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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Jeep Cherokee - Curt

Today, on our 2014 Jeep Cherokee, we're going to take a look at, then show you how to install the Curt custom fit, class three, trailer hitch receiver. This is a two inch hitch. It's part number is C13171. This is what the hitch looks like once we get it installed. As you can see, it's really going to beef up the look of the back of the vehicle, here. It's got a nice shape that comes out, plenty far enough. Hitch pin hole's not that far into the bumper, really a lot of accessories will work great on here. It's a two inch by two inch hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Jeep Cherokee - Curt

Today on this 2015 Jeep Cherokee, we're going to show you a Curt Class III Two Inch Receiver Hitch, part number C13171. All right, this is what the hitch looks like once installed on the Cherokee. We're kind of looking down from below so you can see what's going on, but this . You can see the body of the hitch, the crossbar stays underneath of the bumper here, and then it reaches up and around the exhaust. We have two generous loops here for your safety chains, and here's our two inch receiver opening right here. It has a nice collar built around it for strength.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Jeep Cherokee - Curt

Today, on this 2015 Jeep Cherokee, we're going to show you the Curt Class 3 2-Inch Receiver Hitch, part number C13172. All right, this is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the vehicle. All you see basically is the receiver opening here. It has a nice rounded finish to it on the edge of the tubing. It also uses a 5/8 inch hitch pin. It has a ring on the bottom for your safety chain hooks. Now this does require an opening cut on the bottom of your bumper, but with this, this is all you see.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Jeep Cherokee - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2015 Jeep Cherokee we'll be installing and reviewing the Hidden Hitch class three 2" receiver tube hitch, part number 87648. Here's what our hitch will look like once it's installed. This is our class three hitch. While our hitch does hang down below the rear fascia, it's tucked up nicely underneath the vehicle, with the only thing really being exposed is our receiver tube. We also have our pre-drilled 5/8 pinhole and our chain hold downs. The built-on bracket for attaching your 4-pole bracket for trailer wiring.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Jeep Cherokee - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2015 Jeep Cherokee we'll be installing the Draw-Tite class three 2" receiver tube hitch, part number 75796, here's what our hitch will look like once it's installed. This is our class three hitch. While our hitch does hang down below the rear fascia. It's tucked up nicely underneath the vehicle, with the only thing really being exposed is our receiver tube. We also have our pre-drilled 5/8 pinhole and our chain hold downs. One more great feature about our Draw-Tite hitch is the built-on bracket for attaching your 4-pole bracket for trailer wiring. This hitch is capable of up to 600 pounds of tongue weight and 5,000 pounds of towing capability.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Jeep Cherokee - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trail Hawk Edition, we'll be installing the hidden hitch part number 87650. We are going to show you what the hitch looks like installed. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 15 3/8 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier. Now to start our install we'll need to relocate the manufacturers wiring that runs along the bottom of the frame.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Jeep Cherokee - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk edition, we'll be installing the Draw Tite Hitch, part number 75838. We'll go ahead and show you what the hitch looks like installed. Here are a couple measurements that will assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 15-3/8 inches. This will assist you selecting accessories, such as a ball mount, bike rack, or cargo carrier. Now to start our install, we'll need to relocate the manufacturer's wiring that runs along the bottom of the frame.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Jeep Cherokee - Curt

Today on this 2014 Jeep Cherokee we'll be installing a Curt hitch, part number C13172. Now I'll show you what our hitch looks like once it's installed. Next I'll give you a couple measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. In the center of the hitch pin hole to the inaudible 00:17 center to the bumper is 5 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground, it's 16 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier. Now we'll go ahead with the installation. First we'll need to lower the exhaust.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1998 Jeep Cherokee - Hidden Hitch

Today, on our 1998 Jeep Cherokee, we'll be installing Hidden Hitch, part number 87591. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. Such as, a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 16 inches. Now, let's go ahead with installation. Our first step, we'll go ahead and point out the attachment points here on the passenger side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1998 Jeep Cherokee - Draw-Tite

