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EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

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Attach accessories to the front of your vehicle with this trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more. Hidden cross tube leaves only receiver visible. Aluminum and steel alloy construction is sturdy and eco-friendly. 1-800-940-8924 to order EcoHitch front receiver hitch part number 306-X7352 or order online at Free expert support on all EcoHitch products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2". Front Receiver Hitch reviews from real customers.
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EcoHitch Front Receiver Hitch

  • Front Mount Hitch
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • EcoHitch
  • 5000 lbs Line Pull
  • 500 lbs Vert Load
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • Square Tube

Attach accessories to the front of your vehicle with this trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more. Hidden cross tube leaves only receiver visible. Aluminum and steel alloy construction is sturdy and eco-friendly.


  • Custom-fit, front-mount hitch provides attachment points 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 forward
  • Hidden cross tube provides a clean, from-the-factory look
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
  • Sturdy, lightweight alloy construction
    • Alloy is made of recycled materials and combines aluminum, steel, and stainless steel
  • Black powder coat finish offers superior rust protection
  • Meets SAE J684 towing safety regulations
  • Made in the USA


  • Line pull: 7,500 lbs
  • Vertical load: 500 lbs
  • Gross trailer weight: 3,500 lbs
  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Hidden Cross Tube for a Clean, Factory Look

The EcoHitch Hidden front-mount trailer hitch is designed to be as inconspicuous as possible. The hitch's cross tube bolts onto your vehicle's frame. No welding is required. Once the hitch is installed, only the receiver will be visible. This means that your vehicle can maintain its stylish, from-the-factory look, and you won't have to do any major modifications to its body or frame.

Eco-Friendly Material

With a combination of aerospace-grade aluminum, steel, and stainless steel, each EcoHitch is made of a strong metal alloy that will withstand the test of time. The lightweight alloy is composed of recycled materials. Traditional steel hitch manufacturing can use coal or oil, which can contribute to harmful gas emissions. The EcoHitch's recycled materials limit the carbon footprint during manufacturing, so you get a sturdy trailer hitch while also helping the environment.

Rigorous Strength Testing Ensures Durability

This EcoHitch trailer hitch is tested for durability and sturdiness. Using Finite Elemental Analysis (FEA), individual points of stress on the hitch can be detected and remedied. Designers can accurately test the hitch to ensure that it will meet or exceed SAE J684 standards. The EcoHitch Hidden trailer hitch is carefully researched and strength tested for a durable, high-quality hitch that can resist damage while on the road. 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.

X7352 Tork Lift Central Eco Hitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch - 2" Receiver

Item # 306-X7352

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EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - 306-X7352

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (34 Customer Reviews)

Attach accessories to the front of your vehicle with this trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more. Hidden cross tube leaves only receiver visible. Aluminum and steel alloy construction is sturdy and eco-friendly.

2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500

Overall it was okay but first, one key part was missing. One of the square metal washer was not there. Given that all the parts were set loose in the box, this washer may have been dropped during the shipping (by the shipping box was battered...). It was quite a journey to find a replacement part but my trailer shop saved my life (see pic) by providing a cheap alternative. Second, the instructions were good but I cannot believe that a front mount hitch for a Sprinter would not factor in the DEF reservoir that is mounted on one of the key hole in the frame to position the hitch...Really? MB Sprinter is a diesel and I cannot understand that this was not included in the instructions. So overall good but I had to find a replacement for the metal square washer and to figure out how to bolt the hitch and to keep the DEF reservoir bolted as well. Also, I was expecting to put some safety brackets as shown by etrailer but there were not brackets...Is it good or bad, not clear to me. Overall, if I had known all this, not sure I would have bought this hitch but it is installed and will be useful. Hope this is helpful to others. Cheers.


It's holding up a Thule rack well. The rear is freed for a motorcycle.


Easy to install. Works perfect to hook up car trailer to front of rv when camped for days at the track.


Uncomplicated install, great quality! Allowed me more hauling options.

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500

Received a front hitch for my RV to use my bike rack on front of vehicle. Tracking was clear and shipping was very quick. Front hitch required some bumper cutting that I did not want to do myself. Used an recommended installer for help. Works great.


The hitch was received badly scratched. It’s supposed to be a finished part it was boxed with the damage the boxes undamaged.

Ford Transit Connect

Melissa did a great job getting my account updated and product in transit. Many Thanks!

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

This product is stellar and even more impressive were the step by step installation instructions….spot on!!!


Great product, fits perfectly for a 2018 sprinter, good instructions and 2ish hour install. Needed to notch the bumper about 7 inches deep.

