Towbar on a T Cross

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Towbar on a T Cross

Post by TR7_Driver » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:45 pm

Has anybody had a towbar fitted to their T-Cross, it is not currently a factory fit option, but need one for my bike rack.

Can a dealer fit them or do you need to go to a specialist. Strange that VW don’t offer this option as they will sell you a towbar mounted bike rack and also looks to be an option on the polo.
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Re: Towbar on a T Cross

Post by arkay » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:32 pm

There isn’t a factory fit towbar unfortunately but there is a dealer fit option, either fixed or detachable. See attached screenshot of the accessories page of brochure.

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Re: Towbar on a T Cross

Post by rarrar » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:30 pm

Asked about towbar on a new t-cross - told the dealer is not allowed to deliver a new t-cross with the towbar fitted, due to emissions or fuel consumption regs.
Buyer has to take delivery of the car , and return it at least 24 hours later for fitment !
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Re: Towbar on a T Cross

Post by TR7_Driver » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:18 am

rarrar wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:30 pm
Asked about towbar on a new t-cross - told the dealer is not allowed to deliver a new t-cross with the towbar fitted, due to emissions or fuel consumption regs.
Buyer has to take delivery of the car , and return it at least 24 hours later for fitment !
I need a tow bar for bike rack, this would be a big inconvenience having to take a new car back for the tow bar to be fitted after delivery. Dealer did not advise of this when I was discussing my spec, which included tow bar option.

VW don't half make life difficult when trying to spec and order a car, why can't it be a factory fitted option.

Is this again VW trying to fiddle the figures and get around legislation!.
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Re: Towbar on a T Cross

Post by Omyears » Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:41 pm

The tow bar exists! Link to YouTube video clearly showing one on a Dutch, I think, showroom model.
https://youtu.be/3HKTDBEzBZU
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Re: Towbar on a T Cross

Post by airbaseng » Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:32 am

TR7_Driver wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:18 am
rarrar wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:30 pm
Asked about towbar on a new t-cross - told the dealer is not allowed to deliver a new t-cross with the towbar fitted, due to emissions or fuel consumption regs.
Buyer has to take delivery of the car , and return it at least 24 hours later for fitment !
I need a tow bar for bike rack, this would be a big inconvenience having to take a new car back for the tow bar to be fitted after delivery. Dealer did not advise of this when I was discussing my spec, which included tow bar option.

VW don't half make life difficult when trying to spec and order a car, why can't it be a factory fitted option.

Is this again VW trying to fiddle the figures and get around legislation!.
If you’ve specced it they will fit it at the dealership before handover
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Re: Towbar on a T Cross

Post by TR7_Driver » Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:43 am

This is one of the reasons that I have not ordered a T Cross yet, can’t get a definitive answer from dealer, much rather have one factory fitted than dealer fitted.

Currently waiting to see what new Skoda Kamiq offers as on the same platform as T Cross, although prefer the look of the TCross.
Currently considering options.

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