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  1. Front Receiver Hitch
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  3. Front Mount Hitch
  4. Custom Fit Hitch
  5. 500 lbs Vert Load
  6. 9000 lbs Line Pull
Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Item # C31023
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Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more. 1-800-940-8924 to order CURT front receiver hitch part number C31023 or order online at Free expert support on all CURT products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2". Front Receiver Hitch reviews from real customers.
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CURT Front Receiver Hitch - C31023

  • Front Mount Hitch
  • CURT
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 500 lbs Vert Load
  • 9000 lbs Line Pull
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • Square Tube

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.


  • Front-mount hitch provides attachment point for hitch-mounted accessories
    • Winch, spare tire carrier, snowplow, cargo carrier and more
    • No more blindly backing trailer in - just hook it up and drive it forward
  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your vehicle
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at
  • Gloss black powder coat finish over steel resists corrosion
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Assembled in USA


  • Line pull: 9,000 lbs
  • Vertical load: 500 lbs
  • Gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • 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.

31023 Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver

31023 Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Installation Details C31023 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

Front Mount Capacity
Line Pull:
9,000 lbs.
500Vertical Load:
# 500 lbs.

No drilling required Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time

Tech Tip

Tow loops will need to be removed and reattached for hitch installation. Front bumper bolts will also be removed and reinstalled. No drilling required for installation

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Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - C31023

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (72 Customer Reviews)

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.


Install went perfectly. It all bolted up just how the instructions said it would. The hardest part was navigating your tools in the tight spaces. Having the deep sockets as suggested is definitely worth it. I was also able to utilize a cordless impact wrench and it helped a ton. This will work great for our bike rack.

Love it. It is secure and discrete and is great for a bike rack. Be cautious of what you hang up front, bikes or other types of racks might disrupt airflow into the radiator, which was expected, just keep an eye on temperature. The bolt up was secure and relatively easy.
Bill M - 03/15/2022

Chevrolet Silverado

Great front receiver hitch for my Chevy Silverado 2500 HD. Everything fit using OE bolts and nuts. Only the plastic trim had to be cut out to fit receiver. I had dealer do it, but would have done it myself when I was younger. etrailer is easy to order from and has good customer service.

2012 GMC Sierra

Great product! Super easy to install! This makes my winch twice as versatile. Thanks for a design that leaves the tow hooks in the truck!


Quality seems very good, install is straight-forward, have not had a chance to actually use it.


Just received it. Have not had time to install but will asap!
Thank you for the quick response of shipment!

Still Great product!!
Melva - 12/09/2022

2013 Chevrolet Silverado

Great product, easy to install. Had to cut the air-dam but no other alterations needed. It is a little low but no more so than the front of the truck air dam.

I use a motorcycle carrier on the front for my 125 scooter while pulling my fifth wheel. It is very secure and the finish has held up fine. I would recommend this purchase.
Owen W - 05/02/2018

2013 GMC Sierra

Overall, my experience with etrailer was good. There was an initial delay in shipping, but once I talked to someone, everything went well. The help page was invaluable. The biggest help was the installation video. While there are slight differences between the 2011 GMC and the 2013, the process was the same. I am very pleased with the product and the support. Picture attached.

After a year, I am still extremely pleased with the hitch. It is solid and provides the solution I needed.
Richard B - 07/08/2014


sturdy and fit with no problems, just what I needed for my snow plow


Installed this hitch this morning 10/06/19. Was going to wait for help as arthritis in hands makes turn wrenches a chore but was bored so went ahead anyhow. This is my second front hitch install , first one on 2018 F-150. Today’s install on 2014 duramax 2500. Today’s install was super simple , used floor jack to hold hitch up in position, you need to remove four bolts on each side , I did try air tools on the 21mm bolts but not powerful enough so used small piece of copper pipe over wrench handle for leverage to loosen, air tools were able to loosen the six 18mm bolts , took me about an hour and a half by myself. The fit of the hitch was absolutely perfect! Had to cut a small piece of the air dam at bottom of bumper, used a hacksaw, very easy. The quality and coating on the hitch is top notch.


