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My wife had been told that she cant have a tow bar fitted to her 2017 1.0 Ecoboost. The guy said to check her V5 for the towing weight as some Ecosports cant have a tow bar.

The V5 tow weight is blank so im thinking he may be correct.

She doesn’t want to tow anything as its just to fit her bike rack to.

Anyone else heard of this?
 

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I have just had a look on the Ford site in the link and used her VIN. The site says “not compatible with your vehicle” so I guess you cant have one on her model.
 

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Maybe your model is the newer model on a 2017? Her model is a 2017 1.0 ecoboost and that part number comes up as not suitable for her car. I have put in her VIN and it comes up with another part number but then says check compatibility by phoning customer service. She will give them a call tomorrow.
 

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Just got off the phone. Apparently you cant (or shouldn’t) fit a towbar to the 1.0 ecoboost version of the Ecosport. The chassis is made to be more lightweight according to Ford and therefore the fitting of a towbar isn’t available directly with Ford.
 
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