When you are flat towing a vehicle, the most important component is your tow bar. Like any other part in the industry, they’re not all created equal! At Blue Ox, they offer a wide variety of tow bars to fit your specific need and towing capacity. They can range anywhere from 5,000 pounds to 20,000 pounds capacities. Below we have gone over in detail the differences between each tow bar offered by Blue Ox.
Tow Bars by Blue Ox
The Apollo BX7470 by Blue Ox is a Class V all-steel tow bar rated for larger towed vehicles. Vehicles like full-sized pickups and SUVs, up to 15,000 pounds. This tow bar fits a 2.5″ standard receiver. The Apollo is self-aligning, and allows for quick and easy hook-up. Featuring off-set triple lugs and non-binding latches create ease with unhooking, even if the vehicle is parked on an un-level surface. There is no centering pin, so it is easy to stow and store. Not only is the Apollo highly functional and easy to use, but it comes with safety cables, rubber boots to prevent dirt and debris from getting in the legs. Additionally, it features a Diamond Vogel metallic powder coating, and raised premium silver toned Blue Ox nameplate.
Ascent BX4370 / BX4375
The Ascent BX4370/BX4375 by Blue Ox is a Class III tow bar made from aircraft grade aluminum! It is rated for up to 7,500 pounds. It’s lightweight, weighing only 31-pounds. Its self-aligning capabilities allow for quick and easy hook-up. The legs are 2 inches longer, which allow maneuvering around tight corners and smoother towing. The Ascent’s off-set triple lugs and non-binding latches create ease with unhooking, even if the vehicle is parked on an unlevel surface. There is no centering pin, so it is easy to stow and store. Not only is the Ascent highly functional and easy to use, but it comes with safety cables, rubber boots to prevent dirt and debris from getting in the legs. Lastly, it features Diamond Vogel metallic powder coating, and raised premium gold toned Blue Ox nameplate.
Avail BX7420 / BX7425
The Avail BX7420/BX7425 by Blue Ox is a Class IV tow bar constructed of steel. Weighing 42 pounds, its rated to tow up to 10,000 pounds. This is also a self-aligning tow bar, made to work on wide or narrow towed vehicles. The revolutionary non-binding latch design allows the legs to extend and collapse for easy hookup as well as an easy release under any conditions. The off-set triple lugs make attaching the legs to the towed vehicle simple. The arms of the Avail tow bar are 2 inches longer, creating an improved turning radius for better cornering and smoother towing over uneven road conditions. With the ability to compress the legs, the tow bar can be easily stowed while still attached to the towing vehicle.
The Avail comes with safety cables, rubber boots to protect the legs. Lastly, it is coated in a premium metallic paint with a raised gold toned Blue Ox nameplate.
Alpha 2 BX7380
The Alpha 2 BX7380 is Class III tow bar constructed of steel. It is rated for towing up to 6,500 pounds. The Alpha is self-aligning with a unique 3-axis swivel design. Hook-up is simplified using the auto-locking arms. You simply pull the towed vehicle close enough for the arms to reach the baseplate, attach the arms, and they will lock into place once the towing vehicle is pulled forward. The patented non-binding latches create a hassle-free disconnect. The arms are protected from road grime by rubber boots for long-lasting durability. Safety cables are included.
The Allure BX7460P by Blue Ox is a Class IV tow bar constructed of steel. It weighs 8 pounds, and rated to tow up to 10,000 pounds. With the extremely strong pintle connection, the Allure is dependable for heavy-duty towing. This tow bar has adjustable legs with the Signature Series™ easy-release locking handles for safe and easy coupling and uncoupling. The off-set triple lugs provide better towing force and prevent binding. The Allure allows superior handling on rough terrain and a tight turn radius. That makes this tow bar excellent for manufacturing or plant applications. Best part, you can stow it away on the tow vehicle when not in use. The Allure comes with a clevis connection manufactured to client specifications.
The Acclaim BX4330 by Blue Ox is a Class III tow bar constructed of steel, with a product weight of 45 pounds, and rated for towing up to 5,000 pounds. This tow bar mounts on the front of the towed vehicle and is self-aligning with adjustable tow arms that will auto-lock into towing position. It attaches to the towing vehicle using a ball coupler with two easy to access pins that allow for simple attaching and detaching from the towing base plates. The Acclaim uses their Signature Series™ easy-release locking handles for a hassle-free disconnect. The Acclaim BX4330 also folds easily self-storing. Lastly, this tow bar comes with rubber boots to protect from road grime as well as safety cables.
The Adventurer BX7322 by Blue Ox is a Class III tow bar constructed of steel. It is the lightest of the Class III tow bars, weighing only 28 lbs. This tow bar is rated for towing up to 5,000 pounds. It is a folding A-frame with adjustable arms, allowing a custom fit for a variety of base plates. You simply loosen the hex bolts on the coupler and slide the arms further apart or closer together, then tighten the hex bolts to hold it in place. The Adventurer comes with pins and clips to attach and detach from the base plates. This allows for easy hook-up and disconnect. The integrated ball coupler mount allows for attachment directly to the trailer hitch ball on your towing vehicle. The easy to use trigger latch system comes with a coupler pin attached to a safety chain. The safety cables are sold separately.
Trion 20k BX7520P
The Trion 20k BX7520P by Blue Ox is a Class IV and V steel constructed tow bar. It weighs in at 60 lbs., and rated to tow up to 20,000 pounds The Trion is great for agricultural, construction, and utility vehicles. Exclusive to Blue Ox, it features the swivel lunette and clevis that help prevent rollover. This tow bar is self-aligning with a wide hook-up zone and automatic locking legs for an easy, one-person hook-up and disconnect. Although this tow bar will need to be removed when not in use, the arms can be kept together using the integrated holding pins for more compact storage. The safety cables and standard triple lugs are sold separately.
No matter what your exact towing needs are, Blue Ox has got you covered with their tow bars. Whether you’re looking to tow 5,000 lbs. all the way up to some heavy-duty towing at 20,000 lbs., they have a tow bar for you. If you’re ready to dive into the world without limits, check out Blue Ox full line up here.