2020 Defender

DEPLOYABLE TOW BALL OVERVIEW

WARNING

Make sure the relevant safety warnings and cautions have been read and understood before towing a trailer. See TOWING SAFETY.

The deployable tow ball is stowed out of view, underneath the centre of the rear bumper.

The deployable tow ball can be deployed in one of two ways:

Before deploying the tow ball it is important to make sure that:

  • The vehicle is stationary.

  • Park (P) or Neutral (N) is selected.

  • The Electric Parking Brake (EPB) is applied.

  • There are no obstructions within close proximity of the tow ball.

Additionally, before stowing the tow ball it is important to make sure that:

  • The trailer is disconnected.

  • The trailer's electrical connection is disconnected.

CAUTION

Failure to disconnect the trailer or the trailer's electrical connection before stowing the tow ball could lead to vehicle and trailer damage.

The deployable tow ball incorporates a measure load feature. See MEASURE LOAD.