2016 Discovery Sport

TOW HITCH

WARNING

Never leave the tow hitch loose in the vehicle. In the event of an accident, or during heavy braking, it can become a projectile, causing serious injury.

NOTES

The following dimensions are calculated with a tow ball center to tow hitch plate height of 2.48 inches (63 mm). If a different ball size is used, then the dimensions need to be adjusted accordingly.

If required, consult a retailer/authorized repairer for further information.

5 and 7 seat vehicles without a spare wheel:

When selecting a tow hitch, the following dimensions must be adhered to:

  1. The maximum recommended length is 8 inches (204 mm).

  2. To achieve the maximum ball height, a rise of 3 inches (75 mm) is recommended.

  3. To achieve the minimum ball height, a drop of 0.5 inches (12.5 mm) is recommended.

7 seat vehicles with a spare wheel:

When selecting a tow hitch, the following dimensions must be adhered to:

  1. The maximum recommended length is 6 inches (154 mm).

  2. To achieve the maximum ball height, a rise of 2 inches (50 mm) is recommended.

  3. To achieve the minimum ball height, a drop of 1.5 inches (37.5 mm) is recommended.