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Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch for the 2012 SRX by Cadillac

Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch

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Code:   87573

Retail:$226.17

Price:$153.95

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Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 2012 SRX by Cadillac

This durable, fully welded Cadillac SRX trailer hitch receiver features a powder coat finish over an e-coat base to ensure superior corrosion resistance.

Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your Cadillac SRX
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 4,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 5,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 400 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 500 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


etrailer.com Technical Support

At etrailer.com we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your hitch. The technicians at etrailer perform hitch installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.



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Video of Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"


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Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Cadillac SRX - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2012 Cadillac SRX we're going to install Hidden Hitch, part number 87573. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. We'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories. From the center of the hitch pin hole to outer most edge of the bumper is 3 inches, from the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 19 inches. This will assist you with selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. Now let's go ahead with the installation.

Our first step is to remove the rear fascia door. There are two fasteners securing it in position. With the fascia door removed, we'll now have access to the two weld nuts in the bumper Next we need to remove the spacer blocks, one on each side and secure the rear fascia. There'll be two fasteners and one nut that will need to be removed in order to remove one of the spacers. We'll pry the center out of the pushpin fastener and then remove it.

Alright, with the passenger's side removed we'll go ahead and repeat the same process on the driver's side. Next, we'll go ahead and point out our attachment points for the inside of each frame rail. We'll have two on the driver's side and two on the passenger's side. These are weld nuts that we'll be using our new 12-mm bolts to secure our hitch in place. We'll be using the new 12-mm bolts along with the 1/2 inch conical tooth washer.

Now that we've put our hitch in place we'll be working behind the fascia and securing it to the weld nut. Keep in mind on the driver's side, you need to be careful not to harm or damage the wiring harness. Now is a good time to get an extra set of hands to help you hold the hitch in place while you install your fasteners. Quick tech tip, we're working on a brand new vehicle so the weld nuts are clean. However, in some cases you'll need to clean out the weld nuts before you can install your hardware.

I recommend using some spray lubricant and a half inch Nylon Tube Brush, part number 814092 to thoroughly clean those weld nuts out before you attempt to install your new hardware. We'll install each of our fasteners finger tight until we get them all in place. Now with all our fasteners installed we'll go ahead and tighten them down. Now with all our fasteners tightened down we'll go ahead and torque to specifications as indicated in the instructions. Now with our hitch installed and torqued to specifications we'll go ahead and reinstall the plastic support pieces for the rear fascia. The fascia door cover is now taken up by the hitch so we will not be reinstalling it. However, we'll go ahead and reinstall the fastening screws should the customer ever choose to remove the hitch. They can reinstall the fascia door. And that will do it for our install of the Hidden Hitch, part number 87573 on our 2012 Cadillac SRX.




Customer Reviews

Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 87573

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.9 out of 5 stars   (55 Customer Reviews)

This durable, fully welded vehicle trailer hitch receiver features a powder coat finish over an e-coat base to ensure superior corrosion resistance.


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jerry K.05/10/2013


Got the hitch, installed within 30 min and I used a multimaster saw to cut out rear plate to finish installation. I included two photos 79775





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Hi, Jerry...I love what you did with the rear plate. In all my research what you did looks the best. Would you be able to share with me some tipsinstructions on how you did this? Thank you very much.Lou

comment by: Lou F - 05/10/2014


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Looks awesome. Got the same color Caddy and was looking to put this on. It hitch looks fairly flush with the back and i love how you put the plastic back on to hide the side bar. Was cutting the middle plastic piece hard?

comment by: Sean - 06/23/2014


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Jerry, am installing hitch on wifes srx ,been thinking there must be a way to cut the facia plate to hide some of the openess. Looks like you solved the issue,care to share on exactly you did this. I am able to cut and machine things , but advise from some like yourself is always helpful. Thank you

comment by: Ray B - 08/06/2014


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It has been over a year so I kinda forget detail but I do remember I removed a small amount of plastic. It was easy with a plung saw and using a 1 blade. The only trouble with the way I did it is you have to modify your locking pin when you install hitch. You cant push pin whole way thru hole to hole due to plastic restricting that pushing all the way from one side to the other. However I made change to a new pin I brought at Harbor Freight to handle the job just fine. Hope this is of some help . If you look close at second picture you can see what I removed from the center plastic car shield.

