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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Notes on towing

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Tow rope or tow bar

It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow bar.

The tow rope should be slightly elastic to reduce the strain on both vehicles. It is advisable to use a tow rope made of synthetic fibre or similarly elastic material.

Only attach the tow rope or tow bar to the specially provided towing eyes or to the towing bracket.

Vehicles with a factory-fitted towing bracket must only use tow bars that are specially designed to fit a ball coupling .

When a vehicle with a manual gearbox has to be towed:

Check whether the vehicle can be towed

When a vehicle with an automatic gearbox has to be towed:

Check whether the vehicle can be towed

When should your vehicle not be towed?

Please comply with the following when towing another vehicle:

The vehicle can only be towed when the handbrake and steering lock are not engaged.

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Fitting the front towing eye
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Checklist
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Applications (apps)
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