2020 L.H.D

Foldable towbar

Workshop installation recommended

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Op. No.: 89208

With the electrically folding towbar you do not have to stretch beneath the car to detach or remove the towbar. Pressing a button in the luggage compartment fold the towbar out. A simple hand movement positions the towbar in a locked position.

For increased safety there is a light indicator on the button that indicates that the towbar is locked. If the towbar is unlocked a warning message is shown in the car's combined instrument panel.

The trailer module manages the electronic communication between the vehicle and trailer.

With the help of the light control function in the car's display, the lamps on the trailer illuminate in a sequence which makes it easier to check the lighting.

If, when driving, there is a fault or problem with the trailer's direction indicators or brake lights, the trailer module immediately sends the driver information.

For complete towbar installation, the Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) function is activated. The task of Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) is to stabilise a car with a connected trailer in situations where the car/trailer combination starts to snake. The function is part of the ESC stability system.1

Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) constantly monitors the car's movements, especially laterally. If snaking is detected, individual wheel braking is applied, which provides a stabilising effect on the car/trailer combination. This is usually enough for the driver to regain control of the car.

The towbar is equipped with the "FIX4BIKEĀ®" system. It allows the installation of future accessories specially prepared for "FIX4BIKEĀ®".

Each Volvo towbar has been designed for your Volvo. They are an integral part of the car's body and have been tested to ensure that they meet the most stringent safety and function demands.

Foldable towbar

Part. No.Description
32270821Including electrical cable kit with 13-pin connectionInstallation Instruction
+ Trailer module
Part. No.Description
32386674-24, Ch -136785, Chassis number for cars with place of manufacture "2", refer to the 11th figure in the VIN number
32386674-24, Ch -136774, Chassis number for cars with place of manufacture "1", refer to the 11th figure in the VIN number
+ Tape
Part. No.
+ Fuse 40A
Part. No.
+ Actuator button
Part. No.Description
31399328For cars without electric seat lowering
31453060For cars with electric seat lowering
+ Application2
Part. No.

Facts and advantages

  • Thoroughly tested both in the laboratory and on the test track to fulfill Volvo's strict requirements for quality and durability.

  • Approved according to EU directive ECE R55.

  • Surface treated in several stages for the best corrosion resistance.

  • The towbar's ball neck is made of steel with a zinc-nickel coating.

  • The mounting for the safety wire is integrated in the towbar's ball neck, and thus easily accessible.

  • The electrical socket is integrated in the towbar's ball neck.

  • The trailer module is compatible with trailers with LED lighting.

  • Control function of the trailer lighting, which makes it possible for the driver to check the trailer lighting, even when alone.

  • The towbar is supplied complete with certification sheet and is ready to install.

Technical data

Accessory weight:

26.8 kg (59 lbs)

Towball diameter:

50 mm

Max. towing capacity:

2000 kg3

Max. ball pressure:

100 kg (220 lbs)




The towbar is tested for the maximum towing weight and towball load, but depending on the car version, it may be lower. For precise information, see the car's owner's manual or contact your local Volvo dealer.


The chassis numbers for the Trailer Module - TRM - refer to structure week 23w46, when an updated version was introduced. This means that all vehicles manufactured after this week will need to be installed with the updated module

The chassis number series (VIN) may vary depending on the car's place of manufacture. To identify your car's place of manufacture, refer to the 11th figure in your chassis number. This special digit or letter is unique to every factory and indicates which of Volvo's factories built your car. It is important to be aware that two cars with otherwise identical chassis numbers may have different origins based on this figure.

  1. The function is included with towbar installation, contact your local Volvo dealer for more information. When retrofitting the towbar, an update of the car's software is required, contact your local Volvo dealer for more information.
  2. Ordered according to separate procedures and downloaded using VIDA.
  3. Contact your local Volvo dealer for precise details about maximum towing weight for your car.
Last updated: 1/18/2024