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: AWS07/04/2011


Excellent receiver hitch! Installation was a breeze. I watched the instructional video and was able install this without any problems whatsoever. I opted to go with the Hidden Hitch over the Curt for a few reasons. First and most importantly, I'd read two customer reviews on different websites stating that the Curt hitch had misaligned holes and was a tight fit. I didn't want to have 5 of the 6 screws installed and be struggling to fit the last one. That kind of poor quality control infuriates me. Secondly, I thought the Curt was an unnecessarily heavy 34 lbs. (shipping weight) compared to HH's weight of only 18 lbs. A tighter fit and heavier weight would certainly make installation more difficult. Thus the increased installation time of 40:00 compared to the HH's 30:00. If I was towing a speed boat I might want the extra heft, but for the bike rack I'm using it would be overkill. Third, I love the tubular design. To me it just looks more modern. For those wondering, the Hidden Hitch, Draw-Tite and Reese versions of this hitch are exactly the same. The same company (Cequent) makes all three. Thanks etrailer.com for making this whole experience a pleasant one. Now it's time to do some cycling. 18484






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Peyton04/16/2013


Thanks for a perfect fitting product. Works great and installed in 10 minutes. 76351





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What type or manufacturer is your bike rack?

comment by: Bob S - 07/13/2013


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That is a Thule T2 bike rack, part TH916XTR. That is the 2 inch hitch version. The T2 is also available for 1-1/4 inch hitches as part number TH917XTR. If you have any questions about the racks, let me know. You will find a whole bunch of videos these rack pages and may be able to find the rack on your exact vehicle.

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The hitch works great. Love that it doesnt hang low and not a eye sore.

Peyton P - 04/16/2014

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Charlie05/22/2013


Great hitch for my 2010 Cadillac SRX - it is a perfect fit and installation was very easy. I ordered on a Thursday and received my hitch the following Monday - email notifications kept me posted from the time of order to a follow up after delivery. 81481





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After a year this product continues to work perfectly - It is a great hitch for my 2010 Cadillac SRX

Charlie - 05/22/2014

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Charles Z.08/07/2011


My etrailer purchase experiance has been a very pleasurable one. The vehicle selection match up process,pre-sale instructional video and follow up customer service was excellent. The hitch and wiring harness was delivered ahead of schedule even though I received a customer service call that my choice of hitches would be delayed a few days. I was given the option at that time to substutite but I elected to stay with my first choice. All hardware installed exaclty as the online instructional video and the enclosed instructions directed . I installed this hitch in about 1.5 hours without a lift. My wife was also very pleased to see things went well without my usual DYI kit frustrations that result in screaming and throwing of tools :) Thank You 21274






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Don H.08/18/2012


I decided to be able to transport my mountain bikes on the back of my new car. So I went on your website and without any difficulty I was able to find the hitch and the bike rack I needed. I ordered both items on a Sunday evening. I immediately received a confirmation response. To my surprise, my shipping was free and upgraded at no additional charge. I received both items within 4 days. The video instructions included were excellent and easy to follow. I had the entire trailer mount and bike rack installed in less than an hour. Both products are of exceptional quality and fit my vehicle perfectly. This entire purchase from start to finish was handled in the utmost professional manner and painless on my part. I highly recommend etrailer.com 52213






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chris W05/07/2012


Excellent product!! Fit perfectly!! 20 min install including the wiring harness!! Watch the install video first though. Its less than 4 mins long and will save you much more time than that. It points out some things to do involving removal/loosening of some bumper trim plastic first that I wouldn't have thought to do first. Install the wiring harness before the hitch or else its kind of hard to get to. Good idea to have a torque wrench also. Torque specs are 68 Lb-Ft for all 6 bolts. Over tightened bolts loose strength so a torque wrench is a good idea. If your enough of a handy man to own a socket set and a torque wrench, you can install this hitch yourself no problem. You don't even need to jack the car up!! 39695






