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Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch for the 2005 Xtrail by Nissan

Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch

Code:   60997



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Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver with Drawbar - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - 2005 Xtrail by Nissan

Specially designed for light-duty applications, this fully welded Nissan Xtrail trailer hitch receiver features a powder coat finish over an e-coat base to ensure superior corrosion resistance. Drawbar, pin and clip included.


  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your Nissan Xtrail
  • 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
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Drawbar, pin and clip included


  • Receiver opening: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4"
  • Rating: Class I
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 2,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 200 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty Technical Support

At 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.

60997 Hidden Hitch Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver


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Expert Answers about Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver with Drawbar - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - 60997Do you have a question about this Trailer Hitch?

  • Is Drilling Required to Install a Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch on a 2005 Nissan Xtrail
  • According to the instructions for hitch # 60997 which I have linked for you, you will not have to drill anything to install the hitch on your 2005 Nissan Xtrail. There is some fascia trimming required which the instructions also cover. Installation difficulty based on the time required to install is estimated as a 5 out of 10. If you have experience with automotive work or are handy in general then you will be able to perform this installation at home. After looking over the instructions...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack for a Hidden Hitch Class I Trailer Hitch 60997 on a 2006 Nissan Xtrail
  • We offer quite a few bike racks that will work for a class I trailer hitch like the # 60997. You can view our entire selection of class I compatible bike racks at the included link. My recommendation would be the Highland SportWing 2 bike rack # 5801200. This rack would be a great choice for the 2006 Nissan Xtrail, because it is very lightweight and can be easily installed and removed. My favorite feature is that the SportWing is adjustable and it accommodates pretty much any bike...
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Nissan Xtrail Accessories

Weight Carrying Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
2,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
200 lbs.

Weight Distribution Capacity
Hitch does not allow
use of weight distribution

Trailer Hitch Installation Instructions 60997 Installation instructions 60997 Installation Instructions

Tech Tip
The inner steel bumper panels and styrofoam pad are permanently removed and replaced by hitch.No drilling required for installation,Minor trimming of facia required,,

Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time

Recommended Wiring:
Hidden Hitch 119178KIT

Recommended Balls:

1-7/8" hitch ball - 19256

2" hitch ball -19258

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