Today on our 1998 Jeep Cherokee, well be installing a Draw-Tite Hitch part number 75054. This is what our hitch will look like once its installed. Next, well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 4. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 16. Now lets go ahead with installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1998 Jeep Cherokee - Draw-Tite

Today on our 1198 Jeep Cherokee, we'll be installing the Draw-Tite hitch part number 36260. This is what our hitch will look like once installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch, such as a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. The center of this hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 3.75 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 17.5 inches. Now, let's go ahead with installation. First, before we begin our install, we'll go ahead and point out the attachment points.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1998 Jeep Cherokee - Curt

Today on our 1998 Jeep Cherokee, we'll be installing the Curt Hitch part number 13084. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch, such as a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is four inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is sixteen inches. Now let's go ahead with installation. Our first step, we'll go ahead and point out the attachment points here on the passenger's side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1998 Jeep Cherokee - Curt

Today on our 1998 Jeep Cherokee. We'll be installing the Curt Hitch part number 13160. This is what our hitch would look like once it's installed. We'll next give you some measurements that will help you in selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outer most edge of the bumper is 3-3/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 17 inches. Now let's go ahead with the installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1999 Jeep Cherokee - Curt

Today on our 1999 Jeep Cherokee, we'll be installing the Curt Hitch, part number 13084. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch such as a ball mount, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 4-1/2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 15-3/4 inches. Now, let's go ahead with the installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2001 Jeep Cherokee - Hidden Hitch

Today, on this 2001 Jeep Cherokee, were going to install part number 87591 from Hidden Hitch. All right, this is what the hitch will look like once its installed on the vehicle. Next, well go ahead and give you some measurements thatll help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 19 1/2 inches, from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper is going to be 3 3/4 inches.Now, Ill go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. All right, our first step is to go ahead and start installing hardware on the driver side frame rail. Therell be three blocks and inaudible 00:00:35. Well start with those first.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2000 Jeep Cherokee - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2000 Jeep Cherokee, were gonna install a Draw-TIte Hitch part number 63260. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost part of the bumper 3 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 18 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier. Now lets go ahead with the installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2001 Jeep Cherokee

Today on this 2001 Jeep Cherokee we are going to be installing Curt hitch part number 13084. Before we get started with the hitch installation we are going to show you a couple of final installed dimensions that are going to help make choosing your hitch accessories a little bit easier. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is going to measure 15 inches and from the center of the pin hole to clear the rear edge of the bumper is going to be about five inches. Now we will move on to our installation. 00:24



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1997 Jeep Cherokee

Today on this 1997 Jeep Cherokee, we are going to install part number 13084 from Curt. First we are going to show you what the hitch looks like on the vehicle. Next we are going to give you some measurements that will help you out in ing accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. First off, from the top of the receiver tube down to the ground is going to be 15-5/8 inches. And from the center of the hitch pin to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 5 inches. Next we will go ahead and show you how it got installed. 0:28



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1991 Jeep Cherokee

Today on this 1991 Jeep Cherokee we will be installing Draw-Tite hitch part number 75054. This installation will also apply to Hidden Hitch part number 87591. Okay we are underneath the vehicle and the first thing we want to do is to figure out the configuration of the frame that you might have. The Cherokees have five different frame options. So you need to figure that out before we get started. The holes that we are going to be using here, this one, this one, this one, and this one. And those will be our four attaching points for the trailer hitch. And it will be the same here on the passenger side as well. You can see we have got the exhaust over here, but the hitch will go up and around that.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2000 Jeep Cherokee

