I've got a '99 A6 2.8 Quattro that I would like to take cross country soon.
I'm curious what you all think about getting a tow hitch installed to lug
some furniture and a motorcycle? Is this something I should have the dealer
do? Any recommendations on specific types of tow hitches and a safe max
weight for the loaded trailer?
the dealer will charge a fortune for a towbar but as your vehicle is
presumably out of manufacturer's warranty then a decent towing specialist
*should* fit one for a lot less.
i bought my 2004 a4 with a detachable towbar (costs around 700 GBP) and was
recommended by the audi dealer that a maximum towing load should not exceed
75% of the vehicle's mass. that will depend too on the number of axles on
Just about any towing dealer should be able to fit you with a towbar, if
they haven't a factory compatible one they can make it. I worked for a
welding company when I was in highschool and we made a lot of hitches
There is one factory hitch available for my A6 that recesses out ouf sight
when not in use. It is a bit more expensive though..
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