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ken02/10/2013


Despite my wife's concerns, This 59 year old insurance man with my wife helping me line it up (she helped for about 10 minutes), decided to try installing it myself. I had installed it in my driveway in less than 30 minutes, The video was a huge help, but trying to pull those 4 pins out of the bumper seemed challenging on the first one. I decided to try with those brackets left on the bumper. I had no problem slipping the hitch receiver in with those brackets on, only removing the small nut holding the brackets themselves to the car. The receiver slipped in for me easily as the lower part of the bumper is very flexible. Thank you again for the great service and instructions! 65621






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob F11/13/2012


The hitch was installed today. The process was easy since the instructions were clear and the video was a great help. The shipping was done quickly and easy to follow. The quality of the material appears excellent. I will peobably be purchasing more items in the future. Bob 59371






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ruben S.11/09/2012


The hidden hitch and wiring was a perfect fit for my 2011 cadillac srx . After watching the how to install video provided by etrailer it only took me like 15 minutes and i was ready to go. I will only be pulling a 6x9 trailer loaded with my riding mower at the moment. I dont own a truck so it wasnt easy for me to move my things around now it wont be a problem. Thanks etrailer you have really dedicated employees who really care about helping your customers every question i emailed was responded promptly. 59139






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: George B06/07/2012


Great hitch,simple to install. Had problems getting the controller and all the wiring behind the tail light. I think this controller is larger than the one in the video. It only takes a pair of tin snips and a few minutes of cutting to make the center facia look and fit great. 43187






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gerald B07/20/2012


Prompt ( three days from order) delivery. Product appears to be as advertised. I believe I can install myself.. in the morning. Wish I had a hoist or some blocking. This hitch, to carry bikes, goes on my wife's pride and joy Cad SRX and she only agreed to this invasion of her car's purity because it promises not to protrude. My challenge is to fulfill that promise. Great product; excellent written and video install instructions, and unbelievably speedy delivery. 48750






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Justin W.03/10/2011


Excellent Service. This is one of the best overall internet based businesses that I have dealt with. The product information was very clear and I was able to order the correct items confidently. The delivery was on time and correct, and the customer service was exceptional by informing me about each step of the delivery process. Overall 10 out of 10 and to top it all off, the price was the best ! 8988






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom Mettner09/04/2012


I watched the video of installing on a SRX and it made the job so easy. It took me only 30 minutes to install the hitch. The Rolla carrier fit great and is very sturdy. 53880






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rob J.03/01/2012


Shipping Dept.: Be careful when using packaging tape to wrap all the ordered products together. This can damage some of the more sensitive items in the shipment and also makes it a hassle to get all the unwanted adhesive off. I had to use alcohol to remove all the sticky tape residue. Other than that products arrived OK. Thank you! 32815






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Robert03/08/2013


Product exactly as described! Within the last two months I ordered several thousands of dollars of parts for a collector car that I am re-building and also the trailor hitch and wiring package from etrailor. Etrailor was the last item ordered and the first to arrive, so that should tell you something about their service. 69738






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brad P07/01/2013


Received today and it is already installed. Great instructions and easy to install. Thanks so much for the follow up. 86896






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Hidden Hitch02/23/2012


Product looks in great shape. Was easy to put on with the help from the video. etrailer has the business figured out when it comes to customer service. They make a job that could make people apprehensive about starting, easy to accomplish. The video on the website is second to none. Great Job eTrailer.com!!! 32328






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom O09/04/2012


Received the trailer hitch before schedule.Install was easy to follow and no problem,took under an hour. Harness wiring kit was as easy to install. Outstanding products, will use your services again in the future. My SRX and I thank you. Tom O 53892