Today we are going to install part number 13084 from Curt, and we are going to install this on a 2000 Jeep Cherokee. First we will show you where the hitch installs on the vehicle. First off, it installs on four bolt holes: right here, here, here and on the very end of the frame. And there are three different configurations of this vehicle, depending on when and where it was made. On some vehicles, it is kind of rare, but they will actually have a plate inside of here with weld nuts inside there, so it would be easy just to screw bolts into it and be done. It is either going to be like this, where it is no bolt holes or no weld nuts in there or with weld nuts on the drivers side. And on the passengers side, it is going to go onto the same locations. And a lot of times, it will have that plate with all the weld nuts in it. It is more common to have it on this side than on the other side. Either way, this installation is the same you have still got these bolt holes. What you want to do is clean out these bolt holes, too, just to make sure you get rid of all the dirt and grime that get worked up in there. And also you will find this drivers side without any hardware on the inside, either. And then the last thing is that, usually, this bolt right here is notorious for being a real pain to get back out. It will make all kinds of creaking noises as you back it out. It is just the way it is made, I guess, because of the lock type that is in there, but it is a real pain to get out. But it will not break just take your time and keep working it out.





Jeep Cherokee Trailer Hitch Questions and Answers


  • Trailer Hitch that is Hidden and Wiring for a 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • I will be happy to help. For your 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Curt trailer hitch # C13172 will only have the receiver visible. the rest of the hitch will be out of sight. I have linked a video showing an example installation of this hitch for you. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball,...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • Since you want a trailer hitch that only has the receiver visible on your 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk I do recommend Curt hitch # C13172. I have linked a video showing installation of the hitch on a Trailhawk model and you can see that only the receiver is visible. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch...
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness Recommendation for a 2016 Jeep Cherokee
  • For trailer wiring for your 2016 Jeep Cherokee you will want to go with the Tow Ready wiring harness part # 118605 that has been confirmed as fit. This will plug inline with the taillight harnesses of your vehicle to provide you with a 4-way. I attached an install video for this harness for you to check out as well.
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Recommendation for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee
  • I checked with Curt and they list the Curt Hitch part # C13172 that you referenced as a fit for your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude so it will work for you. The part # C56208 is the correct wiring kit as well.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Wiring Harness for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • There are trailer hitches we currently offer for your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. The two are Curt Class-III part # C13172 and # C13171. The one I recommend is part # C13171 because you don't have to trim your fascia. It is custom fit for your 2015 Jeep Trailhawk and has a gross trailer weight of 5,000 pounds and maximum tongue weight of 750 pounds. Please revert to your Owners Manual for the maximum towing and tongue weight capacity and you will always go with the lowest rated component. The...
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  • How Well Does the Curt Hitch part # C13172 Fit a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • I spoke to my contact at Curt about the installation of the Curt Hitch part # C13172 on the 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude and he said that there is no changes to the install process for the models of the Cherokee with single exhaust, but that on some models of the vehicle with dual exhaust there have been fitment issues. He said the only real way to get the hitch to fit on the vehicles where the exhaust interferes is to take the vehicle to an exhaust shop so that they can modify the exhaust...
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  • Revised Curt Trailer Hitch Installation Instructions for 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • I spoke with my contact at Curt and he said the installation instructions for part # C13172 pertain to all Jeep Cherokee models, and are not specific to the Latitude. This can cause some confusion. What you will want to do is temporarily remove the fascia before lowering the exhaust pipe. After that you can follow the instructions as they are set down. I have included a link to those instructions for you to check out as well as an installation video.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch For 2015 Jeep Cherokee
  • The trailer hitch I recommend for your 2015 Jeep Cherokee is the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, part # C13172. This is a Class lll hitch and it has a 2 inch receiver opening. I have attached a link to an installation video for this hitch on a 2014 Cherokee you can take a look at. I have also attached a link to some bike racks that you can check out. If there is a specific style bike rack you are interested in let me know and I can make some recommendations that will work for you.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for Cherokee 2015 Latitude 2x4
