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Disappointed that towing is not allowed with the Taos.

Thank you again for contacting Volkswagen Customer Care regarding the Taos!

I am following up with you after reviewing your Taos towing inquiry with my internal resources. The Taos is not designed for towing a trailer. With that being said, no trailer hitch may be retrofitted. Since the Taos is not designed for towing, we do not have a recommended towing capacity for the model whatsoever.
 

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Disappointed that towing is not allowed with the Taos.

Thank you again for contacting Volkswagen Customer Care regarding the Taos!

I am following up with you after reviewing your Taos towing inquiry with my internal resources. The Taos is not designed for towing a trailer. With that being said, no trailer hitch may be retrofitted. Since the Taos is not designed for towing, we do not have a recommended towing capacity for the model whatsoever.
It’s a raised Golf. A Compact CUV. Not an SUV. It is what it is. The 1.5T is simply not for towing.
If you want minimal towing from a VW, you need a Tiguan or 2.0T Atlas. Real towing requires a V6 Atlas.
 

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It’s a raised Golf. A Compact CUV. Not an SUV. It is what it is. The 1.5T is simply not for towing.
If you want minimal towing from a VW, you need a Tiguan or 2.0T Atlas. Real towing requires a V6 Atlas.
Understood, not for towing.....however installing a bike hitch for recreational activities is something that should be supported. I bought a Taos and then found out after I cant install a hitch just to carry around bikes, that is ridiculous.
 

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Understood, not for towing.....however installing a bike hitch for recreational activities is something that should be supported. I bought a Taos and then found out after I cant install a hitch just to carry around bikes, that is ridiculous.
Agreed. You would have to go aftermarket for that. And it won’t void your warranty if you don’t tow.

VW always pushes their base carrier bar and rack system for bikes but who wants to lift dirty bikes onto the roof? And you can’t pull into garages or even some drive throughs.
 
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