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ernest C.02/28/2013


the hitch was just as described and the installation was very easy, just as shown in the video. The wiring harness was equally as good and installed in seconds. I received the hitch and accessories within a couple days of ordering. They were shipped free through UPS. Great product and service! 68210






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jeff L04/02/2014


Great Price. I really liked that they have videos for you to view. I highly suggest watching them as they are very straight forward. Watched it twice and then installed in less than 30 minutes. Saved $350.00 over what Uhaul wanted for the hitch and installation. Thank you etrailer..... 123426






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Larry T10/06/2012


This was simple to install. It bolted right in place and the on-line video shows exactly how to install it. Great product and problem free installation. When I bought my SRX, my hitch-mounted bike rack had no place to go. This was a quick, easy and inexpensive solution. 56575






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike M.10/07/2013


Delivery to Illinois in two days, wow! Great service and the videos will be a big help, 2012 SRX. I won't be installing it for a couple of months, I am sure it will be easy. The hitch appears to be good quality and it came with a good paint job and complete hardware. 102845






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Al S.04/14/2014


It was very easy ordering online. Receipt of this product was timely and could be track once it got shipped. Installation videos and instructions made my job easy. I got the hitch installed within the time prescribed. I will order products from etrailer.com again. 124925






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: David B07/05/2013


Hitch went on in minutes, extremly fast delivery! Thank you!!! 87784






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob S.06/30/2011


The hitch arrived in a very timely manner. The video instruction made the installation a snap. I was able to put this in by myself in less than an hour including the wiring which was a simple snap in. I would highly recommend etrailer and this product. 18244






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: spiderb08/03/2014


My experience with etrailer couldn't have been any better. Ordering was easy and I received my hitch a few days later. Installation was a breeze and had it on in less than 1/2 hour. The installation video was definitely a plus. Great job etrailer. 144157






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Michael H05/28/2014


Everything went great. Product delivered as promised. I watched the online video and read reader comments and my experience was similar to other people who said fast and easy install. Took me 20 Minutes and was able to install myself. Thanks 132965






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Richard S05/23/2014


Product installed very easily. I installed myself and would recommend another person to help balance and hold the Hitch in place while installing. Also ordered the trailer wiring Which installed in less than a minute. 132031






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: David H.07/06/2011


Price was very competitive, order was processed same day and I was given free upgraded shipping. Hitch arrived within a few days, with no issues. Will definetly be doing business with them again. Well done. 18547






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Paul S.05/31/2013


Very easy installation on a 2012 SRX. Instructions and video were very helpful. The holes in the hitch fit perfectly and the bolt on project was fully completed in 30 minutes. 82702






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rex Y.03/25/2011


Very easy to install and does not stick out like a lot of trailer hitches. We installed it on our Cadillac SRX so we could attach a bike rack when we travel. Works great!! 10340






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sean H07/08/2014


Very easy to install. Watch the video a few times, have the right tools and you are good to go. I believe you need a 3/4" ratchet size for the bolts they send you. 139927






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ryan K10/15/2012


Great customer service. Best prices and quick delivery, received products before scheduled delivery date. I will shop etrailer again before anyone else. 57258






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: jim mcdonnell08/20/2012


Product arrived as ordered, ahead of schedule. Perfect fit, simple instructions. Everything (hitch and wiring) went on easily. Very satisfied. 52365






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John Howell05/15/2014


Fast shipment. Items arrived as ordered. Hitch was very easy to install thanks to installation video. Looks great and works great. 130738






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Alison06/27/2014


Great product. My boys and I installed it ourselves in under 30 minutes. Thanks for quick delivery and a very well made product. 138061






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Reading, PA07/12/2012


Excellent product. Clear , simple instructions. Took less than an hour. No problems. Looks great. Would highly recommend . 47593






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Johnny Z12/05/2012


Excellent service, informative staff... will let you know how the installation goes! You've got my business in the future!! 60773






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: steve w.10/23/2012


shipment arrived today. very well boxed,no damage in shipping. will install this weekend. thanks again for speedy service. 57982