  • The Curt Class III Hitch, part # C13172 is indeed a fit for your 2015 Cherokee Latitude. If you don't already have a bike rack, you can't go wrong with the Thule Hitching Post Pro, part # TH934XTR, which is a popular bike rack for our customers who own the 2014 or 2015 Cherokee. If you'll be transporting women's bikes or bikes with sharply-angled top tubes, you might also consider a frame adapter bar like part # 64005. The bar spans the distance between the handlebar gooseneck and...
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  • Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • First let's start with a hitch for your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. For that you would want the Curt hitch part # C13172. For a great value bike rack that would do a great job carrying your 3 bikes you would want the Swagman Trailhead 3 part # S63365. If you plan on carrying any womens or alternative framed bikes without horizontal top tubes you may also be interested in purchasing a Swagman Easy-Out Women's and Alternative Frame Bike Adapter # 64005 to provide a horizontal top...
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  • Hitch and Trailer Wiring Recommendation for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee
  • First you will need to start with a trailer hitch for your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Sport. For that the Curt Hitch part # C13172 is our most popular option that would work great for you. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. Since you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2...
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  • 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trail Hawk Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendation
  • For your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk the Hidden Hitch # 87650 would be a great choice for you as it has been confirmed to fit your vehicle and because it doesn't require any fascia/bumper trimming. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. The Swagman XTC2, part # S64670 is one of the most popular racks because it's so easy to use, and because the rack has an angled shank that would raise the bike rack up by three inches providing additional ground clearance. Because...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • The Curt Wiring Harness part # C56208 that you referenced will install and work just fine in your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude and would not require you to have the computer to be reflashed. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. The Curt Hitch part # C13172 that you also referenced would work well as it has been confirmed to fit your vehicle. I attached an install video for this hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • Hitch and 7-Way Recommendation for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee
  • For a hitch for your 2015 Jeep Cherokee you would want the Curt Hitch part # C13172. This hitch has been confirmed as a fit for your vehicle and it has a hidden crosstube which will mean that it will be largely out of plain sight. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. For trailer wiring you would need to start with a 4-way like the part # C56208. Now if your trailer does not have brakes all you would need is the part # 37185 as an adapter to convert the 4-way...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • The Curt Hitch part # C13172 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk so it would work well for you. If you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If the ball mount kit does not include a...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • There are trailer hitches we currently offer for your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. The two are Curt Class-III part # C13172 and # C13171. The one I recommend is part # C13171 because you don't have to trim your fascia. It is custom fit for your 2015 Jeep Trailhawk and has a gross trailer weight of 5,000 pounds and maximum tongue weight of 750 pounds. Please revert to your Owners Manual for the maximum towing and tongue weight capacity and you will always go with the lowest rated...
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  • How to Fix Trailer Hitch Rattle on a 2015 Jeep Cherokee
  • Exhaust rattle is more common that you would think when installing trailer hitches. This is because the vehicle manufacturing process does not always leave the exhaust in the exact same location on every single vehicle. The rattling you are experiencing is not common on your 2015 Jeep Cherokee, but I have seen it before. The issue is that the side edges of the muffler are hitting against the back of the hitch's crosstube. If you crawl under the back of your Jeep, you will likely see...
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  • Trailer Hitch that is Hidden and Trailer Wiring for a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • Yes! For a trailer hitch that is hidden except for the receiver portion I recommend Curt trailer hitch # C13172. Once installed the receiver will be the only part visible as you can see in the video I have linked showing an example installation. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2015 Jeep Cherokee
  • For a trailer hitch with the simplest installation on your 2015 Jeep Cherokee, I recommend the Curt Class III Receiver Hitch # C13171. This trailer hitch does not require drilling or fascia trimming for installation on the Cherokee Sport. Curt has deemed the installation of the # C13171 "easy" and estimates a 60 minute installation time when installing at home. From the top of the receiver opening to the ground measured 11-3/4 inches on the 2015 Cherokee we installed the # C13171 on....
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  • Would the Curt Hitch part # C13171 Obstruct View of Rear Camera
  • A trailer hitch like the Curt part # C13171 would not obstruct the view of your rear camera on your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. Since the hitch opening is slightly recessed under the rear bumper you would not even be able to see it.
