2006 L.H.D

Towbar, detachable

Towbar, detachable
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Op. No.: 89204 89208

A towbar with a unique design for V70 and V70 R, easy to install when it's needed. When it's not needed, it's easily removed and all that can be seen is the fully covering protective plug. The car is fully prepared with weld nuts in the body and a clear marking for cut-out in the bumper casing.

Part. No.Description
31269522High towbar (for cars without level control)Installation Instruction
31269522V70 R, High towbar (for cars without level control)Installation Instruction

High towbar is recommended for the V70 R.

+ Heat deflector
Part. No.Description
306642125W0235-, Only for 140 hp / 170 hp

You can also benefit from purchasing the Volvo design of protective cover that neatly and efficiently conceals the mounting for the detachable towball. The protective cover also protects clothes from dirt.

Protective cover, see .

Facts and advantages

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

  • Surface treated in several stages for the best corrosion resistance

  • It is supplied complete with all the required bolts, nuts, an electrical bracket and the installation instructions

  • The safety cable anchorage is clearly located and easily accessible

  • The ball section is easy to remove when the towbar is not in use

  • The ball section has protection against theft with a lock

  • Cars equipped with four C must use towbars designed for cars with level control

  • AWD does not make a difference when selecting part numbers

  • Approved according to EU directive 94/20/EC

Technical data

Accessory weight:

21.6 kg (48 lbs)

Max. towing capacity:

1800 kg (4000 lbs)

Towball diameter:

50 mm

Max. ball pressure:

85 kg (190 lbs)

Week/Chassis limitation


Chassis number

V70 (FC1):

Ch 287288-

V70 (FC2):

Ch 286152-


The towbar is tested for the maximum towing weight and ball pressure, but this can be lower depending on the car version. For precise information, check car version and refer to the car's owner's manual.


The fixed towbar is recommended for the V70 Bi-Fuel, as collision-safe storage of the detachable towbar's towball cannot be guaranteed.

Last updated: 4/28/2022