Can a Volkswagen Touareg tow?
The Volkswagen Touareg is a large robust SUV featuring panoramic sunroof, spacious cabin and a powerful 3.6L V6 engine generating 280 horsepower and torque of 266 pounds. By using the hitch and tongue setup, the vehicle is capable of hauling maximum 7,716 pounds of cargo.
What is a towing module?
The trailer tow module (TTM) is a control unit that manages the direction indicators, rear lamps, rear fog lights, stop lights and reserve lights.
Is Touareg a good tow vehicle?
The VW Touareg is a very competent and comfortable tow vehicle for those wanting to eat up highway kays like we did on this drive. It certainly had pulling power in reserve, and I have no doubt it could cope with extra weight behind it, too. If you can afford it, it’s a very impressive vehicle.
Do I need to fit a bypass relay?
A bypass relay is necessary if you are fitting a universal wiring system in a modern car, as they work differently from older vehicles. To protect your vehicle’s electrical system from damage, we would always recommend having vehicle specific towbar electrics fitted by a professional.
What kind of wiring does a Volkswagen Touareg hitch use?
T-Connector Assembly with Upgraded Circuit Protected HD Module by Reese Towpower®. Made with impeccable quality and high functionality in mind, this first-rate product is ready to respond to your towing needs.
How much does a VW Touareg trailer carry?
The OEM hitch specs from VW (manufact by Westfalia) has a max t/w distributing & carrying capacity of 770lbs which makes sense given the 7700lb max trailer weight for the Touareg. The sticker on this hitch shows 616lbs max t/w which the dealer (s) could not explain.
How do you wire up a tow vehicle?
Wire up your tow vehicle and trailer with whatever it takes to get your trailer lights on, the electric brakes slowing down, and the trailer battery charging. From simple wiring connectors, to connectors… Multi-Tow™ Towing Wiring Kit by Hopkins®. Unplug your vehicle’s factory wiring harness and plug in a Hopkins vehicle wiring harness.
Can a 2011 Touareg TDI be used for towing?
Towing with 2011 Touareg TDI. Having purchased a 2011 Touareg TDI in July, I learned today that yes, although the max towing capacity of the Touareg is 7700lbs, the max ball size Volkswagen allows is 2″. The max tongue weight on the touareg is 616lbs.