The only topic not covered in the instructions was the DEF tank (this is a diesel) support, but as it had a solid metal boss to bolt though was able to get the hitch under it while also getting to the needed torque of 70 ft-lbm

Ram 3500

I purchased this "Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver" to accept a "One Up Fat Tire Bicycle Rack". The price was little more than I thought I would have to pay for a front hitch receiver, but after doing a lot of research on what was available for the front of a Mercedes Benz Sprinter 3500 I realized that this was the only receiver to purchase. Shipping/Delivery time was very good. The Hitch is a heavy item to ship in just a cardboard box. The cardboard shipping box was beet up and the hitch had a couple scratches but let's be realistic It's a hitch receiver. It is going to be punished it's whole life riding on the front of my MB sprinter. Installation instructions are very good. The installation went smoothly step by step as illustrated in the very detailed directions. All the necessary hardware was included. As far as I'm concerned if you are going to install a hitch receiver on your sprinter van, and you plan on DIY, this is your best selection on the market. When the bike rack is not installed on the receiver the receiver is barely visible. The receiver does not change ground clearance height.


Worked perfectly on our Sprinter 3500 Thor Freedom Elite motor home. Front install to haul bikes since we tow a boat on the back.

Ram 2500

2016 Sprinter 2500 wagon (meaning 3 bench seats with windows all the way around) 4 cyl Diesel - BOLT ON PERFECT NO ISSUES ! Shopped hard for this, best weight, best install, best front hitch for my vehicle


We purchased this front mount receiver for our 2020 Tiffin Wayfarer on a Mercedes Sprint chassis. It was special ordered and installed by Midwest RV for us. Our plans were to carry our bikes on the front of our RV. We also purchased and had installed a Swagman Dispatch RV Approved Hitch Mount Bike Rack.

On the way home from Midwest RV we found our cruse control no longer worked. We contacted etrailer and Mercedes. To make a long story short, the empty bike rack was blocking the sensor for the cruse control. There is no way to use the receiver to carry anything on the front of a Mercedes Sprint chassis and be able to use the cruse control.

Yes it is a nice mount, but really serves no useful purpose. It is not worth the cost to have it taken off in order to return it.

I have attached two pictures. One of the mounted bike rack. The other from the Mercedes rep showing the location of the sensor.

2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Hitch is built solid, in the description online about the installation it says no drilling and that it fits my 2016 Sprinter, I ran into a few problems, there are no holes in frame for the two straps that secure front of hitch, so in the instructions that come with the hitch, it says to drill holes in frame, the frame is a boxed in type so drilling holes and bolting it to frame isn't a task I wanted to take on, ie removing radiator to have room to drill the frame, running bolts all the way through boxed in frame. The vacuum booster for brakes is also mounted to the frame where the driver side part of the hitch is supposed to mount, so will have to figure out some way to remount this. Pictures very hard to see that are provided with directions, would not purchase again. It shipped fast and arrived ahead of schedule so that aspect of experience was 5 stars.

Etrailer Expert

Mike L.


According to EcoHitch, there are a very few Sprinter models that lack the front holes you speak of. Last week, they revised the installation instructions to include this information, and we have updated our product description page in the fit guide to reflect this revision.


Huge hole in the box with contents falling out. Hopefully, everything is there.
Not satisfied with the delivery to say the least.

by: 03/18/2023
2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

Fit like a glove. Instructions were goo d.


This hitch was the best addition to my sprinter, van life setup! I can now add two mountain bikes or my water reservoir to the front of my vehicle! Very happy with it!

2017 Leisure Travel Unity Motorhome

The hitch is well made and performs flawlessly. It would be amazing if there was an install video for this but we got it done :)

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500

Installation was relatively straight forward, just followed the instructions. Appears to be well made. Heavy duty for sure.

2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500

Great, honest, reliable service


Just what I was looking for, a little bit of work to install by yourself but overall well-made product and does what it was intended for.


The hitch came in a timely manner the instructions were very clear it fit perfectly the hardest part was cutting the hole for the hitch to exit


as described, with super fast shipping, thanks!


Product is exactly as advertised! Perfect fit.