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  • Trailer Hitch Installation Difficulty on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 87648 is indeed a fit for all models of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee excluding Trailhawk models so it will fit your Latitude. Trailer hitch installation is something that you can do at home but I do recommend having an assistant because hitches are heavy and getting them in the right place and tightening hardware at the same time is difficult for one person to do alone. All 2014 Jeep Cherokees will have the holes for the hitch already in the frame. You will not...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • I have a hitch option for your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude, but the Hidden Hitch part # 87650 that you referenced is only for the Trailhawk model Cherokees. You would want the Hidden Hitch part # 87648, this hitch will fit all the model Cherokees aside from the Trailhawk.
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  • Curt Trailer Hitch for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • Curt trailer hitch 13166 is being sold while supplies last from Curt. The new hitch for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee including Latitude models is # C13172. If you plan on do any towing then I also recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If your Cherokee did not come with a factory 7-Way trailer connector then you can add a 4-Way trailer wiring connector using wiring harness # 118605. I have linked instructions...
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  • Recommendation for Most Concealed Hitch for 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • All the hitches offered by Draw-Tite and Hidden Hitch will have the entire hitch visible under the rear bumper fascia at the rear of the vehicle. However, Curt offers a Class III, part # C13172 where the cross tube is concealed behind the bumper. The only visible part of the hitch is the receiver opening. The only down side is that a small cut-out would need to be made in the bumper fascia as outlined in the install instructions I have linked you to. I've provided a photo for you showing...
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  • Is Trimming Required to Install Hidden Hitch Class II Trailer Hitch on 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • According to the installation instructions for Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 90239, there is no fascia trimming required on your 20114 Jeep Cherokee Latitude. I have included a link to the right to the installation instructions for you. The top of the receiver will be right under the bottom of the rear fascia. This hitch comes with the proper ball mount. For a 1-7/8 inch ball use # 19256 and for a 2 inch use # 19258. And for trailer wiring use # 118605. I have linked a video showing how...
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  • Difference in Installation Process for Curt Class III Hitches # C13171 and # C13172
  • The two Curt 2-inch Class III trailer hitches that fit your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude, parts # C13171 and # C13172, share the same 750-lb tongue weight and 5000-lb towing capacities and neither one requires drilling for installation. The # C13172 has a hidden cross tube, to make it slightly less visible on the vehicle. The other differences are that the # C13171 does not require you to lower the exhaust during the installation, or to remove the underbody panels or trim the rear fascia....
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  • How Does the Hidden Hitch 87650 Install on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk in Relation to the Fascia
  • To see how the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch # 87650 will install in relation to the rear fascia of your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk check out the picture I attached that I took from the installation instructions. Looks like it will install right under the rear fascia.
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  • Can a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Rated for 740lbs Tongue Weight Handle a Trailer with 835lbs Tongue Weight
  • A weight distribution systems maximizes what the hitch can handle up to its stated capacity. It will not let you go beyond what it or the vehicle can handle though. So check the hitch and owners manual to see if there is a weight carrying capacity and a capacity when using weight distribution which should be different. If 740 pounds is the most hitch or tongue weight it can handle then that is what you will need to go by. This will make the Airstream trailer too heavy for the hitch and...
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  • Installation of Hidden Hitch 2-Inch Class III Hitch # 87648 on 2014 Jeep Cherokee
  • The Hidden Hitch 2-Inch Class III Hitch # 87648 that you referenced is a correct fit for your 2014 Jeep Cherokee as long as it is not the TrailHawk edition. This hitch installs to the side/bottom of your frame rails using included hardware. If you do happen to have the TrailHawk we do offer hitches that will fit and these can be seen on the link provided. On your 2014 model year Cherokee the hitch's placement will be typical, with the opening for the receiver tube located just under...
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  • Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 75796 Recommendation For 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport
