More about your Vauxhall Astra
For those looking for a smaller car for towing the new Vauxhall Astra Hatchback could be a perfect choice. With most versions of the diesel and petrol model coming with the 130PS engine and the hybrid offering up to 180PS, the vehicle provides a good amount of power for its size, which allows towing a range of trailers and even lighter caravans.
What's my Towing Capacity?
The towing capacities of the new Vauxhall Astra Hatchback vary between models, ranging from around 1,200kg to 1550kg. This respectable towing weight for a vehicle of its size leaves a wide array of options open for towing. To confirm the towing capacity of your Vauxhall Astra, refer to the VIN plate on the vehicle - deducting the first figure in kilograms from the second of the four.
Which Towbar is best for my Vauxhall Astra?
Currently, only detachable swan neck towbars are available from our suppliers for the new Vauxhall Astra Hatchback, though this is likely to change as towbars in development are released. The detachable swan neck towbar features a ‘neck’ of which the towball is a part, which attaches to a housing fitted behind the bumper on the vehicle. The electrical socket is able to pivot up behind the bumper whilst the neck is detached from the vehicle. Swan neck style towbars are also compatible with ALKO stabilisers on caravans, simply needing the paint removing from the towball to avoid contamination.
The detachable swan neck allows a towbar fitting to the new Vauxhall Astra Hatchback without spoiling its good looks. The detachable nature of the neck also avoids the potential of interference with the parking sensors, as it is removable when not in use.
Will it need a bumper cut?
A bumper cut is not required for the detachable swan neck towbar on the new Vauxhall Astra Hatchback, allowing the towbar to fit with minimal impact on the vehicle’s aesthetics. With the detachable neck removed and the electrical socket rotated behind the bumper, you would never know a towbar had been fitted.
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!