I'm very happy

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See what our Experts say about this EcoHitch Front Receiver Hitch

  • Recommended Front Mounted Hitch for a 2022 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500
    Attaching the EcoHitch Hidden Front Hitch item # 306-X7352 not your 2022 Sprinter 3500 will not affect the warranty. This hitch is custom fit and bolts to your Mercedes with included hardware. This front mounted hitch has a 3,500 lbs capacity for mounting accessories and a 500 lbs gross trailer weight. The 2" x 2" receiver sticks out at the bottom of the front bumper and does not effect your ground clearance. Consumers are protected under the Magnuson–Moss Warranty Act. It allows aftermarket...
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  • Front Mount Hitch for a 2019 Mercedes 2500 Sprinter Van
    I checked with both Draw-Tite and Curt and sadly the only option for putting a front mounted hitch on your 2019 Mercedes 2500 Sprinter is to use the EcoHitch item # 306-X7352. Front mounted hitches for the Sprinter vans are extremely limited and I know this isn't the most cost effective option but it is the only choice.
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  • Does Temperature Sensor of 2017 Mercedes Sprinter 3500 Winnebago View Move To Install Front Hitch
    I checked out the install instructions for the EcoHitch front hitch # 306-X7352 that fits your 2017 Mercedes Benz Sprinter and there will be a hole that gets cut right where your current sensor is. So what you'd need to do is remove the sensor from that hole and relocate it to the side of where the hitch will come through. I would first remove it though, install the hitch following the instructions and then relocate the sensor in that area based on where it would make the most sense.
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  • Will Front Hitch on 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 Affect Driver Assist Features
    It's possible that by installing a front mount trailer hitch on a 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500, the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 306-X7352, that you could trigger or interfere with sensors such as adaptive cruise control, forward collision monitoring, parking assist etc. That said, you really wouldn't know what systems are affected and how they are affected until you place items on the front of the vehicle as it could be different for each depending on what...
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  • What Portion Of The Front Bumper Cover Needs Trimmed To Install The EcoHitch # 306-X7352?
    You will need cut out a 5" x 3" rectangle on the lower portion of the bumper cover for the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352 to fit your 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500. There is a raised portion of the cover that will act as your guide lines for center and the width you will need. As this is a plastic portion of the cover you will be able to cut it out using a small saw like a reciprocating saw or hacksaw blade.
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  • What is Vertical Load Limit of EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver 306-X7352
    I apologize for any confusion but the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352 that you referenced does have a vertical weight limit of 500 lbs.
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  • Recommended Front Mounted Hitch For A 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Motorhome
    Per TorkLift's website, the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352 is a fit for Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans for the 2013-2022 models, so you should have no issues installing it on your 2015 model.
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  • TorkLift EcoHitch Front Hitch For 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
    What you are referencing is TorkLift EcoHitch, and we do have that part number for your 2015 Mercedes Spinter: - EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352
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  • Installation of EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch on 2019 Mercedes Sprinter 2500
    EcoHitch does not allow their instruction manuals to be linked, so I cut out and added the most relevant portions of the installation of the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352. This hitch, which is a confirmed fit for your 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500, requires you to first remove the front grill and bumper, for which there is instructions in the manual which is included with the hitch. The rest of the installation is straightforward, requiring you to bolt...
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  • Would EcoHitch Front Hitch that Fits 2020 Winnebago Revel Affect Adaptive Cruise Control
    The EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2 Item # 306-X7352 that fits your 2020 Winnebago Revel motorhome won't cause any issues with your adaptive cruise control but if you have something larger installed in the front hitch it is possible that would block the sensor on some level.
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  • Does the EcoHitch 306-X7352 Need Drilling on 2016 Sprinter 2500
    Our friends from Torklift told me that (as of 2020) they recently changed the design to eliminate the need for drilling for ANY Sprinter 2500 models. If you have the older version of this hitch, however, the following advice might still help you out. I checked the install guide of the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352 for you and sent it in a separate email. There are no specific models named as lacking the needed hole, but I attached some pictures of the guide...
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  • Does EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Hitch 306-X7352 Fit A 2020 Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500?
    I reached out to my contact at EcoHitch and the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352 you were looking at is indeed confirmed to fit your 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500, so you will have no issues when it comes to fitment. This hitch has a 500lb vertical load limit, 3500lb trailer weight rating, and a 7500lb line pull rating making it a perfect option for carrying a bike rack, cargo carrier, winch, or even for using a ball mount to move a trailer around.
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  • Does EcoHitch Front Hitch Fit 2021 Pleasure-Way Ascent Motorhome on Mercedes Sprinter 2500 Chassis
