Help!! Want to get a tow bar fitted to 2016 disco sport SE tech!

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Help!! Want to get a tow bar fitted to 2016 disco sport SE tech!

Post by Novice14 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:25 pm

Hi I’m a total novice when it comes to cars and towing we’ve decided to get a caravan but I’m having a nightmare and conflicting info on if we can actually have a tow bar fitted or not. We have a 2016 DS SE tech with 5 seats and a full sized alloy spare wheel under the floor in the boot and keep being told by mechanics that it’s a no go :shock: Ideally I don’t want to pay JLR £1230 for a fixed tow bar but it’s starting to look like my only option if they can even fit it that is. Please help starting to go round in circles :lol:


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Re: Help!! Want to get a tow bar fitted to 2016 disco sport SE tech!

Post by tseug » Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:47 pm

The widest choice is for models without the spare wheel but Witter definitely do a detachable for models with the spare.

I'd suggesting speaking to PF Jones in Trafford (0161 886 5796 / info@pfjones.co.uk) initially rather than a local garage. They will definitely know which towbars can be fitted and are very helpful.
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Re: Help!! Want to get a tow bar fitted to 2016 disco sport SE tech!

Post by Dashnine » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:50 pm

Look up your local tow bar fitters and ask their advice, there will be something to fit, I believe the TowTrust detachable I have just fitted also fits the 5 seat with spare wheel (according to their website).

Try a few websites, TowTrust, Witter, Westphalia, etc. they may also list fitters local to you. TowTrust list price is £495 not fitted, I paid £599 fitted.

Beware there will be a small cutout of the rear valance to clear the spare wheel.
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Re: Help!! Want to get a tow bar fitted to 2016 disco sport SE tech!

Post by flay » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:25 am

Hello, can somebody please help me as well with a tow bar recommendation for a 2017 with 5 seats and spare wheel in the floor?


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Re: Help!! Want to get a tow bar fitted to 2016 disco sport SE tech!

Post by aquascape » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:00 am

I had a tow trust detachable tow at fitted. I have 5+2 seats and spare wheel
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