  • For your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport, I recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, part # 75796. This is an easy bolt-on installation and requires no welding. This is a Class lll hitch with a 2 in by 2 in receiver opening. All hardware and installation instructions are included. It is recommended per the directions that a torque wrench be used when tightening fasteners. The Hidden Hitch, part # 87650, you asked about is designed to fit Trailhawk models only. I also recommend the etrailer...
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  • Visual Appearance of Available 2-Inch Class III Trailer Hitches for 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • We offer four Class III trailer hitches for your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude and these can be seen on the link provided. Between the two Curt hitches you referenced, parts # C13171 and # C13172, the one with the more discrete appearance when installed is the C13172. If you refer to the linked installation video you can see exactly how the hitch will look once installed. This is the most popular hitch choice for owners of the 2014 Cherokee and it is also the most cost-effective option. This...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2014 Jeep without Drilling or Exhaust Lowering
  • I checked the installation instructions for the Hidden Hitch part # 87648 that you referenced and there is no fascia trimming or bumper lowering. To complete your towing setup you may also be interested in the Curt Wiring Harness part # C56208. For a ball mount, hitch ball, and pin and clip, I would recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit, part # 989900. This is a kit which includes 2 ball mounts, a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, and a hitch pin and clip.
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  • What is Towing Capacity of Curt Class III Trailer Hitch # C13172 on 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • I checked online for the specifications for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 4WD and according to my source the 2.4L 4-cylinder Latitude does not carry a tow rating from Jeep. You can check your owners manual or with your local dealership to verify, but unless either of those sources offers a confirmed tow rating for your Cherokee then I would not attempt to tow a trailer with this vehicle. None of the 2014 4-cylinder Cherokees that I researched shows a tow rating. The hitch you referenced,...
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  • Will a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk have Same Towing Capacity with or without Factory Tow Package
  • What you will want to do is check an owners manual for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. The corporate folks at Jeep, not a dealer, have the final word on this subject. It is possible though that they are correct because there are often things included in a tow package that cannot be replicated using aftermarket parts. For example, different rear end gear ratios, changes to the transmission, and different motor tuning. The sure bet is to go with a model that has the factory tow package. But if you...
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  • Trailer Hitch And Bike Carrier Recommendation For 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • The hitch I recommend for your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude is the Class lll Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, part # C13172. This hitch is a bolt-on installation and comes complete with the hardware kit and instructions. This hitch has a 2 inch by 2 inch receiver opening. The bike carrier I recommend is the Yakima RidgeBack 2 Bike Carrier, part # Y02457. It has an 80 lb weight capacity and a tilting feature that allows you access to the rear of your vehicle. If you plan on carrying women's...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk That Requires No Drilling
  • The Hidden Hitch part # 87650 that you referenced will not require any drilling into the frame of your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk to install. Check out the installation instructions I attached to the right for more info. For trailer wiring you would want the Tow Ready Harness part # 118605. Install video attached. For ball mounts I recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a carrying bag.
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  • Does Draw Tite Hitch # 75796 fit 2014 Cherokee Limited
  • Yes, the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch part # 75796 that you referenced will work on your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited as this hitch will fit all model 2014 Cherokees that are not Trailhawks. You might also be interested in the following parts to complete you towing setup: etrailer Ball Mounts Kit part # 989900 Curt Trailer Wiring Harness part # C56208
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee
  • the lower fascia on the back of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee curves, not straight up and down, so the reason there has to be trimming is because of how gentle that curve is and how long it curves. If the fascia went from vertical to horizontal like an L shape there would be no trimming. But it sort of gently curves down so trimming is required to install the hitch. I have included a picture that should help. It is a different hitch, # 87648, put shows the curve nicely. The other hitch, # 87683,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • I checked with Hidden Hitch and the part # 87648 that you referenced has been confirmed to fit your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude. The install won't require any drilling, exhaust lowering, or any other major modifications at all. Check out the installation instructions I attached to the right for more info. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a...
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  • Is Trimming Of Rear Fascia Required To Install Trailer Hitch On 2014 Jeep Cherokee