Great product...I carry bicycles on the front of truck while towing a camper. Can also carry a cargo basket or winch on the front. Love it!

Best thing for carrying bikes on front of truck!
Mitch E - 01/15/2021

2013 Chevrolet Silverado

Excellent fit & function delivered in a reasonable amount of time. Although this shot is at our current campground in NJ, the hitch will be used to park my boat in its hard-to-get-to parking spot. Great job, Etrailer!

The hitch has worked out just fine for a variety of uses. I have always been impressed by all the _towing_ related articles purchased from etrailer.
TomW2034 - 01/23/2018


Fit and finish is great and installation was fairly simple with the right tools.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado

As always, delivery was quick. Hitch was easy to install and works nice. We do a lot of camping and since very few of the travel trailer manufacturers recommend a trailer hitch (some will tell you it voids your warranty), we can carry our bikes up front with this hitch.

Excellent! As with every product i have purchased thru etrailer.
Gerard B - 04/14/2018


We pull a fifth-wheel and have our kayaks on the back of the camper, originally the bike rack went into the kayak rack but it made a lot of weight hanging out the back, so we bought this front hitch for our bikes and it worked out great. Hitch is heavy duty and was easy to install.


Great design, ease of installation, very solid.

One year of carrying a motorcycle around the country on the front of my 2011 3500 Silverado. Thousands of miles and still as solid as the day it was installed.
Roger - 04/30/2022


It was easy to install even for this old guy. I did need the trim the plastic underneath but it was very easy. Seems very strong for what I'm doing. It carried three bicycles for over 4,000 miles with no issues.


Super easy, DIY!!! Best price around, delivered in 2 days for free! Would definitely look at etrailer again for any camping/ hauling / trailer needs !


I ordered a front hitch mount for our RV. Product is very heavy duty and priced right! I ordered on a Friday afternoon and had my part by Tuesday, very impressed. Will surely use this company in the future.

The hitch mount has worked great. Knowing it was machined for pick up trucks, I had no problem installing on a Freightliner chassis. Had to drill a few holes and fabricated a additional brace out of some angle iron for added piece of mind. I have no concerns about the sturdiness and integrity when using this mount.
C. - 09/25/2021


Product fit as it was designed to, absolutely no issues installing by myself, took about an hour. A small alteration to bumper spoiler had to be done in order to fit as mentioned prior to purchase.


Easy to install after watching instructional video on the Etrailer website.

2014 GMC Sierra

Perfect fit on my 2014 Sierra 2500HD Denali. Removed the air dam and it bolted right up. I use it for a front rack to haul a canoe with my 5th wheel camper and it suits my purposes perfectly. You do lose some front approach angle with the receiver hanging down up front, but if you don't do a lot of off road travel you wouldn't notice any difference.


very sturdy product; installation was straight forward exactly as instructions indicated. I had planned to haul motorcycle on this front mount hitch with a carrier meant for a rear receive hitch. While i have not done so yet (lighting issues i need to resolve), this receiver will do the job. I also plan on picking up a receiver mount for a winch which could come in handy. Shipping was fast from etrailer. Overall great product and great service! I got just what I expected from the description.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado



Exact fit. Took less than 30 minutes to install in my shop and used all of the factory attaching hardware. If your truck is equipped with the second lower plastic deflector, approximately 3" long, you'll need to trim a 2 3/4" square out dead center for the tube to clear. I've installed several RV accessories over the years and I want to thank you for taking the time to get the fit correct. Time is money and your product is spot on. I would recommend this to anyone looking to install a hitch to the front of their truck for a bike rack or to make moving a trailer around in a crowded yard a breeze.

2011 Chevrolet Silverado

I installed the hitch on my 2011 HD2500 Silverado and it functions as expected. The installation itself was simple. I had to cut out a small area of the valance/air dam so the hitch would clear. I had no trouble torquing the hardware to specs. The installation looks good and like it is intended to be there.

I have used Curt hitches previously and this product is to place my boat in a closed in area in my backyard.

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