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Roger S10/29/2014


Hitch arrived via UPS in good condition. Quality of product is excellent. Web site video made installation a breeze. 158324






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: victor11/05/2012


Everything went smooth and the product was easy to install just like in the video 58833






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: David S.06/01/2012


Everything aligned perfectly. Had it installed in a matter of minutes. 42312






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jason10/13/2014


Great product fit lyk a glove , very impressed, would recommend 155765






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Geohov07/17/2012


Perfect fit. Looks great. Easy install. Really great price. 48348






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Max M.04/10/2012


Quick shipment, easy application. Done in about 30 minutes. 36750






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: RCB11/29/2013


Easy to install, perfect alignment. Easy job for anyone 108720






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Michelle09/16/2014


Easy installation, which allowed me to save $ :) 151478






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave M05/23/2012


Easy to install. Complete package very well done 41410






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rex Y04/02/2011


Very easy to install. Would recommend to friends 10935




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Expert Answers about Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 87573Do you have a question about this Trailer Hitch?


  • Can the Rear Fascia Door on a 2011 Cadillac SRX be Re-Installed After Trailer Hitch Installation
  • When installing the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, # 75682, Hidden Hitch, # 87573, or Curt Hitch, # 12070, the rear fascia cover will not be re-installed. The receiver tube on these hitches will stick out just a little too far so the door cannot be put back into place. I have included a link to the installation instructions and a video showing a typical installation of the Draw-Tite hitch. What I recommend when the door cannot be put back is a hitch cover. We have many hitch covers and I have...
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  • Can the Rear Fascia Door be Replaced After Trailer Hitch Installation on a 2011 Cadillac SRX
  • According to the installation details for Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, # 87573, the fascia door is returned to the owner which would indicate that it cannot be re-installed after the hitch has been installed. On the 2010 model, the hitch receiver tube sticks out just far enough to prohibit the re-installation of the fascia door. I have included a link to the installation details and a link to a video showing installation for reference. For any of the available hitches for a 2011 Cadillac...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation to Tow a 3,000 Pound Pop Up Camper with a 2012 Cadillac SRX
  • The Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 87573 has a gross trailer weight capacity of 4,000 pounds so it can more than handle the 3,000 pound gross weight of the trailer you plan on towing. However you will want to look at the vehicle owners manual to determine what the towing capacity of the vehicle is. Whatever is lower, that is the capacity you must go by. Tongue weight is typically 10 to 15 percent of the gross trailer weight. So if the trailer weighs 3,000 pounds that would make the tongue...
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  • Roof Rack and Trailer Hitch Options for Carrying Golf Bags on a 2010 Cadillac SRX
  • If your 2010 Cadillac SRX has the factory installed crossbars that run side to side then the Rhino-Rack Master-Fit cargo box # RRRMFZ66 will fit the bars. The box is 70 inches long overall so unless you adjust the crossbars, if possible, forward and the mounting need in the box backward (which will make the box sit further forward on the roof rack) the box could interfere with the antenna. If you need to add crossbars you can use # SR1009 which will fit all models, including Sport models. The...
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  • Trunk Mount Bike Rack for a 2013 Cadillac SRX
  • Yes, many of the trunk mount bike racks will fit your 2014 Cadillac SRX. I have included a link to the options for you. However, if your SRX has that top spoiler or trim piece at the top of the hatch then I recommend the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2. This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the top straps up and over that spoiler so not weight is put on it (since the spoiler is not meant to support weight). I have included a link to a video that shows how it...
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  • Is Hidden Hitch Class III Trailer Hitch, # 87573, Available In A Class II For A 2010 Cadillac SRX
