Why Thule Towing Systems?


A towbar is not like any other accessory for your vehicle, it has a profound effect on the way in which the vehicle behaves and performs. So it is important to choose carefully, don't make your towing system the weakest link! Choose a Thule Towing System as we are the global leader in developing towbars that are safe and durable. Each new towbar concept undergoes intensive testing to ensure they withstand local environmental conditions Thule towbars are endorsed by the South African Road Safety Foundation and are approved by most of the locally represented vehicle brands. Whether manufactured here or abroad, the towbars comply with both European ECE R55 and SANS1505 standards.


Our towing systems are designed for your vehicle and our warranty matches that of your vehicle. Each is tested with our Thule accessories, ensuring... more >>



Thule 4 Kids Raising Funds >>

In September 2013, 14 people formed the Thule 4 Kids team and took part in the 45 km Hill 2 Hill cycle race with the objective of raising funds for the Eden Kids.... more >>


Towbar industry set for a
shake-up >

Mark Gutridge, managing director of Thule Towing Systems SA, has welcomed a R718 000 upgrade and refurbishment of the towbar test cell at the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)... more >>


Beware what and how you tow, warns Thule boss >>

South African company owners and outdoor enthusiasts must be made aware that they cannot simply tow a load equal to a vehicle’s towing capacity as noted in the manual... more >>


Active Lifestyle


Holiday Towing Can Be Easy >>

Sub-standard towbars and incorrect fitment are a sure-fire way to spoil the Easter holiday season by bringing a trip to a premature end – sometimes with disastrous consequences... more >>


Loading Tips>>

A Heavy Load?
The loading of a caravan or trailer has a significant influence on the handling of the car/trailer combination. Moreover, a heavily laden caravan or trailer is a heavy burden for the towing vehicle so this is our advice on how to load, so you can have... more >>


The Safety Chain Is Your Lifeline >>
Should there be a defect in the coupling or if it becomes necessary to undertake an extreme maneuver while driving with a trailer, the trailer may become detached from the towing vehicle... more >>