More about the Fiat 500X Crossback
Several engine options are also available including petrol and diesel and also manual and automatic transmissions. Overall the Fiat 500X is a stylish, yet practical crossover SUV that offers a fun driving experience to suit a variety of needs and preferences, whether that includes rugged adventures or urban, city trips.
What's my Towing Capacity?
The towing capacity of the Fiat 500X supports up to 1200kg allowing you to tow anything from a cycle carrier or trailer to a small caravan. To obtain your specific towing capacity you should check the VIN plate which is attached to the vehicle and will give you the accurate maximum towing weight for your model.
Which Towbar is best for my Fiat 500X Crossback?
Three types of towbar are compatible with the Fiat 500X Crossover and are all fantastic for towing, each slightly different from the other with individual benefits, depending upon your requirements.
The Fixed Flange towbar is the cheapest of the three options available and is a permanently fixed towbar meaning it cannot be removed once fitted to your vehicle. The Fixed Flange is usually fitted with a plate which allows you to use bolt-on style accessories, keeping the towball itself free to hitch up your trailer or caravan at the same time. If your caravan has an ALKO stabiliser an ALKO towball will need to be added onto the flange towball in order to make it ALKO compatible. Other accessories are also available such as the ball & pin towball which would enable you to pull a plant trailer or utilise a tow rope for example.
The Fixed Swan Neck style is an extremely versatile towbar and is compatible with ALKO Stabilisers and also fits most clamp-on style cycle carriers. The Fixed Swan Neck design is much thinner in design than the fixed flange, making it less likely to interfere with your parking sensors, should your vehicle have these, although it is permanently fixed to the vehicle, so this cannot be guaranteed.
The Detachable Swan Neck towbar is identical in design to the Fixed Swan Neck, however, the neck of the towbar is detachable, meaning that you can remove the towbar neck when not towing. The electrical plate will also fold up underneath the bumper, removing all visible evidence of a towbar when not in use. The Detachable Swan Neck towbar is also compatible with all clamp-on style cycle carriers, trailers and caravans.
Will it need a bumper cut?
The fitting instructions for the towbars available to the Fiat 500X Crossover does indicate that a bumper cut is required in order to ensure enough clearance for the towbar neck, however, this would be to the underside of the car, and therefore should not be visible. More information on the adaptations required to the bumper of the 500X Crossover is available, just give our friendly team a call on 0800 328 0592.
How do I book a Towbar Fitment?
We know our customers lead busy lives, which is why our Engineers will come to your home or your place of work. You can choose whether you want your appointment to be in the morning between 8 am and 12 pm or in the afternoon between 12 pm and 6 pm. Our team will fit your Towbar at a time that’s convenient to you. Our towbar fitting service can take as little as one hour and up to four hours, depending on your vehicle.
To get a quote, all you need to do is search for your vehicle below or enter your registration number and postcode above. You can book your date, time, and location online, and we will take care of the rest. We will bring everything needed to complete the job in one appointment. If you order any Cycle Carriers or accessories with your Towbar, the Engineer will also bring those to the appointment.
Why choose Towbar Express?
Towbar Express have over 30 years of experience in the industry, and we know exactly what you need! We employ all our Towbar Engineers, so we won’t just contract out the work to a 3rd party company. They are all trained to a high standard, and training is carried on throughout their employment with us to ensure they understand every aspect of every vehicle. New vehicles are released every year, and our Engineers are trained, and their knowledge is updated constantly.
We have over 7000 Trustpilot and Google reviews from past customers who are happy with our work! Every day another 5-star review comes through, which is how we know we have happy customers and are doing a fantastic job!