  • The Hidden Hitch Class III Trailer Hitch, # 87573, will fit the 2010 Cadillac SRX. It is only available in a Class III hitch. It is a 2 inch hitch with a towing weight capacity of 4,000 lbs. and a tongue weight capacity of 400 lbs. The only Class II hitch I have for the 2010 Cadillac SRX is the Curt Class II Trailer Hitch, # 12070. This is a 1-1/4 inch receiver with a towing weight capacity of 3,500 lbs, and a tongue weight capacity of 350 lbs. I am sending a link to information...
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  • Will Thule Doubletrack Hitch-Mount Platform Bike Carrier # TH990XT Fit 2010 Cadillac SRX
  • The Thule Doubletrack Hitch-Mount Platform Bike Carrier # TH990XT can be installed on your 2010 Cadillac SRX as long as it has a trailer hitch receiver, either a 1-1/4-inch size or a 2-inch size. Hitch mount carriers differ in the amount of vehicle clearance they provide. The reference point for this clearance measurement is the hitch pin hole on your hitch. The Thule Doubletrack when folded up in the storage position will provide 6-inches of clearance from the center of the hitch pin...
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  • Can Rear Bumper Fascia on 2012 Cadillac SRX Be Reinstalled After Mounting Hitch # 87573
  • I asked my technical contact at Hidden Hitch about your question regarding re-installation of the rear bumper fascia from your 2012 Cadillac SRX after the hitch has been installed. He advised that he has no technical notes about this and has not seen any attempts made on their test vehicles. This neither means it can be done nor that it cannot. It simply means that the hitch maker has not tested this process. If your bumper fascia is otherwise going to sit in your garage I can fully...
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  • Can 2015 Cadillac SRX Pull a Harley Davidson CVO Limited
  • Your 2015 Cadillac SRX can be used to tow a Harley Davidson CVO Limited motorcycle as long as you install a Class III hitch on it with a 2 inch receiver like the Hidden Hitch trailer hitch part # 87573. This hitch has a 400 lb tongue weight rating which means as long as the weight of your Harley plus the carrier weighs less than this you would be good. Check out the video of this hitch on a 2013 Cadillac SRX at right. I couldn't find how much your Harley weighs, but it seems likely that...
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  • Recommended Hitch for 2011 Cadillac SRX
  • There are Class II and Class III hitches available for your SRX. I'd recommend going with a Class III hitch because it's more common and there's more accessories available for the 2 inch Class III receiver. I'd recommend the Curt Class III, part # C13002. This hitch has a higher capacity than the other hitches, but you might be limited by the towing capacity of your vehicle, consult your owner's manual for specifics. This hitch is actually the lowest-priced of the Class III options,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation For Bike Rack on 2010 Cadillac SRX
  • We do have several hitch options for your 2010 Cadillac SRX that you can use a bike rack with. I have provided a link to these options for you. I would check the tongue weight restriction as listed in your Cadillac owners manual or check with your local dealership and make sure that the weight of the bikes, bike rack, and hitch will not exceed the tongue weight rating of the lowest rated component of your hitch system, which is usually the vehicle. My recommendation would be to choose...
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  • Wheelchair Carrier Recommendation for a 2012 Cadillac SRX That Wont Require any Heavy Lifting
  • Your 2012 Cadillac SRX could be used to carry a wheelchair carrier like you referenced as long as you install a Class III hitch on it with a 2 inch opening like the part # 87573. This hitch has a 400 lb tongue weight rating which means as long as the weight of your wheelchair plus the ramp weighs less than this you would be good. The Trailer Hitch Mounted Scooter # RHWC2FL would be a great choice for you as it would not require you to lift anything heavy to install it into your hitch,...
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Cadillac SRX Accessories




Weight Carrying Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
4,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
400 lbs.


Weight Distribution Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
5,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
500lbs.


Trailer Hitch Installation Instructions 87573 Installation instructions 87573 Installation Instructions

Tech Tip
Installation requires removal of center fascia panel.No drilling required for installation,,,

Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time



Recommended Wiring:
Hidden Hitch 119179KIT
119179KIT

Hidden Hitch 118259
With Tow Package Use:118259

Most Popular Ball Mount:
Hidden Hitch 2923
2923


1-7/8" hitch ball - 19260


2" hitch ball - 63845


2-5/16" hitch ball - 63847


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