  • Per the attached instructions and also as shown in the video at the 1 minute 43 second mark, the rear fascia needs to be marked to accommodate the installation of the Curt Trailer Hitch, part # C13172 on your 2014 Jeep Cherokee. At the 4 minute 14 second mark of the video, the final measurement is taken before trimming the fascia. This is a Class lll hitch and it has a 2 inch receiver opening. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit #...
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  • Does Installation of the Hidden Hitch Part # 87650 Require Fascia Trimming on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee
  • The Hidden Hitch part # 87648 that you referenced is a fit for your 2014 Cherokee Latitude and does not require any drilling or fascia trimming. Check out the installation instructions I attached. If you are planning on doing some towing I also recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 balls, 2 ball mounts, a hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. You will also need a trailer wiring harness unless the vehicle already has one. To add a 4-Way flat trailer connector you...
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  • Does the Exhaust Need to Be Lowered to Install the Draw Tite Hitch # 75838 on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee
  • I checked the installation instructions for the Draw Tite Hitch part # 75838 and there is no mention of lowering exhaust or removing body panels so no, you would not need to do either of those things to install this hitch on your 2014 Jeep Cherokee.
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  • Most Hidden Trailer Hitch for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport
  • Curt trailer hitch # C13172 will fit your 2014 Jeep Cherokee and is about as hidden as you can get. Only the receiver is visible. I have included a link to a video showing installation so you can see just how hidden it is. The capacity as you have noted is more than enough for a small utility trailer. Since you plan on doing some towing I also recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. For trailer wiring...
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  • Is Everything Needed to Install a Trailer Hitch on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Included with the Hitch
  • Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 87648 includes the hitch and the mounting hardware needed to install it on your 2014 Jeep Cherokee. All you need are the tools and the time! I have included a link to the installation instructions for you. If you will be doing some towing with the hitch I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It includes 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. And if you need to add trailer wiring you can use # 118605. I have linked a video...
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  • Is Hidden Hitch Tow Hitch # 87648 a Fit for my 2014 Jeep Latitude
  • Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 87648 is a fit for all models of 2014 Jeep Cherokee except Trailhawk models, so it will fit your Latitude. This Class III hitch has a maximum gross trailer weight of 5,000 pounds and a tongue weight of 600 pounds. This hitch does not allow use of weight distribution. I recommend you review your Cherokee owner's manual to verify your vehicle's weight/towing capacities, which may differ from those for the hitch. If different, the lower of the two becomes...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Related Towing Items Needed for 2014 Jeep Cherokee Laredo
  • The Curt Class III Hitch # C13172 that you referenced fits all versions of the Jeep Cherokee, including your Laredo. The correct ball mount to use with this hitch is part # C45030. You can secure the ball mount to your hitch either with a simple pin and clip # C21500 or with a locking pin # 7683. If you need a 2-inch hitch ball to match your trailer's coupler you can use # 63845. You'll also need a wiring harness for your trailer's lights. You can use Curt harness # C56208. I have...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • I checked with my contact at Hidden Hitch to confirm correct fits for a Class III 2-inch hitch for your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. You can use part # 87650 which offers a 600-lb tongue weight rating and a 6,000-lb gross trailer weight capacity. This hitch bolts on using included hardware and requires no drilling. Written instructions and an install video are linked for you. If you plan to tow you'll need a wiring harness # 118605 and a mounting bracket # 18144. You will also need...
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  • Installed Picture for the Hidden Hitch Part # 87683 Jeep Cherokee
  • I attached a picture that I took from the install instructions for the Hidden Hitch part # 87683 that shows you what it would look like once installed.
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4x4
  • The aftermarket trailer hitches for your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited will all have at least the receiver showing all the time. The most hidden of the available hitches are going to be the following: Curt hitch # C13172 (video and instructions linked) Draw-Tite hitch # 75998 (instructions linked) Hidden Hitch # 87683 (instructions linked) If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop...
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  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude Trailer Hitch Recommendation
  • The Curt Hitch part # C13172 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude and most likely has more capacity than your vehicle has as it has a 750 lb tongue weight and 5,000 lb total trailer weight capacity. To determine the vehicle towing capacity you would need to check the owners manual of your vehicle. You should note that a towing setup is only as strong as it's weakest component.
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