Towing capacity and towball load

Towing capacity and towball load for driving with a trailer can be read in the tables.

Max. weight braked trailer


Use of vibration dampers on the towbar is recommended for trailers heavier than 1800 kg.
EngineEngine code1Max. weight braked trailer (kg)Max. towball load (kg)
B5 AWDB420T22400100
B5 AWDB420T102400100
B5 AWDB420T112400100
B6 AWDB420T24002100


When driving with a trailer, it is permitted to exceed the vehicle's gross vehicle weight (including towball load) by a maximum of 100 kg (220 lbs), provided that speed is limited to 100 km/h (62 mph). National legal requirements for the vehicle combination, such as speed, etc. must be observed.


If weight data is missing in the table, it will be updated at a later date.

Max. weight unbraked trailer

Unbraked trailer
Max. weight (kg)750
Max. towball load (kg)50
  1. 1 The engine code, component number and serial number can be found on the engine.
  2. 2 Towbar option is not available for the Light Armoured variant.