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 2002-2009 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 Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 1995-2002 models have a nose weight of up to 75kg.

All Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 2002-2009 models have a nose weight of 75kg up to 80kg.

Towing Weight

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

For all Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 1995-2002 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 1500kg.

For all Vauxhall Vectra Saloon 2002-2009 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1600kg up to 2000kg.

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