    I can assure you, as I did verify the fitment directly with the manufacturer, TorkLift. So the EcoHitch front hitch will definitely fit your 2021 Pleasure-Way Ascent motorhome on a Mercedes Sprinter 2500 chassis, with the correct part number being the following: - EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352 As far as trimming, you will just need to trim a 5" x 3" rectangle under the front bumper fascia to allow the hitch receiver to protrude.
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  • Troubleshooting 2017 Airstream Interstate Panic Braking When Carrying Front Mounted Motorcycle
    It sounds like your 2017 Airstream Interstate is on a Mercedes Sprinter chassis which has the front collision avoidance sensors. When carrying your motorcycle on the front of your Airstream you will want to deactivate the front collision prevention system. This is done by pressing the button on your dash. You can find the image for the button along with location in your owners manual for your Mercedes if you are unsure of its location.
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  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Front Mount Hitch Receiver Fitment
    Hey Curtis, I'd be happy to help! The correct front hitch receiver for your 2022 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 is the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352. This is the only front hitch that's a custom fit for your van so you won't need to drill into any part of your frame for the installation. Attached is a review video for your reference.
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  • Recommended Front Trailer Hitch for a 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500
    The only front mount trailer hitch option for a 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 is the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 306-X7352 which is a custom fit with no drilling required. It will work great for bike racks or cargo carriers. It has a 500 lb vertical load rating.
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  • Installing EcoHitch Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352
    The EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352 that you referenced is confirmed to fit your 2017 MB Sprinter 3500 and while I'm not sure it's quite comparable to disturbing an angry hornet's nest, the install process is a bit more complex compared to those on other vehicles. As you mentioned, the front grille does need to be temporarily removed to allow access to the hitch mounting points. Doing this is simply a matter of propping open the hood, removing the trim retaining...
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  • Recommended Front Mounted Hitch for a 2022 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500
    To add a front mounted hitch to your 2022 Sprinter 3500 you will want the EcoHitch Front Mount Trailer Hitch item # 306-X7352. This hitch is custom fit and bolts to your Mercedes with included hardware. The EcoHitch item # 306-X7352 has a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs, a vertical load limit of 500 lbs, and a line pull of up to 7,500 lbs. This hitch is made in the USA and weighs 42 lbs.
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  • How To Carry A Spare Tire On A 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 Cab And Chassis
    For a road trip we often see the rear hitch is already going to be occupied so a front mounted spare carrier like the # C31006 can be a great option for the front of your Mercedes 3500 Sprinter. A front hitch to mount it to would also be required and the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 306-X7352 fits the bill there. This solution keeps the additional spare from taking up space in the van and frees up the rear hitch for towing, cargo carriers, and more. Included...
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  • Custom Fit Front Trailer Hitch Receiver For a 2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
    As there are currently no custom fit front hitch receivers for your 2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter you will need to have a receiver fabricated using the Curt Weld-On 2" Receiver # E17. You will be able to take this to a custom fabrication shop and have it welded in place along with any additional structure needed on your Sprinter. The oldest Sprinter the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7352 will fit is a 2016.
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  • Is There A Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver Option For A 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 1500?
    I have a universal hitch option, but unfortunately there is not a custom fit front mount trailer hitch receiver confirmed for your 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 1500 with the 4 cylinder gas engine. The # 306-X7352 is only confirmed to fit the 2016-2020 2500/3500 sprinters. Currently the only available option would be having a local fabrication shop install a universal hitch like the # 41990-07 to the front of your van. This hitch has 7" brackets that will need to be welded to the frame of...
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  • Can EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Be Used As Recovery Point For 2022 Sprinter 3500
    I reached out to EcoHitch and found that the # 306-X7352 can be used as a recovery point. It would be a good idea to have something like the MaxxTow Tow Strap Loop # MT70029 for this purpose.
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  • Recommended Spare Tire Carrier for 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 Dually
    The only spare tire carrier we offer suitable for the wheels on a 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 Dually which have a 6 on 205mm bolt pattern is the Roadmaster Hitch Mounted Spare Tire Carrier part # RM-195225. This spare tire carrier also swings down to the ground for easy loading/unloading and it retains the receiver use for other accessories. The spare tire carrier is best used on the rear but you could mount this on the front of the van using a front mount hitch, the EcoHitch Hidden...
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  • Can the Swagman Dispatch be Mounted on a Front Hitch of a 2017 Coachmen Prism?
    If you are unable to install/use a rear hitch to mount the Swagman Dispatch Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 2" Hitches - Frame Mount # S44FR to your 2017 Coachman Prism, you will be able to install the rack to the front of your vehicle with a front-mounted 2-inch receiver. For a compatible front hitch receiver, I recommend the EcoHitch Hidden Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 306-X7352. The EcoHitch front receiver has a 500 pound tongue weight capacity, which is plenty of support...
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